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  • Estate Planning 101

    Estate Planning 101This presentation will help provide you with an overview of what Estate Planning is, the tools necessary and strategies to help guide you on your journey. Particular topics addressed include: What is Estate Planning, Tools of Transfer, Estate Tax Fundamentals, Estate Planning Strategies, and Gift Tax fundamentals. Instructor Daniel Goldsmith is a Retirement Income Specialist that builds and manages retirement strategies for his clients.Tuesday, October 236 - 8 pmMound Westonka High School       Room C-121#7605-A18F$19Wednesday, November 146 - 8 pmMound Westonka High School       Room C-121#7605-B18F$19
  • First Time Home Buyer Class

    First Time Home Buyer ClassLooking to buy a home for the first time? Don't learn the hard way; take our First Time Home Buyer class! This class will teach you the basics you need to know before buying a home, including everything from pre-qualification to closing the deal. We'll cover topics such as: what mortgage is right for you, what affects your interest rate, what's in the purchase agreement, the importance of a home inspection, what homeowner's insurance covers, and more! Presented by Sandra Tietz, Mortgage Lender with First Minnesota Bank, Member FDIC & Equal Housing Lender; Teresa Nesenson, Realtor with KW Premier Realty Lake Minnetonka; Adam Anderson, Home Inspector with LEAF Building Services; and Tanner Emery, owner/President of Tonka Insurance Agency.Monday, October 226:30 - 8pmEducational Service Center       Conference Room A#7411-A18F$15CANCELED 10.17.18Monday, November 196:30 - 8 pmEducational Service Center       Conference Room A#7411-B18F$15
  • Keeping the Doors Open: Entrepreneurship 101

    Keeping the Doors Open: Entrepreneurship 101Most new businesses fail in the first 10 years. This class is intended to improve the odds of survival for existing or would be entrepreneurs and small business owners. Expert advice on business financing, growth and development, hiring professional advisors, and fending off threats to business survival. Instructor Steven Bell has held several "C-level" positions: CEO, CFO, Chief Compliance Officer, and General Counsel in his 40-year business career. He is the Twin Cities-based author of the business book, "Keeping the Doors Open, an Entrepreneur's Guide to Survival."Thursday, October 116 - 8 pmWestonka Activity Center Conference Room#7601-A18F$19/personWednesday, December 56 - 8 pmWestonka Activity Center Conference Room#7601-B18F$19/person
  • Medicare 101

    Medicare 101This educational class will take the mystery out of Medicare. Parts A,B,C, and D; what do they cover and when can you enroll? What is new with Medicare? Get all the answers to questions like these during class with licensed independent agent Stefany Jessen.Wednesday, October 24 6 - 7:30 pmMound Westonka High School Room C-103#7413-A18F$10Wednesday, December 126 - 7:30 pmMound Westonka High School  Room C-103#7413-B18F$10
  • Photo Organization - Print and Digital

    Photo Organization - Print and DigitalA photography captures a moment that is gone forever! Are your photographs in a box, drawer, suitcase, phone, camera chip, external hard drive, or all of the above? Are they securely backed up? Understand why photo organization/scrapbooking is more difficult today versus years ago. The number one goal is to SAVE - ORGANIZE - SHARE your photos. Discover alternatives to get every printed/digital photo, video, and memorabilia in one location. From scanning, to storage, and organization, you'll leave with options to access every photo you own and be able to share them with family and friends.Monday, October 87 - 9 pm Orono Intermediate School Media Center#7602-A18F$15Tuesday, December 117 - 9 pmMound Westonka High School       Room C-121#7602-B18F$15
  • Prepare Your Own Will

    Prepare Your Own WillPracticing Attorney Adam Altman will lead this class with the purpose being for each participant to complete a valid Will. Through explanations, questions and answers, most people are able to leave the class with a completed Will. The probate process will be explained and everything necessary to complete a Will - Will forms, witnesses, and notary public - will be provided. Fee is per person; as each person needs to have their own Will.Monday, November 197 - 9 pmMound Westonka High School, Room C-121#7505-A18F$39
  • Seven College Planning Tips You Don't Know About But Should

