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Summer Learning in Augusta

Written by Central Maine CA$H | Published on June 14, 2016
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New Ventures Maine is now accepting registrations for several engaging, tuition-free classes!


  • My Money Works will meet on four Thursdays, July 14 – August 4, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the University of Maine at Augusta.
    This class, open to adults of all abilities, provides the tools to create a budget, learn about credit use, make a savings plan, and set and meet financial goals.  To register, contact Sherrie Brann at 621-3436 or [email protected].


  • Career Planning will be offered online from July 6 – August 5, so that you may complete the work at your own pace during the scheduled weeks of the class.  This class provides guidance in identifying your skills, interests, and work experiences and relating them to careers available in the local job market. Make a plan to reach your career goals!  Graduates of Career Planning are eligible to apply for the University of Maine at Augusta GEN Scholarship, to be used at any UMA location.  To register online visit or contact Sherrie Brann at 621-3436 or [email protected] for more information.


  • Introduction to Self Employment is offered on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Augusta CareerCenter. This one-session workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you. Learn about the pros and cons of owning your own business, and how to get started!  To register, call the CareerCenter at 624-5120. For more information, contact Jean Dempster at 621-3434 or [email protected].


  • Business Basics will meet on three Tuesdays, July 12 to July 26, from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at New Ventures Maine. This class covers the basics of a business plan, marketing, and cash planning. If you are thinking about or in the early start-up phase of a new business, this class will get you started with your plan!   To register, contact Jean Dempster at 621-3434 or [email protected].