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La Plaza Newsletter- September 2002
La Plaza will be running a contest beginning with next month's newsletter. Look for details in your September invoice to see how you can win discounts on Internet access, classes and more!
  1. Board of Directors Meeting
  2. "One Year Later...Taos Remembers September 11"
  3. La Plaza Learning Center - September Classes
  4. Help Desk - La Plaza Support on the Web
  5. La Plaza Website Features
  6. La Plaza Web Site of the Month

1.  Board of Directors Meeting
La Plaza Board of Directors will hold the monthly open meeting on Tuesday, September 17, 2002 from 4:00-6:00 PM in the conference room at Centinel Bank. La Plaza members and users are invited to attend this meeting.

Learn more about the Board of Directors at:

2. "One Year Later...Taos Remembers September 11"

A commemorative evening of personal stories, performances, poetry, music, and community spirit. Join us for this special gathering where local Taos voices can be heard expressing their responses to the anniversary of September 11.

    Wednesday - Sept 11 - 7:30pm
    Taos Community Auditorium (TCA)
    Free admission

For more information call 505-758-2052, Taos Center for the Arts (TCA) or call Daena Giardella or Wren Ross at 505-776-9736

Sponsors: KTAO, Taos Center for the Arts, Taos Plaza Theater & Arts Center

3. La Plaza Learning Center - Spetember Classes
The La Plaza Learning Center offers classes for everyone, from those who have never touched a computer, to those who want to create and maintain their own network.

Free Introductory class
"Getting Started Using Your Computer"
Monday, September 9, 10-12 Noon.
Call 758-1836 for more info.

**Computer Technology**
Getting Started Using Your Computer
September 9, 10:00 am-12:00 noon

Using Windows 98
September 12, 4:00 pm-8:00 pm

**Microsoft 2000 Office Suite**
Word: Basics
September 30, 4:00 pm-8:00 pm

Publisher 2000: Tools & Wizards
September 17, 4:00 pm-8:00 pm

**Web Site Design**
NOTE: Web Site Design classes will not be offered in September.

For more class descriptions, and registration forms go to:

Remember! We also offer customized training and trouble-shooting for your specific needs. We can do this hourly or set up a special class for your group.

You can also email Jovonna Poe, Training Center Coordinator at, or call 758-1836 for more information regarding class descriptions, schedule and registration information.

4. Help Desk - La Plaza Support on the Web
DID YOU KNOW La Plaza offers users a Support section on our website.

Information is provided to help you setup and maintain your La Plaza Internet access and email account(s) whether you are a Windows or Mac user. We also provide you with information on how to use the Internet, World Wide Web and Email. We recommend that you print out the appropriate pages and keep with your records.

In most cases your technical questions can be answered in this section. We recommend reading through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page to find out if the problem you are having is addressed. If you are unable to resolve the problem, please be sure to contact our technical support staff at or call us at 758-1836.

The Support homepage also provides links to other topics such as:

Glossary of Computer Terms
Getting started with your La Plaza Homepage
Search Engines
Using Email
Computer Viruses

The Internet Software & Plug-In Downloads page not only provides you with links to various computer and Internet tools. But a short explanation of what they are and what they do.

5. La Plaza Web Site
La Plaza's interactive Community Calendar and Business Directory are back up.

Community Calendar
Have a special event you want to publicize? Want to know what's happening in Taos? Go to La Plaza's homepage and click on the Community Calendar to view monthly events and to add your own event.

Free Business Directory
If you are a local business and/or organization wanting a virtual listing, go to and add your business information to the La Plaza Business Directory. There is no cost for this listing and you don't even need a website, email address, or be a member of a business organization to be listed.

We have created more extensive categories to meet community needs. If you have a suggestion for a category, please forward it to

If you don't have a computer go the Taos Youth & Family Center and use the free public access computers to add your business. La Plaza website receives over 400,000 hits per month and if you are listed in the business directory perhaps one or some of these hits will find your business information!

6.  La Plaza Web Site of the Month is:  
"Claudia Eve Kleefeld - Figurative Oil Paintings"
In this feature of our newsletter we will select a domain that is hosted by La Plaza to inform our users of some of the many local businesses and individuals using websites to reach the world. (La Plaza in no way endorses any products or services featured by the website of the month).

La Plaza provides reliable and quality web site hosting for businesses, organizations and individuals who need a presence on the Internet. Whether you have an already existing web site or are in the beginning stage of developing a web site, La Plaza offers an affordable price as well as personal customer support.

For more information on hosting a web site on La Plaza visit: or call 758-1836.

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