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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. Orientation sessions will be offered Monday and Wednesday, November 18 and 20 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Additional orientation sessions will be held Tuesday and Thursday, November 19 and 21 from 6-9 p.m.

All students must attend one of the orientation meetings to register for classes. The GED classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, November 25 - December 18. The morning session is 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. The evening session is 6-9 p.m. Classes also will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 26 - December 19 from 6-9 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 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-area campuses, Owens serves more than 38,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for new 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.

(Posted 11/8/02)

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