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This course will cover the three things we can do to fight elder fraud together. In this session, you will learn common elements scam artists use, resources to learn about ongoing scams and ways to help our community fight these scammers. Presented by Kay Bransford, best-selling author of “Memory Banc: Your Workbook for Organizing Life” and Louann Webber, Professional Daily Money Manager with Your Money, Inc.

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1 lesson @ 1 hr, 30 mins, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9018.318          Tu, 5/22          12:30-2 p.m.

Will your family know what to do and what you want when you die? Learn how you can get the funeral/burial that you want and what you can do in advance to ease the burden on others and plan for the costs. You will leave this session comfortable with your choices, and you will have the opportunity to make them known to your family so they can avoid any guilt or guessing. Presented by Jim Zalewski, Funeral Planning Professional.

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1 lesson @ 1 hr, 30 mins, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9020.318          Tu, 5/15         12:30-2 p.m.

Is there more to Social Security than meets the eye? In this seminar, you will learn strategies that you can use to potentially maximize your benefit. We will start with a brief overview and history of the Social Security system, including current solvency issues. We will cover: claiming strategies for individuals and couples, including restricted applications; survivor benefits; former spousal benefits; the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset. You will also learn how to reduce taxes on your social security benefits, and more. Presented by Sarah Graham, CMFC, CRPC™.

1 lesson @ 1 hr, 30 mins, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9023.318          Tu, 4/24          12:30-2 p.m.

The Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Canal is 184.5 miles, running from Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, Md. It was built between 1828 and 1850 and operated between 1831 and 1924. It has 74 locks, 11 aqueducts to cross major streams, more than 240 culverts to cross smaller streams and, the 3,118-foot-long Paw Paw Tunnel. The principal cargo was coal from the Allegheny Mountains. The Canal Towpath served as one of the routes of the “Underground Railroad.” Now that you know some of the facts about the C&O Canal, come to this presentation and learn much more about it, its history, its beauty and its uses. Presented by Carole Herrick.

1 lesson @ 1 hr, 30 mins, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
Part 2 9025.318          Tu, 6/5           12:30-2 p.m.

If you have never knitted before, or if you are an old hand, join the Knitting Circle! Beginners will learn how to knit, and experienced knitters will have a friendly place to knit, and/or learn new skills or get help with current projects. Bring your own supplies, a project in progress, or purchase a beginner’s kit from the instructor for $20. Presented by Julie Thatcher.

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5 lessons @ 1 hr, 30 mins, $69/$59 MCC district residents. Materials fee: $20, for beginner’s kit (optional). Fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class.
9014.318          Th, 4/12-6/7           1:15-2:45 p.m.
No lesson on 4/19, 5/3, 5/17 and 5/31.

Do you crochet? Do you want to learn to crochet? Do you want to meet and be with other people while crocheting? If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, this is the class for you. The instructor will cover the basics of crochet and answer students’ questions. Several exciting projects will be introduced. Presented by Susan Jaska.

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5 lessons @ 1 hr, 30 mins, $69/$59 MCC district residents.
9016.318          M, 4/16-5/21          12:30-2 p.m.
No lesson on 2/12, 2/19, 3/12 and 5/14.

Have you ever wondered what hoarding is? Do you know someone who you think hoards? Would you like to understand what they are thinking and how you can encourage them to improve? We will explore all of this and more in this dynamic and entertaining lecture. Presented by Maria Spetalnik, Founder and CEO of Conquer the Clutter.

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1 lesson @ 1 hr, 30 mins, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9031.318          Tu, 5/8          12:30-2 p.m.

Some wills just won’t do their jobs. And is it any wonder? Shoved into drawers and locked up in banks, the pitiful will is all but forgotten, and yet, it is somehow expected to deal with nonexistent financial records, uninformed children, out-of-state property and ever-changing tax laws. Presented for the benefit of people with wills and people without them, “Why Good Wills Go Bad” is an eye-opening, 90 minutes of common sense, common errors and a common need to follow through. Presented by Wills, Trusts and Estates Attorney David Hoffman.

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1 lesson @ 2 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9033.318          M, 6/11          12:30-2:30 p.m.

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