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HAL-PC Member Benefits

Special Interest Groups

HAL-PC hosts dozens of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) that meet at headquarters to learn about and share information on topics from Access to Web Design. Some special SIGs such as the Build or Buy SIG assist members both in understanding what to ask for if they want a custom system, or ordering the components and, under supervision, assembling their own systems. We feel that this in particular fosters confidence in the owner and a stronger understanding of computers. Guests may attend a SIG meeting once as a courtesy.

Volunteer Help Committee

Our volunteer help committee epitomizes that goal by making themselves available to answer HAL-PC members' questions about software, hardware and other computer-related issues.

Friendly, Personal Tech Support

Have a question about your computer? Call our front desk staff for personal service. Have your member number ready!

Troubleshooting Workshop

If you need hands-on help with computer upgrades, virus removal, software installation or troubleshooting, you can make an appointment for our troubleshooting workshop on Friday mornings.

Free email and limited dial-up internet access

HAL-PC also offers its members free e-mail and free limited dial-up internet access!

HAL-PC Magazine

HAL-PC members have the award-winning HAL-PC Magazine delivered to their door! The magazine offers tips and tricks for computer users, the latest computer news, articles of interest by our regular columnists, product reviews and club information.

Discounted Computer Classes

HAL-PC offers an extensive list of computer classes, taught in small groups in our hands-on classroom. We have a class for everything from the very basics of computer use to advanced office skills with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel. You can learn to build a web page from scratch, or with point and click editors such as FrontPage. You can even learn to keep your business financial records with Quickbooks ... and MORE! Tuition discounts are available to members.

Special Member Discounts

Book publishers, software companies and computer stores offer special discounts to our members.

Certification Study Groups

Various study groups meet regularly at headquarters to prepare for highly sought-after certifications such as MCIE and A+.

Join HAL-PC Today!

Dues in HAL-PC are $50 annually. Membership is available to individuals only. No organizations can join, although they can pay for individual employees to join.

Join today with our secure, on-line member sign-up.