QC MUG to meet Feb. 19


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Posted Online: Feb. 05, 2013, 9:06 am
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Press release submitted by Susan Berger


The QCMUG (Quad Cities Macintosh Users Group) meets the third Tuesday of every month, at the Bettendorf Public Library at 2950 Learning Campus Drive.

The group will next meet on February 19, 2013, in the Norm Kelinson Room (2nd floor) of the Bettendorf Public Library from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At each meeting there is a special program/presentation on Macintosh Applications or hardware, and an "Open Forum" question and answer period where members help other Macintosh users solve problems and improve their computer skills.

Guests are always welcome. Family memberships are only $24 for the year. Visit the QCMUG website for more information: http://www.qcmug.org.

The February meeting will be: "Why is everyone crazy about Pinterest? Learn why you might want to log-on."


















 



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