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My Dying To Do List

$19

with Rita A Braceland

Calendar Jan 12, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you know how much paperwork is involved in organizing your estate? This quick overview deals with matters involving family, finances, future and funeral. Leave with a list of helpful resources and the tools necessary to tackle your Dying To Do List.

Masks & distancing required.

Jill Braceland has been designing and delivering seminars in management and writing tools for more than 30 years. She has a reputation of offering seminars that are interactive, practical and presented in an easy, friendly manner.

Recycling 101 - Live Online

$9

with Vanessa Berry

Calendar Jan 12, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

What happens to your stuff after you put it out on the curb or take it to the dump? Take a virtual tour through ecomaine's Single Sort Recycling Facility and discover how we sort your soup cans and laundry bottles and learn why wish-cycling is costing you money. Bring any questions you have about recycling, including examples of items you want answers about.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Vanessa Berry joined the ecomaine team in 2018 as an Environmental Educator. She holds a Master's from Unity College in Environmental Studies and a Bachelor's in Education from UME Farmington.

Buying Your First Home - Live Online

$30

with Lelah Sullivan

Calendar Jan 15, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

This ME hoMEworks class, offered as a two-part Zoom webinar, covers the process of buying a home: making the decision, budgeting for homeownership, building credit, mortgage approval, choosing your realtor, inspections, insurance, the closing process, energy efficiency and avoiding predatory lenders. Learn about down payment and closing cost assistance available to first-time homebuyers, veterans and others. Earn a Certificate of Completion required for certain mortgage programs, including USDA, ME State Housing Authority and other lenders. Free individualized counseling is available following the class. Please have pen and notepad available. Registration closes at noon on 1/13.

Required: You must respond to the email from YCCAC to finalize registration and receive Zoom link.Note: Register the person you are buying your home with at the time of your registration and get a $10 rebate.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Lee Sullivan has experienced the home-buying process multiple times and successfully redeveloped several bank-owned residential properties. She is a HUD and hoMEworks-certified housing counselor and homebuyer educator.

Ready to Downsize?

$19

with Rita A Braceland

Calendar Feb 14, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn great organizing strategies to begin your downsizing efforts! Establish your priorities, decide what supplies you will need and set realistic time constraints. Leave with a personalized downsizing action plan!

Masks & distancing required.

Jill Braceland has been designing and delivering seminars in management and writing tools for more than 30 years. She has a reputation of offering seminars that are interactive, practical, and presented in an easy, friendly manner.

Retirement Income Planning

$5

with Scott Whytock

Calendar Feb 16, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Maximize your retirement income, prepare strategies to protect your savings, learn ways to maximize your social security benefits and more. Discuss why you need a personalized retirement plan that achieves your goals, what risks are impacting your plan and the importance of making sound choices as you move through retirement. Please have a pen and notepad available.

Masks & distancing required.

Scott Whytock, Certified Financial Planner, has been an investment advisor for 10+ years helping clients with investments, insurance, tax planning, estate planning and how all these issues impact you and your family.

Wish-cycling & How it Harms - Live Online

$9

with Vanessa Berry

Calendar Feb 16, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Wishful recycling, or wish-cycling, happens when you put it in your recycling bin hoping the facility will sort it out for recycling. Despite good intentions, those items do more harm than you might think. Learn about ecomaine's recycling process and how wish-cycling has created a global problem for this industry. Bring your questions, including items you want answers about. Registration closes at noon the day of class.

Note: Need to get comfy with online classes? For more info visit https://oobsaco.maineadulted.org/online-classes/

Vanessa Berry joined the ecomaine team in 2018 as an Environmental Educator. She holds a Master's from Unity College in Environmental Studies and a Bachelor's in Education from UME Farmington.

Seed Starting for Maximum Results

$19

with Robert W Moody Jr

Calendar Feb 20, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Growing plants from seed is a great way to start gardening earlier in the season. With the right soil, containers, light and some simple equipment; it's easy to grow from seed to harvest. Learn which plants are best to start indoors, when to start them, what type of soil and lighting are required and how to water and feed them for maximum growth potential. We will also cover troubleshooting tips and when you should take your seedlings outside to plant.

Required: Proof of registration, masks & distancing. Participants to pay Moody's $10 to cover soil, seeds, trays.

Rob Moody has extensive knowledge from nursery development & landscape design to irrigation installation & engineering. He has worked at Moody's Nursery for 35+ years and was President of MELNA.

For the Love of Flowers

$19

with Robert W Moody Jr

Calendar Mar 22, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Burst Your World with Color!

Grow the perfect flower garden and learn what you can do today to get started. Explore plant choice and placement, soil preparation and how to grow the best bouquets ever! Cover weather and how it affects your garden along with maintaining it throughout the growing season. If you love flowers, inside and out, you won't want to miss this workshop!

Masks & distancing required.

Rob Moody has extensive knowledge from nursery development & landscape design to irrigation installation & engineering. He has worked at Moody's Nursery for 35+ years and was President of MELNA.





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