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Coming of Age:
881 Turk Street
Contact: Bonnie Lawrence
Popular “Explore Your Future” Workshops for People 50+ Coming to San Francisco, Oakland
SAN FRANCISCO —June 7, 2010— Workshops designed for people 50+ to consider “what’s next” as they move into to a new phase of life are now scheduled in San Francisco and Oakland in July. The four-part workshops are sponsored by Coming of Age:Bay Area.
This hands-on learning experience helps people create a realistic vision for making their futures satisfying and rewarding. That future may include volunteering, a second career, creative endeavors, community service or other activities. The classes inspire participants to address practical ways to fuse passion, purpose and personal strengths, and aim to benefit the entire community.
Four Wednesdays: July 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2010
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Coming of Age Offices, 881 Turk Street (at Gough)
“Explore Your Future” OAKLAND Workshop
Four Thursdays: July 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2010
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Oakland Professional Development and Conference Center
In the Transpacific Centre, 1000 Broadway, Meeting Room 5
For more information, to become a member, or to register online, visit www.ComingofAge.org/BayArea or call (888) 308-1767.
At the conclusion of the workshops, participants will have tools, strategies and a realistic plan of action to help them reach their goals. After the sessions are completed, one-on-one advising is available to Coming of Age members to match their skills with nonprofit organizations that need their help.
Coming of Age:Bay Area, launched just this year, 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: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, the HandsOn Network and other community grants, and in partnership with KQED. 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.