Free of charge activities at New Hope
New Hope Fellowship has put the facility formerly housing their Christian college to perform. After enrollment for the school program dwindled, church volunteer Cathy Swan was authorized to open a recreational facility for kids and use a portion of the building and the computers from the college to teach seniors how to use a computer.
Appropriate now, Swan mentioned she has 10 people coming on a variety of days, and 10 men and women means a complete house when all are present.
The classes cover everything from turning on the machine, setting up an e-mail account and refresher typing to understanding a variety of programs such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Publisher.
For the much more advanced, there’s instruction in I-Books, I-Toons and banking. Swan said, “One of the students could sort half a word in a minute and got up to 17 words a minute which was a huge success for her.”
The students are grateful for the opportunity to turn into a part of the technical age. “There’s nothing at all better than a very good point that’s totally free,” noted 1 of the participants in the computer classes.
Beginner classes began June 18. 1 a lot more on July two will be held at the center, then the second phase begins July 9 and will run by way of July 16.
Beginner MS Excel, a spreadsheet software program plan, will be from July 23-30.
Aug. 1, the newbie MS Publisher, a graphics plan, will be offered and will run through Aug. 13. If classes are filled, these interested can nonetheless be added to the waiting list for the fall schedule when the series starts more than.
Students will understand terminology like server, URL, modem, router, ethernet, http, search engines, cookies, cyber-harassment and how to safeguard their on the web transactions.
According to Swan, the present pc towers utilized for the classes need to be upgraded. They are upgrading the Microsoft Word computer software and hoping to add new monitors in the near future.
To sign up for classes call Swan at 702-285-1327. The classes are free of charge.
New Hope Fellowship has also opened a recreation center for little ones from three-7 p.m., on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.
The center is at present searching for volunteers to support children enjoy available games of table tennis, air hockey, face painting, pinball, reading, video games and sports like dodge ball, soccer, racket ball, kickball.
It’s a excellent way to get a little exercise as the adults participate in the games, as well.
Swan stated, “Some youngsters come in from the neighborhood, some are bussed in, some grandparents bring their grandkids and they can play X-Box, watch a movie, play sports outdoors (climate supplying), and typically, it’s a spot for them to go.”
Swan wants volunteers and parents alike to know they are not there to babysit. The little ones have snacks and water available to them and great supervision but Swan mentioned, “We want far more volunteers.” There are two staff members available at all occasions, and the complete web page of guidelines is enforced.
New Hope Fellowship recreation center is operating with the four-H, Salvation Army, the Pahrump Library and other organizations to interact with their applications.
Lacking in Pahrump, according to Swan, are programs for kids following college when both parents function or are not offered. She hopes this program will aid fill that need.
Call Swan, 751-1867, to become a volunteer or get far more info.