Naples Free-Net Offering Computer Instruction
Naples Free-Net, one of the country’s largest community-based, nonprofit volunteer organizations providing access to the Internet and World Wide Web, is offering computer instruction in October.
Free-Net instructors will hold "Walk-In Clinics" where they’ll demonstrate how to connect to the Internet, use e-mail, show online tips and tricks and basic computer maintenance. There are no fees to attend a "Walk-In Clinic."
"Walk-In Clinics" will be held on October 4, 11, 18 and 25, from 1 to 3 p.m. at International College, at the intersection of Interstate 75 and Immokalee Road.
On October 10 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at International College, Free-Net instructors will teach a course titled "Basic Internet." This in-depth course is designed for new people interested in going online and teaches features of Microsoft Internet Explorer and an introduction to e-mail using Microsoft Outlook Express. The class fee is $30.
On October 31 from 9 a.m. to noon at International College, Free-Net instructors will teach a course titled "Mastering E-mails with Outlook Express." This covers sending pictures and attachments, maintaining an address book and using stationery for invitations or greeting cards. The class fee is $30.
For more information on the Naples Free-Net or instruction call 596-2772. . Naples Free-Net has about 9,000 active users from Collier and south Lee counties. The only requirement to join the Free-Net is computer access. The Free-Net does not charge for Internet and World Wide Web access. Naples Free-Net members are a provided with e-mail, space to house personal Web pages and technical assistance The Free-Net and International College are community partners.
The Naples Free-Net is supported by class fees and from donations and efforts of local businesses and citizens who have an interest in seeing the Free-Net vision survive.