May 2015 Class Schedule

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

Saturday, May 2, 9 - 11 am 
Computer Lab for Microsoft Word
 Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word in the new computer lab. Reservations required.

Saturday, May 9, 9 am - 3:30 pm     
H.O.M.E. Room III - Day 1
This class has been designed for homeowners who have been in their homes for at least five years and may not be attended by homebuyers as part of the education requirement. The class location is to be determined. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Tuesday, May 12, 5:30 - 8:30 pm  
Money Management Workshop
In partnership with Wells Fargo Bank we offer a role playing game for families and children age 8 – 16 to build money management skills. Sweat equity hours offered to participants. Pizza will be served before the class. Call Jody Klein to Register 404-223-5180 ext. 177.

Tuesday,  May 19  7 - 9 pm  
Credit Class - after move-in
This class is intended to be taken after move-in, and is a 3 hour class. Find out what makes up credit, how to build and maintain good credit, and why it’s important to successful.

Tuesday,  May 19  7 - 8:30 pm   
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.

Tuesday,  May 26  7 - 8:30 pm  
Healthy Meals on a Budget
Join us as we welcome Chef Christine, who will discuss tips for saving money and preparing delicious meals with an eye on your budget.

Tuesday,  May 26  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,  May 26  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.

Saturday,  May 30  9 - 10:30 pm
How to Hire a Contractor
Discover what you need to know to protect yourself and your home when hiring a contractor. Our speaker is Phae Moore, President and Founder of The National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud.

Saturday, May 30, 9 am - 12 pm     
H.O.M.E. Room III - Day 2
This class is the sequel to the May 9 class on home maintenance and repairs, and may only be attended by the homeowners that completed Day 1.  It has been designed for homeowners who have been in their homes for at least five years and may not be attended by homebuyers as part of their education requirements. REGISTRATION  REQUIRED.

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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