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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, August 13 and Thursday, August 15 from 6-9 p.m. Orientations also will be Monday, August 12 and Wednesday, August 14 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, August 19 - October 9. 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, August 20 - October 10 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 offered Tuesday or Thursday, August 6 or 8 from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, August 10 or Wednesday, August 21 both from 9 a.m. - 3 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 making it the number one choice for entry-level college students in Northwest Ohio. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 140 program areas 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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