Empowering Women & Girls
Workshops & Classes
Registration is required. Please call 724-834-9390 to register for the workshops below.
Fabulously Fit after 50
This class is geared to women over 50 of various fitness levels, but especially beginners. We will develop strength, balance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness in a fun atmosphere. No experience is necessary. If the changes that come with aging are limiting you, it’s time to do something about it. Bring a yoga mat, wear comfortable loose-fitting clothes and tennis shoes. Other equipment will be supplied if needed. Instructor: Sue Waldrop
This class meets 2 times per week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 am – 11 am.
- January 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29, 2020
- February 3, 5, 10, 12, 24, 26, 2020
- March 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 2020
Fee per session (meet 6 times) $65(M)/$75(NM (Receive a $5 discount if you register for more than one session at the same time)
Women Empowered, Self-awareness and Practical Self Defense
A progressive and modern approach to self-defense and self-protection that is designed to enhance your confidence, awareness, and provide the tools necessary to prepare you for most situations that can occur within your daily life. With an emphasis on personal empowerment coupled with practical hands-on skills, you will gain the knowledge to stay safe, prevent assaults, and survive almost any situation. Instructor: Nick Germano, Master Instructor – World Tae Kwon Do Federation/AAU
Tuesday evenings 6:00pm – 7:00pm
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 2020
Modern Etiquette for Today’s Girl
Join us for a 3-part series on Modern Etiquette for Today’s Girl. This course is for 11-16 year old girls. You can register for specific sessions or all 3.
- Session I: Etiquette Everyday
March 1, 2020 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Etiquette Everyday – Understanding the power of words, accepting and paying a compliment, making and accepting an apology, asking permission, avoiding annoying behaviors.
First Impressions – Five steps to making a good impression, shaking hands properly, introducing friends to parents, using names and titles.
The Art of Conversations – Paying attention to the speaker, not interrupting, showing interest, using respectful words, listening and talking to adults, avoiding boring conversations, asking appropriate rather than nosy questions, preventing gossip, avoiding common conversation mistakes,12 topics not to discuss.
- Session II: Etiquette Everywhere
March 8, 2020 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Etiquette Everywhere – Behaving properly in the neighborhood, shopping areas, movie theaters, waiting rooms, and sporting events, determining whether questions from strangers are appropriate or dangerous.
Written Communication – Writing thank you notes, greeting cards, postcards, and friendly letters, learning social media etiquette/ethics.
Oral Communication – Answering the phone, making a phone call, leaving a message, using a cell phone, texting.
- Session III: Dining Skills and Table Manners
March 15, 2020 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learning dining fundamentals and proper table settings, eating at a restaurant, dealing with foods you don’t like, ordering from a menu, having appropriate mealtime conversations. Instructor: Liz Aquino
$20 per session (Receive a $5 discount if you register for all 3 at the same time.)
Essentials of Personal Banking for Girls Free for members and girls under
This Banking Fundamentals Workshop will present basic banking topics such as check writing, balancing a checkbook, budgeting, and creditworthiness. This will be an interactive workshop aimed to help girls develop good financial habits while learning the basic principles of banking. Presenters: Brandie Saraceni, Branch Manager, Citizens Bank, and Joyce Trapletti, Relationship Banker, Citizens Bank
March 25, 2020 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
$25 Members/$20 Non Members
First Time Homebuyers Seminar for Women
Join us for an educational session about the home buying process. These are some of the topics that will be covered: how to get qualified, renting vs buying, credit fundamentals, the finance process, tax benefits, down payment assistance, preparing for homeownership. Presenter: Tomisha D. Stevens, LREA, Vice President & COO, Buypower Eminence, LLC
May 5, 2020, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
$10 Members/$20 Non Members