The Village Enterprise Center will be closed until further notice, as per the Chester Board of Health.
As educational venues are required to be closed until April 6th under the governor’s Corvid 19 directives, we will not be having any classes or tutorials during this time, although we are looking into some virtual options.
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Need your GED/ High School Equivalency Degree, but fitting it in? Call to schedule a time that works for you. We have Tutors in all subject areas that will help you achieve your goals. Don’t wait any longer, the best time to start is now. Tutoring locations in Chester, Russell, and Huntington. Call 413-354-1055, Or email SouthernhilltownsAEC@gmail.com
Sign up online here for one or many of our upcoming classes! Click here to sign up.
POSTPONED Thursday, March 19th, 6-7:30 pm
Hilltown CDC Chesterfield
POSTPONED Thursday, April 2nd, 6 – 7:30 pm
Learn how to use trademark and copyright to secure legal protection for your business name, taglines and logos you use in your business, and your creative work.
Saturday, March 28th, 10 am
Hike Rating: Easy with some slopes Approx. 5 miles total with several loops
The 645 acres of The Boulders provide more than six miles of trails plus the dramatic boulders that give the area its name and offer a vista to the west. There are four blazed trails through hemlock forest, wetlands. This property is located within the city limits of Pittsfield, yet when you are on the trails it doesn’t seem that way. The land use history of this property has resulted in diverse forests including large and old trees.
Thursdays March 12 & 19 (Two part class)
Can’t find the photos you took on your phone? Want to create memories that last longer than a Social media post? Learn the many things you can do with Google Photo.
POSTPONED Thursday, March 26th, 6-7:30 pm
Both owners and tenants should understand the landlord/tenant laws in Massachusetts. Topic includes:
Security deposits- should you take them, and what requirements do you have to follow if you do
What rights the tenant has without a written lease
Required legal process for ending a tenancy and recovering possession
Tenants’ legal rights during and after tenancy
Rescheduled to Friday, May 8, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
The Village Enterprise Center, 26 Main Street, Chester
Have you heard about CBD? We will discuss the difference between CBD and THC and hemp, learn what products are available, and how to shop for what will be most effective for you. Preregistration is Essential: Please call 413-354-1055, or email SouthernhilltownsAEC@gmail.com, or register online
March 10th, 17th, and 24th, 6:30-8:30 pm
VEC: 26 Main St Chester
The practice of writing can help you solve problems, lead you out of depression and even bad circumstances and into your dreams and goals. It can help you get that project done and that room uncluttered, even though it has nothing to do with writing.
Mondays starting February 24 – April 17, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Fridays by appointment
Location: Russell Public Library, 162 Main Street, Russell
Call today to preregister: 413-354-1055, or email Southernhilltownsaec@gmail.com or sign up online at www.SHAEC.org
For Residents of Gateway School District.
Thursday March 5th, 6-7:30pm
Understand the difference between operating as a sole proprietorship or dba and forming a business entity, what your business entity options are, and how you can get it done.
Friday, March 20, 10 am – 12 pm
Stanton Hall, Huntington
Need help with a computer-related problem? Installing new software? Can’t find a file? Need one-on-one assistance to learn a specific skill? Come to our Question and Answer Sessions, and get the help that you need.