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Excel course to be offered in January

Washington State Community College and Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to offer a Beginning Microsoft Excel course set for Jan. 17, 24 and 31, 2018, 6 to 8 p.m. at Chamber office, 713 Park Drive. Cost for the course is $75.

Participants will be using Excel 2016, with instruction regarding getting started with the program, creating and using a workbook, worksheets, page layout, row and columns, cells, data, illustrations and views. Participants must bring their own laptop and power cord.

For registration, call Tonia at 740-568-1918. Last date to register is Jan. 16, 2018. Payment should be made to Washington State Community College. Registration is limited.

Support group to help those grieving

GriefShare for 2018 — This is a program to learn how to walk the journey of grief and be supported on the way. It is a place where hurting people find healing and hope.

We will meet every Sunday for 13 weeks. We will begin on Sunday, Jan. 14, and conclude on Sunday, April 8th for a total of 12 sessions. There will be no meeting on Easter Sunday, April 1st. We will meet from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in at the Gilman United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Light refreshments will be served.

To sign up for the class contact

Facilitators: Lucy Scott 740-525-4952 and Vivian Brown 740-373-8643; or call the church office Mon.-Fri. 9am to noon 740-373-6478.

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