Community Stuff 1/1/14

January 18, 2014
College Success-Gloucester, running out of Gloucester High School, will be offering a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) workshop on Saturday January 18, 2014 to assist parents and students in completing the Federal Financial Aid Applications online. All FAFSA forms must be done every year until the student graduates from college.  Every family will leave the workshop with a completed FAFSA.  This workshop is free and open to the public. The workshop will be held at Endicott College’s Gloucester campus at 33 Commercial St. between 9 am and 3 pm.
Appointments are required and should be scheduled by calling: (for English) Betty Haggerty at 978-740-6667 x105 or emailing her at or (for Spanish) Andria Castillo at 978-740-6667 x108 or emailing her at Each appointment is scheduled for 90 minute sessions between 9 AM and 3 PM. At the time of scheduling, you will obtain instructions and a list of required documents and information to bring with you. 

College Success-Gloucester is a program of Salem CyberSpace ( )

New Adult Computer Courses at
Rose Baker Senior Center

On January 13, 2014 a new session of once a week computer classes will begin at the Rose Baker Senior Center. These are Senior Net classes, designed for older adults who are not as ‘tech-savvy’ as the younger generations but want to join the digital age. All adults are welcome to attend. These classes cover various aspects of computer technology and communication tools, such as Email, the Internet and social media. Each student receives a book and coaches are available to assist the instructor and help individual students.

The following courses will be offered:

§    Level I – Computer Fundamentals
§    Level II – Introduction to Computers
§    Digital Photography
§    Introduction to the Internet and Email
§    Facebook
§    iPad
§    Kindle

If there is enough interest, Word, Excel Spreadsheets, Genealogy and Fun with Computers will also be offered.

Registration is open now for all these courses. To signup, stop by the Rose Baker Senior Center, or call 978-281-9765.

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