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From Passion to Profit: Selling Your Greeting Cards (42477)

Presented by:   Sarah Miller

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Location: ONLINE via Zoom - (link emailed two days prior to class)
1 Sa  
3/16/2024 - 3/16/2024 Fee: $49.00

This in-depth course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to turn your card-making passion into the start of a business. You will gain key insights into what goes into making greeting cards from start to finish, some current resources for the greeting card market, how to effectively promote your cards, and how to navigate the world of wholesale and retail sales. Next, you will learn about the key elements of marketing and promotion, including how to create a brand identity, how to use social media and other digital platforms to reach your target audience, and how to build relationships with retailers, representative companies, and other potential customers. The course will also cover the basics of wholesale and retail sales, including how to price and package your cards and how to approach retailers and other potential buyers. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to work on your own card designs and receive feedback and guidance from the instructor. You will also have access to a community of fellow students to offer support, and network. Upon completion of the course, you will have the tools, knowledge, and confidence to start your own unique greeting card business.

Your cart/receipt might show the following title for this class: Community Education Business
 

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Ignite Your Creativity: Overcoming Creative Blocks (36988)

Presented by:   Sarah Miller

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Location: ONLINE via Zoom - (link emailed two days prior to class)
1 Sa  
5/4/2024 - 5/4/2024 Fee: $39.00

Registration opens March 13th!

Struggling to brainstorm new ideas or conquer your fear of failure? This class will give you all the tools you need to get through a wide variety of creative blocks. Instructor Sarah E. Miller — a greeting card artist, writer, and marketing professional — will teach you new skills, show you the psychology behind creative blocks, and help you set realistic goals to propel your projects forward. You will also be given some concrete creative exercises to keep the momentum going.

Your cart/receipt might show the following title for this class: Community Education Business
 

WIN, WIN, LOSE: Tax Reduction Strategies for IRA Distributions (42388)

Presented by:   Dick Harsin, CPA, CFP®

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Snoqualmie Hall - 310
1 Th 20022 68th Ave W Lynnwood, WA 98036
3/14/2024 - 3/14/2024 Fee: $39.00

Under the 2019 SECURE ACT the retirement plan distribution rules for beneficiaries have been drastically changed. This workshop will help you understand the various tax reduction strategies available to help you go from forever taxed to never taxed, including charitable planning, Roth conversions, and life insurance. We will also discuss funding strategies from your retirement accounts to provide for the special-needs family member.

Your cart/receipt might show the following title for this class: Community Education Business: Financial
 

Tax & Income Planning Strategies (35904)

Presented by:   Richard Keppler, IAR, FRC, Financial Fiduciary

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Location: Snoqualmie Hall - 202
2 Th 20022 68th Ave W Lynnwood, WA 98036
4/4/2024 - 4/11/2024 Fee: $49.00

Registration opens March 13th!

Ready for retirement? This course focuses on important concepts and strategies related to retirement planning, such as inflation protection, tax-efficient withdrawals, lifestyle preservation, and providing a legacy. Both retirees and pre-retirees will benefit from attending this workshop.

Your cart/receipt might show the following title for this class: Community Education Business: Financial
 

Excel I: Excel in Your World! The Exploration of Spreadsheets (35873)

Presented by:   Mary Simerly

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Location: ONLINE via Zoom - (link emailed two days prior to class)
3 Th  
4/18/2024 - 5/2/2024 Fee: $75.00

Registration opens March 13th!

Excel is an amazing, powerhouse program that can be used in many parts of our daily lives! In this introductory class, we will learn how Excel is set up, enter and format data, execute basic formulas, and then get into working with some of the powerful functions available in Excel. Required: Access to MS Office Excel for Windows (version 2016 or higher).

Your cart/receipt might show the following title for this class: Community Education Business: Financial
 

WIN, WIN, LOSE: Tax Reduction Strategies for IRA Distributions (35905)

Presented by:   Dick Harsin, CPA, CFP®

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Location: Snoqualmie Hall - 203
1 Th 20022 68th Ave W Lynnwood, WA 98036
5/2/2024 - 5/2/2024 Fee: $39.00

Registration opens March 13th!

