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Attention Parents:
Occasionally the Communications and Creative Services Office takes photographs of students in College for Kids classes. The photographs are used in the college's publications, brochures and website. They may also appear on social media sites. If you object to having a photograph of your child taken and/or used in this manner, please contact Community and Professional Programs at (217) 234-5219 prior to the first meeting of your child's class.

Personal Enrichment

Basic Cemetery Restoration

Learn how to preserve a cemetery, probe, clean, simple marker repair, resources, laws, and support groups. John Heider, professional restoration specialist, will explain cemetery care, marker preservation and restoration. Morning will be in the classroom, afternoon hands-on outdoor session. Dress for activity. Enrollment is limited. Bring a sack lunch. Learn how to preserve a cemetery, probe, clean, simple marker repair, resources, laws and support groups. John Heider, professional restoration specialist, will explain cemetery care, marker preservation and restoration. Morning will be in the classroom, afternoon hands-on outdoor session. Please dress for activity. Enrollment is limited. Bring a sack lunch.


CE-ENRC188-36110

Meets:
Wednesday, 4/22/15 - 4/22/15
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: NEAL HALL 030
Instructor:
Cost: $45.00

Basic Cemetery Restoration

Learn how to preserve a cemetery, probe, clean, simple marker repair, resources, laws, and support groups. John Heider, professional restoration specialist, will explain cemetery care, marker preservation and restoration. Morning will be in the classroom, afternoon hands-on outdoor session. Dress for activity. Enrollment is limited. Bring a sack lunch. Learn how to preserve a cemetery, probe, clean, simple marker repair, resources, laws and support groups. John Heider, professional restoration specialist, will explain cemetery care, marker preservation and restoration. Morning will be in the classroom, afternoon hands-on outdoor session. Please dress for activity. Enrollment is limited. Bring a sack lunch.


CE-ENRC188-36111

Meets:
Saturday, 5/2/15 - 5/2/15
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 105
Instructor:
Cost: $45.00

St-#2 Specific Genealogy Info

Find the "unusual" and "miscellaneous" information you need in this second step of your genealogical search. Discover new research tools and where to look in vital records for births, adoptions, marriages and deaths. Use census, tax, land records, and maps, gazettes, atlases, city directories, county histories and military records to trace lineage. Specific tips will be provided for searching Native American, African American, Hispanic, and religious groups.


CNC-018-31989

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 3/24/15 - 4/23/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $50.00

St-#3 Advanced Genealogy

Learn how to access and utilize ship passenger lists, immigration and naturalization, American migration trails, and homestead applications. Find mental patients, prisoners, school students, teachers, free mason, and female ancestors as well as records from CCC and WPA workers, U.S. Marshals, F.B. I. and Secret Service officials, and divorces. Tips will be provided for using family Bibles, journals, and diaries. You can study handwriting, plan family reunions, make scrapbooks, and much more with this valuable information.


CNC-018-32094

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 3/31/15 - 4/30/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $50.00

St-#4 World Genealogy

Searching the world for your ancestors can be a bit intimidating. Use skills learned in previous courses to do research on and offline in more than 52 countries around the world. Seeking genealogical information, participants will work, one-on-one, with the instructor, at a self-paced speed.


CNC-018-32095

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 5/8/15 - 6/7/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $50.00

St-Caregiving Tips

Are you facing the care of an elder person in your life? Gain tips on Living Arrangements, Housing and Transportation, Health and Nutrition, Body Changes and Medication, Government Programs, Insurance and Legal Affairs. Utilize this online opportunity to learn at your convenience in the privacy of your own home.


CNC-018-28367

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 2/9/15 - 3/11/15
-
Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $50.00

St-Composting

Water conservation and recycling awareness has made xeriscaping and composting very popular in the gardening and landscape arena. One-on-one online instruction will help beginners learn about the composting process.


CNC-018-25585

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 3/19/15 - 4/18/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $50.00

St-Effective Communication

Lost for words? Don't be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation.


CNC-030-36795

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 11/21/14 - 1/2/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Staff & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $104.99

St-Genealogy Online Course 1

Trace your family history. The instructor can work with you one-on-one. Those who prefer a faster pace are able to do so because the course is self-paced. It covers: 1. Charts and Forms and How to Acquire Information for Them 2. Popular Genealogical Sites 3. Surnames 4. Search Engine Tips 5. Mailing Lists and Photographs 6. Organizing Your Data 7. Comparing Computer Software


CNC-018-31988

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 2/5/15 - 3/7/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $50.00

St-How to Use the Internet

Are you a "newbie" to the technological world of the Internet? A self-paced, basic, online course that is easy to follow in the comfort of your own home. Gain an introduction to Cyberspace and learn the vocabulary of the Internet, netiquette, and email. Learn to use Search Engines. It's never too late to learn how to use the Internet! Good for Senior Citizens to work one-on-one with the instructor.


CNC-018-24101

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 2/10/15 - 3/12/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $50.00

St-Speed Spanish

Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.


CNC-025-29008

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 3/18/15 - 5/8/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Staff & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $104.99

St-Stamp Collecting-The Basics

Did you know that stamp collecting is one of the world's most popular hobbies, with millions of collectors in the United States? Learn the basics of this hobby. You may want to work on a Scout Merit Badge, start a new hobby or revitalize an old one. Completion Certificates available upon request.


CNC-018-18255

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 3/31/15 - 4/30/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Barbara George & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $50.00

St-Using Social Media in Bus

Learn how to use the five most popular social media platforms-Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+-to grow and promote your business.


CNC-030-28657

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 2/18/15 - 4/10/15
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Staff & Eric Boerngen
Cost: $104.99



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Leslie Partlow
Community and Professional Programs
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