HELP from TEAMS

We are sorry to announce that WAGS has currently suspended adding any new facilities from our greater Louisville area simply because we need more teams to sign up their certified pets.  There are over 53 facilities that have not been filled by any WAGS TEAMS.  The Board is committed to matching as many of these facilities as possible.  When we find additional sign ups to be on the increase we will again open up Facility requests from new facilities.

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Hold Your Time Sheets

WAGS NEON Accounts are Under Construction for the moment

for Special ONE TIME EVENTS

and 2018 Non-visiting Hours

So Hold Your Hours Manually for these two entries

You can however enter your Facility Visiting hours

If you do not see your Team’s facility in My Facility/Timesheets

Contact Linda Carden through the Members Only Area

                 

 Linda has new directions for keeping your time in your WAGS NEON account.  You will will receive e-mails from the time sheet co-ordinator when the system is fully working!

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NEW in MEMBERS ONLY

GO to the MEMBERS ONLY AREA

and

You can ADD or  Change Your Facility List Online

Check this new option out by Logging in

and looking in the blue area!!

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Have you updated your facility list with WAGS?

Did you check in with our Facility Committee?

To those members who do therapy visiting, “we thank you for filling out our facility update questionnaire”.  You are helping us correct  our data base!  We are strengthening our volunteer  efforts to get correct information into your personal account in Neon.     If you have not been able to do this contact Roslynn Curtis or Diane Atherton.

OR

You can now  go to the MEMBERS  ONLY area Log in and find Facility Update Forms in the blue area or in the MEMBER INFORMATION BELOW .  Fill  in the form that you need and submit it!

Sent from the WAGS Facility Committee
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Computer training for Web & Neon

WEB & NEON ACCOUNT HELP

 

We just finished 2 training sessions at the Membership meeting.  We helped members to use the Web and enter  their Personal WAGS  Neon Account.  Look for Anita Kotheimer and Linda Carden next month to do this again.  We are giving advice and offering help with Log in difficulties. We will repeat this TECH HELP DESK at the next meeting in July.

We encourage you to learn on our computer module then practice at home if your device of choice is your phone.  Phones are more difficult to navigate. Computers can view the entire Web site much better.  Internet Explorer is the worst browser! Safari is so so, but Google Chrome is the best browser.  If you are confused seek out Linda Carden for a lesson!

Be READY to have this information:

  1. e-mail address

  2. preferred password with at least one number

  3. understand or be ready to learn “CHROME” as your internet browser (Google Chrome is the best internet browser to see our WEB site)

We want your experience to be positive since every effort that you put into WAGS makes us a better Organization!

If you cannot make the meeting e-mail Linda Carden and she  will send documents that address the difficulty that you have encountered.

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“One Time ” Event— TEAMS Sign Up Here

Choose  a

ONE TIME TEAM EVENT

available to all Ambassador Teams! 

Tammy Harbolt has listed some new community events in Sign Up Genius.  These community events are fun and they allow visiting hours to be recorded as well as non-visiting hours if you do not have a pet.  A great way to make our organization visible to the public.
 
U of L SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING request an educational speaker combined with pet therapy for a seminar this fall.  The dates and times are TBA.
 
FAIRDALE HIGH SCHOOL request pet therapy for their mindfulness program during finals this spring.  Date and time is TBA.

The Public libraries listed below are requesting WAGS Team members

for their summer reading programs.

Basically, you arrive at the library, talk about pet therapy

and do some reading activities with the kids.

Thursday  Aug 9 at 11 am at Shawnee

Wednesday  Aug 15 at 5:30 pm at Bonair

 

If you would like to leave a phone message to sign up for one of these One Time events call

Tami Harbolt

or go to Sign Up Genius

Sign up  LINK –>      www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0444AFAE2AA7FE3-wags2

 

To add a permanent NEW FACILITY to your Team list or

to change  your Old Facility List connect to the link in blue below.

LOOKING FOR FACILITIES TO VISIT

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What is Neon?

WAGS Personal Account Information

Neon is our Volunteer management data base.  Everyone is being asked learn to use the system in order to enter and keep your profile current  so that you may be contacted.   Listed in your account is your name, current e-mail address, phone contact information, and more. You will be able to find the date to renew your membership, pay your dues and the re-certification date for your pet. Also listed will be your volunteer facilities (these may need some updating if you do not see yours contact Larry Curtis)

Another important function of NEON is to record all of the Volunteer hours that you as a member give to the community. These hours are necessary to receive larger donations, grants, and contributions. We want this data to be available for our 20th year Celebration event.

To SIGN IN to NEON for the first time  (you must use your email address and click forgot password) this sends a link back to your e-mail to set your own password.

After you are established you can  Sign in one of two ways

  1.  find it linked in our private Member’s only section of our WEB Site www.kywags.org
  2. or our neon link https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/kywags/login.jsp
  3. You can find the instruction in your past newsletters at the bottom of the right hand corner. Once you have logged into For Member’s Only you will be able to see the special section dedicated to NEON in bright yellow:

In the YELLOW section of the page

 Click on the NEON word  and

YOU WILL SEE THIS FOR YOUR NEON LOGIN PRIVILEGE to view your personal account information

Once you open your personal Neon page you are now able to view a drop down menu called: What would you like to do! Select which item you want to view & click. View them all!

Have any questions?  Fill out the “Contact Form” on the WEB and forward any questions that you might have and you will get an answer within 24 hours by leaving your e-mail address.

 

 

updated 6/16/18

 

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Any Volunteers for food during 2018 Evaluations

We need volunteers who can provide a meal for the 2018 evaluations. Any food you provide is totally reimbursed. Call Denise Cunningham to get signed up.   This is so helpful with the lengthy process that everyone appreciates that you are making yourself available.  These are also recordable as volunteer hours!

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Next Meeting – Next 101 Class – Next CE

 

The Next Meeting

is Saturday August 11 th, 9:30 am

come early for social hour and computer training

Our Continuing Education is

“Exercise 10: Reaction to a Neutral Dog”

 

see the Monthly Meeting location in the right side of this page

 

The Next 101 Classes

Day WAGS 101                      Saturday September 8th  at 12:15 to allow for lunch

Evening WAGS 101 Class      Wednesday August 22nd 6-8 pm (inquire later about the location)

 

We need at least 4 people to conduct the 101 class.

Make reservations with Dottie Chapman listed on your contact sheet.

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