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Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 TECH 006.51, CRN 15498
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Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 TECH 006.51, CRN 15498

$199
Calendar Apr 16, 2024 at 6 pm
Topics include: typing and deleting text, undoing/redoing, formatting and cutting, copying and pasting text, creating documents and inserting images and clip art. You’ll learn how to modify line spacing, create lists, change views as well the overall look of your document. Course covers the most commonly used commands and features. Students should have keyboarding and computer experience. Instructor: Renee Tetrault.

Introduction to Quickbooks 2015 TECH 010.51, CRN 15499

$199
Calendar Apr 17, 2024 at 6 pm

Includes step-by-step instructions in getting the software up and running. We’ll cover invoicing for services, accounts receivable management, entering and paying bills, accounts payable management, writing checks, managing petty cash and checking accounts, reconciling bank statements. Prerequisite: PC (preferably Windows) and mouse experience and some basic bookkeeping and/or accounting experience assumed. Instuctor Sara Gross.

Nutrition For Diabetes: How to Read a Food Label? FOOD 109.54 CRN 16902
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Nutrition For Diabetes: How to Read a Food Label? FOOD 109.54 CRN 16902

$84

with Marissa Chiapperino

Calendar Apr 17, 2024 at 6 pm

Did you know food labels are more of a marketing tool than they are an aid for health? You may have noticed a few years ago the food label got a face lift. As with any change, it can make breaking down the nutrition in food feel complicated. Come learn how to pull apart thelabel line by line, learn what the catchy phrases mean and apply them to your health goals.  It will be helpful to have taken the other classes in this series “What is a Carbohydrate,” “What is a Protein” and “What is a Fat” but is not required.

RECIPES:

Grilled Swordfish and Pepper Salad; Chicken, Lemon and Olive Bake; Sweet Potato Berry Muffins; Easy Breakfast Salad; Cheddar and Herb Savory Overnight Oats

There will be a One-hour education session and Q&A with instructor and registered dietitian, Marissa Chiapperino, in addition to a Two-hour hands-on cooking activity in which you will prepare and take home 4-5 recipes that align with the educational topic discussed this session. Please wear close-toed shoes, preferably non-slip (sneakers will work just fine) and bring note taking materials and 4-5 meal containers to take food home.

 

De-Mystifying Trusts LEGL 013.51, CRN 16836
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De-Mystifying Trusts LEGL 013.51, CRN 16836

$39
Calendar Apr 18, 2024 at 6 pm
What is a Trust? What are the different types of Trusts? How can I decide whether or not I need a Trust? Attorney Jackson will answer these questions. Sign for all three sessions and pay $90

Retirement Planning Today MONY 009.51, CRN 15402

$75
Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 6 pm
Will you be financially ready to retire at the age you're planning? If you haven't started planning, how do you begin the process? In this comprehensive retirement planning course, learn strategies on how to: create your own goals for a successful retirement; plan your retirement income to preserve a comfortable standard of living;transfer the risk of potential losses before and during retirement; remain financially flexible during retirement; reduce or eliminate taxes, expenses, delays and legal challenges with estate planning. Christopher E DiStefano, Certified Financial Practioneer, CLTC, has been presenting educational retirement planning courses at various colleges, universities, and businesses for the past 15 years. Program includes free Text/Reference Guide and Personal Financial Fact Finder. Non-credit tuition includes couples.
Saving your Home from a Nursing Home Bill LEGL 014.51, CRN 16837
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Saving your Home from a Nursing Home Bill LEGL 014.51, CRN 16837

$39
Calendar Apr 25, 2024 at 6 pm

Attorney Jackson will explain the use of an Irrevocable Income Only Trust (IIOT) to save the home from the nursing home bill. The presentation will explain the MassHealth rules and provide tips and traps to avoid. Sing for all three sessions and pay $90

Nutrition For Diabetes: What is a Carbohydrate? FOOD 109.55 CRN 16903

$84

with Marissa Chiapperino

Calendar Apr 30, 2024 at 6 pm

Balancing carbohydrates are key to managing diabetes. Come learn what a “carb” is,where it is found in food, its role in the body and most importantly, how to incorporate it into yourdaily meal plan. Carbohydrates are not off limits with diabetes and do not have to be boring.Desserts can be tricky but not only can they fit into everyone's meal plan but they can be tastyand guilt free too!

RECIPES:

Desserts for Diabetes, Chocolate Date Spread, Oatmeal Cookies, Orange Chamomile Blondies, Homemade Popcorn 4 Ways!, Caramelized Spiced Pears

There will be a One-hour education session and Q&A with instructor and registered dietitian, Marissa Chiapperino, in addition to a Two-hour hands-on cooking activity in which you will prepare and take home 4-5 recipes that align with the educational topic discussed this session. Please wear close-toed shoes, preferably non-slip (sneakers will work just fine) and bring note taking materials and 4-5 meal containers to take food home.

 

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 TECH 007.51, CRN 15483

$199
Calendar May 14, 2024 at 6 pm
Become proficient at spreadsheet basics and design, including creating, editing, formatting and printing. Learn how to create and use common formulas and functions containing cell references to automate calculations. We also cover Excel charting and graphing techniques. Students must have keyboarding and computer experience. Instructor: Renee Tetrault.




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