What is a Users Group? A
users group is a group of computer enthusiasts who band together to learn,
to share experiences and to help others. Users Helping Users is the best
way to describe user groups.
Why should I join? If you
own a computer, and want to share your experience with others, that is
a good reason to join. Also, if you are planning to buy a computer, joining
LCCUG can help you make good choices in what kind of computer you need,
and what features will be important. You can also learn from the many programs
How can I benefit from joining? Besides making friends, you will be able to see new products demonstrated,
compare methods of doing things, and get a subscription to Interface, LCCUG's
Newsletter. There are many other benefits, and the best way to see for
yourself, is to come to the next meeting, and meet the group.
How much does it cost? The
cost of joining LCCUG is $25.00 per year. This cost is great for what you
can get in return.
Can I bring a friend? YES!
and bringing a friend is encouraged. LCCUG is here for its members and
Do User Groups get paid to
promote a product? No. If LCCUG demonstrates a product, they do so because
there is some interest in the club to have that product demonstrated. Companies
might assist with a demonstration, but do
not pay a group to demonstrate their products. If a member suggests or
recommends a product, it is because thatuser
had used or heard of that product.
Do the officers get paid? NO,
the LCCUG officers do not get paid; everything they do is totally on a
volunteer basis. And all members
are encouraged to volunteer. Users Helping Users is the thought behind
all actions of officers and members.
Can my spouse and I both join? Yes, each additional person living in
the same house may join for $12.50, so you save when you and your spouse
I am unable to attend all the
meetings, so why should I pay the full price to join? Rarely does one
individual attend all the meetings.
The membership fee is to pay for club expenses, such as the newsletter,
the computer upkeep, and special program
costs. Since the cost of the club is very little, and you receive 12 issues
of Interface, members always get their
I have experience in a field,
can I share this? Yes, LCCUG encourages members to share expertise with
the other members. Once again, Users Helping Users.
Will I get paid for sharing
my experience? No, LCCUG does not pay its demonstrators; it is all
done on a volunteer basis.
If you have any questions
concerning LCCUG, Please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.