August 2015 Class Schedule

All classes are being held at our new building which is at 824 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30316.

Saturday, August 1, 9 - 10:30 am     
H.O.M.E. Room I
Learn the basics of home maintenance. Although this class is designed to be taken during the first month of living in your new home, you may attend any time. First time participants receive a toilet auger.

Saturday, August 8, 9 - 10:30 am 
Introduction to Homeownership
This class is designed for Atlanta Habitat homebuyers who have just moved into their new home.  It explores the differences between renting and owning a home and discusses the first year home warranty in detail.
 Saturday, August 8, 9 - 10:30 am 
Get Fit Cardio/Strength Class
This class is designed for improving your overall health and wellness. Come join us for a 45 minute cardio workout followed by discussion of benefits of exercise. Wear comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes. Class is led by Maria Horstmann, founder of Be Fab Be You – empowering women to be fit and healthy, age beautifully, be you.

Saturday, August 15, 9 - 11 am  
Credit Class After Move-in
This class is intended to be taken after move-in, and is a 2 hour class. Find out what makes up credit, how to build and maintain good credit, and why it’s important to successful homeownership.

Tuesday, August 18, 7 - 8:30 pm  
Understanding Your Mortgage
Do you understand what is included in your mortgage payment? Atlanta Habitat’s legal department gives a detailed overview of how your mortgage is structured and outlines the legal parameters of homeownership.

Tuesday, August 18, 7 - 8:30 pm  
Fire Extinguisher Safety Class
Come learn how to use a fire extinguisher. This class has limited space and will be taught by the Atlanta Fire Department. Registration is required.

Tuesday, August 25, 7 - 8:30 pm  
H.O.M.E. Room II
Learn even more about home maintenance, how to choose a vendor when you can’t do the work, and how to access the funds held in your maintenance account. This maintenance class is designed for homebuyers at the end of their educational sequence, or as a maintenance refresher.

Tuesday, August 25, 7 - 8:30 pm  
Eating For Exercise
Learn about the proper way to eat before and after exercise and the importance of hydration. Learn how to calculate how many calories are needed for weight loss, maintenance, and/or weight gain.

Tuesday, August 25, 7 - 8:30 pm  
Resume Writing Workshop Part II
Are you looking for a new career? Want to stand out in the crowd? Attend this class to create a better resume, and get coaching on interview skills.

All classes are held at the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity office. For more information, please contact Atlanta Habitat for Humanity at 404-223-5180, or Jody Klein, Family Services Education Coordinator at 404-223-5180, ext 177.

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