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Scotiabank online banking seminars planned for St. Thomas and St. Croix


Scotiabank logoThe Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) in partnership with Scotiabank will host a FREE seminar titled  “An Introduction To Digital Literacy & On-Line Banking For Seniors & Veterans.”

The seminar will be held on St. Thomas, on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on St. Thomas at the Charles Wesley Turnbull Regional Library’s Public Computer Center, and on St. Croix on Friday, September 27, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Department of Labor.

The goal of the seminar is to provide seniors and veterans with specific tools and information that will assist them in fostering greater broadband and internet use, as well as providing key education with regards to the specific use and benefits of on-line banking and other financial services over the internet.

viNGN’s vendor, CyberLearning will conduct a brief presentation focusing on viNGN’s Digital Literacy training course (found at www.vingn.com) and demonstrating the benefits of this training specifically as it pertains to seniors and veterans, and Scotiabank representatives will focus their presentation on the ease of access of banking and conducting other financially related transactions via the use of on-line banking.

Seating for this event is limited. Interested parties are urged to RSVP as early as possible, in St. Thomas RSVP to adavis@vingn.com, and in St. Croix RSVP to sdariah@vingn.com or call (340) 715-8581.

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About vingn

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant made by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia. The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). For more information regarding viNGN, call (340) 715-8581, or visit www.vingn.com.

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