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 www.ComingofAge.org/BayArea 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.