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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE-Beginner

$60

with Loraine Virtue

Calendar Oct 15, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Sign language, the use of fingers and hands to communicate is not just something for the hearing or speech impaired.  In fact, it can be an important learning tool for anybody.  Come join Loraine as she teaches you how to sign. (6 years – Adult)

 

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BASICS OF EXCEL

$30

with Nancy Schlosser

Calendar Nov 5, 2019 at 6 pm

NOTE: ALL COMPUTER CLASSES HAVE BEEN MOVED TO ARBORWOOD SOUTH (CANTRICK)

Microsoft Excel is a software program that is used to organize, format and calculate data with formulas using cells and a spreadsheet system.Excel spreadsheets present tables of values arranged in rows and columns that can be manipulated mathematically. Boost your productivity, simplify data management and streamline everyday tasks by unleashing the power of Microsoft Excel’s capabilities.

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BASICS OF POWERPOINT AND PUBLISHER

$30

with Nancy Schlosser

Calendar Nov 6, 2019 at 6 pm

NOTE: ALL COMPUTER CLASSES HAVE BEEN MOVED TO ARBORWOOD SOUTH (CANTRICK)

The emphasis of this class will look at the basics of creating a PowerPoint presentation.

We will also work with Publisher. This program is used to create, customize and publish materials such as newsletters, brochures, flyers, catalogs and web sites. This class will concentrate on creating a tri-fold brochure using pictures, clip art and page borders. You will print and take home a completed project at the end of the class.

GENEALOGY: THE DNA TRAIL

$40

with Amy Pace

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class will guide you through building your genetic tree utilizing your DNA matches on Ancestry.com. Learn how to interpret your DNA results, use your “cousin” matches to verify and extend your family tree, solve unexpected DNA matches, and learn what else you can do with your DNA results. You will need to bring a notebook, binder and divider tabs for the handouts. Please bring a $5 lab fee to be paid to the instructor.

GENEALOGY: THE PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAIL

$20

with Amy Pace

Calendar Dec 5, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is for genealogists (and others) who would like help identifying the people, places, and dates of old photographs they have in their collection. The first class will help you to identify the different types of photographs, use clothing and hair styles to narrow down a date range, use clues on and in the photograph to discover the location, use your family tree to identify the people, find other sources of family photos and understand the best way to label, organize and preserve those photographs to pass on to future generations. The remainder of the classes will be used to help you identify your photographs. You will need to bring a notebook, binder and divider tabs for the handouts. Please bring a $5 lab fee to be paid to the instructor. 

RETIREMENT PLANNING TODAY

$49

with Todd Cousino

Calendar Oct 15, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

NOTE: THIS CLASS CONSISTS OF 2 DAYS AND WILL NOW BE HELD ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15TH AND THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24TH

(spouse can attend for free)              

Retiring soon or currently retired? Learn from a veteran financial advisor how to determine the amount needed to retire, create goals, convert IRAs, reduce taxes and eliminate debt. By attending this class you will learn how to:

  • integrate your finances with your goals and values
  • best use employer sponsored retirement plans
  • select the retirement distribution plan that is right for you
  • reduce income taxes
  • properly convert your IRA to a Roth IRA

Instructor:  Todd Cousino, Cousino Financial, LLC with guest Jerry Morello

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY

$15

with Angela Sutton

Calendar Nov 12, 2019 at 6 pm

If you have been turned down by Social Security or are thinking of applying, then this class is for you. In this one-night class you will learn how the application and appeal processes work. You will also receive helpful hints to assist you in navigating the system more successfully. Questions will be answered at the end of class. Whether you want to apply on your own or would like the help of an attorney, this class is for you.





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