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Cooking Matters at the Grocery Store


with Healthy Acadia, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 24, 2023 at 10 am

Join us for "Cooking Matters at the Store," a free class offered in partnership with Healthy Acadia and Maine SNAP-Ed. In this one hour session, we will bring the grocery store to you! Participants will learn tips to stretch a food budget, how to use unit pricing, how to buy fruits and vegetables on a budget, how to identify whole grains, how to read food labels, and how to save money! All participants will receive a $10 Hannaford Gift Card.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact your instructor Lizzie Meier at 667-7171, ext. 211, or email:

Managing the Human Resource Function


with David Nosnik, York Adult Education

Calendar Mar 27, 2023 at 6 pm

Attracting and retaining talented employees promotes the health and success of your organization. High-retention workplaces tend to employ more engaged workers who, in turn, get more done. Engaged employees are more likely to improve customer relationships. In this class, we will teach how to identify sources of employees in your industry, how to establish pay rates, and tools for greater retention. We will also teach you the importance of maintaining a labor manual including specific labor policies and employee benefits.

College Financial Aid 101: FAFSA, Forms, and EFC


with Joshua Bartlett, York Adult Education

Calendar Mar 27, 2023 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session on May 8, 2023

Filling out college financial aid forms is one thing, but how do you prepare for it? It's important to know the impact of income and asset types before filling out forms, otherwise thousands of dollars in potential aid may be missed.

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Managing Student Loan Repayments


with Jessica Whittier, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Mar 27, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Would you like to know more about the options available to you when paying back your student loans, and learn how to consolidate them? Whether you are a recent graduate or have been repaying your student loans for a long time, join us to learn how to best manage your student loan repayment. We’ll discuss federal and private student loan repayment as well as Public Service Loan Forgiveness for federal student loans. We’ll share the necessary resources for successful student loan repayment – including an overview of federal student loan consolidation and private education loan refinancing.

FAFSA and more


with Melissa Ivey, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 28, 2023 at 9 am
2 additional sessions through Apr 25, 2023

The MEOC works with adults who are interested in furthering their education. We are able to help individuals explore career options. Depending on the career and path you have chosen, it may be supporting you while you are completing a high school diploma/HiSet, a certificate, or a college degree. We also help you fill out college applications and the FASFA. For others, the focus is on finding the funds available to them through grants and scholarships.

Once you have registered for a session the instructor will contact you.  She will see what your needs are and if you would like to meet in person, over the phone or via zoom.

Hampden - Social Security - Your Questions Answered - Hampden Academy


with Rob Smith, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Mar 28, 2023 at 6 pm

Social Security: Your Questions Answered Seminar - Hampden Academy

Rob Smith Financial Advisor EdwardJones 

Social Security: Your Questions Answered is an educational program for people who are nearing retirement, ages 55 and up who have questions about social security. During this 45-minute seminar we'll help answer these questions: How does Social Security fit into my retirement income plan, when should I start taking benefits, what about taxes?

Tuesday,  March 28                  6 - 7 pm

Course fee: $10


Raising Financially Savvy Kids


with Sarah Blondin, Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education

Calendar Mar 29, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you raising financially savvy kids? Come learn together how to help them develop healthy money attitudes and formulate simple saving strategies early. Implementing good money habits now can eliminate financial struggles in adulthood.

Ready or Not? Preparing for the Unexpected


with John Byrne, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 29, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Ready or Not? Preparing for the Unexpected is a protection presentation that outlines a proactive strategy to help protect your family’s financial resources from life’s unexpected turns

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