RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Thursday, August 28 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm in the Youth Programming Room. The need for blood is constant. Every day, patients in our communities are helped by donors who give at blood drives by generous volunteers. To schedule an appointment, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org and select Glen Carbon Library as the location.
SPEECHCRAFT INSTRUCTED BY TOASTMASTER CLARK WELLS
Thursdays, September 11. 18 & 25 and October 9, 16 & 23 from 6:15-7:45 pm in the Community Room. It is required to attend all six workshops. Speechcraft gives participants an edge in public speaking by providing the opportunity and the tools to develop and hone communication skills in a supportive environment. These interactive fun sessions will put power in your presentations. The program covers:
• Speech topics for thinking creatively
• Impromptu speaking for responding on the spot
• The value of time – getting your message across
• Speaking to an objective – speaking with clarity
• Running effective and productive meetings- time efficiency
• The art of constructive feedback
Workbooks will be provided by Toastmasters International. A certificate of completion will be given at the last workshop. Sign up today, as space is limited to 12 participants.
AARP DRIVER SAFETY INSTRUCTED BY NADINE VERDERBER
Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13 from 12:30-4:30 pm in the Community Room. By taking this two part driver safety course seniors will learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate their vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. Seniors will learn how to manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Cost: $15 AARP member or $20 non-AARP member. Payment is to be made to the Instructor at the beginning of the workshop. Participants will be given a certificate entitling them to a 3 year discount on their preferred car insurance. Sign up today, as space is limited to 15 participants.
WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE PLANNING BASICS INSTRUCTED BY
ATTORNEY KATHY WYSACK-ROOD
Tuesday, September 16 from 6:30-7:30 pm in the Community Room. Learn the importance of creating an estate plan ensuring your finances, property, and charitable goals are protected. Find out how to start the process, the roll of the executor, the importance of determining who will make healthcare and financial decisions on the individual’s behalf, and more.
GREEN HALLOWEEN COSTUME SWAP & SHOP
Saturday, October 11 from 9:00 am -11:00 am in the Community Room. Costume collection begins NOW! Drop off your gently worn costume at the Help Desk and receive a swap voucher, or bring it to the event to swap or shop. Costumes may be purchased for $5. All proceeds will go to charity.
VACATION DESTINATION: IRELAND AND THE EMERALD ISLE FROM CASTLES TO PUBS PRESENTED BY REGINA DUNBAR HENDRICKSON
Tuesday, October 21 from 6:30-7:30 pm in the Community Room. Join us for an introduction to Ireland and the Emerald Isle. Explore fascinating stops from Castles to Pubs. Experience life as it was centuries ago. Learn about the land’s rich history while enjoying its natural beauty.
All attendees may receive a $50.00 Visa Gift Card from E4 Travel and Events – when booking any vacation package for Ireland/ The Emerald Isle. Other Resort/Cruise Options may qualify for a Visa Gift Card. Value of gift to be determined by value of vacation package purchased. Range – $25.00 to $100.00. NOTE: Gift Card will not be presented until vacation package is paid in full and/or one week prior to travel.
CREEPY CUPCAKES INSTRUCTED BY JANYNNE STAHL
Tuesday, October 28 from 6:30-7:45 pm in the Community Room. This hands-on workshop will teach participants how to decorate their four creepy cupcake each in a different design. Participants will take home their icing decorating supplies along with their four decorated cupcakes. There is a supply fee of $10 (cash only) and is due by October 1 to secure your participation. Register is limited to 8 participants.