Business Plan Workshop

Wednesday, March 20th, 6 pm - 8 pm Location: VEC, Chester
Wednesday, March 6th 6-8 pm

Hilltown CDC, 387 Main Road, Chesterfield

Got a great idea for a small business? Not sure how to start? Want to grow your existing business? The next step is building/writing a great business plan! We’ll discuss creating an executive summary, a marketing plan, a budget, and more.

Google Docs and Google Drive for Business

Thursday, March 7th, 6 pm - 8 pm Location: VEC, 26a Main Street, Chester
Thursday, March 14th 6-8 pm

Hilltown CDC, 387 Main Road, Chesterfield

In this class you will learn how to use this free cloud-based document program for creating professional documents. Google Drive gives you access to a suite of tools that allows you to create and edit a variety of files, including documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Easily share documents with others, allowing collaboration or comments on a single document.

Developing Positive Thinking Habits

Monday, March 18th, 3pm - 5pm
Hilltown CDC, 387 Main Road, Chesterfield

Often our habitual thinking patterns can make it difficult for us to be resilient. In this workshop, we look at common thinking “traps” and learn ways to challenge them to develop more positive and resilient ways of thinking. 

Help with your Small Business Tax form

Friday, March 8th, 6 pm - 8 pm Location: VEC, Chester
Wednesday, March 15th, 6-8 pm

Hilltown CDC, 387 Main Road, Chesterfield

Stop in to “Ask the Expert”. Long time accountant Dorine Lasky will answer your small business tax questions, including what’s deductible, how to calculate depreciation, and what’s necessary to claim business use of your home or automobile.

GED/ HiSet Science test prep: with Deborah Danoff-Hoppe

Tuesdays and Thursdays March 5th - April 11th 10am - noon
VEC, Chester

Let Deb’s 20 years of teaching experience guide you through success in the GED/ HiSet Science subtest. Small classes, with individualized instruction as you work at your own pace towards a greater understanding scientific topics.

Doing More with MS Word

Tuesday, March 19th, 10am-12pm
Russell Senior Center, 65 Main Street, Russell

Learn how to create headers and footers, save and share documents, and how to easily design and format your document. Bring your own device, or contact us if you need to use one of our classroom computers.

Cultivating Signature Strengths

Monday March 4, 3-5pm

Hilltown CDC, Chesterfield

You may be stronger than you think! When life is hard, it's important to recognize and value the strengths you already have that will help you get through whatever you are facing.

Google Calendar for Home and Business

Thursday, February 7th, 6 pm - 8 pm Location: VEC, Chester
Monday, February 11th 6-8 pm

Hilltown CDC, 387 Main Road, Chesterfield

Google Calendar can be a businesses'  best friend, which - if used correctly, can make your business and personal life more efficient.  With more features than any other online calendar, Google Calendar allows you to not only keep track of events, but share those events with others. You can access your calendar when you're away from your desk with two-way syncing to your phone or tablet, as well as use a mobile version made for small screens. It's the ideal tool for managing personal and professional schedules.

Schedule C: Small Business Income Tax Info Session

Jan. 30th, 6-8pm
VEC, 26a Main Street, Chester
Feb. 6th, 6-8pm
HCDC, Chesterfield

Receive step-by-step instructional training for all NEW 2018 tax forms. This class will help you file your own 2018 tax return or gather necessities for your personal tax accountant. Pre-registration is essential: Call 413-354-1055, or email with your contact information, and choice of session/ location.

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