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Basics of Bookkeeping


with UGotClass LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 3, 2022

How do you keep track of the day-to-day financial transactions of a business?  Whether you are looking to advance in your career, or you’re an entrepreneur, (or maybe you are a part of a family business), this course will help you if you are looking to understand the numbers.  The Basics of Bookkeeping course will help you understand, and know how to record, every penny that comes into your business and every penny that goes out of your business.  This course shows you how to create a chart of accounts that meet your needs.   All of the money you spend, and all of the money you earn, have a place to go.  How do your record them?  What are debits and credits?  What do the numbers mean?  How do I label accounts?  Even if you outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still have a basic understand of what happens with the money earned and the money spent.  No one should be blind to his or her finances!  In this course you will learn where the numbers go, and why! 

You will learn the bookkeeping terminology as well as what it means to keep track of the numbers.  At the end of the cycle, what do the numbers mean?  The Basics of Bookkeeping will show you how to keep track of the numbers and why!

Microsoft Introductory Courses


with Keith Hurd

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 3, 2022 at 5 pm
2 additional sessions through Nov 16, 2022

Could you benefit from an introductory course in Microsoft Windows 10 or Excel? Instructor Keith Hurd has joined us again to share his dynamic and practical technology skills to help you learn to store data efficiently, exporting sifferent documents, and build your confidence in this digital world. We are happy to send a skills list to provide your employer.

Is My House Haunted?


with Walter Selens, RNG

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2022 at 6:30 pm

This two-hour comprehensive is part of the 12-hour course on Parapsychology. This approaches the concept of Haunted Houses from a scientific perspective covering many of the theories as to why someone would think that their house is haunted.Please bring a pen and a water bottle.

Walt owns and runs Parasykes-Parapsychological Investigations, and began his studies in Parapsychology in 1986.

Every Picture Tells A Story: Organizing Photographs


with Jill Braceland

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 18, 2022 at 10 am

Learn techniques on how to work through that box of photographs we all have. Integrating the stories behind the pictures will also be explored. Please bring some of your photographs to get started. 

Solopreneur: Want To Start Your Own Business?


with Jill Braceland

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 2, 2022 at 6 pm

Learn how to answer 5 basic questions: Who are you? What are you offering? Who will be your customers and competition? What are the cost estimates? How will you advertise? Leave with resources and an action plan to get started on creating your own business.

Estate Planning and Revocable Trusts & Irrevocable Trusts


with Kathryn Bedell

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 2, 2022 at 6:30 pm

This class will begin with an overview of basic estate planning, including Wills,Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, etc. The class will then delve into,learning how revocable trusts can help avoid probate and protect your privacy, andhow irrevocable trusts can protect your assets from nursing home or Maine Care(Medicaid) liens. Discussion will include other strategies to safeguard assets from life events such as business failure or divorce of adult children.

Kathryn Bedell is a lawyer in York, Maine and has been practicing for 31 years. Her practice focuses on estate planning, asset preservation, and probatematters.

Taming the "To Do" List


with Jill Braceland

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 1, 2022 at 6 pm

Does living and working from home leave you overwhelmed? Do you find yourself procrastinating or underestimating your time? Jill will focus on techniques to build skills that will help you organize your time. Suggestions on how to prioritize, develop a manageable “to do list,” and understand the time needed to accomplish personal goals.

Introduction to Braille


with Keith Hurd

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 12, 2022 at 6 pm

Join us in this FREE one-night workshop to learn about communicating by touch with braille!

In this introductory workshop, you will learn about how the symbols of braille work. From the cells used and how to make numbers out of letters. Keith will show you tools that are used to write in braille and you will get a chance to learn how to use them.

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