SevenCubed - 4:22 am on Jan 10, 2011 (gmt 0)
I wanted to jump in the other day when I saw this posting and pretty much say what the 2 other members here have said. But, I'm learning to keep on topic -- not easy for a wandering mind like mine that is curious about everything! Your question was specifically if anyone could recommend a program -- I say yes -- a plain text editor. Something like PSPad Edit [pspad.com ] or Notepad++ [sourceforge.net ] -- both are very good and both are free. But I won't encourage you to use a WYSIWYG program. They typically heap on so much fluff to source code it is discouraging.
In fact I just trained a 70 year old man about 2 weeks ago to maintain a site that I had just redesigned and I'm peeking at his progress ever since and he's doing tremendously well with it. He's hand coding and it is not difficult. I created a read-only template for him and a 9 page editing manual and he has become a star within his non-profit organization! So far he's even producing valid xhtml. I'm sure you can find someone who can give you a few pointers to get you up and running too. Or even this forum, there are many helpful members here.
The best route is to hand code using HTML and CSS. It is very easy to learn. For a basic site like you are stating you probably wouldn't need to know more than about a dozen or so elements and style them using cascading style sheets.