Meeting Room B

Inside Writing & Publishing: Allie Pleiter’s The Chunky Method

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Do you find you can’t seem to finish that book you’ve been writing? Author Allie Pleiter’s innovative Chunky Method was born out of the concept that every writer has a “chunk”—an amount of quality writing he or she can produce in one sitting before “the juice” runs out. She is the author of “The Chunky Method Handbook: Your Step-by-Step Plan to WRITE THAT BOOK Even When Life Gets in the Way.”

Social Security Filing Strategies

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Social Security may be an important part of your retirement plan. Knowing when and how to file for benefits can be complicated. Learn to make sense of Social Security and understand how payments are calculated, how to optimize benefits and discover who may still be eligible for the 'file and suspend' and spousal strategies.

Money Management for Women

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Get your financial house in order by focusing on one part of your financial life each month. Personal finance educator Karen Chan will introduce you to her Money Calendar. By following it, you’ll do just a few tasks each month and before you know it, you’ll learn where your money goes; how to evaluate debt, estimate your retirement income and much more. Bring a friend so that you can team up and support each other through this enlightening, year-long process.

New Tools for Finding Old Stuff

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Technology is changing the face of genealogy. Come take a look at some new online tools and techniques for finding our elusive ancestors from Ginger Frere of Informationdiggers. New search engines, smartphone apps, software “to-go”, current maps overlain by historic maps, online classes, digital libraries, wikis and more! Learn how these tools can enhance your genealogical bag of tricks.