All of us were newcomers once, even those careful or lucky enough to have avoided common mistakes, and many of us consider ourselves newcomers even after months (or years) of contributing.
Don't slam the newcomer; remember, this is a place where anyone can edit and, in a very real sense, it is therefore each person's responsibility to edit, not criticize or supervise others.
Begin by introducing yourself with a greeting on their talk page to let them know that they are welcome here, and present your corrections calmly and as the contributor's peer, perhaps also pointing out things they've done which you *like*.
Newcomers Club of Greater Grand Rapids is an all-volunteer organization established to help individuals new to the Grand Rapids area to make friends, find people who share common interests and hobbies, become acquainted with the area and to participate in various community projects.
Newcomers is a social organization for women that gives you a chance to meet others with similar interests and really be a part of the community.
Newcomers Club of Saginaw is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization which helps new residents of the Greater Saginaw Area make friends, find people who share common interests and hobbies and become acquainted with the area they now call "home." The Newcomers Club of Saginaw is a proud member of the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce.
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