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  • A Retirement Portfolio That Lasts In All Market Conditions

    Learn how to convert your 401(k) savings into a “Modern Day Pension” distribution portfolio. Please join us for an enlightening and informative evening where you will learn about this efficient way of managing your investments to preserve your funds and allow you to live off your interest and dividends for the rest of your life! *This class is pending certification approval from SHRM and NASBA* Instructor: Laurie Stegenga
  • Beginner/Intermediate Adult Watercolor Class - Winter & Spring 2024

    This ongoing class is for beginning and intermediate painters. We will learn about materials, color mixing, values and layering. If you’ve had some experience with watercolors, we explore a variety of wet and dry brush techniques through demonstrations and hands-on teaching. Subject matter includes landscapes, wildlife, flowers, etc. Material list is provided below. Paper Fee: $7 (if needed) Instructor: Keith McGuire **Please note that because this class occurs during the school day in a school building, a driver's license is required for sign in. Supply List 1. 2 Watercolor brushes, Rounds #6 and #8, 1 Wash Brush 1” Flat 2. 1 Tray, Butcher Tray (Metal), Plastic with wells or cover, white ceramic plate. 3.Paints: Alizeren Crimson, Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Red Med., Cadmium Yellow Med., Indigo, Burnt Sienna, Permanent Green Light, Cerulean Blue, Yellow Ochre. Recommended but not required: Thalo Green 4. Cleaning Jar 5. #5H pencil 6. Kneaded Eraser 7.Watercolor Paper- I only use Arches 140# cold press, can be purchased for $7.00 per sheet, 22’x30’
  • Care Planning for an Aging Loved One

    In the journey of caring for an aging loved one, the key to resilience lies in being proactive. Familiarizing yourself with the wealth of available options before a crisis emerges is key but can feel overwhelming. Learn the essential tools to create a comprehensive plan for your loved one, how to recognize warning signs that care is needed, and gain valuable insight on local resources that are available. This way you can confidently advocate for your loved ones needs ensuring they receive the care and support they deserve.*While this class is free, registration is required. Instructor: Nicole Boyer, EHMSS
  • Getting Paid to Talk: An Introduction to Professional Voice Over

    If you’ve ever wondered how to begin in voice over part time, full time, or for supplemental or retirement income, this workshop is a great, upbeat and, most importantly, realistic first step. Our easy-to-access remote learning system will take you behind the scenes at Voice Coaches main studios, where we regularly produce voice over content for clients including Netflix, Discovery, HGTV, Disney, Lifetime, Nickelodeon, and many more. From audio books, training material, animation, and commercials to socially relevant content, television, and much, much more: today’s voice over field has become a great way to leverage your individual voice qualities and communication skills in a whole new way. This class also includes an opportunity to receive a brief one-on-one voice range and quality assessment with our instructor. We sincerely hope you’ll join our community of enthusiastic learners! This class is fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in voice over. Instructor: Voice Coaches
  • How to Make Aging in Place a Reality

    For many older adults, the desire to remain in their own home is a top goal. Crafting a well-thought-out plan can be the key to safeguarding one’s ability to do so. Discover the vast array of home modifications, technology advancements and community resources available that can transform this goal into a tangible reality. Embrace the possibilities and take charge of your future so that you can cherish the place you call home for years to come. *While this class is free, registration is required. Instructor: Nicole Boyer, EHMSS
  • How to Play Piano by Ear

    Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries: how to play songs without relying on music. A very practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing-all expressed in everyday language. This is an ideal follow-up to the “Instant Piano” class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument. Expand your musical horizons, and free yourself from sheet-music dependence, and be the life of the party! Prior experience with chords recommended. Fee includes the online book, online follow-up lessons, a recording of the class and an optional monthly question and answer session. Class is held online using Zoom. Topics include: How to find the starting note How to determine when chords change How to predict the chord progression How chords help you find the correct melody How the melody helps you find the correct chords How to learn songs from recordings How to transpose The Universal Key Signature How to use the Circle of Fifths How to recognize the most common chord patterns Instructor: Craig Coffman
  • November 2024 Fall Craft Show Application

