January 2017 Newsletter

Kalona Cooperative Technology Company eNewsletter

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KCTC Employee of the Month – Becky Palmer 


Becky Palmer started with KCTC in 2016 as the Controller.  Becky’s wide range of knowledge and “can do/positive” attitude has been infectious at the Kalona office.  Becky came from public accounting and has brought some great new ideas and efficiencies to the office.  Her smile is contagious and her knowledge is powerful.  We are looking forward to many years of utilizing her skill set at the office.  Becky is a native of the Mid-Prairie area and Becky, her husband, and daughter reside in the MP school district.  Thank you, Becky, for being a champion at KCTC!


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


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Awesome Wave Photographs
Dive in and check out this talk with Hawaiian photographer Clark Little, who spends hours each day on the sometimes dangerous shoreline to capture breathtaking wave shots.
John Glenn’s 1962 Space Flight
Over 50 years later, the flight of the first American to orbit earth is no less thrilling. Watch each amazing stage of Glenn’s incredible journey.



KCTC Spam & Virus Protection – Report Update


Email messages sent to KCTC customers: 6,565,001

SPAM email messages blocked by KCTC filters: 6,029,874

Percent of email received by KCTC servers as SPAM: 92%

Virus-infected email messages blocked by KCTC: 1,471

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


iRecycle Sleepbot Snapguide (iPhone only)


Whether you need to recycle automotive, building, electronic, or hazardous items, this app tells you where to go.Learn more… 



You can use this app to track your sleep cycles, or have it wake you up at just the right time based on your lightest snooze.Learn more… 


Snapguide (iPhone only)

From fashion to food, computers to crafts, and games to gardening, this app features a DIY guide for just about any task.Learn more… 



Stay Alert – Watch For Amazon Phishing Scams


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


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Perfect Dinner For Cold Winter Nights

Fun & Colorful Party Pom-Pom Projects

Easy, Pretty Apple Puff Pastry Dessert

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 January


Consumer Issues
usa.gov/consumer – Being a savvy consumer means more than finding great deals at your favorite store. It can also involve learning more about the products you’re buying, or finding out how to respond when a purchase goes badly. This USA.gov site offers information about a variety of consumer-related topics including banking, recalled products, and complaints.
Google Arts & Culture
google.com – January 31 is Inspire Your Heart With Art Day, and Google can help you celebrate. This site presents stories and images related to art in all its forms. You’ll find new stories each day about painting, architecture, fashion, and more. Or read about famous artists like Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dali.
Remodeling Ideas for 2017
hgtv.com – Is home improvement one of your New Year’s resolutions? If so, you’ll want to visit this site for inspiration. Find ideas for a wide range of plans including cute DIY projects, installing an HVAC system, bathroom makeovers, brightening a winter landscape, garage storage hacks, and so much more.
Winter Weeknight Dinners
foodnetwork.com – Winter is a great time to cook up some comfort food, and this Food Network gallery has lots of easy and nutritious ideas to help. How about a helping of Spaghetti with Quick Turkey Chili? Or maybe some Maple-Glazed Chicken or Salisbury Steak with Mushrooms? You’ll find plenty of classics plus new ideas to try.




Short Tutorial/FAQ – What Is A Legacy Contact On Facebook?


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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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