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Thursday, February 08, 2018

Maine Educational Opportunity Center workshops, The Essentials of College Planning. (Thu. 8 Feb, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Maine Educational Opportunity Center workshops, The Essentials of College Planning.

University College Rockland, 91 Camden St, on Thursday, February 8 at 9 a.m.

WHO WE ARE:
MEOC is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education. The program helps qualified adults make the
transition towards a college education. MEOC, which is housed at the University of Maine, provides assistance
to adults living in Maine and helps them go to whichever college or university they choose.
Services Provided

All MEOC services are FREE!
* GED/SAT Preparation
* College Planning
* Referrals/Advocacy
* Career Advising
* Financial Aid Advising
* College Admissions Process
* Application Fee Waivers for Qualified Adults

OUR WORK IN ACTION:

MEOC successfully placed 1,073 Maine adults in different colleges last year.
How to Participate
The starting point for all MEOC participants is The Essentials of College Planning, a FREE interactive workshop that outlines the four steps in the college
process: admissions, financial aid, career planning, and study skills. The workshop lasts approximately 2 – 3 hours. Pre-registration is required.
All workshops are subject to change. For more information or to register call: 1-800-281-3703
In complying with letter and spirit of applicable laws and in pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System shall not discriminate on
the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, or veterans status in employment, education, and all other areas of the University. The University provides reasonable accommodations to
qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
Questions and complaints about discrimination in any area of the University should be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, the University of
Maine, 5754 North Stevens Hall, Room 101, Orono, ME 04469-5754, telephone (207) 581-1226, TTY (207) 581-9484.

MaineStream Finance offers business workshops and classes for free (Thu. 8 Feb, 2018 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Turning your hobby or passion into a business.

Do you have a passion for creating or is your hobby sellable?  This free two night workshop will discuss what to think about before creating a new business.  Areas that will be discussed:  Questions to ask myself; Is there a market for my products and/or services; Business Plan; Recordkeeping; Regulations; Taxes; Marketing; Funding sources and more.  The workshop is FREE!!  Live in the Classroom! A two part workshop.

Lincoln

Turn your hobby or passion into a business

Part 1 Wed 2/21 6:30pm

Part 2 Wed 2/8 6:30pm

FMI or to sign up visit www.mainestreamfinance.org & click on “Register” then “Classes and Trainings” or Email: jmacomber@penquis.org or call 974-2476 for Bangor, call 564-7116 for Dover-Foxcroft, call 794-3093 for Lincoln or Toll Free: 1-800-215-4942 Ext. 2476

Screen Time Panel Discussion at the Jesup (Thu. 8 Feb, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

A recent study showed that the average 8 to 18-year-old spends 7.5 hours a day looking a screen outside of school, that includes phones, televisions and tablets; over a year, that adds up to 114 full days watching a screen for fun. Join in a community conversation about how parents can help their families navigate screen time, at a panel discussion at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.    This panel of resources for parents will include: Edith DuBois, social worker for Mount Desert Island Regional School System; Officer Tim Bland, school resource officer for Mount Desert Island High School, Conners Emerson School and Mount Desert Elementary School; Joshua Young, tech coordinator for Mount Desert Island Regional School System; Ian Braun, dean of students at Mount Desert Island High School and Michael Zboray, Trenton Elementary School principal. They will offer their tips, ideas and expertise. Come join the discussion and share your own experiences and thoughts.   

This program is co-sponsored by the YWCA Mount Desert Island and the Mount Desert Island YMCA.

For more information, contact Melinda Rice, Jesup program director, at 207-288-4245 or mrice@jesuplibrary.org 

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