BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – Three family members from Boardman have started a new technology coaching service for senior citizens. The trio is even helping people for free, thanks to a $10,000 grant.
Wednesday afternoon, Vince Bevacqua and his two sons Neil and Lucas explained how the business idea for Family Tech Connect began with their grandfather.
“I’d been helping him with a lot of his technical issues and he had always suggested turning this into a business,” Lucas said.
Family Tech Connect helps senior citizens use technology — everything from sending an email to setting up a Smart TV.
“For us, it may seem like the easiest thing in the world, but people really do struggle and it’s our hope that we make an impact,” Neil said.
“We have personal one-on-one service, we have classes, we have phone support and we provide…