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Tolliver, Lisa FoolProof Financial Education (for high school and college-aged people) Life Skills- Finance,
FOOLPROOF CURRICULM: 5 lesson units are delivered via a combination of live presentations, highly interactive online modules and dynamic websites with follow-up classroom work, and assessments. Unit details are presented below: I: When It Hits the Fan - You and Your Money & Introduction to FoolProof [90-120 min] II: Breathing Without Air - An introduction to the importance of credit and making wise credit decisions [Works with Module III, 90-120 min] III: Kick Some Buck - Continuation of the exploration of credit. Examines individual responsibility for credit decisions. [Expands upon Module II, 90-120 min] IV: Road Trip - Explores checking accounts, debit cards, and banking. Can be used as the full curriculum for checking accounts, debit cards and banking. By adding printed personal fiance worksheets, this module can cover five classroom sessions. [W/ interactive homework skills module, 135-180 min] V: Sucker Punch - An extensive look at credit cards. [w/ interactive homework skills module, 135-180 min] TOTAL PROGRAM DURATION: 9-12 hours
$201- $350
Blon, Maria The Empowered Caregiver Disability Awareness,
Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other
The Empowered Caregiver •Understanding your feelings. •Caring for the Caregiver. •Creating a strong support system. •Managing time effectively. •Empowering yourself and everyone around you. Maria Blon is an interactive presenter, involving her audience during the whole keynote presentation. Participants will be invited to use discussion, writing, simple meditation and watching inspirational videos. Since each person is actively engaged with the topics in the presentation, they will learn valuable tools to help them feel empowered in their role as a caregiver.
$351- $500
Productions, Dream Jam Dream Jam Productions presents: The World of Nickhoo Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Puppetry
The World of Nickhoo, from Dream Jam Productions, is inhabited by fun-loving characters, each with their own story to tell. Together they solve problems, while exhibiting the true meaning of love and friendship. Professional actors and musicians, along with puppet characters perform a dynamic participatory musical adventure. The original music, soon to be released on children's radio stations across the country, will have you dancing in the aisles.
$501- $1000
Giouvalakis, Katherine Organic/Conventional Juicing Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Food,
Life Skills- Other
Tweens, teens, or adults get hands on experience with the three most common juicers, and the benefits and differences of each. They create tasty organic juices (vegetable and fruit) and get to sample many different types. As always, this is a hands on class! This class can also be done non- organic for a discounted price!
$101- $200
Hunt, Kathryn Career Style Workshop: Job Search, Resumes, Interviews Life Skills- Finance,
Life Skills- Other,
Visual Arts- Other
Job seekers meet with an experienced recruiter & life coach to improve their career building skills. Available in a one or two hour formats; two hours is great for individual attention, the one hour workshop is ideal for a quick review of career building basics. Topics include: *Employment Search Develop an employment search strategy for a better career in today’s market. Talk to a recruiter about posting and maintaining resumes online and pursuing openings on Internet career sites and job boards. *Resume Writing Understand the role of a resume in the job search process. Develop an effective employment portfolio including resume, letters and references. Participants can bring their resume and employment ads of interest. *Interview Preparation Always be prepared for impromptu meetings, initial phone screenings and face to face interviews with prospective employers. Learn tips and tricks to make a winning first impression and advance your career. *Dressing for Success Create a wardrobe that works for interviews, meetings and travel. Learn how to navigate today’s business casual style while impressing higher-ups. Discover personal branding and how to use it for career growth.
$201- $350
Blon, Maria Do what SPARKS your Passion! Health & Fitness- Other,
Life Skills- Other
Do what SPARKS your passion! Welcome more of what you really love into your life. Using meditation, movement and motivation in a supportive community, you will leave the class feeling empowered and energized! Maria Blon is a Life Coach and Energy Healer with SPARKS that offers a comprehensive inspirational program with classes, cards, crystals and aromatherapy. “Maria creates a safe, gentle, accepting environment that promotes honesty, growth, friendship and hope!” Lynne Le Beau
$101- $200
Puppetry, Prevention Through The Feelings Garden Life Skills- Other,
Performing Arts- Puppetry
Through creative puppets, children's finger plays, and music children learn healthy ways to express their feelings (happy, sad, scared, mad, calm etc.)
$201- $350
Basini, Lisa Pancakes In Pajama's Life Skills- Food
Create the pancakes of your dreams! We will make the pancakes and provide the beverages to be enjoyed in the library. What pancake would be complete without Chocolate syrup and whip cream?! So much fun!!
$201- $350
Collins, Dawn Introduction to Aromatherapy Life Skills- Other,
Nature- Other,
An introduction to the art and science of aromatherapy, the history, and appropriate methods of use and safety precautions. An explanation of what are carrier oils,essential oils, flower essences, single notes and blends, where do they come from, and how are they made. There will be a display of types of actual diffusers and information about nebulizers and techniques of use. Recipes for diffusing for special purposes will be shared on handouts and participants may have the option of making a blend combining essential oils and an organic lotion or cream to use as a body or hand lotion. For seniors, an aromatherapy trip down memory lane may be especially fun. A comparison of scents will invoke different scent associations. Participants will record their memory associations and their preferences and be encouraged to share their comments.
$101- $200
Basini, Lisa Chocolate covered Marshmallows, Pretzels & Strawberries Life Skills- Food
Everyone goes home with a box full of decorated treats in a decorative box tied with a ribbon.
$201- $350
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