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Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics

$70

with Dorothy Prescott

Calendar Next session starts Oct 15, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Business owners and managers will find this course valuable for learning basic accounting methods and tips for good business record keeping. Equally vital will be discussion of managing cash flows, keeping tabs on payables and receivables, and establishing controls to safeguard money and assets. Registration $70. 5 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Mon 10/15 CHRHS Rm 222 Dorothy Prescott is a CPA in Rockland specializing in the accounting needs of small businesses and is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor®.

Building a Collaborative Environment at Work and at Home

$30

with Mariah Klapatch

Calendar Next session starts Nov 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is for leaders, parents, partners, co-workers and friends. Every relationship and environment has a culture and a way of functioning. This course focuses on how to positively influence your surroundings using collaborative skills that are applicable to nearly every environment, from communication skills to increasing self-awareness, and the opportunity to practice. Registration $30. 3 wks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Mon 11/26 CHRHS Rm 210 Mariah Klapatch is an independent writer and producer as well as an organizational development specialist. Her focus is on collaboration and progressive organizational styles.

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Building Confidence

Free

with Melinda Wildes New Ventures Maine

Calendar Next session starts Oct 16, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 3 weeks

Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this 3-session class to assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help you build your confidence and keep it strong. Call Melinda Wildes at 593-7942 or email melinda.wildes@maine.edu. To register online: newventuresmaine.org. 3 weeks 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Begins Tues 10/16 Skidompha Public Library Damariscotta This class is offered by New Ventures Maine.

Bus Driver Information Night

Free

with Julie Waters

Calendar Next session starts Oct 24, 2018 at 6 pm

DATE CHANGE

Are you looking for a part time job? Do you need health insurance? Do you like working with children? Do you like to drive? Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a bus driver? We are holding a one-hour session to introduce you to the training and requirements necessary for the position of school bus driver. Come and find out. No commitment required. No charge but please call to register. 1 night 6:00-7:00 p.m. Class Wed 10/24 CHRHS Rm 235 Julie Waters is the Transportation Director for MSAD 28 in Camden.

Cover Letter Workshop

$20

with Mariah Klapatch

Calendar Next session starts Nov 13, 2018 at 5:30 pm

New to the professional world and wanting to make a good impression with a polished cover letter, or maybe returning after a while “off the market?” Come to this workshop and leave with a finished professional cover letter as well as a working template to keep. Registration $20. 1 night 5:30-8:30 p.m. Class Tues 11/13 CHRHS Rm 235 Mariah Klapatch is an independent writer and producer as well as an organizational development specialist. Her focus is on collaboration and progressive organizational styles.

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

$75

with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Next session starts Oct 16, 2018 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 10/16 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

Entrepreneur ABC’s of Websites and Social Media

$35

with Lena Faber

Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

No idea how to put your offline business on the Web? Hate social media? In today’s business climate, however, you need them. In this class you will gain necessary and sufficient knowledge which every entrepreneur must have. Moreover, we will show you how to create your own website instead of using a third-party platform that requires a monthly subscription fee. We will also show you how to set your social media so you don’t have to think about them every day. Registration $35. 5 wks 6:00-7:30 p.m. Begins Tues 11/6 CHRHS Rm 327 Lena Faber is a native of Russia who spent many years as a journalist for major Moscow newspapers and magazines. She was professionally involved in many kinds of media while living and teaching at the university in South Africa, developing experience in web design and digital books. She has traveled on foot for four years, mostly in the United States. She also completed the Appalachian trail and cycled from Maine to Key West, FL. Visit her website at https://lenafaber.com

Funding Opportunities for Creative Folks

$20

with Laura Perkins

Calendar Next session starts Sep 26, 2018 at 6 pm

If you are a writer, an artist or a creative individual in any media, grants, crowdfunding awards and fully funded residencies are available. Do you dream of a few weeks or months in a magical location to create? Do you need funding to help your project come to fruition? This class will simplify the application process, examine the qualifications necessary for funding and help you move forward. Our last class resulted in two grant awards! You really don't need connections to make an opportunity a reality as long as you follow a simple, three-point outline! Registration $20 1 night 6:00-8:30 p.m. Class Wed 9/26 CHRHS Rm 228 Laura Lee Perkins, MS is the recipient of 13 grants and 5 artist-in-residencies.





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