Special Interests

A PATH TO CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING

This interactive, exercise filled workshop covers the foundation of creative problem solving (CPS) and offers effective techniques in idea generation, brainstorming and the secret ingredient in starting the CPS process. Class will be held March 9.

Thursday 6:00-9:00 PM
Location: SHS-128
No. of Weeks: 1
Tuition: $19
Instructor: John McCarthy
Course Representative: Claudia Muro

CLIMBING YOUR FAMILY TREE—BEGINNING GENEALOGY

An introduction to the process involved in searching for family roots: how to find the who, when and where of your family! Beginning with information gathering from family tradition and oral history interviews, the methodology of recording, organizing and storing your family history is reviewed. Resources discussed will include census schedules, vital records and courthouse resources, church and cemetery records, military records and immigration and naturalization. Bring your lap top if possible. Class will begin March 6 at the Murrysville Community Library, Meeting Rm., 4130 Sardis Rd., Murrysville.

Monday   6:00-8:00 PM
No. of Weeks: 4
Tuition: $32
Instructor: Marilyn Holt
Course Representative: Pat Price

FLY FISHING

An enjoyable trek into fly fishing SW Pennsylvania waters and more. This course is a must for first-timers and experienced anglers alike. Rods, reels, tackle, flies, techniques, gear, hatch charts, maps, parking spots, GPS coordinates—everything you need for your own private excursions will be covered. EQUIPMENT NOT INCLUDED. Class begins September 19th at the Murrysville Community Center, 3091 Carson Ave., Murrysville.

Tuesday   6:00-8:00 PM
No. of Weeks: 3: September 19, October 3, and October 10
Tuition: $25
Instructor: Brett Pechersky
Course Representative: Donna Beard

HOME INSPECTION: How to get the Most out of Your Investment

A detailed explanation of a home inspection and the advantages it provides. Whether buying a new home or listing your existing residence on the market, the advantages of having an inspection far outweigh the consequences of skipping this important step.   Class will be held March 6.

Monday  7:00-9:00 PM
Location: SHS-120
No. of Weeks: 1
Tuition: $15
Instructor: Tom Grove
Course Representative: Mary Ann Koch

THE 21 IRREFUTABLE LAWS OF LEADERSHIP

According to John Maxwell, considered by some to be the most influential leadership trainer in the world, “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” Follow these laws and people will follow you. Ignore them and you will never fulfill your leadership potential. This enjoyable seminar will help increase your influence in your home and at work. Class will be held May 1.

Monday  7:00-8:30 PM
Location: SHS-122
No. of Weeks: 1
Tuition: $15
Instructor: Chris Livermore, Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer
Course Representative: Joan Kotjarapoglus