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New Ventures Maine offering classes

New Ventures Maine is offering several classes, workshops, and other opportunities to individuals in the region. To sign up for any of these classes, contact Karin Petrin at 768-9468, email, or register online at

Building Confidence
Help assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help build your confidence and keep it strong. This tuition-free class will be Tuesdays, Feb. 6, 13, & 20 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. in Preble Hall, Room 239.

Budgeting Basics
Learn the basic pieces for building a budget, including money tracking and goal setting. Create a budget that works for you. This tuition-free class will be Tuesday, Feb. 14, 1 – 3 p.m. at the Houlton Higher Education Center, Room 107.

Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed
Learn what you need in order to prepare your taxes. This tuition-free class will be Tuesday, Feb. 14, 4 – 6 p.m. at the HHEC, Room 107.

Business Basics
This class covers topics such as marketing and cash planning.  Assess the feasibility, desirability and viability of your business/idea. This tuition-free class will be Thursdays, Feb. 22, March 1 and 8, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., at UMPI, Folsom Hall, Room 206.

Work for Yourself @50+
This workshop covers the pros and cons of owning a business, steps needed to get started and available resources. Targeted for 50 and older; supported by the AARP Foundation. This tuition-free class is Tuesday, Feb. 27, 1 – 3 p.m. and is offered online.


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