Under the 2019 SECURE ACT, the retirement plan distribution rules for beneficiaries have been drastically changed. This workshop will help you understand the various tax reduction strategies available to help you go from forever taxed to never taxed, including charitable planning, Roth conversions, and life insurance. We will also discuss funding strategies from your retirement accounts to provide for family members with special needs.

Your cart/receipt might show the following title for this class: Community Education Business: Financial
 

Excel II: Pivots and Formulas (35886)

Presented by:   Mary Simerly

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Location: ONLINE via Zoom - (link emailed two days prior to class)
3 Th  
5/9/2024 - 5/23/2024 Fee: $75.00

Registration opens March 13th!

Continue your Excel journey in the second class in the series and enhance your comfort level when working with data. In this class, we will learn how to work with more functions, sort and filter data, apply conditional formatting, and work with PivotTables. Prerequisite: Excel I or working knowledge of topics covered in Excel 1. Must have access to MS Office Excel for Windows (version 2016 or higher).

Your cart/receipt might show the following title for this class: Community Education Business: Financial
 

Introduction to Voiceovers (35956)

Presented by:   Voices for All

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Location: ONLINE - Scheduled Online Meetings
0  
4/1/2024 - 6/14/2024 Fee: $49.00

Registration opens March 13th!

Explore the craft of voiceovers! Discover current trends, opportunities, and tools you need to find success in this growing remote working industry. Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional voice actor, to improve your delivery. This is a one-time, 90-minute, one-on-one, video-chat class for students 18 and over. After registering, you will be contacted by Voices for All (VFA) to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience. Learn more at voicesforall.com/ooo

Date & Time to be arranged between student & VFA.

Your cart/receipt might show the following title for this class: Community Education Performance: Voiceover
 

CSI: Myth vs. Fact (35937)

Presented by:   Lynne Dean

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: ONLINE via Zoom - (link emailed two days prior to class)
1 Sa  
5/11/2024 - 5/11/2024 Fee: $39.00

Registration opens March 13th!

Join presenter Lynne Dean, a forensic scientist and retired latent fingerprint examiner with the King County Sheriff’s Office in Seattle, Wash., as she explores how crime scenes are processed for evidence. You will learn how a forensic fingerprint laboratory works, discuss photographs from real crime scenes, and determine what you see as evidence. You’ll also participate in hands-on exercises at home and discover how to distinguish fact from fiction when it comes to your favorite CSI-style TV shows. Student participation is encouraged! This class is for students 18 and older, as some of the content and photos are considered graphic. In addition, participants will need a roll of clear tape (like Scotch tape) and their choice of one of the following: a clear plastic water bottle, ceramic mug (like a coffee cup), or clear sheet protector. Those items will be part of the hands-on exercises they will do during the Zoom presentation.

Your cart/receipt might show the following title for this class: Community Education Special Topics: Forensics
 

Podcasting 101 (35940)

Presented by:   John Allen Yeager

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: ONLINE via Zoom - (link emailed two days prior to class)
3 Sa  
4/20/2024 - 5/4/2024 Fee: $109.00

Registration opens March 13th!

Learn podcasting from Anthem Award-winning podcast producer John Yeager! This course will include a background to podcasting, trends in the podcasting industry, and a discussion on why you should or shouldn’t produce a podcast. Each class will feature a guest speaker with real- world podcasting experience, along with plenty of time for questions.

Your cart/receipt might show the following title for this class: Community Education Business: Technology
 

Introduction to Voiceovers (42490)

Presented by:  Voices for All

Class begins in less than 2 business days or is already in session... Please call 425.640.1243 or email comed@edmonds.edu to register.

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Location: - TBA
0  
1/2/2024 - 3/19/2024 Fee: $49.00

Explore the craft of voiceovers! Discover current trends, opportunities and tools you need to find success in this growing remote working industry. Read a real script and receive coaching from your instructor, a professional voice actor, to improve your delivery. One-time, 90 minute, one-on-one, video-chat class! Learn more: www.voicesforall.com/ooo – 18 and over.

After registering, you will be contacted by VFA to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience.

 

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