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“Explore Your Future” Workshops Inspire Boomers as They Consider Next Steps


Contact: Bonnie Lawrence
(415) 474-7787 ext. 13

“Explore Your Future” Workshops Inspire Boomers as They Consider Next Steps

SAN FRANCISCO —August 16, 2011— Workshops designed for people 50+ to consider “what’s next” as they move into to a new phase of life are now scheduled in Berkeley (beginning September 13) and San Francisco (October 3).

The popular four-part workshops are sponsored by Coming of Age:Bay Area. The classes inspire participants to address practical ways to fuse passion, purpose and personal strengths, and aim to benefit the entire community.

  • “Explore Your Future” BERKELEY Workshop
    Four Tuesdays: September 13, 20, 27 & October 4, 2011
    6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Berkeley YWCA, 2600 Bancroft @ Bowditch

  • “Explore Your Future” SAN FRANCISCO Workshop
    Four Mondays: October 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2011
    6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Center for Learning in Retirement (CLIR), 50 First Street, SF (NEW location!)

The cost is $49 for Coming of Age members, or $69 for nonmembers. The fee includes a comprehensive workbook and attendance at all four sessions. For more information, to become a member, or to register online, visit or call (888) 308-1767.

This hands-on learning experience helps people create a realistic vision for making their futures satisfying and rewarding. That future may include volunteering, building a second career, creative endeavors, community service or other activities.

After the workshop sessions are completed, FREE one-on-one coaching is available to Coming of Age members to match their skills with nonprofit organizations that need their help.

Coming of Age:Bay Area works with individuals and not-for-profit organizations to harness the talents, energy and expertise of people 50+ as a force for public good. Coming of Age is part of a national initiative to enrich our communities and help individuals 50+ make rewarding transitions to the next phase of life.

Launched in 2010, Coming of Age:Bay Area is sponsored by Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services (NCPHS), with additional funding provided by the Corporation for National and Community Service/RSVP grant, Y & H Soda Foundation, Wells Fargo and other community grants, and in partnership with KQED.


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