General Workshops - Educating & Supporting Women
To register for a workshop please call 275-6090 or email your name, DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER, and title of workshop to - Workshop Registration.
April 2014 Calendar of Events
April - Women's Wellness Support Group
Wednesdays | 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Are you longing for understanding, compassion, and support? Please join the WRC and Mental Health Association of Greensboro for this weekly support group. This group connects women who share similar experiences in their life's journey. Peer-led groups provide opportunities for members to exchange information, advice, coping skills, and to receive emotional support from others who can relate. Facilitated by staff from the Mental Health Association. New members: call to register: 275-6090
women to work Monthly Networking session
Wednesday | April 2 | 9:30 - 10:30am
Facilitated by Lucy Wellmaker, Women To Work Program Director
This monthly session is designed for women who are actively seeking employment and who have been through the Women To Work Program. Each month there will be an opportunity for you to develop your network and your networking skills. Come prepared to share your 30-second commercial or to learn what it is. This month our guest speaker will offer you tips on how to network at a job fair.
Registration required: call 275-6090
Eating Smart and Moving More
Wednesdays | April 2, 9, 16 | 10:30am - Noon
Presented by Arnicia Gudger, NC Cooperative Extension Office
(Participants are asked to attend all sessions, but this is not a requirement)
Do you have limited resources? Learn skills and strategies on how to prepare nutritious meals on a budget. Learn how to prepare healthy foods at home and feed your family for less. Each week you will help prepare and sample delicious recipes while learning new andeciting ways to increase your physical activity.
CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED. Registration required. Call 275-6090
Becoming the Woman you desire to be / empowerment series
Tuesdays & Thursdays | April 8 - 10 - 15 - 17 | 5:30 - 7:00pm
Facilitated by Lisa Caldwell
Make yourself a better person.Join us for our popular 4-part self-esteem program and improve yourself as a woman. Explore how you can feel more confident, capable, and empowered. (Attendance is required at all classes).
Call to register: 275-6090
Women to work - job search strategies for success
Tuesdays - Wednesdays - Thursdays | May 13 - 22 | 9:30am - 12:30pm
This program provides job search strategies for women who are actively seeking employment including: Career Assessment, Resume Writing, Interviewing Skills, Networking, Goal Setting, and referrals to other services / programs in the community that provide assistance with obtaining employment. For details and to register contact Lucy Wellmaker, Women To Work Program Director, at 275-6090.
Registration and Interview Required.
50-b Protective Order
Tuesday | April 1 | 5:00 - 6:45pm
Presented by Attorney Letitia McGeough, Legal Aid of North Carolina
Join us to learn more about: What is a 50-B Protective Order; what kind of relief can be granted in a 50-B; who can file and what is the process; how is a 50-B enforced; what is the difference in a 50-B and a criminal charge; and more.
Call to register: 275-6090
hello there - i'm "New to networking"
Thursday | April 3 | 9:30 -11:00am
Presented by Travis LeFever, Willpower Works!
Reaching out and meeting new people can be scary and leave you feeling vulnerable and exposed. Come learn how to: recognize triggers to feeling uncomfortable; control your emotions and choose the better action; savor the memory and repeat the desired behavior.Call to register: 275-6090
Thursdays | April 3 & 10 | Noon - 1:00pm
Presented by Teddy Burriss, Burriss Consulting Inc.
A 2-part series to help you build your profile and connect with others through LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network. In week one you will learn to build your profile and in the second week you will learn the proper way to connect with other professionals. Call to register: 275-6090
hey you! Yeah you! Have you been looking for ways to "give back" to the community
Monday | April 7 | Noon - 2:00pm
Facilitated by Brittany Chambers, UNCG / Location: Women's Resource Center
UNCG is looking for women, ages 20 and over, to take part in a Reproductive and Life Planning Focus Group. You will be helping create a workbook that will assist women with easy and empowering conversations with their doctors about their reproductive lives and health-related goals as well as helping doctors learn better ways to serve their patients. CONFIDENTIAL - FREE LUNCH - PARTING GIFT.
GROUP SIZE IS LIMITED.To participate in the Focus Group, you must register by calling Brittany at (510) 847-2504 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dressing for success
Tuesday | April 8 | 10:00 - 11:30am
Presented by Gabrielle Evans, Community Education Program Associate, WRC
Have you asked yourself "What does business casual mean for me?" Do you wonder - how can I dress the part while staying on budget? Join Gabrielle for tips on "dressing for success" on a budget. Call to register: 275-6090
Medicare Information workshop
Tuesday | April 15 | 1:00 - 2:00pm
Presented by Cindy Ritcher, Senior Resources, SHIP
Join us for this informational session to get the answers you need to questions you have about Medicare for those who are: about to turn 65; are 65 or older; are on disability; who have been on disability 2 years before getting Medicare; etc.
Call to register: 275-6090
How Not to marry a jerk
Thursday | April 17| 11:00am - 1:00pm (bring your own brown bag lunch)
Presented by Dr. Sebrina Cooke-Davis, Family Life Education Services,
A Division of Children's Home Society of NC
Join Dr. Cooke-Davis for this fun workshop that will help you follow your heart in relationships without losing your mind. Find out how to steer clear of "Jerks" and create a healthy and strong relationship by discovering the bonding forces that must be kept in balance as a relationship grows. Call to register: 275-6090
wellness and heath practices for family caregivers
Tuesday | April 22 | 10:30am - Noon (OPEN TO WOMEN & MEN)
Location: Women's Resource Center
Presented by Teresa Jackson, Family Caregiver Support Program Specialist, Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging
As a caregiver - do you really understand the importance of self-care and wellness? Join Teresa as she share information on health practices to promote your physical and emotional well-being.
To register call Jodi Kolada at 274-3559 or email jkolada@ACEcare.org
Breaking Up and Moving On!
Thursday | April 24 | 5:30 – 6:45pm
Presented by Attorney Jackie Stanley
Join Jackie to learn what it means to be legally separated; how does the court decide who gets custody; who pays alimony and child support; who gets the house; can you file for divorce on your own; how to avoid drama with the ex; how to do everything that needs to be done; and the answers you need to many other questions.Registration Required call 275-6090
Elder Care "Tool Box' - The essentials
Tuesday | April 29 | 10:00am - Noon
Presented by David E. Inabinett, Attorney - Brinkley Walser, PLLC
Join us to learn more about the types of documents that should be in place as you or a loved one begins your end-of-life planning. Get tips for having open and honest family dialogue about end-of-life wishes that can make the transition much easier for all concerned. Topics include: Wills, Power of Attorney, HIPPA Releases, Living Trusts, Asset Management, Probate Avoidance, Medicaid Spend Down, Spouse Asset Protection, and much more.Registration required: 275-6090
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