WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

CORRY HIGHER EDUCATION COUNCIL

 

Use through Wednesday, Oct. 11:

 

A “primitive painting” class to create a turkey painting, just in time for Thanksgiving, is being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council and instructor Debbie Bird. Primitive painting involves painting on rough-cut lumber, oftentimes with 3-dimensional features. The turkey project class is being offered on Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., with a registration and payment deadline of noon Thursday, Oct. 12. The $39 cost includes all materials. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.

 

A one-day “do it yourself” decorating workshop with professional interior decorator JoAnne Lenart-Weary is scheduled by the Corry Higher Education Council for Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Topics will including identifying your decorating DNA, understanding colors, space planning, decorating fundamentals, and taking a room from “drab to fab.” Registration and payment for the $99 workshop are required by an early registration deadline of Thursday, Oct. 12. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.

 

Anyone interested in joining Mercyhurst University’s Associate Degree in Business or Associate Degree in Liberal Arts programs at the Corry Higher Education Council beginning in January are invited to meet with a Mercyhurst representative at the Hi-Ed on Thursday, Oct. 12, anytime between 4 and 6 p.m. Mercyhurst representative Steve Gregg will be available to discuss the programs, financial aid, and more. Significant tuition discounts are available to anyone who works for a business that is a member of the Corry Area Chamber of Commerce.

 

Use through Sunday, Oct. 15:

 

An opportunity for new or nearly new computer users to get an hour of personal, one-on-one instruction is being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council and instructor Garrett Culver. Sessions are available on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. or 7:15 p.m. Registration and payment for either of the $39 sessions are required by noon Monday, Oct. 16. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.

 

Use through Monday, Oct. 16:

 

Learning to effectively listen to others is a skill that can be taught, and practiced. The Corry Higher Education Council and presenter Dan Monaghan are offering a primer on the topic in a workshop titled “Is Anybody Listening?” on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A “lunch & learn” event, it will include lunch while addressing such topics as becoming an active listener, what your body language says to others, asking pertinent questions and other simple tips that will facilitate communication with co-workers, family, friends and others. Registration and payment for the $90 workshop are required by noon Tuesday, Oct. 17. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.

 

Use through Monday, Oct. 16:

 

Cold weather and high utility bills are on their way, but a free workshop being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council will help homeowners identify ways to save energy and money. “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” will help identify common areas of home energy loss, and buttoning up one’s home with budget friendly, energy-efficient weatherization strategies. The free workshop will be held Thursday, Oct. 19 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Registration is required by noon Tuesday, Oct. 17. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.

 

Use through Wednesday, Oct. 18:

 

Foundational rules of photography for those who already understand their basic camera functions is the focus of “Photography with Donnie Rosie” being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council on four Mondays, Oct. 23 through Nov. 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Topics include the importance of a clear subject, natural lighting, storytelling with your photos, standard camera elements, business ideas and thoughts, the “rule of thirds,” and more. Registration and payment for the $59 class are required by noon Thursday, Oct. 19. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.

 

 

 

Use through Sunday, Oct. 22:

 

The largest seaborne invasion in history is the subject of a two-evening “Stories Behind D-Day” seminar being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council and presenter Dick Arthur. Arthur will outline the significant role Pennsylvanians played in D-Day, the key role played by the 16th Infantry Regiment on Omaha Beach, and personal encounters he has had with several D-Day participants. It will be held on Wednesdays, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration and payment deadline for the $5 seminar is noon Monday, Oct. 23. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.

 

 

CORRY HIGHER EDUCATION COUNCIL

Use through Wednesday, Oct. 25:

 

An opportunity for one-on-one instruction in using various types of social media for personal or business use is being made available by the Corry Higher Education Council. In “One-on-One Social Media,” individuals can select an hour to meet with instructor Chelsea Oliver to learn to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest. That could be from a complete beginner, to a business owner looking for assistance in using social media to boost their business. One-on-one sessions are available for $25 on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 5:30 or 6:45 p.m. Registration and payment for either opportunity are required by noon Thursday, Oct. 26. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405

Post Author: Kevin Thomas