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The Deerfield Beach Computer Club (DBCC) is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization of senior amateur users who meet on a regular basis via Zoom to share their knowledge and enjoyment of their computing devices, hardware, software, and technology. All voluntary check or money order contributions to the Club are fully tax deductible.  For more information contact Club  President Barry Cowen or in Century Village, contact Pete Zambito, our Director of Membership Services. 

Mission

To provide an informative, entertaining, and comfortable virtual learning environment via Zoom where computer users with diverse levels of expertise can respectfully share their ideas, knowledge, and experience for the enrichment of all concerned while building confidence in themselves through the use of  computers, devices, and trending technology.

Directions

Note: Use of a GPS device or Map App will not take you directly to our classroom. For the most accurate results follow the directions below.

To come from Hillsboro Blvd thru the Century Village Main entrance.

  • From Powerline, turn East onto W. Hillsboro
  • Turn Right on Century Blvd (just before Military Rd)
  • Go thru Visitor lane at Gate
  • Continue on Century Blvd (in yellow below) to West Drive stopsign. Turn RIGHT.
  • As approach West Gate, turn RIGHT into the Prescott Drive parking area and turn left again.
  • Continue around the curve onto Prescott-Tilford Drive.
  • Follow the road until you see the Prescott-Tilford sign on your right.
  • Turn left at the sign and continue into the parking lot.
  • The entrance door to our building is on the left.
  • Once you enter the building, Room B is the second classroom on the right.

 

Directions from Military Trail

  • From 10th St, turn North onto Military Trail
  • Make a U turn and immediately get in right hand lane
  • Turn into Century Village East Gate
  • Go thru Visitor lane at Gate
  • At stop sign, turn right on Century Blvd (in Red)
  • Continue on to West Drive stopsign. Turn LEFT.
  • As approach West Gate, turn RIGHT into parking lot.
  • Continue normal path to meeting room

 

 

 

 


 

2021-2022 Board Of Directors

Until further notice, Board members listed below will continue to serve in their current positions.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)- Revised by Barry Cowen in April 2021

  • The DBCC will continue to meet remotely using Zoom until we are permitted to resume live meetings in our classroom.
  • Free Zoom meetings will continue to be scheduled for the 1st Friday and the 3rd Friday of each month. A formal Invitation will be emailed to participants on the Monday before a Friday meeting and a followup reminder e-mail will be sent early Friday morning. These emails will contain all of the information needed to login to our Zoom meeting, including an encrypted link, as well as a summary of the presentation(s) to be given at that meeting.
  • Unless otherwise announced, sign in time for all Zoom meetings will be between 9:30-10:00 AM EST and the meetings will start at 10:00 AM ET. Your time may vary with your location.
  • Membership dues are suspended until further notice.     _____________________________________________________________________________________
  1. Classes meet every Friday except holidays from 10:00-11:30 AM in the Le Club Activities Center, Room B, in Century Village East (CVE).
  2. Non-residents must enter through the West Gate at Powerline Road and West Drive and have their names on the weekly approved list. Have ID ready to show the Guard. 
  3. Doors open to the public at 9:30. To minimize disruptions, please plan to be in the classroom area to sign in between 9:30 and 9:55. Class will begin at 10:00.
  4. Members will be admitted free of charge to all classes.
  5. Guests may attend one free class. To attend another, they must join the Club.
  6. The parking area and the building restrooms are handicapped-friendly.
  7. Attendees must provide their own transportation to and from the classroom.
  8. We will not provide refreshments. Please bring your own and keep your area clean.
  9. The building has free unsecured WiFi. It is not safe to transact business or visit unsecured sites on any of your devices during class. 
  10. Anyone under 18 years of age will not be permitted to enter the classroom.
  11. Licensed service dogs are permitted. Owners are responsible for their care and conduct.
  12. Guests are now eligible to attend after class (11:30 AM-12:30 PM) Workshops with sponsoring members. Registration is between 9:30 and 10:00 on the date of the Workshop. Each member and guest attendee must pay a $1.00 entry fee at a designated table. Members may opt to attend the Workshop with their guests. 
  13. New Individual and Renewal memberships are $25. New Family and Renewal memberships are $35. Memberships expire one calendar year from the date a member joins or renews.
  14. Pete Zambito will email membership dues renewal reminders to all members. Members must pay their dues no later than the last Friday in their renewal month to avoid having their account placed in delinquent status. Until their dues are paid, delinquent members may be ineligible to attend Workshops, attend special events, and may be denied entry to the classroom. No partial dues payments will be accepted.
  15. Please make checks, money orders, or cashiers checks payable to the Deerfield Beach Computer Club.  We do not accept credit cards. If you are paying in cash, please try to have the exact amount.
  16. Members are responsible for the conduct of their guests and aides.
  17. We reserve the right to deny entry to or suspend the membership of any member or guest who publicly uses profane language,  makes racial jokes or slurs, bullies or threatens or harasses attendees physically or mentally, or behaves in a continuous disruptive or disrespectful manner.  When deemed necessary, the Broward Sheriffs Office and/or Kent Security will be contacted and appropriate action will be taken. 
  18. If you have any questions or comments concerning Club business, send an email to Barry, the Club President, at president@db-cc.net.
  19. In Century Village East, residents should email their questions about the Club and membership to Pete Zambito at Petezambito@bellsouth.net
 20.  This document will be modified as developments warrant.

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  • The  DBCC will continue to meet via Zoom until we are told that live meetings can be safely resumed  in our classroom. 
  • Zoom meetings are free.
  • MEMBER NEWS FLASH
  • We may be resuming live classes at our usual location in November 2021.  Check here throughout the summer and early fall for updates. 
  • Zoom meetings start at 10:00 ET. Sign in time is between 9:30 and 10:00.
  • Unless otherwise announced,  Zoom meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month. 
  • An invitation will be sent to all participants  on the Monday before a Friday meeting.  A reminder e-mail will be sent early that Friday morning. Both emails will include the encrypted link needed to join the Zoom meeting.
  • Membership dues are suspended until further notice. 
  • The sitting Board of Directors will continue to serve in their current positions. 
  • Check out my latest FAQ update under the About navigation button on the Home page.
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