Coming Up: Leisure Learning Workshops at the BEST Center!

Upcoming Workshops
Call 345-6868 to register TODAY!
Nutrition
FREE Nutrition Informational Session
Wednesday, April 11 ~ 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Come meet our instructor, Sara Vacin, a licensed Nutritionist and find out the truth about what you’ve been putting in your mouth all these years and how to simplify and affordably make better choices.  You are what you eat, seriously!
 
 
Thursday, April 19 ~ 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. ~ Fee $18
Your house shouldn’t be the only thing that gets a good cleaning this spring! Routine detoxification can greatly improve health and vitality.  During this class, Sara will describe many safe and gentle techniques to eliminate built up toxins as a preventative and wellness boosting measure.
 
Thursday, May 17 ~ 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. ~ Fee $18
This workshop will teach you how to increase your fertility through natural means including diet, detoxification, herbs and healing techniques such as acupuncture.  This is a good first step to those who are planning on becoming pregnant and want to have a healthy pregnancy and baby and those who are fertility challenged and who would like to try a different avenue than in vitro fertilization or powerful fertility drugs.
 
Law Series: Family Matters
Tuesday, April 17 ~ 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. ~ Fee $10
Divorce is a life changing decision for you and your family. What are the things you should consider before you file for a divorce? In this seminar we will explore the basic principles of matrimonial law which include topics such as spousal support, distribution of marital assets and debts, taxation and health insurance, as well as separate property principles. What is the difference between a divorce, a legal separation, and an annulment; What is the divorce process; How much time is involved and what are the legal costs; Do I need an attorney to file a divorce in all cases; When is mediation an option.
 
Tuesday, May 15 ~ 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. ~ Fee $10
What are my legal options as a parent when my child repeatedly disobeys me; What if my child is getting into legal trouble; What are PINS (Person in Need of Supervision) and Juvenile Delinquency (JD) proceedings; Will court action result in a criminal record for my child. Come and learn about how the actions and behaviors of children can result in both Family Court intervention for truancy, alcohol and substance abuse, bullying, fighting, stealing, destruction of property, sexting and others. This seminar will also explore Family Offense proceedings and what are the legal options if a spouse, a relative or a significant other becomes physically abusive. Should I proceed in Family Court, Criminal Court, or both courts; How do I obtain an Order of Protection; How long will it last; What other services are available to individuals involved in domestic abuse?
 
ABOUT THE GCBA: The Genesee County Bar Association (GCBA), a not for profit professional organization founded in 1912, has approximately 100 attorney members comprised of Judges, Prosecutors, Defense Counsel and General Practitioners. The GCBA was formed for the purposes of promoting reform in the law, facilitating the administration of justice, and elevating the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession. For businesses and the community, the GCBA serves as an invaluable legal resource, offering education, assistance and participation in important community events.
 
DISCLAIMER: The information presented at this educational programming series, while about legal issues, is not legal advice. It is provided as general reference work as a public service. If you are attending, you are advised to check for changes in the current law and consult with a qualified attorney on all legal issues. The information presented does not create an attorney-client relationship with the presenter(s) or the GCBA or any of its members. Statements, expressions, or opinions of the Presenters do not necessarily reflect the official position of the GCBA. While the Presenter and the GCBA endeavor to provide accurate information during this series, neither the Presenter nor the GCBA can guarantee that the information provided here is accurate, complete, or adequate. The general legal information is provided on an ‘as-is’ basis. The Presenter and the GC BA make no warranties and disclaim all liability for damages resulting from its use. Legal advice must always be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws are constantly changing, so nothing provided during the series should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent counsel.
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