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Accounting I Messalonskee F17

$35

with Vickie Veilleux

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks
This class will introduce you to the basics of accounting - debits and credits. You will learn to use ledgers, journals, balance sheets, income statements, and spreadsheets. You will need a 3-ring binder, pencil/pen, and calculator for this class. Class will be held on Sept. 20 - which is a district early release day.
Earn: Accounting I
Business Math  F17
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Business Math F17

$35

with Paula Raymond

Calendar Sep 7, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 15 weeks

The purpose of this course is to give students the basics of math while exploring financial literacy. During this course, students will learn to perform operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages. Additionally, they will gain a greater understanding of the financial issues that affect their lives now: budgeting money, understanding a paycheck, buying a car and choosing a credit card. Students will also be introduced to financial topics that they will encounter in the years to come as they finish school and enter the workforce. Mortgages, rent, insurances, utilities, groceries, entertainment, investing and saving for retirement will be topics in this course. This course is offered to students earning a high school diploma as well as the general public. Limit 15 students.

Buying and Selling on eBay Messalonskee F17

$35

with Eli FitzGerald

Calendar Sep 13, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks
In this class we will go from thinking about what to sell or buy to what happens when you do sell or buy. We will cover setting up your Ebay and Paypal accounts. We will also cover listing, final value, fees, shipping, and other costs that affect your bottom line. For this class you will need a laptop, tablet, or smart phone, and a few items to list on Ebay. We will be researching these items, so please bring them to the first class. (If it is large, valuable, or breakable, bring detailed pictures and information about the item.) Limit 10 students.

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Hospice Volunteers Training F17
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Hospice Volunteers Training F17

$30

with Lucie Boucher

Calendar Oct 14, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

If you are interested in sharing two to four hours a week with individuals and family members who are facing a life threatening illness, certified hospice volunteer training with Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area may be the course for you. After training, your support may include: companionship, letter writing, life review, reading, compassionate listening, respite for the caregiver, or bereavement support for family members. You can make living each day a gift. A pre-training interview is required. There is a non-refundable $30 fee for background and driver’s license checks, scholarships are available. Our training will run: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., October 14, 21, & 28, Mondays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., October 16 & 23; and Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., October 18 & 25. For more information, to schedule an interview, or request a training application please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Lucie Boucher, by calling 873-3615 ext. 11 or email lboucher@hvwa.org. All trainings are held at the Hospice Community Center, 304 Main St., Waterville.

How to Become a Notary Public F17

$10

with Patti Dubois

Calendar Dec 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
The instructor will guide the students through the application process to become a Notary Public, and will provide basic information on common notary duties, and share how to perform wedding ceremonies. Limit 15 students.
Earn: Notary

Introduction to QuickBooks 2017 F17

$65

with Debra Rockwell

Calendar Sep 20, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn how to use QuickBooks Pro in a hands-on environment. Class includes setting up company files, customers, jobs and vendors, and entering and paying bills. These are just a few of the topics that will be covered. Attendees should have an understanding of basic accounting principles. Limit 12 students.

Investing Basics - 20 Keys to Being a Smarter Investor Messalonskee F17

$5

with Roland Fournier

Calendar Oct 25, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the 20 keys to being a smarter investor and how to better-develop your nest egg. Limit 15 students.

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Keyboarding F17
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Keyboarding F17

$35

with Paula Raymond

Calendar Sep 5, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Touch keyboarding is the primary source for inputting information into the computer. Keyboarding skills are necessary as they impact the ability of a person to communicate both socially and professionally. Keyboarding skills are used in word processing and database software, email or instant message communications. In an academic setting, keyboarding skills are a substantial time-saver and a tool for students at any level; those who are unable to use this tool may fall behind. Lacking proficiency in this skill, it is almost impossible in today’s market to seek and find meaningful employment or to be independent at the college level. Touch keyboarding also facilitates the development of writing, spelling and grammar. Limit 15 students.

Earn: Keyboarding




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