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Getting a Jump-Start on Planning for Your Child’s Higher Education
with FAME Specialist
Is higher education in your family’s future? Join a college savings specialist from the Finance Authority of Maine to talk about planning and saving for higher education. Come learn about the aspirational and financial impacts of savings for students of all ages, as well as the program highlights of Maine’s Section 529 plan, a tool many families use to prepare for higher education expenses. Also, take home some tips and tricks for getting a jump-start on the scholarship search while your child is in middle school/ early high school. Join Marie Pelletier, College Savings Counselor from the Finance Authority of Maine for this 1 hour virtual session and get a head start on saving for your child or grandchild’s higher education.
Using Software & Devices for Better Health
with NDEC Instructor
In this class, we will explore apps, software, and devices that help promote and maintain exerciseand diet, monitoring blood sugar, blood pressure, weight medication reminders, using FitBits, Apple Watch, etc., and connecting with Bluetooth.
Hospice Volunteer Training
with Crystal Mills
Have you ever wanted to make an impact in someone’s life? Hospice volunteers bring comfort, companionship, friendship, and quality to the end days of our patients’ life. If so, won’t you please join me for hospice volunteer training and become a certified hospice volunteer. In our first class we will discuss the various ways you can make a difference and begin the application process, so bring your laptop, tablet, or smart phone to get started. Then we will have 3 more live classes and 3 homework assignments to complete the training.
Class meets on the following days:
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Thursday, May 2, 2024
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Thursday, May 9, 2024
with Kim Crawford
Paper Quilling is the art of rolling, shaping, gluing, and creating shapes with colorful paper strips. With quilling you can make art, bookmarks, jewelry, magnets, cards, ornaments, key chains, multipurpose boxes, frames, and lots of other things. Kim will teach you some basic techniques. You will make a quilled item and take some supplies home with you at the end of the class.
Lab/Materials Fee: $10 to be paid to the instructor the night of class
Planning & Paying for College
with FAME Specialist
Do you have children who will be looking at college in the next few years or might you be thinking of returning to school yourself? Now is a great time to start thinking about the college financial aid process and ways to boost college savings. The earlier you start, the more confident and relaxed you will feel when it is time to apply for financial aid. Join Jessica Whittier, College Access Counselor with the Finance Authority of Maine for this 1-hour workshop as we talk all things paying for college.