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Blog // Connect Ohio

Community Action Distributes Printers to Every Citizen Online Participants

By Lyndsey Kleven

Hocking, Athens, Perry, Community Action Partnership (HAPCAP) has distributed four wireless printers from Connect Ohio. The printers were donated by Lexmark and are valued at $100 each. Connect Ohio gave the printers to partner organizations of the Every Citizen Online (ECO) free basic computer training class.  Over the summer HAPCAP ran a youth employment program for eligible youth in Athens County. HAPCAP hired 120 youth for this program which worked at a variety of worksites throughout the summer. Some participants took part in learning experiences offered through HAPCAP, one of them being the ECO computer training classes....

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Every Citizen Online All-Star Facility Award Presented to Cuyahoga County Public Library

By Lyndsey Kleven

Connect Ohio has named Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) an Every Citizen Online (ECO) All-Star Facility. The ECO All-Star Facility award was presented to Becy Ranallo, information and technology literacy manager at Cuyahoga County Public Library, by Connect Ohio Executive Director Stu Johnson during Connect Ohio’s quarterly Technology Association Meeting session held in Columbus July 26, 2013. Connect Ohio ECO staff, including state operations managers and Johnson, choose the ECO All-Star Facility awardee based on meeting various program “hallmarks of excellence.” These include, but are not limited to, the number of adults taking ECO...

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ECO Printer Giveaway Continues

By Lyndsey Kleven

Another wireless printer was distributed to an Every Citizen Online (ECO) participant through the Medina County District Library! Partner organizations of the ECO program received new printers from Connect Ohio, donated by Lexmark, to use in promoting the training course. Marily Springer completed the ECO computer basics and Internet instruction at the Brunswick Library location. The ECO program is free to Ohio adults and includes six hours of instruction for computer beginners. The Brunswick Library is a branch location of the Medina County District Library, which has offered the training at four of its branches. The Median County District...

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Morgan County's Kate Love Simpson Library Distributes Printers to ECO Participants

By COH Staff

Written by: Ruby Smith Morgan County’s Kate Love Simpson Library has partnered with Connect Ohio to offer Every Citizen Online (ECO), a statewide broadband training program that aims to increase broadband accessibility and adoption in Ohio. The program provides free basic computer and Internet training designed to help Ohio citizens learn about and feel comfortable using computers. “During my computer class at Kate Love Library, I learned several things,” said Melanie Sparkman, ECO participant (pictured right). “I have a computer and already used it for e-mail and Facebook. I still learned things that I didn’t know you could do from these....

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