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Keyboarding II

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Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Use Letter Chase Typing Tutor and work with intermediate exercises to increase accuracy. Read more about Keyboarding II

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Basic PC Skills II

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Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
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For those just starting to use computers. Prerequisites: Basic PC Skills 1 Read more about Basic PC Skills II

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How to use a flash drive

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Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
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1-2  hour class for beginner computer users; requires basic computer experience Read more about How to use a flash drive

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Basic Word II

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Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm
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Word processing for beginners. Prerequisites: Basic PC Skills and Basic Word 1 Read more about Basic Word II

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Basic PC Skills I

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Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
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For those just starting to use computers. No prerequisites needed Read more about Basic PC Skills I

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Keyboarding I

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Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Using Letter Chase Typing Tutor to introduce you to basic keyboarding skills. Read more about Keyboarding I

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Basic PC Skills I

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Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
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For those just starting to use computers. No prerequisites needed Read more about Basic PC Skills I

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Basic Word I

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Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Word processing for beginners Read more about Basic Word I

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PageTurners: With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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978-0891419068
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E.B. Sledge
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The Old Breed

 

With the Old Breed presents a stirring, personal account of the vitality and bravery of the Marines in the battles at Peleliu and Okinawa. Born in Mobile, Alabama in 1923 and raised on riding, hunting, fishing, and a respect for history and legendary heroes such as George Washington and Daniel Boone, Eugene Bondurant Sledge (later called "Sledgehammer" by his Marine Corps buddies) joined the Marines the year after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and from 1943 to 1946 endured the events recorded in this book. In those years, he passed, often painfully, from innocence to experience.

Sledge enlisted out of patriotism, idealism, and youthful courage, but once he landed on the beach at Peleliu, it was purely a struggle for survival. Based on the notes he kept on slips of paper tucked secretly away in his New Testament, he simply and directly recalls those long months, mincing no words and sparing no pain. The reality of battle meant unbearable heat, deafening gunfire, unimaginable brutality and cruelty, the stench of death, and, above all, constant fear. Sledge still has nightmares about "the bloody, muddy month of May on Okinawa." But, as he also tellingly reveals, the bonds of friendship formed then will never be severed.

Sledge's honesty and compassion for the other marines, even complete strangers, sets him apart as a memoirist of war. Read as sobering history or as high adventure, With the Old Breed is a moving chronicle of action and courage. Read more about PageTurners: With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

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PageTurners: Same Kind of Different As Me

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Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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9780849919107
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Ron Hall & Denver Moore
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Ron Hall & Denver Moore: Same Kind of Different As Me

 

Meet Denver, a man raised under plantation-style slavery in Louisiana in the 1960s; a man who escaped, hopping a train to wander, homeless, for eighteen years on the streets of Dallas, Texas. No longer a slave, Denver's life was still hopeless-until God moved. First came a godly woman who prayed, listened, and obeyed. And then came her husband, Ron, an international arts dealer at home in a world of Armani-suited millionaires. And then they all came together.

But slavery takes many forms. Deborah discovers that she has cancer. In the face of possible death, she charges her husband to rescue Denver. Who will be saved, and who will be lost? What is the future for these unlikely three? What is God doing?

Same Kind of Different As Me is the emotional tale of their story: a telling of pain and laughter, doubt and tears, dug out between the bondages of this earth and the free possibility of heaven. No reader or listener will ever forget it. Read more about PageTurners: Same Kind of Different As Me

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