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O’Neill offers courses from welding to learning about importance of blood-sugar levels

O’Neill offers courses from welding to learning about importance of blood-sugar levels

O’NEILL, Neb. -- The O'Neill extended campus is offering classes that vary from record keeping to help with keeping healthy.

Farm and Ranch welding. This course is designed to cover basic welding skills for farm and ranch purposes. Safe use of equipment is emphasized. Students will receive basic instruction and participate in hands-on experiences using oxyfuel welding, cutting, and shielded metal arc welding and gas metal arc welding (MIG). Fri., 4:30-9:30 p.m. Room 132/133.  Instr. Robert Stout. 2 cr. $256.Feb. 16-March 22 (WELD1991/24S) CRN#26163.

INK–USE THE POWER OF THE PEN TO CREATE THE LIFE YOU’VE DREAMED OF. This course is your personal guide to rediscovering, envisioning, and shaping the life you desire, with a unique emphasis on utilizing journaling as a powerful tool for reflection. If you’re seeking self-reflection, have experienced challenging times, or crave inspiration within a supportive environment, this course is custom-tailored for you. Alongside guided handouts and prompts, you’ll not only dream but also take tangible steps toward creating your desired life. Let the ink flow as you pick up the pen and shape a future that aligns with your dreams and values for a fulfilling life. Mon., 7-8:30 p.m. in Room 104. Instr. Jennifer Troester. $30. Feb. 19-26 (ENGL5105/24S) CRN#70235.


MASTERING CHANGE IN THE WORKPLACE. Change is a constant in many of our lives. All around us, technologies, processes, people, ideas, and methods often change, affecting the way we perform daily tasks and live our lives. Having a smooth transition when change occurs is important, especially when you are tasked with managing the reactions and the acceptance to change.  Gain helpful insight and tools to help you, your family, your business and your organization successfully prepare and implement change. Thur., 9 a.m. to noon in Room 104. Instr. Jenn Jelinek. $150. Feb. 22 (BSAD5260/24S) CRN#70129.


QUICKBOOKS LEVEL 1. This course covers the basics of setting up a company; creating customers; receiving payments; and making deposits into your bank accounts. You will work with and create vendors and pay bills as well as create and edit a chart of accounts for your company; run reports; and reconcile bank accounts. Thur., 2-9 p.m. in Room 122. Instr. Kasey Foster. $60. Feb. 22 (ACCT5101/24S) CRN#70200.


QUICKBOOKS LEVEL 2. This course covers creating inventory, dealing with items, and adjusting inventory counts on a continual basis. Learn about sales tax and sales tax groups, paying your sales tax, running payroll, and paying your payroll liabilities. We will create capital assets and utilize the Loan Manager, generating an amortization schedule. Discuss dealing with bad debt and creating journal entries. Thur., 2-9 p.m. in Room 122. Instr. Kasey Foster. $60. Feb. 29 (ACCT5300/24S) CRN#70201.


CROCHET: AMIGURUMI TOY. In this intermediate crochet class, students will take their basic skills to the next level, learning how to single crochet in the round, also known as amigurumi crochet. Choose one animal from three cute patterns and make your own kitten, bunny, or bear. Upon registration you will receive a list of the materials you need to purchase before class begins. Register early to purchase your materials in advance. Wed., 6:30-8 p.m. in Room 132. Instr. Cheryl Cambras. $40. Feb. 28-March 27 (HOEC5130/24S) CRN#70158.


CONNECTION OF GUT HEALTH TO OVERALL HEALTH. Learn how the health of our gut and the microbes that live within us affect nearly every other system in our body.  Autoimmune diseases, food intolerances, fatigue, skin irritations, weight gain, and stomach issues can all be a sign of poor gut health. We will be exploring how what we eat is crucial to the environment of our gut microbes. Thurs., 7-9 p.m. in Room 104. Instr. Sara Paxton. $20. Feb. 13 (HPER5150/24S) CRN#70203.


IMPORTANCE OF BLOOD SUGAR. Blood sugar monitoring is not only important for diabetics. Learn how the role of blood sugar monitoring can change your hormones, inflammation, mood swings, cholesterol, and much more. We will explore the body’s response to high blood sugar and methods we can take to prevent and even reverse chronic disease caused by elevated blood sugars. Tues., 7-9 p.m. in Room 104. Instr. Sara Paxton. $20. March 5 (HPER5150/24S) CRN#70204.


ESTATE PLANNING 101. Silence may be golden, but not when it comes to your estate. This is a topic people tend to put off or ignore, but one of the most important things you can do is to develop a sound estate plan.  Learn about: Estate planning tools to protect your family and your assets; what to consider when creating your will; the benefits of trusts in estate planning; what is probate and how does the process work; how to plan to maximize estate tax exemptions and minimize taxes. Mon., 6:30-9:30 p.m. in Room 104. Instr. Boettcher $30.  March 4 (FNPL5111/24S) CRN#70019.