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Career Planning
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Career Planning

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with Melinda Wildes New Ventures Maine

Calendar Oct 11, 2017 , runs for 6 weeks

Career Planning has been renamed My Next Career Move, and will be offered online in the fall as well as live in the winter of 2018. Here is the online link:http://newventuresmaine.org/schedules/next-career-move-2/ 

Prepare for your next career with a plan that’s right for you. In this class you will review your skills, interests, and experiences and relate them to occupations, identify educational opportunities, research the local job market, and develop a step-by-step plan to achieve your goals. Whether you are unemployed, underemployed, or considering a career change, this class will help you achieve career success. 2017 graduates of Career Planning are eligible to apply for the University of Maine at Augusta GEN Scholarship, to be used at any UMA location. If the dates of the local class are not convenient or if you prefer an online course, please contact New Ventures Maine or visit newventuresmaine.org for classes online and around the state. Register online: newventuresmaine.org, pre-registration required, no cost for class. Contact your local office for times and locations or with questions: Rockland Office: 593-7942, melinda.wildes@maine.edu New Ventures Maine, a statewide organization with Midcoast offices in Brunswick and Rockland, helps Maine people succeed in their jobs, businesses, and communities. Whether your goal is building your career, starting or growing your small business, managing your money, returning to school, or being active in the community, New Ventures Maine is here to help.

 

CPR/AED & First Aid for Adult & Pediatric (child and infant)

$75

with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Oct 10, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a technique to keep oxygenated blood flowing to vital organs of the body – especially the brain and heart – after cardiac arrest. Coupled with appropriate use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), many victims of sudden cardiac death may recover with minimal or no after-effects. This course will teach the participant the skills necessary to save a life: CPR/AED for adults, children, and infants, and how to deal with heart attack/cardiac arrest, stroke, and choking. The First Aid component teaches the participant to recognize and care for sudden illnesses like anaphylactic shock (severe, life-threatening allergic reactions), head and spinal injuries, chest and abdominal injuries, diabetic emergencies, poisoning, bites and stings, musculoskeletal injuries, bleeding control, burns, heat and cold emergencies, and seizures. Participants successfully completing the program will receive a two-year certification in these skills. This program has been approved for Child Care Providers (ME DHHS), Driver Education Instructors (ME BMV), IFW Guides, and maritime licensing through the United States Coast Guard. This program is presented by the Emergency Care and Safety Institute, in association with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). AAOS, the world’s largest medical organization of musculoskeletal specialists, is known as the original name in EMS publishing with the first EMS textbook ever in 1971, and ACEP is widely recognized as the leading name in all of emergency medicine. This is NOT a class for those in the healthcare field. Registration $75. 2 weeks 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Begins Tues 10/10 CHRHS Rm 219 Andrew Eckman has been teaching medical response courses for more than 25 years and has trained thousands of people in First Aid/CPR/AED, Professional Rescuer/Healthcare Provider CPR, and Emergency Medical Response

 

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Novel Preparation: Writing Your First Novel

$45

with Cynthia Barlow

Calendar Oct 4, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

You have been dreaming of writing a novel. You even have a great opening sentence ...“It was a dark and stormy night.” This workshop will get your story ready to write by creating a research notebook containing pictures of your characters and descriptions, layout of your fictional world, biographies of your heroine or hero, storyboarding techniques and information you will need to write your novel, along with what other research you will need in advance of completing your manuscript. By the end of this workshop you will be ready and eager to draft chapter one with confidence and continue on. Creativity is the name of the game in this class. Enjoyment is the end result! Sign up early as class size is limited to ensure plenty of student/instructor time. Registration $45. 6 weeks 6:30-8:30 p.m. Begins Wed 10/4 CHRHS Library Cynthia Barlow facilitates the Camden Writers Round Table, the Camden Writers Project, a monthly Novel Writing Support Group and teaches both Creative Writing and Novel Writing. She has published work in newspapers, magazines and other media.

 

Novel Writing

$60

with Cynthia Barlow

Calendar Oct 16, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

You’re ready. You just need the push. Here it is. Get on board to create great characters, develop your story ideas and put your thoughts to paper. This weekly structured class will keep you writing and jumpstart your creativity! We will learn about storyboarding techniques, plot development, dialogue, description and foreshadowing. Individual queries will be addressed as time allows. At the completion of class you will have an opportunity to keep your creativity flowing by joining a Novel Writing Support Group that meets monthly! Sign up early as class size is limited. Registration $60. 8 weeks 6:00-7:30 p.m. Begins Mon 10/16 CHRHS Library Cynthia Barlow facilitates the Camden Writers Round Table, the Camden Writers Project, a monthly Novel Writing Support Group and teaches both Creative Writing and Novel Writing. She has published work in newspapers, magazines and other media.

 

Work for Yourself@50+
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Work for Yourself@50+

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with Melinda Wildes New Ventures Maine

Calendar Sep 29, 2017
New Ventures Maine’s marketing mini-grant program strengthens access to markets for entrepreneurs by supporting the development of professional, well-planned marketing tools, materials, and activities. Under the program, New Ventures Maine awards cash mini-grants of up to $400 to micro-enterprises for marketing projects via a competitive process. The Midcoast center offers two deadlines per year to pitch your small business marketing idea. Contact New Ventures Maine for upcoming deadlines or apply today for the next round of grants in your region. Contact: Jenn Dobransky, New Ventures Maine, 386-1664 or jenn.dobransky@maine.edu. To apply online: newventuresmaine.org New Ventures Maine, a statewide organization with Midcoast offices in Brunswick and Rockland, helps Maine people succeed in their jobs, businesses, and communities. Whether your goal is building your career, starting or growing your small business, managing your money, returning to school, or being active in the community, New Ventures Maine is here to help.





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