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Make and Can Strawberry Jam!
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Make and Can Strawberry Jam!

$60

with Allison Carroll Duffy

Strawberry season is almost here! And what better way to enjoy these berries than in homemade strawberry jam? Join Allison Carroll Duffy, Master Food Preserver and cookbook author,  for this hands-on workshop, where you’ll learn not only how to make strawberry jam, but also how to can and preserve it--so that you can enjoy it year round! We’ll cover the basics of safe home canning, including proper procedures, techniques, and use of tools and equipment. Then we’ll learn hands-on by making a big batch of strawberry jam, and canning it using the boiling water bath method. There will be plenty of jam to taste, and each participant will go home with a jar of jam to enjoy. A materials fee of $10 included.

Cash is King

$195

with Jodie Trana

Calendar Jul 5, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. D&B reports 90% of all small business failures are due to poor cash flow—more money gets paid out than collected. It is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success.

General Ledger and Month End Procedures

$195

with Sharon DeFonteny

Calendar Jul 5, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

In this course, you will learn how to post journal entries to the correct general ledger accounts impacted by each transaction. This course will show you how to make sure your general ledger balances at the end of each month by preparing an unadjusted trial balance. You will learn how to look for errors when you don’t balance, and how to determine to correct entries. After posting correcting entries and/or adjusting entries, you will verify debits and credits equal with an adjusted trial balance. This course also goes through the steps of performing monthly bank reconciliations.

Intermediate Excel

$195

with Amy Klous

Calendar Jul 5, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Have you ever wondered why Excel is one of the most powerful applications used today by many businesses? Excel is one of the most important applications that you can study now to take your skills to the next level! This course will help you increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. Find out how you can consolidate your data proficiently into readable rows and columns using different table designs and styles. Create a unique style for yourself to improve your spreadsheet appearance to make the content easier to understand for your target audience. Learn from the trainer on how beneficial it is to become more productive in generating different everyday business functions. Discover how easily pivot tables can be created to quickly summarize large amounts of data. Through this course, these tasks will make your work outstanding and unique in what you do.

Successful Print Marketing

$195

with William Draves

Calendar Jul 5, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Gen Y embraces print. Gen Z likes print even more than Gen Y. Amazon and eBay are both producing print catalogs. Find out the secrets to success in the almost forgotten but still remarkably effective area of print, including catalogs, direct mail letters and post cards.  Acquire the techniques to produce print promotions, starting with catalogs, brochures and flyers. Then learn the powerful words, phrases and how to write a direct mail letter. You can use these effective techniques in writing your emails as well. Finally, catch on with the hot new trend in post card marketing, including positioning and choosing images that send a visual as well as written message. Come away knowing how to plan, write and create successful print promotions.

The Business Plan

$195

with Mary Beth Izard

Calendar Jul 5, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Whether starting a business or growing the one you have, a business plan serves as a roadmap and can help secure needed funding. In this course, you evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of the business and build the Business Plan, one step at a time. This practical, hands-on approach encourages you to immerse yourself in the vision and planning aspects of your business.  Focusing on the most critical components of the Business Plan enables you to uncover hidden risks and assess the business from a marketing, management, and financial vantage point.

Northstar Digital Literacy: Bath
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Northstar Digital Literacy: Bath

$40

with Sarah Juenemann

Are you interested in learning a variety of basic computer skills to enhance your resume or expand your digital literacy? Join this in-person class to work through modules from the following list: Essential Computer Skills, including Windows, Mac OS. Essential Software skills including Google Docs, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and, using Technology in your Daily Life. You'll work through each module with a computer instructor in a self-paced format that matches your personal career and educational goals and receive a certificate at the end of each module. Free to Academic students. Masks and social distancing required.

Northstar Digital Literacy: Topsham
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Northstar Digital Literacy: Topsham

$40

with Sarah Juenemann

Are you interested in learning a variety of basic computer skills to enhance your resume or expand your digital literacy? Join this in-person class to work through modules from the following list: Essential Computer Skills, including Windows, Mac OS. Essential Software skills including Google Docs, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and, using Technology in your Daily Life. You'll work through each module with a computer instructor in a self-paced format that matches your personal career and educational goals and receive a certificate at the end of each module. Free to Academic students. Masks and social distancing required.





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