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Be Your Own Wedding Planner
Have you envisioned your perfect day as a stylish and intimate event? Do you have an eye for detail and the desire to save thousands of dollars--that you tuck away for the honeymoon? Then, plan your big day....like a pro! This course will provide you with a step by step formula for success. From vendors to budgeting--even insights into an enchanting destination wedding, this workshop spells it out--what you need to do and when you need to do it! Avoid the pitfalls of disaster that might jeopardize your otherwise perfect day by enrolling in this course now! It's never too early to get a jump on your dream day!

Date

Instructor

Day

Location

Time

Cost

ID#

February 9-
March 16,
2015

Mark Vanek

M

CVCC EC,
Room 958

7p-9p

$70.00

79681

Bow Making Workshop
This is a one day workshop to learn the art of bow making.

Date

Instructor

Day

Location

Time

Cost

ID#

November 18,
2014

Wanda Reep

T

West Hickory Senior
Citizens Center,
Hickory

1p-3p

$10.00

76986 

First Time Home Buyer Basics
This course will provide students with the basics of finding a home, getting pre-qualified for a mortgage, how to check the neighborhood housing, determining the value of a purchase, and making a reasonable offer. Course covers from preparation work to closing.

Date

Instructor

Day

Location

Time

Cost

ID#

March 4-
March 11,
2015

Tom McNeely

W

CVCC EC
Room 956

6pm-7:30pm

$25.00

79688

Flip That House-Real Estate Basics
Students will receive classroom instruction and hands-on experience by visiting and sizing up local foreclosures for resale or rental.

Date

Instructor

Day

Location

Time

Cost

ID#

March 18-
April 1,
2015

Tom McNeely

W

CVCC EC
Room 956

6pm-7:30pm

$25.00

79689

Flower Design-Beginning
Come and join us for a fun class in flower design! This class is for the beginner and this flower arranging class will teach principles and elements of flower design using fresh and silk flowers. Topics include bow tying, bud vases, corsages, freestyle, bouquets, garden arrangements and wreaths. A supply list will be provided on the first night of class.

Date Instructor Day Location Time Cost ID#

April 7-May 12,
2015

Wanda Reep

T

CVCC EC,
Room 1001

6p-9p

$70.00

79690

NEW!!  Foundation of Investing
"Foundation of Investing" is an educational class geared for people who want an overview of investing including key terms and investment types. It covers the basic features of bonds, stocks, and mutual funds, and the importance of asset allocation.
Date Instructor Day Location Time Cost ID#

April 9-April 30,
2015

Wes Weaver

TH

CVCC EC,
Room 946

6p-8p

$25.00

79692

 
Freelance Writing for Fun and Profit
In this six-week course, a seasoned Charlotte Observer columnist will show writers of all skill levels the keys to generating income by selling articles to magazines and newspapers. Gain a realistic understanding of starting and maintaining a profitable freelance career. Course topics will be presented in a clear, accessible manner even for the most aspiring of writers.

Date Instructor Day Location Time Cost ID#

January 13-
March 3,
2015

Mark Vanek

T

CVCC EC,
Room 1001

7p-9p

$75.00

79691

 
Income Tax Preparation
Participants will study individual tax returns with an emphasis on adjustments to income, exclusions, deductions, tax computations, estimated taxes, credits, and other taxes for individuals.
 
Date Instructor Day Location Time Cost ID#

January 6-
January 20,
2015

Amy Greene

T

CVCC EC,
Room 958

6p-9p

$50.00

79707

 
New!! Landscape Basics
This 6-week course will have the students learn principles and practices related to residential landscaping. The end product of this course will be a design of a new landscape or renovation of an old one. The design aspect will help the student understand how a good landscape works through site analysis, general use of space, understanding basic theories and then putting it all together. Sketching out their design will give the homeowner a visual game plan to work by to make their home more attractive and inviting.

January 26-
March 2,
2015

Ronald Dollyhite

M

CVCC EC,
Room 1111

6p-8p

$70.00

79820

 
New!!  Nursery Plants
In this 6-week class, students will learn the different types of nurseries that provide plants for the green industry. Production of four methods: bare-root, ball and bur lapped, container and pot in pot will be discussed. Understanding these four main types can help an aspiring nurserymen look at ways to grow new crops. It can also show a homeowner or landscaper which plants will work better for their site.

April 6-May 11,
2015

Ronald Dollyhite

M

CVCC EC,
Room 975

6p-8p

$70.00

79821

 
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Updated 11.17.2014: Community Service Personal Enrichment