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Here's your chance to learn the basics about accounting but were too afraid to ask. Mitch Roose, past financial analyst and currently a business and mathematics instructor, will explain all the complicated terms and processes so you can finally comprehend what is being said in all those budget and finance meetings. In this face-to-face class you will learn double-entry bookkeeping, analyzing and recording financial transactions, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, sales taxes, and preparing income statements, statements of cash flow and a balance sheet.    

Start date: 08/02/16

End date: 08/11/16

Tuition:$129.00



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Step up your basic pumpkin carving skills and learn how to sculpt more unique designs into your pumpkin creations that will have trick-or-treaters giving you compliments before you pass out the candy. This hands-on class taught by Jason Miller, our Pumpkin Pro, has taught himself and others this unique skill and has sculpted dozens of gourds, many with his own designs,will teach you the tricks of the trade.  You will leave with a completely carved pumpkin of your choice along with your own set of tools for next year's project. Each adult can bring along one child over the age of five for free.  

Start date: 10/22/16

End date: 10/22/16

Tuition:$25.00



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Today's ever changing financial situations necessitate that each person with an income and responsibilities have a solid and practical personal financial plan, firmly in place. This class is designed to provide that basic personal financial planning. The class provides a curriculum with the plans and procedures that will help anyone identify, understand, and accomplish their financial goals. This course covers personal financial planning, asset and credit management, savings/investment and retirement planning. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$245.00



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Today's ever changing financial situations necessitate that each person with an income and responsibilities have a solid and practical personal financial plan, firmly in place. This class is designed to provide that basic personal financial planning. The class provides a curriculum with the plans and procedures that will help anyone identify, understand, and accomplish their financial goals. This course covers personal financial planning, asset and credit management, savings/investment and retirement planning. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$245.00



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