Personal Interest Classes and Non-Profit Workshops Offered at JWCC Starting October 25

John Wood Community College will offer a variety of personal interest classes beginning October 25. Call 217.641.4905 to register.

Landscape-Barn Watercolor Paint will meet Tuesdays, October 25 to November 29, 6 to 8 p.m. Participants will paint a barn landscape on water color paper with the landscape already drawn on it and ready for painting. Cost is $96.00.

How to Install Ceramic Tile will meet Tuesday, October 25, from 6:30 to 8: 30 p.m. This hands-on class will walk participants through the installation process for ceramic tiling. Discussion about repairing damaged tills will also be presented. Cost is $21.00.                    

Using Your Digital Camera Features will meet Saturday, October 29, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will learn how to locate the basic features on personal digital cameras. Cost is $60. 

Center for Effective Non-Profits workshops:

First Step in Fundraising: Learn to Use the Tools at West Central Illinois Philanthropy on Tuesday, October 25, from 1:30 to 3 p.m.  Non-profits can learn to take advantage of the West Central Illinois Philanthropy Center. The Center is only one of seven in Illinois and it is available free to non-profits. This workshop is free.

Understanding the 990 Form for non-profits with operating budgets over $200,000 will meet Thursday, October 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. Cost is $50 or $45 for Center for Effective Non-Profit (CEN) members.

Understanding the 990 Form for non-profits with operating budgets under $200,000 will meet Thursday, October 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $50 or $45 for CEN members.

These Community Education/noncredit offerings are not funded with tax dollars and are self-supporting. More information about JWCC personal interest courses is available at

John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today’s needs and tomorrow’s opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees and certificates and personal enrichment courses.

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