Smoking Cessation Class
- If your New Year’s resolution includes becoming tobacco-free in 2020, join us for a 6-week smoking cessation class being offered by the Corry Blue Zones Project in conjunction with the Erie County Department of Health. Open to the public, this class offers individuals a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking. The program will focus on strategies for overcoming smoking, provide group support and offer free Nicotine Replacement Therapy including gum, lozenges, and the nicotine patch. Get on your way to a healthier you. This class is designed for 8-15 participants. Sign up today to reserve your seat. This free course will be offered on Wednesdays, Jan. 15 – Feb. 26 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Corry Higher Education Council. Registration is required by Monday, Jan. 13. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.
How to Run for Elected Office
• Have you ever considered running for political office? Take the first step in discovering the official requirements and what it takes to run for an elected office. Learn the basics of local politics, elected official responsibilities, and how to prepare to be an effective public servant. This high-level seminar is designed for those seriously considering or planning a career in politics. The three-part seminar will investigate a candidate's 'why' and their desire to serve, as well as provide access to essential resources before getting on the ballot. Participants will learn specific technical, legal, logistical and reporting requirements for election eligibility. Scheduled to appear and contribute to the program are Dave Mitchell, city of Corry mayor; Doug Smith, director of elections and chief clerk for Erie County; and a panel of current/ex-political officials from the county, city and township levels. There is currently a resurgence in local government. Are you ready to lead? This free course will be offered on Thursdays, Jan. 16, 23 and 30 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is required by Tuesday, Jan. 14. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.