Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center plans to offer 4 different classes in October and November for adults. These classes will be welding, wood working, red, white and blue baskets and "Save Our Streams." The cost will vary according to enrollment and activity.

For more information or to pre-register you may call 354-6151. All classes will start October 17, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Welding - The class will run for approximately 6 weeks. Brush up on welding skills or learn a new one. Topics to be covered include: welding safety, equipment, oxyacetylene welding and cutting, stick and flux core. A certificate will be awarded upon completion of course. Fee: $60.00 Ken Townsend - Instructor.

Wood working - Beginner/Advanced. Are you interested in taking a beginning wood working class at the Career Center from 6:00- 9:00 p.m. on Tuesdays or Thursdays? The class will run for 6 weeks. Please pre-register by October 10. Fee: $60.00. Ada Overbaugh - Instructor.

Red, White & Blue Round Basket Class - Participants will create a round weave basket. Materials used will consist of round reed and flat rattan. The reed will be pre-dyed for your convenience. Participants will learn basic steps in starting a basket and different weaving patterns. The basket made will be red, white, and blue and handcrafted by you to enjoy for years to come. The class will run 3 weeks. You must pre-register by October 10 in order for the materials to be ordered. Fee: $30.00. Donna Fox - Instructor.

WV "Save Our Streams" - Participants will be shown how to monitor the quality of the water in the Little Kanawha River. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protections sponsors the WV "Save Our Streams Program". Upon completing the class, students will become certified as WV stream monitors. Upon completion of the class members will be eligible to apply for a $5,000 "Stream Partners" seed grant, test your own drinking water and begin the Water Quality I, State Water Testing Program. The class is designed for retirees- interested in improving the quality of our watershed; college biology students (can be used as a field project for Biology I and II; Science Teachers/Aids (Globe Training); and home owners with well water or farm water needs. Fee: $30. The class will run 6 weeks. Michael Kubina-Instructor.

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