BATTLE CREEK, Mich., January 6, 2010 – The public is invited to participate in the first of a series of technology seminars about social networking for 2010. The seminars, co-sponsored by Battle Creek Unlimited and Miller College, are designed to explore social networking with the goal of boosting interactivity among citizens of all ages in Calhoun County.
The first seminar will take place as a free session on Tuesday, January 12 from Noon to 1:00 p.m. at Miller College in Battle Creek, in Seminar Room A on the third floor. Attendees should register for the session at http://bctechnologyseminar.eventbrite.com. Space is limited to 40 participants, and there’s still availability. Refreshments will be provided.
The first seminar, “Introduction to Using Online Social Networks,” will demonstrate a variety of ways to effectively use online social networks to connect with friends, communities and businesses. The seminar will focus primarily on Facebook and Twitter, which have grown to include hundreds of millions of users. Jonathan Shroyer and Michael Pignataro of the downtown Battle Creek-based web development group ‘corePHP’ will be presenting and answering questions about social networking.
Battle Creek Unlimited is sponsoring a series of monthly technology seminars around Calhoun County as a way to increase the community’s interactivity. The organization aims to increase community collaboration with existing and new social networkers in Calhoun County. Miller College is sponsoring the event by providing the venue and education information for participants.