August 2016 Newsletter

Kalona Cooperative Technology Company eNewsletter

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KCTC Employee of the Month – David Stockman

David Stockman joined our staff in 2015, coming to us with 13 years of experience.  Since David started he has been a rockstar at digging in and helping where needed.  His main task has been installations but he has also taken on splicing, Security systems and is starting to learn about phone systems.  David is extremely dedicated to the customer and many customers go out of their way to tell us the great service they get when David is around.  Thanks David for your great dedication and commitment to “Providing world class technology services with a Home Town touch.”  You have been a great addition to our growing team!



Two To View – A Couple Of Amazing Videos You Don’t Want To Miss


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200-Yard Gong Shot
Four professional golfers try to hit a golf ball 200 yards across a lake into a nine-inch gong. Watch to see who makes it!
Young Fan Sings With Katy Perry
In this heartwarming video, Katy Perry sings “Firework” at an autism fundraiser with one of her biggest fans, a girl with autism.




KCTC Spam & Virus Protection – Report Update


Email messages sent to KCTC customers: 7,890,845

SPAM email messages blocked by KCTC filters: 7,384,837

Percent of email received by KCTC servers as SPAM: 94%

Virus-infected email messages blocked by KCTC: 1,442

As always, you can check the KCTC Quarantine Report to see which messages are being filtered out by the KCTC spam filters, or use the “Quarantine” tab on KCTC Webmail. These are standard features of all KCTC email accounts. For more information on the Quarantine option, go to the support page.



FREE Featured Apps – These Three Are Well Worth A Look


WifiMapper Checkout 51 Word Search Little Books


Get connected no matter where you go. WifiMapper shows nearly 500 million Wi-Fi networks and over 2 million recommended free hotspots. 

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Checkout 51

Use Checkout 51 to upload your grocery receipts to show purchases of featured offers. When your account reaches $20, you get that cash back. (iOS only) 

Learn more…



Word Search Little Books

Looking for a way to do word searches anytime? Well, search no more! This fun little app keeps track of your games so you can pick up where you left off. 

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Scam Alert – Watch For “Help Wanted” Scams


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Go Pinterest-ing! – Cool Stuff To Pin On Your Pinterest Boards


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Easy Foil Dinner Packets For Grilling

Cute And Comfy DIY Hammock Chair

Berry Delicious Summer Desserts

You haven’t started pinning on Pinterest yet and you want to get started? If so, click here.




Sites of the Month – Great Sites To Check Out In August


Start Your Genealogy Journey – Genealogy can be a fascinating hobby, and the Genealogy and Family History site can help you pursue it. Find links to many resources, such as the National Archives, the Statue of Liberty – Ellis Island Foundation, and U.S. Census data. The site also offers options to contact experts for help.
Best BBQ Recipes – If you love to barbeque, you’ll love this site. The BBQ Pit Boys teach basic techniques for preparing moist and tender grilled food and great-tasting barbeque. Find recipes for ribs, steak, burgers, beef, chicken, pork, fish, and more. Check out the Chapters section to find other barbeque enthusiasts in your area.
School Supplies Help Kids – Studies have shown that kids from struggling families do better in school with new school supplies of their own. The Kids in Need Foundation helps these children to be more prepared to learn and succeed by providing free school supplies. Visit this site to learn more or make a donation.
Fast, Affordable Home Décor – When it comes to home décor, little things can make a big difference. This site offers unique ideas for quick, affordable projects you can do on your own. Try a faux antique side table or an adorable family tree graphic as a background for photos of your loved ones.



Short Tutorial/FAQ – How To Disable Facebook Live Notifications


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Thanks for your business!

Best regards

Casey Peck
General Manager

Kalona Cooperative Technology Co.
510 B Ave
Kalona, IA 52247



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