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July 2020

UpBEAT History Group: Evolution of Mental Health

July 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

UpBEAT (Be Educated and Active Together) is a program for those 55 years and older. Membership is free. To join UpBEAT and receive our monthly newsletter, or for program information, call Caitlin Bond, UpBEAT Program Coordinator, at (740) 566.4680. The UpBEAT History Group continues to meet virtually.  Presenters range from local historical society associates to a variety of other community members who offer a wealth of information about historical interests. With his years in a career in the field of…

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September 2020

UpBEAT Food for Thought Program: Medicare 101 and Updates

September 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

UpBEAT Food for Thought Program provides free health education workshops and presentations for adults ages 55 and older.  The Food for Thought Program continues to meet virtually. The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) provides Medicare beneficiaries with free, objective health insurance information, one-on-one counseling and educates consumers about Medicare, Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D), Medicare Advantage options and Medicare supplemental insurance. New to Medicare? Have questions about your current coverage? Join us virtually on Thursday, September 3…

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Virtual IDEAtion Workshop

September 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Virtual

Join Erin Rennich, Innovation Center Executive Coach, to learn how to leverage existing resources and customer intel to get valuable feedback on your business idea.

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UpBEAT History Group: Tips, Tricks and Tools for Writing a Personal History

September 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

The UpBEAT History Group continues to meet virtually.  Presenters range from local historical society associates to a variety of other community members who offer a wealth of information about historical interests.  Life histories, memoir and other kinds of life writing date back to at least Augustine and are a valuable tool for understanding both daily life in a particular historical period and the human condition. They’re also a powerful way of bearing witness to important events and to give voice…

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UpBEAT Book Club

September 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

UpBEAT Book Club allows for lively discussion of a book selected by the UpBEAT Book Club.  This program is for adults ages 55 and older and is held on the second Monday of each month.  The book club continues to meet virtually. This month’s book is Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton. We will venture into a new landscape as this book is set in South Africa in the 1940s. Paton takes us to a land with racial injustice…

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UpBEAT Book Club

September 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

UpBEAT Book Club allows for lively discussion of a book selected by the UpBEAT Book Club.  This program is for adults ages 55 and older and is held on the second Monday of each month.  The book club continues to meet virtually. This month’s book is Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton. We will venture into a new landscape as this book is set in South Africa in the 1940s. Paton takes us to a land with racial injustice…

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UpBEAT Virtual Exercise Program

September 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

The UpBEAT Virtual Exercise Program is free and open to anyone age 55 and older.  This program is held on the first and third Monday of each month (Exercise classes will be canceled if a holiday falls on the first or third Monday of the month.). This one-hour Gentle Yoga for All class, emphasizes proper breathing, stretching and relaxation techniques. Gentle Yoga for All is taught by UpBEAT exercise leaders, trained by Marshall University training instructors. This program is provided…

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Virtual VALIDation Workshop

September 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Virtual

Join Erin Rennich, Innovation Center Executive Coach, to learn how to leverage existing resources and customer intel to get valuable feedback on your business idea.

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UpBEAT Food for Thought Program: Understanding and Organizing Your Vital Documents

September 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

UpBEAT Food for Thought Program provides free health education workshops and presentations for adults ages 55 and older.  The Food for Thought Program continues to meet virtually. This program will help individuals understand and organize their important papers and vital documents including Will, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, Insurance Contracts, Deeds, Mortgages, Brokerage Statements, etc. Discussion will include what these documents do and how they should be written. Join us virtually, by computer or phone on Thursday, September…

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October 2020

UpBEAT Food for Thought Program: History and stories from Homecoming Farm

October 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

UpBEAT Food for Thought Program provides free health education workshops and presentations for adults ages 55 and older.  The Food for Thought Program continues to meet virtually. A once overworked and neglected land, Homecoming Farm now is a reclaimed lush land for sustainably grown produce and maple syrup production. The farm was in the beginning stages of development in 2010, under the hands of John Wood. Join us virtually on Thursday, October 1 at 10-11 a.m. for stories shared by…

