We’re looking for some Champions!Do you use technology in your home, school, or business in interesting ways—ways that you feel makes your life easier, your work more productive, your free time more entertaining or more interesting? If so, we would like to talk with you! We are again featuring Olds Connected Community "Technology Champions" on our website, blog, and YouTube channel. We're looking for families, youth, students and businesses willing to share their stories, and encourage others to explore the ways technology of all kinds can enhance our lives. Contact Jamie Syer, Communications Co-ordinator.
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Kristin Allan, owner of reFind Clothing & Decor located in Uptowne Olds Alberta, talks about using online marketing to promote her business. Using multiple strategies such as a website, Facebook and an eMail Newsletter gives them the opportunity to be … Continue reading
The students at Holy Trinity Catholic School in Olds Alberta are using Apple iPod Touches to learn thanks to innovative use of technology by the teaching staff. Along with the use of Smart-boards, lap-top computers the school is taking part … Continue reading
When the 185 Olds Royal Canadian Air Cadets took ownership of the Olds Recreation Center the building committee needed to generate revenue to cover costs. By renting out the facility to local groups they can generate that revenue as well … Continue reading
Jamieson Brown, on air personality and marketing consultant for 96.5 CKFM and ROCK 104.5 in Olds Alberta uses social media tools Twitter and Facebook to connect with listeners. In this video Jamieson talks about the value of social media brings … Continue reading
Affordability and ease of access are issues the Olds Chamber of Commerce has had to deal with in providing training and development sessions for their members. In this video, Curtis Setso, President of the Olds Chamber of Commerce talks about … Continue reading
Hugh Bodmer is combining the latest in cell phone technology with hearing aids to add to his quality of life and improve his driving safety. His Oticon hearing aid uses bluetooth wireless technology to connect with his Apple iPhone letting … Continue reading
Thanks to the Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) for featuring one of our Champions of Technology in an online news item on their website: Videoconferencing Training Session Benefits Olds Emergency Responders A video conference session held at the Olds Community … Continue reading
The Olds and Area MOMS group uses Facebook to connect moms in Olds with each other. One of the main uses is to organize events such as playdates. Their Facebook group was also used to call out for volunteers to … Continue reading
Olds College’s Continuing Education Department successfully delivered a groundbreaking horticulture program to three First Nations bands using the video conferencing capabilities of the Community Learning Campus’ Bell e-Learning Centre. By using video conferencing and other technologies to provide a blended … Continue reading