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Do You Want to Learn About Local History, or Cake Decorating, or More?

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 6:21 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

A history of crime in Washington County, cake decorating and small business marketing are all focuses of upcoming continuing education courses at the Kirkwood Washington Regional Center. Tera Pickens, director of the center, explains the variety of classes are open to anyone in the county and they vary in cost. She adds there is financial assistance for the certification courses which include welding and certified nurses aid training.

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Business and Professional Development Courses:
– Latest Haircutting and Styling/Updates on Iowa Law – Oct. 6
– Today’s Newest Trends/Iowa Law and Sanitation – Oct. 20

Computer Technology Courses:
– Computer Basics for 50+ – Aug. 18-27

Health Courses
– Child Abuse and Mandatory Reporting – Aug. 11 or Nov. 10
– Nurse Aide Training – Oct. 1 – Dec. 6
– Training for Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Dependent Adult Abuse – Sept. 15

Culinary Courses
– Basic Cake Decorating – Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27
– Soup for the Soul: Secrets of Stock-Based Soup – Aug. 25

Life and Leisure Courses:
– Director’s Workshop Series – Sept. 12, 19, 26
– Moped Safety – Oct. 3
– Beginning Crochet – Oct. 20, 22, 27, 29
– Even Great Towns Have a Colorful Past: A Tour of Historical Crime in Washington County – Oct. 4

Vocational/Technical Courses
– Stick Welding Basic – T/Th Sept. 8 – Oct. 22
– MIG Welding Basic – Oct. 27 – Dec. 15

Online Courses
– Become an Optical Assistant – Aug. 12 – Oct 2, or Sept. 16 – Nov. 6, or Oct. 14 – Dec. 4
– Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring – Aug. 12 – Oct. 2, or Sept. 16 – Nov. 6, or Oct. 14 – Dec. 4.