Reece offers free computer classes

Press release

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Thu, February 19, 2009


In an effort to help residents of the community improve their job skills and employment opportunities, Reece Computer Systems is offering 8 weeks of free computer classes at their office in Half Moon Bay. The 2-hour classes are a quick and easy way to learn new skills and brush up on areas that may have become rusty, or explore new technologies.

The curriculum will cover a wide range of subjects, including how to use the newest blog and social networking tools to your advantage when it comes to job-hunting:

  • 3/3:  Introduction to Social Networking
  • 3/10:  Introduction to Blogging
  • 3/17:  Introduction to the Computer
  • 3/24:  Introduction to the Operating System
  • 3/31:  Introduction to Microsoft Office
  • 4/7:  Introduction Microsoft Word
  • 4/14:  Introduction to Microsoft Excel
  • 4/21:  Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

 
The classes can be taken as an entire session or individually, giving students the flexibility to pick and choose the subjects that best meet their individual needs. The two hour sessions will run from 6:00-8:00 PM beginning on Tuesday, March 3 and will continue for 8 weeks through April 21, 2009. Seats are limited, so please contact Reece and reserve a spot ahead of time.  You can reach them at (650) 726-7155 or email: [email protected]

According to Terri Reece, President of Reece Computer Systems, "Realizing that not everyone may be able to afford an expensive computer class, we decided to offer this eight week session so everyone in our community has the opportunity to improve their computer skills − which translate into job skills. We realize that technology can be intimidating and we want to make it easy for the residents of our community to save money, while gaining computing skills that can be used to their advantage."  Terri is a former executive of Hewlett-Packard, Nestle’ USA, and Oracle Corporation.  She has many years of teaching experience in addition to her years as an executive, and explains concepts in a way that makes it easy for students of any level to quickly grasp and understand computing.

The Reece Computer Systems team builds and supports SmarterNetworks® for small businesses across the bay area.  Reece’s SmarterNetworks® include a variety of solutions that make it easy for small businesses to have big company IT expertise that fits within their budget. Each of the SmarterNetworks® solutions comes with a fixed price tag which ensure that IT expenses are predictable and within an organization’s budget. Founded in 2003 by Randy and Terri Reece, RCS is a highly skilled team with over 150 years of experience in the IT industry.

Reece believes in supporting their local community, and has donated over $400,000 in services and sponsorships to non-profit organizations and local businesses. They encourage sustainable business practices and offer free electronic recycling services so the environment is preserved for future generations.  Reece takes a pro-active approach when it comes to supporting their customers and their community, and believes that with a little extra effort and forward thinking approach, no goal is unattainable.
For more information on Reece Computer Systems, please contact them at 650-726-7155, or [email protected], or visit their website at www.reececomputers.com