June 2016 Newsletter

Kalona Cooperative Technology Company eNewsletter

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KCTC Employee of the Month – Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller joined KCTC’s staff in April of 2015, coming from another independent telephone company with 13 years of experience.  The knowledge and expertise he brings to KCTC is greatly appreciated.  Jeff has already learned a variety of things since starting with KCTC including installations, security and splicing.  We appreciate Jeff’s laid back personality and witty sense of humor.  He is a tremendous asset to our staff and we appreciate everything he does for each of our customers daily.  Thanks Jeff for being a valuable asset to us!

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


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Cyclists Chased By Ostrich
One thing not to worry about on a bike ride: an ostrich chasing you down – right? Not for the two confused cyclists in this video!
Twin Strangers
Watch as a young woman finds her unrelated look-alike. The resemblance is uncanny, especially when they change their looks to appear even more similar.





KCTC Spam & Virus Protection – Report Update


Email messages sent to KCTC customers: 7,941,494

SPAM email messages blocked by KCTC filters: 7,419,715

Percent of email received by KCTC servers as SPAM: 93%

Virus-infected email messages blocked by KCTC: 2,456

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


Stack The Pit Pal BBQ App Zillow


In this addictive game, you try to stack colorful moving blocks right on top of each other. While seemingly simple, Stack is surprisingly challenging. 

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The Pit Pal BBQ App

Created to help cooks create more consistent BBQ, this app enables you to monitor your cooking, store your information, and take photos of the end product. 

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This useful app helps you learn everything you want to know – including pricing, features, and nearby schools – about residential real estate all over the U.S. 

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Security Alert – A New Twist On Tech-Support Scams


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


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Quick & Tasty Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

Freeze Fresh Herbs & Save For Later Use

Make This Unique Domino Wall Clock

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 June


Solving The Retirement Mystery
dol.gov – Fewer pensions and longer lifespans mean Americans need to take control of their own retirement. This site takes a mystery-solving approach to helping you “discover” where you can find money now and in the future. Review it to learn how to save, make your money last, and find planning help.
Farm-To-Table Recipes
dish.allrecipes.com – Summertime is farmers’ market time, but what do you do with all that delectable produce once you get it home? Visit this site to find some great ideas for cooking many fresh fruits and veggies. Try making some fresh asparagus soup, cherry cobbler, or fresh tomato salad. Yum!
Creative Online Marketplace
etsy.com – If you haven’t yet discovered Etsy, stop by to find unique goods sold by creative entrepreneurs for yourself or a friend. Shop for clothing, accessories, jewelry, craft supplies, home décor, and more. Or, if you’re the artistic type, consider promoting your creations with an Etsy shop of your own.
Tips For Traveling Light
onebag.com – Packing light when you travel can help you save money, increase your mobility, and keep track of your belongings. Yet, lightening the load is easier said than done. This site provides detailed suggestions for what and how to pack, to keep your luggage burden down to just one bag.




Short Tutorial/FAQ – How Can I Control Who Sees My Post 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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