EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

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Are you ready to take control of your retirement? We have the workshop for you! Director of Operations, Hal Hammond of the non-for-profit Foundation for Financial Education (F3E), hosts a workshop on how social security benefits are calculated, how to delay retirement credit, and much, much more.

Pre-registration is requested, please call 941-485-9724.

Venice, Monday, April 30, 10-11am.  Fee $2

Individual 30-minute legal consultation on family law topics such as divorce, child support, child custody, and much more. At the Manatee Center, we offer a bilingual attorney to help assist with immigration matters.

Please call for availability of appointments.

Manatee: 941-747-6797
Sarasota: 941-366-1700
Venice: 941-485-9724

Sarasota, Fridays, 9-11am. Manatee and Venice, appointment only. Fee $10

Clients are invited to work in our self-help career center to conduct online job searches, work on job application submissions and update resumes. Please call (941)-256-WRC1 (9721) for availability as the Center is for individual classes.

Sarasota, Mondays-Fridays, 9am-4pm. No Fee

Venice, Mondays-Thursdays, 9am-4pm. No Fee

Need to hone your computer skills? Learn your way around an Excel spreadsheet, how to create a new Word Document, and how to upload attachments. 1:1 Sessions.

Please call for availability of appointments.

Sarasota: 941-366-1700
Venice: 941-485-9724

Sarasota, & Venice, By appointment only, Fee: $10

An educational opportunity for attendees to learn about nutrition and a gluten free. Healthier lifestyle and how gluten affects your health. Facilitator: Maryilu Thornburgh

Pre-registration is requested, please call 941-485-9724.

Venice, Monday, March 5, 11am-12pm. Fee: $2

Offering individual assistance in preparing for a successful job search. Includes resume preparation, interviewing skills and networking techniques.

Please call for an appointment, 941-747-6797.

Manatee, Wednesdays & Fridays. No Fee

Explore career opportunities. Learn basics of online job search and applications, resume building.

Sarasota, Mondays & Wednesdays, 1-3pm. No Fee

Venice, Tuesdays, 11am-2pm. No Fee

Employment CPR is a one-day workshop that encompasses most of our Employability topics. Workshops are held monthly at the Sarasota Center. The material is presented in a classroom setting and geared to help clients gain pertinent skills and information necessary to jumpstart their job search in today’s job market.

Pre-registration is requested, please call 941-366-1700.

Sarasota, Wednesdays, February 14 & March 14, 10-3pm. No Fee

Detox 3 – Detoxify Your Body the Natural Way in Three Weeks: Pollutants and contaminants from the environment are attacking our body constantly. From time to time we should detoxify, naturally. Detoxifying the natural way has three columns: 1) Nutrition (focusing on cleansing and purification) 2) Using herbs that assist, supported by Detox Tea 3) Exercise – A daily plan in order to cleanse your body in three weeks. Facilitator: Dr. Angela Fritz

Pre-registration is requested, please call 941-256-9721.

Manatee, Tuesday, February 20, 5:30pm-6:45pm. Fee: $2

Sarasota, Thursday, February 22, 5:30pm-6:45pm. Fee: $2

Herbs in Your Daily Life: Learn how to use herbs in your daily life. Wondering how to use fresh or dried herbs and seeds in your daily diet? Or how about creating your own creams and lotions for your skin? You will be introduced to the benefits of herbs and simple recipes that will help you integrate herbs on a daily basis. Facilitator: Dr. Angela Fritz

Pre-registration is requested, please call 941-256-9721.

Manatee, Thursday, March 22, 5:30-6:45pm. Fee: $2

Sarasota, Tuesday, March 20, 5:30-6:45pm. Fee: $2

This program is for people of all ages who are planning for retirement. You will learn about the outlook on retirement, social security, and how to out smart the scammers. Join Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Cassie Collins for lunch as you learn about retirement.

Pre-registration is requested, please call 941-485-9724.

Venice: Gulf Coast Community Foudation 601 S. Tamiami Trail Venice, FL 34285, Wednesday, March 21, 12-1:30pm. Fee: $2

Taught by Attorney Rebecca Rider, this class focuses on the Florida legal process for obtaining a divorce and other family law related matters. This is a great opportunity to ask family law questions.

Pre-registration is requested, please call 941-366-1700.

Sarasota, Wednesday, February 28, 10am-12pm. Fee: $10