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Basic Computer Applications

$69

with Ralph White

Calendar Oct 30, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 7 weeks

This course will introduce participants to basic computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel. Students will learn the basics of creating a word processing document and an Excel spreadsheet. Windows Explorer will also be covered. Some computer experience is necessary. This is a great follow-up course to Very Basic Computer.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Beekeeping for Beginners

$45

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is designed to stimulate the interest in and answer the questions of those interested in starting beekeeping as a hobby or to help pollinate their crops. It covers what is needed, where to locate beehives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they make honey and survive the winter. Peter Cowin is president of the Penobscot County Beekeepers Association and also writes a column for Mainely Agriculture magazine.

To enroll in enrichment classes, participants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

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Beginner Level Yoga

$35

with Wendy McLoon-Waterman

Calendar Oct 30, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Yoga has been shown to have vast health benefits for people of all body types and fitness levels. If you can stretch your muscles, you can do yoga! This six week series will introduce basic yoga postures (along with modifications) and healthy alignment with some breath work and relaxation/meditation sprinkled in. We will play with linking postures together into a gentle ‘flow’ sequence that will stretch your muscles and relax your mind. Bring a yoga mat and wear clothes that allow for unrestricted movement. Some props will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own. Participants should have the ability to get up and down from the floor fairly easily, and be cleared by a medical professional if there are chronic health issues such as high blood pressure.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Beginning ESOL Literacy I

Free

with Barbara Miller

Calendar Sep 3, 2019 at 10 am

For newcomers to the U.S. who want to learn basic communication, beginning reading, writing and technology skills.  Students at this level will identify the sounds and letters of English and learn basic sight words with a lot of visual support and repetition.  Online practice outside of class is required. Participants may join the class at any time.

Beginning ESOL Literacy II

Free

with Barbara Miller

Calendar Sep 3, 2019 at 8 am

Build on basic skills to communicate in routine social situations and for immediate needs. Learn new vocabulary including common sight words and phrases to handle routine entry-level jobs and complete simple forms. Learn to answer simple questions related to personal information intended for survival situations. Students should expect to have homework to prepare for classes. Participants may join the class at any time.

Bookkeeping Certificate

$495

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Sep 3, 2019

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process works and are able to complete the accounting cycle accurately and in a timely fashion. Even if you plan to outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still understand how the process works. No one should be clueless when it comes to the finances of their business.

Certificate includes Understanding Debits and Credits, General Ledger and Month End Procedures, and Closing Procedures and Financial Statements.

Click here for course outline.

Boosting Website Traffic

$195

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Oct 7, 2019

Acquire the basic skills to boost your web site traffic, including how to analyze your visitor traffic, how to use search engine optimization to get greater visibility and exposure in Google searches, and how to redesign your web site copy to increase your visitors and results.   No experience necessary, but if you are at an advanced level, your instructor is an SEO expert and can answer your toughest questions as well. One month course, Dan Belhassen and Susan Hurrell, instructors.

Click here for course outline.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Cash is King

$195

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Oct 7, 2019

Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. D&B reports 90% of all small business failures are due to poor cash flow—more money gets paid out than collected. It is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. 

One month course, Jodie Trana, instructor

Click here for course outline.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.





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