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READ Polk Spelling Bee - August 31, 2012

READ Polk will be holding their signature event on Tuesday, September 25th at Nora Mayo Hall in Winter Haven and I am hoping that maybe some EMERGE members would like to attend. Tickets are $50 each or a table of 8 is $500.

Please contact Christine Murphy, Executive Director of READ Polk, Inc., for more information:
PO Box 2595
Bartow, FL 33831
863-797-6253
http://www.readpolk.com/


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Workplace Spanish for Customer Service at Polk State College - August 31, 2012

Intended Audience: This program is designed for different types of employees, such as customer service associates, in a wide variety of businesses.
Course Objectives: After completing this training course, English speakers will be able to communicate with Spanish-speaking employees to improve understanding, teamwork, productivity, and work quality.
Difficulty level: Beginner
Course Aids: Manual, Audio CD, and CD-ROM for PC use.
Key topics covered in the program: Basic expressions, Meeting & Greeting, Language Expressions, Directions & Locations, Numbers & Measures, Time-Timing-Days-Months, Talking with Customers, Customer Interactions, Practice Conversations, and more.

Register Now!
Nyrka Riskin, Business Development/Coordinator ā€“ Professional Development Institute
863.297.1010 ext. 4059 or nriskin@polk.edu
Course and reference #: CEV2422-43828. Tuesdays and Thursdays - 6:00 p.m. ā€“ 8:00 p.m.
Dates: September 11, 2012 through October 11, 2012. Location: Lakeland Campus - LTB 1102.
Course Fee: $159.00/per student.


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Money 101: Securing Your Financial Future at Polk State College - August 31, 2012

Financial planning is not optional if financial security is important to you. Unfortunately, 54% of Americans have never tried to figure out how much money they will need for retirement1 and 40% of Americans do not have a budget2. If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.

The goal of this course is not to simply give you information; but to teach you the essential skills of personal financial management, and allow you to apply those skills in producing your own personalized financial plan with the help of a professional, in class!

When you understand how to manage your finances, you will have an invaluable tool in taking control of your life. Proper financial planning can provide peace of mind, increased buying power, and a secure future. Every person has limited resources. Learn how to apply them correctly to give your family the life you deserve.

Course Description:
I. What Can My Money Do?
II. What Do All These Numbers Mean?
III. How Will I Afford To Send My Kids/Grandkids to College?
IV. Will I Have Enough Money For Retirement?
V. Should I Purchase Insurance?
VI. Where Should I Invest My Money Now?
VII. What Will Happen To My Money When Iā€™m Gone?
VIII. What is My Financial Plan?

Course Objectives:
Upon completion, all participants will have developed their own financial plan and have the skills and confidence to reach and maintain good financial health.

Register Now!
Nyrka Riskin, Business Development/Coordinator ā€“ Professional Development Institute
863.297.1010 ext. 4059 or nriskin@polk.edu
Course and reference #: CEV2394A-43755. Thursday nights, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Meets on September 13, 20 and 27. Location: Airside Campus: ASL-150. Course Fee: $249.00/per student.



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