General Workshops -

Educating & Supporting Women

 

To register for a workshop please call 336-275-6090 or email your name, DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER, and title of workshop to - Workshop Registration.

 

 If you have a workshop you'd like for us to consider please submit our workshop proposal application by clicking on the button below.

 

 

 

 

September 2014 Calendar of Events

 

Emotional Wellness Support Group

Meets every Wednesday | 12:45-2:15 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 MHAG staff - New participants please call to register: 275-6090

 

Women To Work – Job Search Strategies for Success

Tuesdays – Wednesdays - Thursdays

September 16 – 17 – 18 – 23 – 24 - 25 | 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, Program Director, at 275-6090. Registration and Interview Required.

 

The Eldercare Journey

Presented by: The Eldercare Firm -

Peggy Noell Smith, Community Outreach & Client Services

and Andrea Harmon, Long-Term Care Planner

Thursday | September 4 | 11:30am – 1:30pm (BRING YOUR OWN BROWN BAG LUNCH)

Do you know the documents you should have in place as you or a loved one begins “The Eldercare Journey”? What happens if you become incapacitated? What are your wishes regarding medical treatment? Join us to learn more about: Wills, Powers of Attorney, Hippa Releases, Planning for care – Medicaid/Medicare – Nursing Homes – Assisted Living,

VA Benefits, and more. Have peace of mind knowing that you or your loved one will be cared for and protected.

Planning ahead can make a difference!  Registration Required:  275-6090

 

 

Women To Work Monthly Networking Session

Wednesday | September 3 | 9:30AM-10:30AM | Women’s Resource Center

This is a great opportunity for you to give and/or receive the encouragement and support needed by women actively seeking employment. Come prepared to share your 30-second commercial or to learn what it is. Sessions are on the first Wednesday of the month and always include a 10-Minute Talk, a 5-Minute Testimonial and a chance to win a door prize.

Registration Appreciated: Call 275-6090

 

 

 

The Power of Networking

Presented by Val Boston, Certified Leadership Coach, Boston and Associates

Thursday | September 11 | 9:30AM-11:00AM | Women’s Resource Center

How do you define networking? Networking is more than showing up at a “business after hours” or social event with a stack of business cards. Networking is a learnable skill that can enhance your ability to uncover the “hidden job market” or additional resources while expanding your contact base. Come learn the value of and the process to be an effective networker, when and with whom to network, and why.

Registration Required: Call 275-6090

 

 

What’s So Great About YOU?

(Same great workshop – 2 opportunities to attend!)

Presented by Brian K. McNeill, Professional Speaker

Very Personal Sales Coaching

Tuesday | September 9 | 10:00 - 11:30am

OR

Thursday | September 11 | 5:00 – 6:45pm

Have you forgotten “What’s so great about YOU”? Are you settling for less than you can have or become? Are you ready to learn some great strategies to boost your self-confidence? Join us for this lively, motivational and inspirational workshop! There will be lots of laughter, interaction, note taking, learning – and FUN! Registration required: 275-6090

 

 

Financial Success Strategies for Today’s Busy Woman

Presented by Kelly Starkey, Mass Mutual Financial Group

Thursday | September 18 | 1:00 – 3:00pm

Leader, decision-maker, household CEO, breadwinner, caregiver, “Mompreneur” – these words describe today’s woman…THEY DESCRIBE YOU! Have the growing demands of life distracted you from doing what it takes to help yourself and your family get – and stay – on track financially? Are you ready to start your journey to greater financial security? Join us to learn how to get your financial dream back on track!  Registration Required. Call 275-6090

 

The Power of Networking

Presented by Val Boston, Certified Leadership Coach, Boston and Associates

Thursday | September 11 | 9:30AM-11:00AM | Women’s Resource Center

How do you define networking? Networking is more than showing up at a “business after hours” or social event with a stack of business cards. Networking is a learnable skill that can enhance your ability to uncover the “hidden job market” or additional resources while expanding your contact base. Come learn the value of and the process to be an effective networker, when and with whom to network, and why.

Registration Required: Call 275-6090

 

 

What’s So Great About YOU?

Same great workshop – 2 opportunities to attend!)

Presented by Brian K. McNeill,

Professional Speaker – Very Personal Sales Coaching

Tuesday | September 9 | 10:00 - 11:30am OR

Thursday | September 11 | 5:00 – 6:45pm

Have you forgotten “What’s so great about YOU”? Are you settling for less than you can have or become? Are you ready to learn some great strategies to boost your self-confidence? Join us for this lively, motivational and inspirational workshop! There will be lots of laughter, interaction, note taking, learning – and FUN! Registration required: 275-6090

 

 

Financial Success Strategies for Today’s Busy Woman

Presented by Kelly Starkey, Mass Mutual Financial Group

Thursday | September 18 | 1:00 – 3:00pm

Leader, decision-maker, household CEO, breadwinner, caregiver, “Mompreneur” – these words describe today’s woman…THEY DESCRIBE YOU! Have the growing demands of life distracted you from doing what it takes to help yourself and your family get – and stay – on track financially? Are you ready to start your journey to greater financial security? Join us to learn how to get your financial dream back on track!  Registration Required. Call 275-6090

 

 

Breaking Up and Moving On!

Presented by Attorney Jackie Stanley

Thursday | September 18 | 5:30 – 6:45pm

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

 

 

Chicks, Chat and Change –

“Financial Issues to Consider During Divorce”

Presented by Ann Zuraw, CFP, CFA, CDFA – Zuraw Financial Advisors

Thursday | September 25 | 11:30am – 1:00pm

(BRING YOUR OWN BROWN BAG LUNCH)

Without the proper plans in place – many women are left underprepared and overwhelmed. This workshop will provide tools and confidence, along with practical information and resources for women who find themselves facing life changing situations. Topics will include: Financial Issues to Consider during Divorce; Financial Management & Independence; Medical Coverage and Insurance Policies needed after divorce; Financial Planning – staying on track financially; and more.

Registration Required. Call 275-6090

 

 

More of… A Bigger Life in a Smaller Pair of Jeans!

Presented by Bren Shropshire, M.ED – Owner, Healthy Solutionz

Thursday | September 25 | 5:00 – 6:45 pm

Do you really care about being SKINNY – or would you rather be in a smaller version of the body you were given?

This workshop is for women who live in a body that doesn’t reflect an accurate portrayal of who they really are – to themselves and the rest of the world; for those who want to look better – not perfect! Are you ready to put forth some effort into figuring out this weight-loss thing once and for all? Don’t miss out on this fun, humorous, and life-changing workshop!

Registration Required: 275-6090

 

 

Understanding Deaf Culture (OPEN TO WOMEN AND MEN)

Presented by Ruben Leon, David Litman and Ashley Benton,

The NC Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing,

Tuesday | September 30 | 11:00am – 1:00pm

(BRING YOUR OWN BROWN BAG LUNCH)

Do you know what is like to be deaf or hard of hearing? This interactive presentation will include: working with deaf & hard of hearing consumers; Deaf Culture- myths & misconceptions; basic survival with American Sign Language; basic understanding of Deaf-Blind; degrees & impact of hearing loss; types of equipment available to the hard of hearing; and so much more. OPEN TO WOMEN AND MEN

Registration Required:  275-6090

 

 

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