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Become a Professional Bartender FOOD 002.51, CRN 15263

Calendar Feb 27, 2024 at 6:15 pm
Get ready for the ultimate cocktail adventure at Intro to Bartending! Our emphasis on professionalism and responsible alcohol service will ensure you're equipped with the knowledge to create a safe and enjoyable environment for all. Join us to lower the odds of alcohol related incidents, offering phenomenal customer service and satisfaction, and being a driving force for community safety. Embrace this opportunity to enhance your career while fostering a secure and thriving work environment. Let's shake things up and add a splash of fun to your skills! The class location; 164 Race street, Holyoke, MA 01040 Instructor: Alex Torres. No class on March 19

Getting Paid to Talk CRER 003.51, CRN 16592

Calendar Feb 29, 2024 at 6:30 pm

If you’ve ever wondered how to begin in voice over part time, full time, or for supplemental or retirement income, this workshop is a great, upbeat, and most importantly, realistic first step. Our easy-to-access remote learning system will take you behind the scenes at Voice Coaches main studios, where we regularly produce voice over content for clients including Netflix, Discovery, HGTV, Disney, Lifetime, Nickelodeon, and many more. From audio books, training material, animation, and commercials to socially relevant content, television, and much, much more: today’s voice over field has become a great way to leverage your individual voice qualities and communication skill in a whole new way. The class will be presented via Zoom.

Preparation for the Real Estate Salesperson's Licensing Exam CWD 829.64, CRN 15078

Calendar Mar 4, 2024 at 6 pm
This 40 hour instructional & prep course will help you gain the knowledge you need to successfully pass the licensing exam and start your career in real estate sales. We will review topics including: Property rights & ownership, ownership types: condominiums, cooperatives, time shares, land use - subdivision, contracts & deeds, financing & mortgages, brokerage, appraisal, Fair Housing Laws and consumer protection issues, Massachusetts License Law. Paticipants must attend all classes in order to meet 40 hours of training required by the state of MA. Books and other materials are purchased separately either in the HCC bookstore or online. We are using the MA Real Estate Principles & Practices book, edition 7.0.

Cooking with Chef Nadim FOOD 094.52, CRN 16830

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm
This week, Chef Nadim provides us with some tasty Hummus, Meat roll-up, Fattoush salad, roasted lamb shoulder served with Hashwee rice topped with gravy, and Ismalia for dessert.

Notary Public CWD 830.65, CRN 15080

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm
Whether you are preparing to add "Notary Public" to your resume, you are a notary and need to renew your commission, or you just want a refresher on the process and requirements, this course is designed to help you earn your commission quickly and effectively. You will review the responsiblilities, duties, and powers that come with your commission as well as Massachusetts General Laws and regulations covering you as a notary. Learn what is entailed at the swearing in. Gain an understanding of the code of conduct for notaries; review ethical issues and how to avoid them. Learn how to properly offer your services, to prospect for clients, to charge appropriate fees for your service, and to track and report those fees. (Course price includes instructional time only. Additional fees for the notary application, notary supplies, textbook, and/or notary exam are not included in price of this course.)

Wine Tasting - Classic Red Wines FOOD 105.52, CRN 16828

Calendar Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm

This class will focus on classic red wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Merlot. We'll learn about them and taste white wines from throughout the world side by side to see how they're similar as well as different. We'll also pick our favorite wine for the class and then taste a similar wine in the final class. Class will be held at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute. Instructor Kenneth Ross.

Nia Dance HLTH 069.51 CRN16709

Calendar Mar 13, 2024 at 6:15 pm

Nia is a barefooted cardio-dance workout energizing and conditioning your whole body. Dancing and moving to soul stirring music, Nia blends the precision and strength of the martial arts, the creative joy of the dance arts and the restorative energy of the healing arts. Come increase your flexibility, mobility, strength and balance, while reducing your stress and enjoying your workout! All levels are welcome! Instructor Beth Foster.

Color Photography ARTS 011.51, CRN 15032

Calendar Mar 14, 2024 at 6:15 pm
Refine your color picture-making skills. Work `in synch' with your digital camera giving your work the `WOW' factor. We'll cover framing, composition, light and shadow, and working with color. We'll explore your specific interests: family portraits, pet photos, action shots, close-up nature photos and more. Course is structured around student needs and includes instructor/group critiques. Instructor: Dino Diaz

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