Cornell Cooperative Extension

Managing Personal Finances in Tough Times

November 23, 2020

6:30 – 7:30 pm

During these challenging times, many Americans are facing job loss or reduced working hours, increased child care and other household costs, and additional financial hardships. This free program will cover focusing on what you can control, evaluating spending, looking for ways to increase income, and building an emergency fund. Co-sponsored by the Cairo Public Library. Theresa Mayhew, CCE Columbia Greene Counties Resource Educator, is the presenter. To register, click here.

Adopting a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

November 30, 2020

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Adopting a zero-waste or voluntary simplicity lifestyle will not only help the environment by taking waste prevention to the max, it can also make you feel good. Simple living enables you to focus on experiences rather than things. Additionally, choosing to not purchase an item (by buying used or going without) saves all of the energy that goes into producing that item in the first place. This free workshop will look at strategies and tips individuals and families can adopt to reduce their waste output by cultivating more fulfilling and mindful lifestyles that help protect the planet. Co-sponsored by the Cairo Public Library. Theresa Mayhew, CCE Columbia Greene Counties, Resource Educator, is the presenter. To register, click here.

Safeguarding Against Identity Theft

December 7, 2020

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Identity theft is a serious crime that can have devastating results in terms of how it can disrupt your financial security, credit history and reputation, and potentially take a great deal of time, money and effort to resolve. This free program will cover how to protect your personal information (and your family’s) so that you’re not a victim of identity theft. It will also address the steps you need to take if your personal information is used without your permission. Co-sponsored by the Cairo Public Library. Theresa Mayhew, CCE Columbia Greene Counties Resource Educator, is the presenter. To register, click here.

Job & Career Help

Online access to help with finding a job, templates & tips for writing a resume & cover letter, interviewing tips, test preparation & more.

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