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Basic Manners for Dogs Session 2

$59

with Kelly Pontbriand

Calendar Apr 26, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Our basic dog obedience class is geared towards dogs with minimal training. You will learn how to teach your dog the following commands: sit down, come, stay, leave it, heal and loose leash walking. Positive motivational training methods will be used. Your dog must be at least 5 months old. Dogs with aggression issues should not be brought to class. Instructor may ask a dog to leave the class if aggression problems occur. Class size limited to 6 dogs. More than one human may accompany their dog.

Vaccination records must be submitted no later than one week prior to class start date to confirm registration (fax 207-422-3612). Students should bring a six foot web or leather leash, a flat collar on the dog, and small training treats.

Full Course

Bread Making at Home

$20

with Roberta Scott

Calendar May 19, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

Learn how to make bread dough, knead, shape and bake traditional loaves of bread and rolls the old fashioned way...by hand and by touch. Roberta Scott has been making her own bread for decades and local potluck attendees recognize and devour her homemade rolls! Students will leave with enough dough for 3 loaves of bread or rolls to bake at home. Please bring loaf pans and/or baking pans.

This class will be at the instructor's home in East Sullivan: 33 Grange Hall Road, Sullivan. The road intersects Route 1 at Tracy's Seafood Takeout. The house faces the water. Students should park on the road and should not block the mailbox.

Cake Decorating 101

$45

with Veronica Grinnan

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the tips for baking the perfect cake, then how to stack, fill, and frost it. Participants will discover how to make their own buttercream frosting and fondant icing plus how to pipe buttercream and decorate with both. Your instructor will show you how to build a tiered cake, cover a cake in fondant, make filled cupcakes and cake pops plus the tips and tricks of the trade she has learned. Supplies list available online. Bring to first class the following: 2 sticks butter, 2 lbs powder sugar, 1 lb. marshmallows, favorite flavoring extract, food coloring, 12 cupcakes, mixing bowl, mixer (hand or stand), piping bag & tips, rolling pin, mat, exacto knife Veronica Grinnan is owner of Grinnan Bear It Cakes in Sullivan.

 

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Certified Nursing Assistant Medication Course (Summer)
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Certified Nursing Assistant Medication Course (Summer)

$1,100

with Elizabeth O'Toole

Calendar Jun 5, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 11 weeks

This course requires 120 hours of training, labs and clinicals. Prerequisites: active and in good standing on the Maine State CNA Registry with no disqualifying annotations; have completed at least the equivalent of one year of full-time employment as a CNA prior to taking the course; and achieve a 10th grade level on a reading comprehension assessment.

Please call 422-4794 or email jgirmscheid@rsu24.org with your inquiries. The application is available for download on our website.

Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Session 3

$300

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar May 5, 2018 at 7 am, runs for 2 weeks

This state certification course prepares students to administer medications in state-certified residential facilities in Maine. Learn all about medications and their side effects and how to document procedures performed. Upon successful completion of this course participants will obtain a certificate from the State of Maine and be certified to provide medication administration in the residential setting. Re-certification is required every 2 years. Class meets 5/5, 5/6 and 5/12 from 9a-4p and on 5/13 from 7a-7p for clinical. This is an in-demand job and highly recommended for CNAs who work in Assisted Living facilities and/or the PSS. 

Requirements: completed application and reading assessment.

We do offer a scholarship to qualified candidates. Please inquire.

We expect this class to fill up quickly, so please let us know as soon as possible of your interest by calling the office at 422-4794 or e-mailing Jean Girmscheid at jgirmscheid@rsu24.org.

Chain Saw Safety for Adults

$48

with Jason Lepper

Calendar May 6, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Local arborist (and chainsaw enthusiast) Jason Lepper will teach adults how to operate a chainsaw. Jason will cover a variety of topics including starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the saw, filing a chain, felling and de-limbing trees and cutting firewood to length. This is a hands-on class and students will use the saw with guidance from their instructor. Expect a fun atmosphere with expert knowledge!! Students are encouraged to bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them, otherwise, equipment will be provided. Class size is limited to 4 to ensure a good instructor / student ratio. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

 

Full Course

Chain Saw Safety for Women Spring Session 1

$48

with Tina Scheer

Calendar May 19, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Local logging sports athlete/promoter "Timber" Tina Scheer (Great Maine Lumberjack Show) and arborist Michelle Braley will teach women how to operate a saw! They will teach you everything from starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the chain saw, filing a chain, cutting a small tree and de-limbing it, cutting your own firewood and doing it for yourself with confidence! Then it's into the woods to practice cutting safely with guidance from your instructors. This is a hands-on class. Expect a FUN atmosphere with expert knowledge!! Students may bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them, otherwise, equipment will be provided. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

 

Full Course

Chain Saw Safety for Women Spring Session 2

$48

with Tina Scheer

Calendar May 20, 2018 at 9 am

Local logging sports athlete/promoter "Timber" Tina Scheer (Great Maine Lumberjack Show) and arborist Michelle Braley will teach women how to operate a saw! They will teach you everything from starting the saw, operating it safely, fixing simple problems on the chain saw, filing a chain, cutting a small tree and de-limbing it, cutting your own firewood and doing it for yourself with confidence! Then it's into the woods to practice cutting safely with guidance from your instructors. This is a hands-on class. Expect a FUN atmosphere with expert knowledge!! Students may bring their own chainsaw and safety equipment if they have them, otherwise, equipment will be provided. Please bring a bag lunch and drink to class.

 

Full Course




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