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UpBEAT Virtual Exercise Program

October 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
upbeat

The UpBEAT Virtual Exercise Program is free and open to anyone age 55 and older.  This program is held on the first and third Monday of each month (Exercise classes will be canceled if a holiday falls on the first or third Monday of the month.). This one-hour Gentle Yoga for All class, emphasizes proper breathing, stretching and relaxation techniques. Gentle Yoga for All is taught by UpBEAT exercise leaders, trained by Marshall University training instructors. This program is provided…

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UpBEAT Book Club

October 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

The UpBEAT Book Club allows for lively discussion of a book selected by the UpBEAT Book Club.  This program is for adults ages 55 and older and is held on the second Monday of each month.  The book club continues to meet virtually. This month’s book is A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole. Set in New Orleans, this Pulitzer Prize fictitious and comedic book follows the adventures of Ignatius J. Reilly. Please note: this book contains profanity, sexual…

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UpBEAT Food for Thought Program: Vitamin D: It’s more than sunshine

October 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

UpBEAT Food for Thought Program provides free health education workshops and presentations for adults ages 55 and older.  The Food for Thought Program continues to meet virtually. As we age, our risk for vitamin D deficiency increases. We often think of our bone health in relation to vitamin D, although we should broaden this thinking to include the relation of low vitamin D to chronic disease states. Douglas Woo, MD, will share information on the current research on vitamin D,…

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UpBEAT Virtual Exercise Program

October 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

The UpBEAT Virtual Exercise Program is free and open to anyone age 55 and older.  This program is held on the first and third Monday of each month (Exercise classes will be canceled if a holiday falls on the first or third Monday of the month.). This one-hour Gentle Yoga for All class, emphasizes proper breathing, stretching and relaxation techniques. Gentle Yoga for All is taught by UpBEAT exercise leaders, trained by Marshall University training instructors. This program is provided…

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UpBEAT History Group: Moundbuilders

October 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
UpBEAT

The UpBEAT History Group continues to meet virtually.  Presenters range from local historical society associates to a variety of other community members who offer a wealth of information about historical interests. Did you know that some of the remaining earthworks in the southeastern quadrant of the state have been nominated for World Heritage status, and, if given this status, would put them in a category with such world treasures as Stonehenge and the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Have you ever…

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November 2020

Virtual IDEAtion Workshop

November 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free
Idea

Join Erin Rennich, Innovation Center Executive Coach, to learn how to think about your business idea from the perspective of your customers. This workshop is designed for new and early-stage businesses.

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Virtual VALIDation Workshop

November 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free
Valid

Join Erin Rennich, Innovation Center Executive Coach, to learn how to leverage existing resources and customer intel to get valuable feedback on your business idea. This workshop is designed for new and early-stage businesses.

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December 2020

Athens CASA: Reindeer Games

December 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$6 – $10
CASA

The Friends of Athens CASA are bummed that we can't safely gather for our annual Reindeer Run for Kids. But we still want to bring some reindeer fun to local children and families. Please join us for the Reindeer Games on December 5th from the comfort of home! When: December 5th | 10am to 11:30am What: The (virtual) Reindeer Games Where: Online How: Register ONLINE and we will send you a fun reindeer craft to complete during the event. You'll…

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Introduction to Intellectual Property Virtual Workshop

December 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Join Erin Rennich, Innovation Center Executive Coach, to learn about how to identify and leverage opportunities to secure patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights as assets. This workshop is designed for new and early-stage businesses.

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Innovative Thinking to Launch, Advance, and Reimagine Your Business Workshop

December 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Join Erin Rennich, Innovation Center Executive Coach, to learn how to learn about entrepreneurship, the value of adopting an entrepreneurial mindset, and how to apply this mindset to advance and meet unknown and unexpected circumstances for your new or early-stage businesses.

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