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The Litchfield County Women’s Network will be holding its monthly meeting on Wed., October 21, 2015, 5:30 p.m. at Sunset Meadows Vineyards, 599 Old Middle Road, Goshen, CT.
The October meeting is the organization’s annual Membership Drive and will include an Oktoberfest dinner menu provided by Ciesco Caterers. An optional wine tasting will be available to participants for an additional fee.
All current LCWN members who bring a guest to this event will be entered into a drawing for a free LCWN membership. In addition, all guests who join LCWN that night will also be entered into a drawing for a free LCWN membership.
Current members and guests are welcome to attend. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, followed by payment of $30 for all guests to: LCWN Meetings, P. O. Box 59, Torrington, CT 06790. For more information, see website at www.lcwn.com.
Whether you want to take the fear out of public speaking or polish existing skills, Torrington Toastmasters provides a fun and supportive environment for doing that. Our workshop format meetings allow you to practice speaking in roles designed to build your confidence. We have a wealth of resources to help you strengthen your communication and leadership skills.
Join us for two Special Presentations during our October Open House Celebration at The Chamber of Commerce, Room 301, Kennedy Drive in Torrington, CT. RSVP for one or both meetings at TorringtonToastmasters@yahoo.com
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Competent Communicator: 10 Steps for More Powerful & Effective Speeches
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 7:00 – 9:00 pmThe Fearless Leader: 10 Essential Skills for Leading With Confidence
Guests are always welcome at our regular meetings held every second and fourth Wednesdays from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the same location. (In November and December we hold one meeting on the second Wednesday of each month.)
October 9, 2015
Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, CT
DEFENSIVE DRIVER TRAINING for INDIVIDUALS, PARENTS & TEENS
Learn These Techniques In Your Own Car
Crash Avoidance Maneuvers, Skid Causes & Prevention, Vehicle Balance Control
Emergency Simulations, Braking Exercises
Distracted Driving Talk
*Certificate of Completion*
$299 Per Session, Pre-registration required
8 am – 12 pm includes continental breakfast * 1 pm – 5 pm includes snacks & beverages
Extended to 7pm on the patio
Beer, wine, mix drinks, & food specials
Inside the Litchfield Inn
432 Bantam Rd
In Fall 2015, UConn Torrington will continue to offer busy adults ways to fulfill their educational goals through its Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree program and other undergraduate options. Many adults in the region who are thinking about returning to higher education are looking to UConn Torrington. A significant number of local employers offer tuition reimbursement or other kinds of support programs to help their employees continue their education.
UConn Torrington is known for offering an exceptional and affordable educational experience with afternoon, evening and online classes available. The campus offers a convenient location, a beautiful, easy-to-navigate campus, and ample parking. Students work with academic advisors to plan their courses of study and select classes.
Dana Forchette, Admissions Director, says, “Adults considering furthering their education often struggle to balance work, family and life. For those who have specific learning goals, or want to enhance their resumes and explore new learning opportunities, UConn Torrington offers the perfect academic environment for a life-changing experience.”
Individuals who have earned an Associate Degree or at least 60 credits from a degree-granting, regionally accredited college or university are invited to apply to the BGS program at UConn Torrington. A few of the Fall 2015 afternoon class offerings for busy adults include:
2:00 – 3:15 PM
COMM / The Process of Communication (Tues/Thurs) Virginia Alexander
HDFS / Human Development: Infancy thru Adolescence (Mon/Wed) Lisa Kraimer-Rickaby
MATH / Calculus for Business & Economics (Mon/Wed) Daniel O’Dowd
POLS / Intro to Political Theory (Tues/Thurs) Richard Testa
3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
ECON / Principles of Macroeconomics (Mon/Wed) David Rodgers
HDFS / Individual & Family Development (Mon/Wed) Cynthia Van Fleet
HIST / U.S. History Since 1877 (Tues/Thurs) Karl Valois
PSYC / The Psychology of Language (Mon/Wed) Gerald McRoberts
3:45 PM – 6:15 PM
AASI / Intro Asian American Studies (Tues) Christine Reardon
ANTH / Other People’s Worlds (Mon) Jean Hatcherson
PSYC / General Psychology (Thurs) Nan Taylor
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
MATH / Problem Solving (Mon/Wed) Daniel O’Dowd
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
ANTH / Social Anthropology (Mon) Jean Hatcherson
HIST / Civil War America (Tues) Karl Valois
PSYC / Abnormal Psychology (Thurs) Nan Taylor
SOCI / Society & the Individual (Mon) Peter Mendelson
WGSS / Gender Rep U.S. Popular Culture (Wed) Lacey Byrne
Registration began March 23 and Fall classes begin Monday, August 31, 2015.
To apply, get admissions information or to schedule a tour, call Dana Forchette 860.626.6813 or email: email@example.com.
UConn Torrington offers quality education close to home. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter or go to torrington.uconn.edu.
Great opportunity for chamber members to have professional looking websites and brochures produced by Litchfield High School Business Students at no cost although donations are accepted.
Students Will Gladly:
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (860) 202-5796 for more information and availability.