    Seven College Planning Tips You Don't Know About But ShouldFamilies often know more about the next appliance they are buying than the college education they are going to purchase, leading many to make avoidable mistakes that costs them thousands of dollars and hinders their ability to find the best school fit. Come learn from national expert on late-stage college planning, Cozy Wittman, who has helped numerous families navigate this challenging process.Wednesday, November 7Mound Westonka High School, Room C-121#7503-A18F$15
  • Social Security Strategies to Maximize Benefits

    Social Security Strategies to Maximize BenefitsWhen should I apply for Social Security? How can I maximize my benefits? How will this affect my spouse? Mistakes can be costly. We will provide you with the guidance you need to navigate this. Join us for a short presentation and learn how to sort through the options to help ensure the choice you make is tailored to your needs.Tuesday, November 66 - 7 pmMound Westonka High School Room C-121#7506-A18F$10
  • Taking Better Photographs with your Digital Camera

    Taking Better Photographs with your Digital CameraAre you intimidated by your digital camera? Confused by all its functions, features and modes? You'll learn to use the power of your digital camera, which camera features are most important, and how to use them to create better photographs. This class is primarily for beginner photographers, but experienced people may find it helpful as well. The class will discuss the various aspects of composition, including tips and techniques. In addition to composition, we will spend some time covering the basic functions of digital cameras and how to use them to create better photographs. Please bring the manual for your camera to class. The class will consist of a lecture, including examples of photographs containing the techniques and tools covered in the presentation. Instructor Mark Paulson has been taking photographs since the mid-1980s. Mark has taken several award-winning photographs and his work has been published in books, calendars, regional magazines, and exhibited in local galleries. Website: www.mpaulsonphotography.comThursday, November 87-9 pmMound Westonka High School Room C-103#7502-A18F$35
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 - Impacts and Opportunities

    Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 - Impacts and OpportunitiesThe Tax Cuts and Jobs Act fundamentally changes the individual and business tax landscape and affects nearly every business and individual in the country. This seminar will delve beyond the deadlines to discuss this sweeping tax reform; what has changed and what has stayed the same. We will also cover changes for individuals, businesses, and estate.Thursday, October 256 - 8 pmMound Westonka High School       Room C-121#7606-A18F$19Thursday, November 156 - 8 pmMound Westonka High School       Room C-121#7606-B18F$19
  • The NEW Reality of Retirement

    The NEW Reality of RetirementHow is retirement different that that of previous generations? Likely a retirement that is quite different. What's the outcome? The method to the retirement planning process must change. This workshop begins by exploring an updated approach to retirement planning that accounts for the challenges and pitfalls that are unique to the reality in which we live. Instructor Daniel Goldsmith is a Retirement Income Specialist that builds and manages retirement strategies for his clients.Saturday, October 69 am - 12 pmMWHS Room C-121#7604-A18F$19Saturday, October 27Westonka Activity Center        Conference Room #7604-B18F$19
  • Westonka Friends of the Arts membership

    Join in enriching the cultural life of the Westonka areaWestonka Friends of the Arts (WFA) is a volunteer organization of area residents  who care deeply about community arts programming through new the Westonka Performing Arts Center (PAC). Partnering with Westonka Community Education and the new Westonka Community Theater, our hope is that the Westonka area becomes a truly wonderful destination for the arts. The new arts center will be a place to experience great school productions as well as professional Twin Cities musicians, dancers, authors, actors, and more. Your neighbors in WFA plan to work with business owners, private donors, and fellow arts lovers to raise funds from public, private and philanthropic sources. Become a Member ($20 until December 31, 2018, $35 thereafter).Support the development of dynamic cultural offerings, quality entertainment, innovative educational programs, and artistic engagement for all ages.Advertise your commitment to this exciting new organization with a WFA car decalBecome a Supporter ($75)Everything above AND have early access to WFA programming, backstage tours, and invitation only events such as after parties - where the show really does go onBecome a Patron ($250)Everything above, AND special recognition in our printed materials and early access to pre-sale tickets before major eventsThere are additional opportunities for businesses and individuals to underwrite performances, sponsor a series, or discuss naming rights for upcoming events. You can make a huge difference to this community by helping us to provide low cost access to the magic of arts for our residents.