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Upcoming events

    • Thu, May 02, 2024
    • Thu, May 30, 2024
    • 5 sessions
    • Online Zoom Presentation
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    A Beginners Guide to Personal Finance 5-Week Series

    The world is rife with information on personal finance and opinions abound. Knowing where to start can be overwhelming. Join us for this weekly lunchtime series to learn the whens, whys and hows of personal finance so that you can take control of your financial well-being.

    5/2: Where to Start with your Money

    This introduction to financial basics will discuss the importance of goal setting and financial planning; touch on the basics of budgeting, managing debt and credit, investing and saving; and talk about establishing good habits for the future. You will also have a chance to ask your own personal questions. This is the 1st in a 5-part personal finance series so snag your spot today!

    5/9: Investing 102: Making the Most of your Savings

    You’ve probably heard of investing in “the market” but do you really know what a stock or a bond even is? There’s a lot of jargon in the financial world that can be confusing plus a lot of news headlines trying to scare you. After this class on stocks and bonds you’ll walk away understanding exactly what a bond or a stock is so that you can know how to put your money to work for you! In this class you’ll learn the different categories of the two investment types and how they are generally used in combination in an investment strategy. You’ll also have a chance to ask your own questions. This is the 2nd in a 5-part personal finance series so snag your spot today!

    5/16: Put your Paycheck to Work

    Learn how to make the most of your paycheck. In this class, you’ll learn ways to uncover “hidden” compensation opportunities you may not know about and take full advantage of employee benefits available to you. We’ll also discuss how to manage your income more effectively so you can find more dollars to help you achieve your financial goals. This is the 3rd in a 5-part personal finance series so snag your spot today!

    5/23: The Hidden Superpowers of Roth IRAs

    Roth IRA, a funny name that has more than meets the eye. You’ve probably heard of these retirement accounts at least in passing but have you ever taken a closer look? You might be surprised at the hidden benefits found in Roth IRAs. From tax advantages to income flexibility, Austin Willson will guide you through an exploration of these hidden superpowers and explain it all using plain English. No clunky jargon or confusing industry speak to decipher here! You’ll also have a chance to ask your own questions. This is the 4th in a 5-part personal finance series so snag your spot today!

    5/30: Planning for Success: The Key Areas of Financial Planning

    A financial plan looks at every element of your financial life to help you understand where you are and where you’re going. During this class we’ll discuss the six pillars of financial planning and how you can examine your current finances and help protect what is important, accumulate wealth, plan for taxes and retirement, and preserve your wealth so you can create a legacy. This is the final class in a 5-part personal finance series so snag your spot today!

    Please note: This presentation will not be recorded.


    Austin Willson

    Austin Willson is a Financial Advisor at OsborneKlein, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services LLC, with offices in Petoskey and Alpena MI. Austin got his start in the financial services industry over 3 years ago in the Detroit Metro area. After a brief stint as a writer and editorial relations executive with a financial news startup, Austin moved back to his hometown of Petoskey to join the team at OsborneKlein. Currently, Austin focuses on helping clients feel more confident, connected and in control of their financial life through financial planning and investment management.

    • Tue, May 28, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • NCMC SCRC Bldg - CCE Room 536
    • 1
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                 BLS Skills Testing*

    *The online American Heart Association BLS Provider Course must be completed prior to attending this skills testing and proof (certificate) shown to instructor.

    To purchase the online course Click here.

    The AHA’s BLS course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

    What does the skills testing evaluate?

    • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
    • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
    • Important early use of an AED
    • Effective ventilations using a barrier device
    • Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
    • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.


    Megan Mainland is an Adjunct Faculty member of North Central Michigan College that has been teaching CPR for over 15 years. She currently monitors other instructors to assure their skills are up to date.

    • Wed, May 29, 2024
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • NCMC Nature Area (behind college at end of Howard St)
    • 0
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    Spring Foraging for Wild Herbs


    Sierra LaRose, Certified Herbalist, Wild Harvester, and owner of Bear Earth Herbals, will lead a walk in the woods to learn about wild plants and their properties. This walk will cover plant identification, ethical harvesting, herbal remedy preparation and much more. The walk will begin in NCMC Classroom #536.  Bring a notebook and gear for possible changes in weather.

    Cancellations are non-refundable within 48 hours of this event.

    • Thu, May 30, 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • NCMC SCRC Bldg - CCE Room 536
    • 9
    Register

                 BLS Skills Testing*

    *The online American Heart Association BLS Provider Course must be completed prior to attending this skills testing and proof (certificate) shown to instructor.

    To purchase the online course Click here.

    The AHA’s BLS course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

    What does the skills testing evaluate?

    • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
    • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
    • Important early use of an AED
    • Effective ventilations using a barrier device
    • Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
    • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.


    Megan Mainland is an Adjunct Faculty member of North Central Michigan College that has been teaching CPR for over 15 years. She currently monitors other instructors to assure their skills are up to date.

    • Tue, June 04, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • John M. Hall Auditorium, 1725 Encampment, Bay View, MI
    • 69
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    Bay View History Tour

    Have you ever driven on US 31 and passed those charming Victorian cottages and wanted to know more? Now is your chance to step inside the Bay View campus with a resident tour guide. Bay View Association is a National Historic Landmark right in your back yard! Now is your chance to see first hand where our programming takes place. Your tour will begin at Hall Auditorium and stroll through campus, while talking about the history of the buildings and taking a peek inside some of them too! Wear comfortable shoes and be educated and entertained on this Northern Michigan treasure. Bring a guest (registration required) and experience summer with US!


    • Tue, June 04, 2024
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
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    In partnership with:

    Discover the genius of Max Steiner, the mastermind behind the iconic film scores of timeless classics like Gone with the Wind and Casablanca. Steiner's early scores revolutionized the incorporation of background mu­sic in movies, leaving behind a lasting legacy that has garnered recognition from subsequent generations of film score composers. He not only created the perfect musical accompaniment for each scene and character, but also introduced groundbreaking in­novations that allowed the music to intertwine seamlessly with the film, amplifying emotions, and deeply 

    im­pacting viewers. With the support of audiovisuals and stories, explore the extraordinary life of Max Steiner, "the father of film music:".


    Cancellations are non-refundable within 48 hours of this event.


    A native of Venezuela, Emanuel Abramovits is a concert promoter now based in Florida. Throughout his ca­reer, he was directly involved in events fea­turing artists such as ltzhak Pearlman, Sarah Brightman, Journey, and Kenny G. He served as the cultural director at Union lsraelita de Caracas, in charge of documenting Holocaust survivors' sto­ries with art exhibitions, lectures, films, and orchestral concerts.

    • Tue, June 04, 2024
    • Tue, June 25, 2024
    • 4 sessions
    • Student Community Resource Bldg #550
    • 0
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    Gentle yoga relieves stress, increases flexibility, calms the mind, and strengthens the body. It's performed at a slower pace, with less extreme positions. This one-day a week, 4-week class is designed with gentle floor-based sequences with some standing positions helping you relax the muscles fully, integrating mind, body, and spirit, bringing ease to the breath, and tuning into the nervous system's healing capacity. Yoga is for every BODY-tall, small, big, tiny, young, old, and gender fluid. It truly is a way to move your body for every person on this planet. The purpose of the class is to create a space for all ages, abilities, and body types to move their bodies in a healthy and safe environment. This practice is open to all levels. Please bring yoga mat and water bottle


    Cancellations are non-refundable within 48 hours of the start of this class