Advice about Coronavirus

CLICK HERE to view a 5 minute video discussing Coronavirus
 plus sensible advice on minimising your risk of contracting it or other viruses.

SIR Apparel Store is Operating

… and of course, as with all important events relying on timing, the shipment was delayed because of the President’s Day Holiday. All orders can be picked up at our March Luncheon at the SIR Apparel Lobby table. You can also place your Spring and Summer SIR Branch 8 logo apparel orders at the same time.
Any questions? Please contact Tony De Losada
925-945-1730 Cell 510-566-2661

Active Hikers! Great weather for a ‘stroll’ in the foothills!

Join us in Branch 8 and Make Friends for Life

Monday, 9 March, Lunch

Napa Salad
Corned Beef & Cabbage
Key Lime Pie
Coffee/Ice Tea

 Guy Bjerke, Director of Community Reuse Planning,
City of Concord, will bring us up to date
with the redevelopment of the Concord
Naval Weapons site.

Audio Visual Coordinator Role description

  1. Maintain Branch 8 laptop for use at monthly luncheons, Branch Executive Committee Meetings (BEC), and other Branch 8 events.
  2. Maintain and update laptop software to include Windows 10, MS Office, a Malware Program, and other important software applications.
  3. Backup the PC and be prepared to restore the entire PC or selected folders and files.
  4. Ensure that any subscription software (i.e. MS Office 365) is renewed in a timely manner.
  5. Must arrive at the Concord Hilton at least 45 minutes prior to the luncheon meeting for setup of the laptop and testing of presentations by speakers and others. Ensure that all of the projectors display the video clearly.
  6. Update and display slide show on all 3 screens prior to the monthly luncheons.
  7. Coordinate all visual presentations of luncheon speakers.
    1. Receive slide presentation and/or video clips from presenters via email or thumb drives.
    2. Load and test presentations on branch laptop at least two days prior to the luncheon. This preview will allow time to resolve problems with the video and/or the audio of the presentations.
    3. Coordinate sound of presentations with Branch 8 audio crew.
  8. Requires basic computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, emails, file management, etc.

Updated 2/17/2020  dls