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RRC welcomes local pupils

Published: Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 11:07 a.m. CDT
Locals attend the Community Technology Center open house at Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon. Computer lessons are available weekdays to adults free of charge. Center staff utilize Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum, an online, self-paced program, to help participants increase their knowledge about computers. The technology center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays without registration. Photo submitted by Linda Duffy.

OREGON – Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., opened a new Community Technology Center.

Free computer lessons are available for adults of all ages from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

The center will be closed Tuesday.

Help is available for beginners and those with some experience. The staff will use the Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum to teach how to access the Internet, send email, create a resume, and other skills.

Visitors will receive a certificate after completing the self-paced program.

Registration is not required; people may drop in at their convenience.

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity awarded a grant to RRC to develop the center.

For more information, go to www.rockrivercenter.com or call 815-732-3252.

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