Here’s a listing of upcoming educational opportunities around the North Country:
NORTH COUNTRY SMALL-BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
194 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh.
PR Magic: How to Harness the Power of Awe and Create Messages that Stick: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Small-Business Development Center. Free. Sign-in and networking begins at 5 p.m. Co-sponsored by KeyBank, which is providing refreshments.
Register at http://conta.cc/S86A7i or by call 564-2042.
SARANAC CHAPTER DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Gravestone Cleaning Class: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 14 at Baker’s Cemetery, Route 3, West Plattsburgh. Fee: $20, all supplies provided plus kit to clean more stones. Bring chair and bag lunch.
Register by calling Terry Bechard at 297-2446 evenings or weekends.
ESSEX COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Required Erosion Control Training for Contractors: 8 a.m. to noon, June 20 at Essex County Fairgrounds, 3 Sisco St., Westport.. Required for all contractors working on projects that disturb more than one acre of soil and have a storm-water permit from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. To receive credits, $75 for certification, reference materials and refreshments.
Register by June 18 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLENS FALLS NATIONAL BANK
Financial Fraud Against Seniors: 10 a.m., June 21 at Lakeview Towers community room, 34 Flynn Ave., Plattsburgh. Free.
Reserve by calling 325-4362.
CHAMPLAIN SAIL AND POWER SQUADRON
America’s Boating Course: 8 a.m. to noon, June 14 and 21 at Town of Plattsburgh Office Complex, 151 Banker Road, Plattsburgh. Book, $30 or $40 for two family members to share a textbook.
Register at www.townofplattsburghrecreation.com or call 562-6860.
NORTH COUNTRY CHAPTER AMERICAN RED CROSS
Instructor Course for First Aid, CPR and AED: 6 to 9 p.m., June 10, 12 at North Country Chapter Red Cross, 26 Emory St., Morrisonville. Participants must be 16 or older, possess current American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and/or AED certifications or equivalent.