Community Tech-Fusion Event in Superior-Mark Your Calendars!

01/03/2012 Uncategorized by citsadmin

Superior Hosts Community-Wide Technology Event

Free food, prizes at hands-on community technology fair

Attention: Superior, Wisconsin! All Superior and surrounding area community members are invited to the first ever  “Community Tech Fusion”
event on January 26, from 4-7PM, hosted by Cooper Elementary School.

At this public learning event, community members will have a chance to try e-readers,  search for jobs online, cybersafety (for adults and kids),  learn about online banking, use Skype (with Mayor Bruce Hagen),  visit online learning sites from local educational institutions, as well as much more at this free, hands-on tech fair. Presentations, booths, and “try-it” learning will be the menu of the evening!

This evening event is FREE to the community of Superior and the surrounding areas!

The Superior School District supports the use of technology in classrooms, and will showcase its new teacher web pages and resources. All kinds of fun information will be provided, as well as tickets to win more technology,  as participants rotate through various areas of the school to presentations and booths.

Attendees could WIN some great prizes, including:

  • Amazon Kindle E-Reader and  Operation Games
  • Lifetime Fitness membership / personal
    training session
  • Guthrie Theatre backstage tour passes,
    Duluth Depot passes
  • Keurig personal cup coffee maker plus
    K-cups  coffee packs
  • Tickets to the Minnesota Ballet’s 2012,
    North Shore Railroad, MN Children’s Museum
  • Stamping Up (valued at over $300)
  • 2 Movie passes for Lakes 10 in Canal Park
  • Gift Certificates from Northwest Outlet,
    Dreamland Supper Club, Grandma’s
  • $10 Cub Cash for Build a Bear
  • Autographed  Vikings’ photo

At 6PM, the Community Chili Challenge Cook off will be held, possibly pitting school versus school!

Could the winning school win some technology?

 Sample them all, use technology to vote for your favorite!

This event is open to the entire Superior community and surrounding areas!

Free child care with activities will be provided.   

Pre-registration is not required, but you can pre-register for the event and save your spot online at (http://bit.ly/CommunityTechFusion).
For more information, email: communitytechfusion@gmail.com, Sharon Correll, or Terri Harings.

Are you a great cook? Sign up to bring your chili for the challenge! Email: CommunityChiliChallenge@gmail.com and put “Chili” in the Subject line! You could win a prize!

Follow Cooper Elementary on Twitter!

@Cooper_School

 

This event is made possible in part by the ARRA-funded Building Community Capacity through Broadband (BCCB) project (http://dev-broadband.pantheonsite.io), a public-private collaboration benefitting Wisconsin communities by building community-owned fiber optic networks connecting public anchor institutions. These networks are coupled with events to help bring communities online. Superior is one of five Wisconsin communities participating in this project. For more information about the BCCB project in Wisconsin, please contact BCCB Communications Director Jennifer Smith, j.smith@uwex.edu or (toll free) 855-306-8050.

 

 

 

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