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Archive: October 2018

Loads of exciting classes starting soon!!


Instructor: Robert Harvey

This class will address the following areas: When you are eligible for Medicare benefits, the timeline to enroll for Medicare benefits without penalties, what Original Medicare covers and doesn’t cover, what additional plans are available that work in conjunction with Original Medicare, briefly go over the financial assistance options.

   Wednesday|6:30-7:30pm | November 14,   ,  Location: ALC|(min 2 max 40 students)    Fee:$20




Instructor: Karen Shumac

   Over the course of 2 sessions, we will transform common kitchen ingredients into beautiful handcrafted soap.    On the first night, we will briefly discuss the science of soap making, safety tips, tools and ingredients.    Then using a basic recipe we will combine vegetable oils and goat milk into a simple but luxurious soap the likes of which you will not find on the grocery store shelp.    On the second night we will expand our repertoire by adding the color, scent and/or exfoliant of your choice.   Each participant will go home with several bars of soap. 

  Tuesdays| 6-9pm| Oct 23 - Oct 30

Location: ALC,     (Min 4Max 10 students) Fee: $30 Material Fee:$5




Instructor: Jen Maddox

This course offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. This five-hour course will include discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. A certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor teaches the course. The course format engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussion participation. Those completing the course will receive a three point credit on their driving record.**Please include your driver’s license number and date of birth when registering**

Tues & Thurs | 6:00-8:30pm| Oct 30 - Nov 1

Location: MBMS Room 3, Fee: $40, age 65 & older $25




Instructor: Carroll Ware

This course will completely prepare you for becoming a registered Maine Guide in Hunting and Fishing or Recreation.

Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun| 8-4pm|Nov 29, 30, Dec 1, 2

Location: ALC, Cost: $450




Instructor: Carol Pillsbury

  A certified first responder (Also called an Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency First Responder, Medical First Responder, or First Responder) is a person who has completed a course and received certification in providing pre-hospital care for medical emergencies. Certified individuals should have received much more instruction than someone who is trained in basic first aid andCPR but they are not necessarily a substitute for more advanced emergency medical care rendered by emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics.

Class will be offered in February 2019



 Instructor: Carol Pillsbury

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program provides students with necessary skills to respond to emergency calls, to provide efficient and immediate care to critically injured persons, and to transport patients to a medical facility. Students receive instruction in anatomy and physiology and patient assessment. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to take the National Registry Exam for Emergency Medical Technicians. The course includes a 12-hour clinical rotation in an emergency department and a 12-hour ride-along with an ambulance service. An interview is required as part of the admission to the program.

Class will be offered in the Spring 2019, Cost: $1300


Posted by M Burd  on October 18, 2018


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