July 24, 2014
James K. Voelz, local elder law attorney from Voelz Law, LLC, will discuss estate planning tips and planning for your future needs by signing appropriate legal documents while you are healthy. Financial powers of attorney, appointments of health care representative, and HIPPA releases will be explained. Mr. Voelz will also present information about the new POST, Physician Order For Scope of Treatment, law and why living wills are ineffective. He will also discuss the numerous risks of gifting your property and Medicaid gifting penalties.
This class will discuss formulas, cell references, graphs, and pivot tables. Additionally, we will cover data manipulation utilizing the Consolidate, Sort and Filter commands.
Home food preservation class series will cover a broad range of topics within a hands-on learning environment. Participants are encouraged to register early since space is limited. Additional registration information can be found at https://extension.purdue.edu/Bartholomew/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=5295#.U6wujxBtxps. One may attend the full series of 5 classes or select particular classes of interest. For more information call Purdue Extension – Bartholomew County, (812) 379-1665.
July 23, 2014
David Elwood’s book Two Factor Theory of Customer Service discusses the relationship of superior customer service to high profits. He nudges the entire field of customer service toward becoming a professional discipline. Elwood will discuss his book and his premise that customer service is not a casual, do-it-if-you-think-of-it aspect of business; customer service is a real business product that stands beside the primary product of every business enterprise. He will also cover the history of Elwood Staffing, a privately held temporary staffing company with 190 offices nationwide and annual sales over $800 million. Elwood’s passion for customer service helped drive meteoric growth of Elwood Staffing. Copies of Two Factor Theory of Customer Service will be available for purchase from Viewpoint Books.
Using Excel 2007, learn how to create and format a personal budget. Discover the auto fill feature and explore free templates available from Microsoft.
July 22, 2014
Based on the work of Susan Bradley, Founder of the Sudden Money Institute, and Kathleen Rehl author of Moving Forward on Your Own: A Guidebook for Widows, Jalene Hahn will discuss their 3 transition stages of Grief, Growth and Grace. Topics discussed will include brain function under stress, a to-do checklist and pre-planning ideas to ease the transition for their partner. Jalene Hahn is a Certified Financial Planner at Warren Ward Associates.
David Wilson, president of the local Christian Men’s Fellowship, will speak on July 22 at First Christian Church. The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm with dinner prepared by members of First Christian Church. A free will offering will be accepted, but there is no charge for the meal or service.
July 21, 2014
Couponcrazygirl.com blogger Julie Sellers will cover how to save money by using coupons including how to best organize to save time and money. How to make the most of your trips to CVS, Walgreens, Kroger, Aldi and Target and an overview of the coupon policies and in- store rewards programs will be covered along with how to leverage newspapers, local mailers and the internet to find the best coupons. Coupon printing sites and online manufactures promotions will be covered and the class will wrap up with a set of next steps on how to get started saving money.
Do you have a child living in Bartholomew County who is in need of school supplies for the upcoming school year?The Bartholomew County School Supply Assistance Program is accepting registrations until July 19. Call United Way 2-1-1 simply by dialing 2-1-1 or 812-376-6666, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. For Spanish calls, call SUCASA at 812-375-9370, Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm or Tuesday and Thursday, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm to register your child.
If you’d like to make a monetary donation check can be dropped off or mailed to Sans Souci, 1526 13th St Columbus, IN 47201. Please write “School supplies” in the memo line of your check.
You can also donate online at http://bcssap.org/