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Wine Tasting Sparkling Wines & Student Selection FOOD 105.53, CRN 16829

Calendar Apr 9, 2024 at 6 pm

This class will focus on different types of sparkling wines, including Champagne, Cava and Prosecco. How are these wines made? Why do they taste different? And what do they pair well with? And finally, based on the first two classes, we'll taste one white and one red based on which types of wines students want to learn more about. Class will be held at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute. Instructor Kenneth Ross.

Estate Planning, Trust, Saving your Home from a Nursing Bill LEGL 015.51, CRN 16838

Calendar Apr 11, 2024 at 6 pm
This session includes all topics: Core Estate Planning, De‑Mystifying Trusts and Saving Home from Nursing Bill. This session allows you to register only if you decide to attend all three programs and pay the discounted price of $90.

The Core Estate Planning LEGL 012.51, CRN 16835

Calendar Apr 11, 2024 at 6 pm
Attorney Jackson recommends that everyone have a Will, Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy, the Core Estate Plan. Attorney Jackson will explain the importance of each document. Sign for all three session and pay $90.

ARISE STEM Equity Conference at Holyoke Community College CRN 16851

Calendar Apr 12, 2024 at 8:30 am

The ARISE inaugural Spring 2024 conference will bring together key stakeholders — educators focused on (a) advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) on campuses and (b) awareness, preparation and needs of nonprofits, businesses and industries and other members of the community. 

Focused on expanding knowledge about STEM DEI initiatives, the conference program will include: 

Strategies, best practices and resources you can bring back to your institution

Training on inclusive, anti-racist, culturally responsive practices as a factor of creating change at the institutional level

Interactive problem-solving workshops and activities

Peer-to-peer networking

Deadline to register: Wednesday 4/3/2024

Deadline to cancel registration for 85% refund is Monday 3/26/2024



Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016 TECH 006.51, CRN 15498

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

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.

De-Mystifying Trusts LEGL 013.51, CRN 16836

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

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.

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