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A Closer Look At Your Social Security Benefits W18

Free

with Herbert Moyer

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Retirement Yesterday and Today; Individual Benefits; Social Security as a Retirement Supplement; How Benefits Are Determined; FRA (Full Retirement Age); Taking Benefits Early; Taking Benefits and Still Working; Example of Taking Benefits & Working; Benefits of Delaying Payments; Three Breakeven Points; Taxation of SS Benefits; Spousal Benefits; Amount and Timing; How Spousal Benefit Is Calculated; Taking Spousal Benefits Early; Example; Survivor Benefits; SS And Other Pension Benefits; Government Pension Offset; Windfall Elimination Provision; Collecting Benefits From A Divorced Spouse; Strategies To Maximize SS Benefits; Changes To Strategies; Filing A Restricted Application (still available if….); Restricted Application Rules; Options For Widows and Widowers; Payout Results Comparing Three Strategies; Key Points On SS Strategies; Closing The Income Gap…. And Considerations.

Herbert Moyer has fought forest fires, taught high school science and computer, worked for IBM, played semi-pro-baseball, photographed weddings for 40 years, has a YouTube Channel, works as a financial professional for Prudential, and really enjoys helping people meet or exceed their financial and life goals.

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Achieve Your Ideal Weight with Hypnosis W18

$27

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Mar 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Hypnosis can help you achieve your ideal weight. You subconscious mind knows all the reasons, messages, and experiences that caused you to become overweight. It can also help you disconnect the impact of those 'reasons" and replace them with new, positive thoughts, feelings, and perceptions that become 'the new you' through repetition.

Hugh Sadlier, M.Ed., is a Board Certified Hypnotherapist who has been practicing in Maine since 1991. He has worked with over 3,000 people in individual session on 300+ different issues. Hugh maintains offices in Portland and in Blue Hill

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Driver's Edge Driving School April 2018 Class
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Driver's Edge Driving School April 2018 Class

Free
Calendar Apr 23, 2018 at 3 pm, runs for 5 weeks
Driver's Edge Driving School offers Driver's Education at MDIHS. Students must be at least 15 years old by the date of the first class. Registrations forms can be found at the MDIHS main office or contact the Adult Ed office or on the website. The state requires 30 hours of classroom instruction as well as 10 driving hours with an instructor. The driving hours will be scheduled with the Driver's Edge staff once the class begins. A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “Driver's Edge Driving School” and mailed or brought to MDIHS Main Office. An email will be sent to parents and students with the details 7-10 days prior to the first class as a reminder to bring in the ID forms as well as the balance of payment ($395).

Requirements at or before the first class: student's birth certificate and SS# OR current passport (Copies will be made). Pay total cost of $495. A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “Driver's Edge Driving School” and mailed or brought to MDIHS Main Office. An email will be sent to parents and students with the details 7-10 days prior to the first class as a reminder to bring in the ID forms as well as the balance of paymen

Driver's Edge Driving School June 2018 Class
Registration Unavailable

Driver's Edge Driving School June 2018 Class

Free
Calendar Jun 18, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks
Driver's Edge Driving School offers Driver's Education at MDIHS. Students must be at least 15 years old by the date of the first class. Registrations forms can be found at the MDIHS main office or contact the Adult Ed office or on the website. The state requires 30 hours of classroom instruction as well as 10 driving hours with an instructor. The driving hours will be scheduled with the Driver's Edge staff once the class begins. A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “Driver's Edge Driving School” and mailed or brought to MDIHS Main Office. An email will be sent to parents and students with the details 7-10 days prior to the first class as a reminder to bring in the ID forms as well as the balance of payment ($395).

Requirements at or before the first class: student's birth certificate and SS# OR current passport (Copies will be made). Pay total cost of $495. Class time hours and dates will be finalized by May 1. Note that this class will be held after school is over so class times may be in the morning 9-12 starting June 18 (tentative). A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “Driver's Edge Driving School” and mailed or brought to MDIHS

Financial Literacy Program W18

Free

with Herbert Moyer

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks
This is a free, 3-week program that will cover 6 major topics: Savings and Investing Basics, What is a Mutual Fund, Don't try to Predict the Market, Understanding Portfolio Statistics of Mutual Funds, Financial Challenges that Matter Most, and Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft. Two topics will be covered each week. At the end of the program you will have a much better understanding on a topic many people would prefer to avoid. However, Herbert Moyer uses his past experience as a teacher and a Financial Professional with Prudential to bring you information that is accessible and useful!

Herbert Moyer has fought forest fires, taught high school science and computer, worked for IBM, played semi-pro-baseball, photographed weddings for 40 years, has a YouTube Channel, works as a financial professional for Prudential, and really enjoys helping people meet or exceed their financial and life goals.

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Grow Your Own Organic Garden! W18

$10

with Suzanne Morse

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Join this highly popular class offered by MOFGA! Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. Topics covered: soil science, enriching soil, fundamentals of composting, crop rotation, use of green manures, plant vs week identification, weed control, dealing with pests, etc. The instructor is an experienced farmer or gardener in our area. Free seeds will be provided! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques. We will even send you home with free seeds!

All attendees will receive a copy of the presentation as well as resource guide.

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Heartsaver First Aid W18

$41

with Lisa Parkin

Calendar Apr 12, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week
The Heartsaver First Aid Course provides first responders with training in basic first aid procedures- Including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA- in a format that can be delivered in a single day This course is intended for: · Security and airline personnel · Camp counselors · Police and firefighters · Teachers and day-care workers · Aerobics teachers / physical trainers · Anyone who has a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements · Other individuals who want or need first aid training. This course covers: · First aid basics · Medical emergencies · Injury emergencies · Environmental emergencies Students must pass a skills test to qualify for a Heartsaver First Aid Course Completion Card. Lisa Parkin, BSN, RN- is an RN in the Education Department at MDI Hospital and is the AHA Training Center Coordinator for the MDI/Blue Hill Training Center. She has an extensive background in providing emergency care in the hospital setting and basic first aid and CPR/AED care for various organizations.

Please note that this class will be held at the Lisa Stewart Women's Health Center, 330 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME.

Homestyle Japanese Cuisine W18

$59

with Bill Morrison

Calendar Mar 29, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Chef Bill Morrison will give two lessons on Japanese Cuisine: Noodle in Broth and Teriyaki Technique. In the first class you will learn a great and quick way to make a warm and enriching meal. Noodles such as udon and soba are the heart of the dish, but the broth is what gives it character. For the second class you'll learn about teriyaki, the Japanese version of our barbecue. Using beef, chicken, or seafood, you'll learn how to create a teriyaki sauce that is great for your regular dinner routine. And you'll never have to buy teriyaki sauce again!

There is a $20 materials fee included in the cost of the class.





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