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Computer, Internet classes offered
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Free computer classes will be held at the Dennis M. O’Connor Public Library in Refugio. The first session is from Dec. 27-30 and the second session is Jan. 3-6. Both sessions are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

The classes, sponsored by the Texas/Mexico Border Coalition (TMBC), are for adults only and will teach basic computer skills and how to use the Internet. Lessons will cover basic operations, word processing, spreadsheets and record-keeping, and Internet and E-mail.

“Computers and computer technology have become very important to local ranchers and farmers – including gardeners,” said Tina McGuill, librarian.

This technology is a great resource for researching new or different methods for growing foods; for finding inputs such as fertilizers or pest repellents; and for learning about federal, state, and local funds for those that grow food.

TMBC is a non-profit organization that provides workshops and information on a variety of topics related to agriculture.

To sign up for the sessions, please call the library at 361-526-2608. The number of computers is limited, but participants can bring in their own laptops, as long as the laptop battery is fully charged.
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