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A's, B's, C's, and D's of Medicare

$10

with Alan Minthorn

Calendar Next session starts Sep 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
5 additional sessions through Feb 25, 2020

This course provides a thorough overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the “parts” of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans.

An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds

$15

with Fred Diehl

Calendar Next session starts Feb 12, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Mutual funds may play a major role as you try to reach your long- term financial goals. An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds provides a detailed look at the features, benefits and risks associated with this type of investment as well as guidance to help empower you as you explore the multitude of funds available.

Barre with Amanda

$99

with Amanda Gunter

Calendar Next session starts Sep 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jan 6, 2020

Barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements.

Basic Finance

Free

with Erica Berry

Calendar Next session starts Oct 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Would you like to be able manage your money better? Do you know how to use online banking tools or create a budget? Erica will help you find the right tools to match your needs and lifestyle, as well as, help you reach your financial goals, both short term and long term.

Be a Hero. Be a Foster Parent.

Free

with Stephanie Eklund

Calendar Next session starts Oct 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that YOU could be the life-changing person for a child here in Maine? Yes, YOU can become a foster or adoptive parent! Come learn about the licensing process and the different ways you can help Maine children. There is a special need for people who can care for infants, sibling groups, and adolescents, while also supporting the reunification process. There are also over 100 children waiting to find a forever family. Join us for this informational meeting and take that very first step to becoming a resource family. Stephanie Eklund, a former and long-standing advocate for victims of domestic violence, joined A Family for ME as a foster/adoptive parent recruiter in Southern Maine. Stephanie brings with her a wealth of knowledge regarding recruitment, collaborative efforts with community members, public speaking and training, volunteer engagement, and helping people in need. In her personal time, Stephanie enjoys reading, working out, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Beginning Quilting

$79

with Sophia Santerre

Calendar Next session starts Oct 10, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this 6 week class you will learn how to make a table runner and placemat set from start to completely finished. If you are a quick learner, other small projects will be available. All will be out of fabrics of your choosing. Sophia Santerre has been sewing for over 40 years and quilting for 20. She has taught classes in several areas of quilting, from basic piecing to ruler use, to free-motion quilting. Sophia and her husband Paul own a quilt studio with longarm quilting services in York.

BHP: Behavioral Health Professional Certification

$159

with Meegan Pratt

Calendar Next session starts Nov 9, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

This NEW blended online and in-person certification course teaches individuals how to provide in-home support to children (4 - 21 years of age) with intellectual/developmental delays, autism, or major mental health diagnosis in their home and community. This class meets the state requirements for certification as a BHP for job placement. High school diploma or equivalency is required to attend this BHP training. CPR/First Aid is needed in conjunction with this course for certification. See CPR dates above. CPR cost is NOT included in the cost of this course.Online portion and CPR must be completed before the Face-to-Face portion of the class. Online class session starts: Oct 1 Face-to-face class is Friday, 9am-4pm, Cost: $159, Nov 9

Body Language, Presence, and Power

$99

with Bonnie Gross

73% of what we communicate to other people is through our body language and facial expressions. We may say one thing, but “project” a different message. Learn the art of body language and you'll get your message across!





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