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Continuing Education

Genealogy for Beginners

Interested in doing your family tree but don’t know how? This class will cover what you need to get started researching your family history or continue a project you have already started. You will get suggestions on which subscription services are worth the price and which are not. Participants will also get specific advice from the instructor and a copy of the PowerPoint presentation for each topic. Learn to use Ancestry.com, find obituaries, and much more! Katherine Pennavaria is a college professor and librarian with many years of experience doing genealogy research and presentations. Participants must bring a flash drive & notebook. Laptop is recommended. Ages 18+

  • Mon Sept 19-Oct 10
  • 6-8 pm
  • Senior Center
  • $50 ($60 NM) 

AARP Driver Safety Program

4-hour refresher course for people who have previously taken the eight-hour
course. Course may fulfill requirements for a continuing insurance discount from
any auto insurer doing business in PA. All participants MUST bring evidence of previous course completion to receive a certificate. Participants must also bring a valid PA drivers license. Bill Pearson will instruct. Ages 50+

  • Tue Sept 27
  • 2:30-6:30 pm
  • Senior Center
  • $25 AARP Non-Member

Medicare Madness

Intro to Medicare: If you are about to turn age 65 and confused by Medicare, this class is designed specifically for you! The basics of Medicare will be explained, including how and when to sign up for Medicare, what is covered by the different parts of Medicare (A, B, C and D), and what the difference is between a Medicare Supplemental (Medigap) and a Medicare Advantage plan. Additionally, we will walk through how to find a plan that best fits your needs. This class is beneficial for seniors because it clears away the confusion, answers many questions, and empowers participants through education.

  • Wed Oct 19
  • 6-8 pm
  • Senior Center
  • $15 ($21 NM)

Trail Riding

One hour guided trail riding. Ride horses through the 275 acres of woods and farmland on the ranch. Horses are well mannered and trained to work with riders that have little or no experience. For your own safety and safety of the horses, we do not trot or gallop through the trails. All children must be 8 or older and there is a strict weight limit of 250 pounds. 

  • Wed Sept 7 (I) Sept 21 (II) Oct 5 (III) Oct 19 (IV) 5-6 pm
  • Nov 2 (IV) 4:45-5:45 pm
  • Ironstone Ranch  (1 Hollinger Lane, E-town)
  • $60 ($70 NM) 

Identity Theft

Presented by M & T Bank. Learn how to identify the signs of identity theft and fraud. Examine different types of identity theft and fraud. Identify strategies to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud. Learn how to protect your data using safe habits. Ages 18+

  • Wed Sept 28
  • 6-7 pm
  • GEARS Community Center
  • FREE; Registration is required

Wills, Trusts & Estates

What is a Will? What happens if you do not have one? How do you make a Will? What is a Trust? Do you need/want one? What do you do if you have to administer an Estate? This class is designed to be an introductory course to give you a working knowledge of the law in the Estate area. Questions about particular circumstances will be welcome. Instructor, Thomas Beckley, is an attorney who devotes a large portion of his practice to Estate Planning and Administration. Ages 18+

  • Wed Oct 12
  • 7-9 pm
  • Senior Center
  • $10 ($16 NM) 
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Call: (717) 367-0355

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