Benalla's Sheila Burnell proves age is no barrier to surfing the net.November 9, 2012 4:37am
Sheila Burnell is living proof it’s never too late to learn a new trick.
At 91 Ms Burnell has just completed the Learn Your Laptop Course at Waminda Community House where she learnt everything from sending an email to surfing the net and creating new folders on the desk top.
Participants have learnt how to care for their computer, use Office programs, emails, do internet research and manage documents.
Ms Burnell, from Upotipotpon, was even able to change her desktop background to a picture of her much-loved four legged friend.
OZIBOTS Computer and Administrative Services Kerrie Jones said she enjoyed seeing her students celebrate small achievements.
“We have done so many different things; some people come to us who can’t even turn on a computer so we learn that and others like Sheila do intermediate class where they make and convert tables to graphs on excel,” Ms Jones said.
Ms Burnell can do many of the tasks that are so familiar to the younger generation.
“They had a go with Facebook and Skype,” she said.
Anyone interested in attending classes can contact Waminda Community House for more details.
Coca-Cola Amatil has confirmed it will be pressing on with its $100 million redevelopment of SPC Ardmona.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
A snake was spotted this afternoon.
Rochester Rotary Club has celebrated its 50th birthday in style.
Sorting future of Campaspe pools
A theatre production with a difference is coming to Seymour.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
District residents and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful private gardens on Sunday.
The 116th annual Cobram Show went off with a bang at the weekend, drawing in crowds from far and wide for two days of fun.
Tomorrow is a Total Fire Ban day in Deniliquin, meaning no fires can be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended.
Fifty new full-time jobs will be created at Tatura with a multimillion-dollar expansion of the abattoirs expected to be announced today.
Remembering Australian political giant Gough Whitlam who once called on Benalla police to stop then Treasurer Frank Crean on his journey up the Hume to phone the PM.
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