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21st Century Workforce Initiative - Paid Work Experience Program - Classes (Session Two)
21st Century Workforce Initiative - Paid Work Experience Program - Informational Meeting (Session Two)
with William Laney
For Youth (16-24) No longer Attending the K-12 System
The 21st Century Workforce Initiative is a 10-week, paid work experience program being offered through the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Lawrence and Skowhegan Adult Education Programs and the Skowhegan Career Center.
Successful candidates will work 20 hours per week with a local employer at $10 per hour, after taking part in no-cost, individualized education and/or mentoring.
Participants will be matched with local employers based on individual career interest assessment results.
21st Century Workforce Initiative - Paid Work Experience Program - Intake/Assessment (Session Two)
21st Century Workforce Initiative - Paid Work Experience Program - Work Experience (Session Two)
Aerobics ~ Low Impact
with Lois Davis
Come to a fun and exciting low impact aerobics class where you work out at your own pace. Relieve stress, improve cardio, tone, and make new friends.
Aromatherapy Diffuser Jewelry
with Jenny Spencer
Diffuser jewelry is a creative and fun way to use essential oils on the go. I will guide you in designing your own diffuser bracelet and necklace made with lava beads, as well as other stones. All supplies/tools are provided. Participants take home a free sample of essential oil to use with your new bracelet! *A $25.00 material fee is payable to the instructor first night of class. Limit 10 students.
with Richard Tessier
The class will provide students with an opportunity to watch demonstartions of specific blacksmithing techniques, and tool use. Practice time will follow. This is a two day introductory course to explore the basics of the blacksmithing trade. Learn everything from wearing safety clothes to building and managing a coal fire. Learn what tools are needed to bend, twist, punch, drift, shouldering and forge welding.
The class will be held one evening at the Skowhegan High School and one Saturday. The Saturday class will involve travel to a Malbons Mills Blacksmith Shop.
There is a $5.00 fee for materials and fuel which will be paid to the instructor on the first night.
Bee Keeping For Beginners
with Mark Reifschneider
This beginner bee class will educate those interested in getting involved with BEES. Some of the discussion will be about assembling bee equipment, installing a nuc, controlling swarming, and dealing with varro mites. Other topics will be how and when to harvest honey, split hives and winterize the bees.
$45, the cost of book and donation to local bee keeper’s association, given to the instructor on the first night of class.
Kevin Fabian will be co-teaching with Mark Reifschneider during this workshop.