Introduction to the Massachusetts Court System . . .
Introduction to the Massachusetts Court System with Emphasis on Selected Areas
Instructor: James Bisceglia, Clerk Magistrate, Worcester Housing Court, Retired (28 yrs.)
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Start Date: March 5, 2014
Weeks: 4 weeks
Cost for Course: $95.00
The course will encompass the following: a description of the Massachusetts Court system, from the local district courts up to the Supreme Judicial Court, including the types of cases over which each court has jurisdiction; definitions and discussion of common legal words and phrases such as arraignment, pro bono, summary process, etc.; the Consumer Protection Law, Ch. 93A; an explanation of Small Claims procedures; and a thorough examination of landlord tenant law including types of tenancies, common defenses in eviction actions, code enforcement issues and the security deposit law. The information contained in this course would be of interest to tenants, landlords or property managers, persons considering bringing a small claims case (especially those related to a consumer transaction) and anyone else interested in expanding their knowledge of Massachusetts law.
Hospice Volunteer Training
Course Category: Special Programs
Course Topic: Hospice Volunteer Training
Instructor: Elaine Liatsos, staff of Life Choice Hospice
Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Days of the week: Monday
Start Date: September 23, 2013
Number of Weeks: 3 weeks
Content: Do you have gifts to share? Are you looking to make a difference? Life Choice Hospice seeks volunteers for a four week training program. Upon completion you will be eligible to join the Life Choice Hospice team whose goal is to provide excellence in end-of-life care. Volunteers may provide compassionate visits, read to, converse with, or play music for patients while providing emotional support and comfort. We welcome your talents and interests. Companion pet visits, craft expression, reiki, massage, and therapeutic touch are among the services performed by volunteers. We also seek veterans who will focus on improving end-of-life care for other veterans, many of whom served in World War II. You will be assigned to people under hospice care in area nursing facilities, and in homes. Consider making a difference by joining the more than 500,000 people, young and old, serving as hospice volunteers.
There is no charge for this course, training and volunteer materials provided.
This program is sponsored by LIFE CHOICE HOSPICE with the assistance of the Community School @Cape Cod Tech.
For more information Call or Email: Elaine Liatsos
LIFE CHOICE HOSPICE Volunteer Coordinator
(508) 896-1152 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
Instructor: D.J. Tom Tuttle, M.A.
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Day of the Week: Wednesday, February 26, March 5 and March 12
Number of weeks: 3
Class size limited to 6 students
Gain more confidence as a speaker and presenter. Whether you are going on a job interview, or before committees, boards, or business groups, this workshop can help you to polish your presentation skills and build your self-confidence. Tom will guide you in a series of exercises designed to help you overcome shyness, stage fright, and performance anxiety. You will also learn useful techniques to help you project your voice before large groups, as well as ways to better prepare and organize your presentation.
More at: http://www.CapeCodPublicSpeaking.com
Instructors: Sue and Floriano Pavao
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Start Date: January 28, 2014
Length: 6 classes (final class to be held on Wed., 3/19 at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, So. Yarmouth)
Materials Fee: $20.00 per student, payable to instructors
Join wine enthusiasts Sue & Floriano Pavao of South Dennis on a journey of the senses as you learn dozens of tips and tools to “de-mystify” the world of wine. “Wine 101” is offered specifically to the wine beginner. . .no prior knowledge of wine is required and participants will depart with a new sense of confidence in selecting, purchasing, tasting and “talking” wine.
Some of the subjects covered include; The wine language, reading a wine label, corks and corkscrews, bottles and wine glasses, pairing wine with food, storing wine and a step-by-step demonstration in sniffing/swirling/sipping and savoring! Our final night of class will take place at The Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth and will include the tasting of five wines. An informal, FUN and informative introduction to this most delectable beverage!!