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Free GED Orientation Offered at Owens Findlay Workforce and Community Services Division

FINDLAY - Are you considering enhancing your basic skills in English or math, or improving your employment skills? Sign up today for a free GED orientation at the Owens Community College Workforce and Community Services Division, 1200 Commerce Parkway, Findlay.

Experienced teachers will provide a friendly, adult classroom atmosphere with small classes and personal attention. The four three-hour orientations will be Tuesday, June 4 and Thursday, June 6 from 6-9 p.m. Orientations also will be Monday, June 3 and Wednesday, June 5 at two different times. The morning session is 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. The evening session is 6-9 p.m.

All students must attend two three-hour orientation meetings to register for classes. The GED classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, June 10 August 7. The morning session is 9-11:30 a.m. The evening session is 6-8:30 p.m. Classes also will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 11 August 8 from 6-8:30 p.m.

Students who pass the GED practice test offered by Owens will receive a voucher to take the GED test for free, saving $55. The GED practice test is Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday, June 11 and 13 from 5-9 p.m.

The GED program is funded by the Ohio Department of Education through the Adult Basic and Literacy Education Programs.

To register for the orientation or for more information, call (567) 429-3600.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing community college of its size in the nation. On the Toledo-area and Findlay campuses, Owens serves more than 36,000 credit and non-credit students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and the lowest tuition in Northwest Ohio. Owens Community College offers over 100 career-oriented programs and majors in Agriculture, Business, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.

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