New Workshop for Writers: Get Ready, Get Set, Go Write A Story

If you have ever wanted to write, this free workshop is for you!

Ever want to write a story? Have something that must be told? Or have no idea what to write, but simply feel like writing? This two hour workshop will get you started. Designed for the beginner, you will be able to leave class, and take action.

We will take you from a blank monitor screen, to a basic plot. Issues to be addressed: Getting an idea, protagonist, and problem. Stories must have beginning, middle, and end. Who the story is for. First or Third person narrative. Outlines. Change in either protagonist or situation.

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Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series returns

Have you been on the job hunt but are finding that you aren’t getting a call back for an interview?

Eureka Parks & Recreation and the Betty Chinn Day Center are committed to empowering the members of our community and providing them with the tools to set them up for success.  Which is why they have partnered to create Pathway to Payday—a unique and innovative workshop that will only teach you how to FREE!best sell yourself on your application & how to best be prepared for an interview.

What makes this workshop unique, is that participants will get the opportunity to immediately put these skills to the test with on-site interviews with real employers looking to hire.

Representatives from the following organizations will be there:

  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Rita’s Margaritas & Mexican Grill
  • Sun Valley, Pierson’s
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Wing Inflatables
  • North Coast Cleaning Services
  • Eureka Parks & Recreation

Workshop participants are not guaranteed a job, but they are guaranteed this great opportunity. Last year, nearly 90% of workshop attendees left with a job.

There will be free on-site childcare available, lunch, as well as interview attire if needed.

This free workshop series will take place over four sessions at the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center at 133 7th Street in Eureka. Sessions take place Wednesday, April 26th, Friday April 28th, and Wednesday May 3rd, and Friday May 5th from 10am-1pm.

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Free Creative Escapes Class on Family Free day – Childcare Available

As part of #FamilyFreeDay, you can come to aCreative Escapes Demo and explore your own style through different techniques of the creative process.

Let your inner artist out! Bring friends and family from 2:15 to 3:00 on September 17.
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R.E.N.T. Ready Community Workshop

R.E.N.T. stands for Responsible & Empowered New Tenant

The workshop will be Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 11AM to 2PM.

This free community workshop features engaging and interactive classes designed to educate and empower individuals and families to overcome barriers to rental housing, learn about their responsibilities as a tenant, establish a realistic budget and take real steps towards getting keys to a new home! Continue reading R.E.N.T. Ready Community Workshop

Renter’s Rights Community Workshop

This free community workshop will feature an attorney from Legal Services of Northern California

The event will be Wednesday, August 17, from 11AM to 12:30PM.

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UPDATE: Pathway to Payday FREE Job workshop series has new partner

(Update as of Feb 22, 2016 includes addition of Express Employment Professionals as a new partner.)

Have you been on the job hunt but are finding that you aren’t getting a call back for an interview?

Eureka Parks & Recreation and the Betty Chinn Day Center are committed to empowering the members of our community and providing them with the tools to set them up for success.  Which is why they have partnered to create Pathway to Payday—a unique and innovative workshop that will not only teach you how to best sell yourself on your application & how to best be prepared for an interview, but workshop participants will get the opportunity to immediately put these skills to the test with on-site interviews with real employers looking to hire. Continue reading UPDATE: Pathway to Payday FREE Job workshop series has new partner

Pathway to Payday: FREE JOB WORKSHOP Series Class Schedule

Following is the class schedule for the Pathway To Payday FREE Workshop Series.

  • To see more details about this series, follow this link.

Feb 25th Class 1: Applying for the job you want

Learn how to best represent your work history & skill set, find out how to avoid common application mistakes, & discover what today’s employers are looking for—all in the process of applying for a real job!

March 3rd Class 2: Mock Interviews

Gain valuable interview skills by engaging in an interactive mock interview that will allow you to test your interview skills & receive valuable feedback that will prepare you for a real interview the following week!

March 10th Class 3: Real Interviews

Take the tools you’ve learned in the previous two weeks & put them into action with real interviews with real employers for real jobs. Interview attire provided by Betty Chinn Day Center if needed. Take a deep breath & put your best foot forward, participants are not guaranteed a job, but are guaranteed this opportunity…so make the most of it!

March 17th Class 4: The Next Step

In the final workshop, participants will receive feedback from their job interviews. Participants will leave this final workshop with tools to set them up for success in a new job, or feedback on why they did not receive the job and tools for what they can do next time to land the job.

  • To download a flyer with the information listed below, follow this link.

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