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The GVTC Foundation’s Thanksgiving Giveback Project Delivers 427 Meals this Year!

by Brianne Magott | Nov 28, 2020
Since its creation in 2013, the Thanksgiving Giveback Project has helped benefit 1,640 families in total, and it’s all thanks to our GVTC employees and the generous, caring partners that make up these great local organizations
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Say Goodbye to Slow Upload Speeds

by Brianne Magott | Nov 11, 2020
Being stuck at home is not so bad when you’ve got fast Premium WiFi. Our Fiber Internet makes loading times a thing of the past.
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GVTC Premium WiFi: The WiFi of the Future

by Brianne Magott | Nov 03, 2020
We live in a world of technology and are always looking for the next best thing to enhance our lives. Here at GVTC, we are no different. We are always making sure our customers have access to the newest and fastest products on the market.
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The GVTC Foundation's 2020 Thanksgiving Giveback Project

by Brianne Magott | Nov 02, 2020
For 8 years, The GVTC Foundation, GVTC’s employee-driven philanthropic arm, has dedicated its time each fall to partner with local nonprofits and youth organizations to bridge the local food gap. We host an annual Thanksgiving Giveback Project where we supply Thanksgiving meals including a full frozen turkey and all the traditional fixings to those in need throughout GVTC’s service area. It’s an all-hands-on-deck community effort that blows us away each year.
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How to Support Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Soraya Herbert | Oct 31, 2020
Though small businesses get aid from both Federal and State government bodies, they also need support from you. That said, let's go through ways can you support small businesses during this pandemic.
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A Phone Call Can Mean Everything

by Soraya Herbert | Oct 24, 2020
Since most people reserved phone calls for more serious issues, it’s clear that a phone call can easily mean everything. Come along as we explore ten scenarios where a phone call could mean everything.
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Halloween isn’t Dead

by Brianne Magott | Oct 19, 2020
Halloween hasn't ghosted us, but it should come as no surprise that trick-or-treating and Halloween celebrations might look different this year due to our current “new normal”. We've compiled a list of safe and socially distanced activities that will still allow you and your family to get your spook on!
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How To Protect Against Doorstep Scams

by Soraya Herbert | Oct 17, 2020
A doorstep scam or fraud is someone tricking you out of your money or sensitive information when you answer your door. While you can easily escape other forms of scams, such as phone, postal, and online scams, doorstep scams can sometimes be more challenging.
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Back to School Basic Tips for Your Smart Home Security Solutions

by Soraya Herbert | Oct 10, 2020
Every parent wants to help their child be the best version of themselves. A study of successful entrepreneurs found 93 percent of them admitting that their childhood experiences played a vital role in their lives. Most of them were encouraged by their parents and other family members to act as entrepreneurs at an early age.
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6 Reasons Why You Should Get a Home Security System for Seniors

by Soraya Herbert | Oct 03, 2020
Seniors today live longer than ever. In 1985, older adults accounted for 11 percent of the U.S. population. By 2010, they totaled 13 percent and are expected to reach 20 percent by 2030. Even though this is a remarkable feat of public health and modern medicine, it presents a new challenge. That challenge is one of risk management for the 27 percent of adults aged 60 and above who live alone. So, how can you handle intruders, domestic hazards, and health emergencies? How can they live their day-to-day lives without your family worrying about them? The answer is home security systems. A home security system is an investment towards your safety and well-being. It also proves to your loved ones that you care. If you let us, we will show you six situations where a home security system would come handy.
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Round Up for Change Drive

by Brianne Magott | Oct 01, 2020
This year we are dedicating the month of October to our Round Up for Change program with our very first Round Up for Change drive. Our goal is to have as many new members enrolling as possible by the end of October to help with our largest project of the year, The GVTC Foundation Thanksgiving Giveback.
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How Smart Security Systems Can Help during COVID-19 Crisis

by Soraya Herbert | Sep 26, 2020
Millions—if not billions—of people have gone through rapid changes in their work and personal lives since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, this change means that they had to transition to a work-from-home situation quickly.
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7 Tech Tools to Help You Excel at Work

by Paula Novodvorschi | Sep 12, 2020
Excelling at work is one thing everyone strives for, whether you're an employee or the CEO of your company. At least - that’s our hope. Several factors could affect your productivity levels at the office. It could be meetings running longer than they should or not knowing how to manage your tasks.
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Tips to Boost Team Morale While WFH

by Paula Novodvorschi | Sep 05, 2020
There are pros and cons to both remote and in-office work, however, as it stands many employers are having to learn ways to keep the spirit of their companies alive through this unprecedented time. The most crucial thing is to focus on the goal and vision of the company and also keep your team morale high. That said, here are some useful tips to boost team morale while working from home.
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How Can I Spot a Fraudulent Website?

by Soraya Herbert | Sep 04, 2020
The internet is full of websites that are either fake, fraudulent, or a scam. It’s a sad fact of life. You see, the evolution of the internet has brought with it a number of extremely convenient advances in the way we shop, bank, and interact with the world around us.
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Beware of Work-From-Home Scams

by Soraya Herbert | Sep 04, 2020
It can sometimes be tricky to spot work-from-home scams since they often appear alongside legitimate opportunities on popular job-search websites. But it's important to educate yourself to avoid losing money instead of gaining a job.
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Ways Kids Can Successfully Learn from Home

by Paula Novodvorschi | Aug 29, 2020
Every parent wants to help their child be the best version of themselves. A study of successful entrepreneurs found 93 percent of them admitting that their childhood experiences played a vital role in their lives. Most of them were encouraged by their parents and other family members to act as entrepreneurs at an early age.
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7 Best Apps for To-Do Lists in 2020

by Paula Novodvorschi | Aug 22, 2020
Most professionals would agree that keeping tabs on daily tasks requires a certain level of precision and discretion for success. What better way to stay organized and fly through your tasks than utilizing a handy to-do app? There are several of these types of apps out there that promise to make life easier and convenient today.
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Top Tips for Successful Distance Learning

by Paula Novodvorschi | Aug 15, 2020
A big part of getting back to normal involves going to regularly scheduled events as best we can - like school. In just a few weeks, kids will start a new school year, and as a part of their “new normal,” many will opt for distance learning instead of attending in person.
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GVTC WiFi Score: Find Out What Speeds Fit Your Needs

by Paula Novodvorschi | Aug 11, 2020
Here’s something that may blow your mind- imagine how many devices you have in your home right now. We mean all devices connected to the Internet, including smart TVs, mobile phones, thermostats, wearables, laptops, smart refrigerators, and maybe even your vacuum cleaner. 
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