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New Directions class for Columbia County
Photos and Story by James Hill
ST. HELENS, Ore. Portland Community College is offering a New Directions class for fall term. The free four-credit, 12-week class is designed to help women in transition make positive changes in their lives and to emphasize identifying and removing barriers to success. An orientation will be held in St. Helens on Wednesday, Aug. 27. There is limited space for the orientation and class. To reserve a spot, contact Christine Paull, Women’s Resource Center coordinator, at 503-614-7448; toll-free 1-866-922-1010, extension 7448; or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, messages can be left at 503-397-3292, extension 314.New Directions is a career planning, personal development course for single parents and displaced homemakers. The program is tuition free and is offered each term. Its emphasis is self-sufficiency, confidence building and developing job-finding skills.