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A Community of Apple and Macintosh users.
Committed to all things Apple: Macintosh, iPod, iPad and iPhone.
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Who are we?

TarMac, established in April 1984, was founded by a group of three Mac enthusiasts meeting at Bill Robert's home. They founded TarMac on the principle that formalities during user group meetings only interfere with the club's primary purpose -- to enjoy all things Apple. Because of this founding concept, TarMac remains an informal organization, open to all.

As Apple has evolved, so has TarMac. While once solely a Macintosh users group, we've grown into a group that supports all Apple products.

And to stay abreast of the times, TarMac now has a Facebook page. Click on the logo below to see our page.

APPLE USER GROUP


Our Officers
    yellow ballTom Davis - President
    yellow ballRay Kallman - Vice President/Webmaster
    yellow ballJan Cooke - Treasurer
    yellow ballBrian Fountain - User Group Ambassador
    yellow ballCindy Huffman - Newsletter Editor
The TarMac Executive Committee
  • Brian Fountain
  • Tom Davis
  • Ray Kallman
  • Jan Cooke
  • Lynn McAlpine
  • Cindy Huffman
  • Eleanor Cavin
  • Frank Smith
  • Gary Gobel
  • NyxoLyno "Nic" Cangemi

Send an email message to all Executive
Committee members at tidewatermug@mac.com envelope.


Email List
TarMac Email List
If you would like to join the TarMac email list, click here. By joining our list, you will receive periodic announcements of interest to TarMac members. You will not receive advertising from us and we will not provide your email address to others for advertising or spam purposes.

TarMac meets on the second and third Thursdays at 7:00 pm in Pop's Diner, 1432 Greenbrier Parkway, in Chesapeake, VA. Map

Archive
Shareware
TarMac reviews and recommends shareware at each meeting. Our selections are available at the meeting or can be downloaded here or by clicking on the button at left. Click here for archives from previous years.

Click here for the OS X Utilities Archive.

Newsletters
If you would like to have copies of newsletters used in previous meetings, you can get them here

Our newsletters are chock full of news and useful information to supplement each evening's presentations.

Vaporware Gazette

Archive
Meeting Handouts
You can download the handouts from any of our meetings,here or by clicking on the button at left.


2014 TarMac Schedule: Presenter: Moderator:
JAN 9 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: iTunes Radio)
JAN 16 - Presentation: Peripherals Forum
FEB 13 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: iPhoto Photo Books)
FEB 20 - Presentation: Open Forum
MAR 13 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: Troubleshooting iOS7)
MAR 20 - Presentation: Review Mac Maintenance on MacAttorney.com
APR 10 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: How do you use your iOS device?)
APR 17 - Presentation: Skype vs. Facetime Comparison
MAY 8 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: Favorite Web Browser Forum)
MAY 15 - Presentation:
JUN 12 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: Intro to iCloud)
JUN 19 - Presentation: Apple TV
JUL 10 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: Dummies Guide to Setting Up a Wireless Network)
JUL 17 - Presentation: Open Forum
AUG 14 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: Sanitizing Your Old Mac for Donation)
AUG 21 - Presentation: Remotely Accessing Your Mac from Your iPad
SEP 11 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: Dropbox file transfer)
SEP 18 - Presentation: Can You Replace Your Mac With an iPad
OCT 9 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: iOS Device Gestures)
OCT 16 - Presentation: Cyber Crime/Security
NOV 13 - General Meeting (mini-presentation: Apple Gifts for Christmas)
NOV 20 - Presentation: Apple News (Yosemite, iOS 8)
DEC 11 - Christmas Meetng
DEC 18 - No meeting
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Membership includes:

FreeWiFi

Help Desk (starting at 6:00 pm) Periodic raffles & giveaways Shareware archive Discounts at local and national computer vendors Membership in Chartway Federal Credit Union
Dues: $3.00 per meeting, collected at each meeting.


The TarMac bylaws:

  • 1. If you show up, you're a member.
  • 2. If you speak up, you're an officer, and
  • 3. If you stand up, you're the president.  :-)

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