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500S20 Run, Hide, Fight

Free

with Kennewick Police Department

Calendar Feb 24, 2020 at 6 pm

Do you have a plan to help you survive an active shooter situation? Join us as we learn the three actions of run, hide and fight that a plan needs to include. The importance of preparing and planning will be discussed in detail.  

Full Course

505S20 Stop the Bleed

$17

with Michael Hendricks

Calendar Feb 25, 2020 at 6 pm

Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. Injury results from a wide variety of causes, and in a wide variety of locations. You can help save a life by knowing how to stop bleeding if someone, including yourself, is injured. This class includes hands-on simulations and demonstrations of proper techniques as recommended by the Hartford Consensus. Participants are eligible to receive a Stop the Bleed certificate of completion.

Michael Hendricks has been in the EMS industry for nearly 5 years. He is a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician and registered in Washington state. He currently instructs CPR and First Aid classes and oversees the Nursing Assistant program and Emergency Medical Training program for Columbia Safety.

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501S20 The Family Tree

$15

with Adam Schwartz

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm

Interested in tracing your family history, but not sure where to start? This class will introduce three common websites used for genealogy research, how to use them all together and give you the basic tools to trace your family lineage. Desktop computers provided, but you may bring your own personal device if you prefer. If you have established an account with Ancestry.com or Family Search, please be sure to have your log-in and password available.

Adam Schwartz is a BYU graduate and has been actively directing others how to trace their genealogy.  He has traveled around the world to various countries and many parts of the United States. 

512S20 Unraveling Medicare

$15

with Denise Sliger and Urszula Kobiesa

Calendar Mar 18, 2020 at 6 pm

Join us for a comprehensive look at Medicare and the various Health and Part D Plans offered in our area. Discussion around this vast topic will include important timelines, plan coverages, recent changes, and the ways Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 may affect Medicare beneficiaries.

Denise Sliger has been assisting local seniors for over 14 years with their Medicare insurance questions. She is a partner owner and founder of Senior Benefits Solutions for the past 10 years. She is licensed in both Washington and Oregon.

Urszula Kobiesa has been assisting local seniors for over 14 years with their Medicare insurance questions. She is a partner owner and founder of Senior Benefits Solutions for the past 10 years. She is licensed in both Washington and Oregon.

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503S20 Myths and Truths About Estate Planning and Probate

$17

with Loren Eddy

Calendar Mar 18, 2020 at 7 pm

Proper estate planning is crucial to your overall financial plan. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of avoiding probate, how a living trust can help (or hurt) you, the value of powers of attorney, and how to avoid a costly guardianship. Emphasis will be placed on debunking myths about wills, trusts and probate. Registering for Being or Choosing an Executor following this class is highly recommended.

Loren Eddy is an attorney in Kennewick and has over 30 years of experience in helping clients with their estate planning choices.

 

511S20 Emergency Preparedness

Free

with Deanna Davis

Calendar Mar 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm

What would you do if you found yourself in the middle of a natural or man-made disaster? This class will discuss potential disasters that could happen in our area and environment, and how we can prepare and equip ourselves to face them.

Deanna Davis is the Emergency Manager for Benton County Emergency Services.

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508S20 Being or Choosing an Executor

$17

with Loren Eddy

Calendar Mar 25, 2020 at 7 pm

Gain information on estate planning, the probate process and the expectations of executors and the scope of their duties. Leave with sufficient understanding to choose an executor and to communicate with a probate attorney if you are appointed an executor. Previous attendance at Myths & Truths About Estate Planning is highly recommended.

Loren Eddy is an attorney in Kennewick and has over 30 years of experience in helping clients with their estate planning choices.

509S20 Simplify Your Spending and Savings Strategies

$12

with Joy Behen

Calendar Apr 23, 2020 at 6 pm

Balancing your expenses now can help you reach your financial goals later. This presentation can help you bring balance to your budget. You will learn more about setting personal financial goals, balancing saving, spending, and borrowing to help achieve your goals, strategies for controlling debt and improving credit scores, and practical savings options for now through retirement.

Joy Behen has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and taught Language Arts and United States History in the Kennewick School District before entering the financial world professionally.

 





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