Self-publishing classes offered at church
BEAN BLOSSOM — Free self-publishing classes, taught by Dan Snow, will begin Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 18 and 20 at St. David’s Episcopal Church, at state roads 45 and 135 North.
Snow is on the board of directors of Independent Book Publishers Association and a columnist for Publishers Weekly.
For more information or to register, email Snow at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CRC offers QuickBooks class
A beginning QuickBooks class will be taught from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, Tuesday, Nov. 1, and Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St. The cost is $180. Call the CRC at 812-988-5880 for more information or to register.
Sign language classes planned
American Sign Language classes are offered at the Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St.
Beginning and intermediate classes are planned in late fall. Classes, from 6 to 8 p.m., last eight weeks. For more information or to register, call the CRC at 812-988-5880.
For previous and current sign language students, a community ASL club meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on third Thursdays at the Brown County Public Library.
Computer support training certificate available
An A+ Computer Support Specialist class (A+ certification) will be taught this fall at the Brown County Career Resource Center. Call 812-988-5880 for more information or to register.
High school equivalency class times set each week
Classes focused on the high school equivalency assessment exam — formerly called GED classes — are taught year-round from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St.
Students who cannot attend then can arrange instruction by appointment or by distance learning.
People enrolled in adult education may be eligible for free job training through Work One.
For more information, call 812-988-5880.
Small-business counseling available for free
The Brown County Career Resource Center, 246 E. Main St., offers individual small-business counseling sessions through the Service Corps of Retired Executives.
There is no charge for the sessions, which meet in the morning on the first Thursday of every month. An appointment is required.
For more information or to register, call 812-988-5880.
Vaccines for uninsured available at health department
The Brown County Health Department, on the second floor of the County Office Building, 201 Locust Lane, is offering all immunizations free of charge for uninsured adults.
Vaccines include tetanus, hepatitis A and B, dTap, MMR, PVC13, PPSV23, varicella and others.
For more information or to make an appointment, call the health department at 812-988-2255 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nursing assistant classes planned
Certified nursing assistant classes are offered periodically at the Brown County Career Resource Center depending on interest. The next class is tentatively scheduled to begin at the first of the year. Call the CRC at 812-988-5880 for more information or to register.
Learn to sign with your baby or toddler
Free sign language classes for babies or toddlers and their parents take place at 2 p.m. Thursdays at the Brown County Public Library, lower level.
Space is limited; to sign up, call Lisa at 812-320-3507.
Scholarships offered to senior high school girls
The Brown County chapter of P.E.O. Sisterhood, an international philanthropic educational organization, is awarding two scholarships this year.
The $2,500 STAR scholarship is awarded based on excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future success. It is open to graduating high school women; a student must be recommended by a P.E.O. chapter.
Applications, available from the high school counselor, must be submitted by Tuesday, Nov. 1. Gloria Berryman, email@example.com, 812-988-4465, also can be contacted.
The local chapter of P.E.O. also awards a $600 scholarship to an outstanding senior girl. This application needs to be filed by Feb. 1.
CRC offers discounts for multiple enrollments
The Brown County Career Resource Center offers discounts for multiple enrollments or for friends who enroll in classes at the same time. For more information, call the CRC at 812-988-5880.