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D-F: Day Scheduled for Laid Off Workers

March 13, 2009 - TRC

Moving Forward Day on March 31, 2009

The community is invited to attend the free Moving Forward Day on March 31, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Penquis Higher Education Building, 50 Mayo Street, Dover-Foxcroft. Moving Forward Day, organized by The Piscataquis County Transition Team and the Penquis Resource Exchange, is open to the public and focused on providing valuable resources to those that are laid off, unemployed or underemployed and their families.

The event will offer a wide range of free workshops such as health insurance options, access to local health care, budgeting, foreclosure prevention, gardening 101, how to start a business and more.

Seating for the workshops is limited, preregistration is encouraged.

In addition to workshops, Moving Forward Day will feature a resource fair beginning at 11:00 a.m. filled with local service providers, community organizations and businesses.

Other highlights of the day include an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a foreclosure prevention counselor, file your unemployment online, job search online and more.

Registration for workshops and one on one meetings will begin the week of March 16th. Please call Penquis at 564-7116 or online visit www.piscataquisresources.org .

Organizations and businesses interested in participating in the resource fair should contact Penquis at 564-7116 or jmacomber@penquis.org.

NOTE - This article reflects the views of the author and not necessarily those of the TRC Alliance Team.