    We have scheduled the 35th Annual Saline Craft Show for Saturday, November 9, 2024 at the Saline Middle School, 7190 N. Maple, Saline. This application is available for your completion and is due 2.1.2024. We are proud to say that we were awarded Sunshine Artist’s “200 Best for 2022 (2021, 2019, 2018)". We have always been told we are one of the best in the Midwest and pride ourselves in being a truly juried show. In order to maintain a successful show, each applicant’s work will be juried by the Saline Craft Show Committee annually, and the number of participants in each craft category will be limited. Five (5) close up pictures of the craft items and one (1) of the booth setup are required with the application. Strive for quality prints, as these photos will represent your work and be the basis for the jurying evaluation. We encourage pictures that visually display the quality, variety and uniqueness of your products. If accepted to the show, pictures will be returned on the day of the show; otherwise, pictures will be returned with the letter of denial. Slides are NOT recommended as a substitution. Pictures featuring several craft products are also not recommended, as they fail to show the detail or specific features of the items. Additional pictures beyond the required minimum may be sent and any additional information regarding your product line is encouraged. Manufactured or "buy-sell" items are not acceptable, and crafters who display this type of item will be eliminated from the show and not be invited back. Jurying occurs both at the time of application and during the show. Please complete all sections of the application accurately and completely. In addition, please review all contractual statements regarding electrical use, parking, subleasing booths and product line acceptance. Violations that affect the quality of the show or safety of customers and crafters alike have occurred in the past and will not be tolerated. Wait list applicants will be notified IF an opening occurs. Otherwise they should assume their product line will be considered. Amenities for our customers include rest areas, concession stand and free parking in adjacent lots. There will also be free shuttle busses running from local parking areas to the Saline Area Schools Campus for customer use. The facility is completely handicap accessible. Strollers will not be permitted during the show hours. A $5 admission fee will be charged as each patron enters. Boothsitting (on Saturday) and unloading assistance (Friday and Saturday) will be available for crafters. We will list email addresses and website links in the program and as links from our website. This option provides additional crafter exposure and, because of the expansion of the program in the past years, will be utilized for publicity purposes before the show and for reference purposes after the show. We print 12,000 copies of the program, and the number of website visits has continuously increased since 2006. Saline Community Education and Hoeft Promotions will be responsible for the publicity of the event. Our website,, will be operational and updated regularly. Plans include wooden signs placed throughout the community, flyers placed in area businesses, newspaper articles, radio advertisements and print advertisements in all area newspapers including Monroe Evening, Jackson Citizen Patriot, The Ann Arbor and The Ann Arbor Observer. Flyers will also be available to participating crafters to distribute to their customers. Available statewide craft publications will also be utilized including several internet sites, The Michigan Crafter and other major sources. This one-day show has rapidly expanded in the last 35 years resulting in over 200 crafters and attendance reaching 10,000 people by 2010. Our shows continue to grow not only in popularity with crafters but with customers for others. We look forward to your participation at the Saline Craft Show on Saturday, November 9, 2024. TO APPLY. All 3 steps must be completed for consideration. 1. PLEASE REVIEW THE LEASE, LINKED HERE, BEFORE APPLYING. 2. Click Enroll Now to begin the application, answer questions, and pay the $10 application fee. You will receive a confirmation email once your application is complete. 3. PHOTO SUBMISSION - Please mail six photos (five product photos and one booth set up) with the form linked here to Hoeft Promotions LLC, PO Box 37, Saline MI 48176. If applying to more than one show, please send a set of photos for each show. Payment - After acceptance, payment must be completed by the due date to secure your spot. BOOTH FEES (due after acceptance): Booth fee (100 sq ft) - $255 each or Booth fee (60 sq ft) - $230 5 foot tables - $20 each Electricity - $25 per booth Listing in show program and on website - Email: $10, Phone Number: $10, Website: $20 Categories Candles Decorative painting Fiber/fabric/leather/needlecraft Floral Food Glass-fused/stained Holiday Home decor Jewelry Metal Mixed media Pet products-food, clothing Photography Pottery/ceramic Specialty/one-of-a-kind Soap/personal care Wood
  • QPR: Evidence Based Suicide Prevention Training

    Over 12-million American adults seriously think about suicide. Help is available and recovery is possible. Strategies for individuals, families, and communities can help prevent suicide by learning the warning signs, promoting prevention, and supporting social change. QPR training is for everyone. It is not just for those that may know someone in need, or for those in professions who may need training. It offers education for all (families, friends, neighbors, first responders, educators, faith leaders, construction workers, etc.). Over 1-million Americans have been trained in QPR by Certified QPR Instructors. The more people trained; the more lives saved. Enroll for just 2-hours and receive this invaluable training. Instructor: Noel Koller-Ditto
  • Retirement Planning for Small Businesses

    Do you have a 401(k) retirement plan for your small business? If you have two or more employees you can offer the new 401(k) PEP plan. This is an excellent 401(k) plan for any small business such as hair/ nail salons, mechanics, photographers, lawn mowers, construction firms, boutique shops, dental/ doctor offices, real estate sales, etc. Come join Foresight Capital Management Advisors, Inc. for an enlightening and informative evening covering the new 401(k) Pooled Employer Plans for your small business. *This class is pending certification approval from SHRM and NASBA* Instructor: Laurie Stegenga
  • Start Selling on eBay!

    Have you been wondering whether selling on eBay would be a fun way to make extra cash, or whether you could even turn it into a home-based business?Jump-start your new venture with the help of this enthusiastic instructor who’s been selling on eBay and other sites since 2004! You’ll save a LOT of time by learning essential skills and how to avoid common rookie mistakes so you can start selling with confidence.Check out the Class Handbook’s Table of Contents at: Prerequisites: Please make sure you spend enough time on eBay so you understand how the site works before we meet. *A $10 material fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Peggy Lubahn
  • The Importance of Financial Planning for All Millennials and Gen Z

    Come learn how much to start saving for retirement as you launch your career and begin the important financial planning process. This class will focus on the holistic approach of financial planning for young professionals and the “balancing act” that’s needed through student loan debt repayment, starting to budget for first time purchases such as a home or vehicle, and starting to save and invest for retirement. *This class is pending certification approval from SHRM and NASBA* Instructor: Laurie Stegenga