Your gateway to life-long learning opportunities
Class Power Engineer / Building Technician
Coming this January 2008!
program provides comprehensive training in maintaining, operating
and repairing electrical, ventilation, refridgeration and
water treatment systems. You will also develop troubleshooting
skills. The program provides you with the opportunity to write
the Fifth Class Power Engineer Inter-Provincial Red Seal Exam.
for more information or to register 482-2111
to express an interest in this program!
in the new year
program is from (NAIT) Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
This demanding and intensive program has instruction that
emphasizes the practical aspects of solving typical business
problems by study and application of current business practices.
Class activities include case studies, simulations, problem
solving, computer applications, group analysis and discussions.
express your interest call 482-2111
Up Computer Training for Women
for our next start date in the New Year!
Up teaches women the basics of using a computer, from turning
the machine on to typing a word document to accessing the
internet and sending emails. You will be taken through the
program so you can understand how to make the computer work
This program is sponsored by the
482-2111 to register.
Fundamentals for Job Skills"
for our new dates for January!
course provides the students with an introduction to word
processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and Internet-related
tools. The course also introduces the students to the internal
and external hardware components necessary for the operation
of the computer. Students leave the course with an understanding
of the possible uses of the computer as a powerful tool and
a basic set of skills necessary to operate the computer in
a productive meaningful manner. Call
482-2111 to register.
Quest - Career Services
or toll free 1-866-482-2100
HOURS & SESSIONS
NOW open every Tuesday evening:
pm - 8:30 pm
in to use our Resource Area,
with staff for your scheduled appointment,
attend a scheduled information session!
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday December 7, 21, 25 & 26
at noon December 24
up for one of our "Free" Workshops:
3 - Job Search Workshop - 9am to 4pm
6 - Cover Letter Workshop - 9am to 3pm
10 & 11 - Interview Prep Workshop - 9am to 4pm
13 & 14 - Resume
Writing Workshop - 9am to 4pm
17 & 18 - Resume
Writing Workshop - 9am to 4pm
20 - Portfolio Work Group RSVP - 9am to 12pm
4 - Resume Review & Interview Tips
CBC HR Manager - Gimli
Location - 7pm to 9pm
Better Listening, Better Thinking, Better Speaking!"
offers a proven way to improve your communication skills.
By participating in a fun and supportive Toastmasters group,
you'll become a better speaker and leader and gain confidence
to succeed in whatever path you've chosen in life.
We meet every other Wednesday at the Selkirk & District
Community Learning Centre from 7pm - 9pm. It is always OPEN
HOUSE! We love an audience and the coffee is free.
meeting for this month is December 12 at 7pm.
you have any inquiries call Fred at 204-389-5985.
the Web site http://lordselkirk.freetoasthost.org/
Tutor is one-on-one training, at the Selkirk Learning Centre,
in the popular software titles. This training is individually
tailored to your needs. You can arrange to have a one hour
review of your favorite software, or a number of hours to
learn something new and relate it to your job.
you are interested in the Computer Tutor call the Selkirk
& District Community Learning Centre at (204)
482-2111 or email
Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre now has two-way
audio-video capability in three classrooms. We now have classes
started with the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development
(CAHRD) & The University of Winnipeg.
first class was the Education Assistant Diploma Program /
Communication Augmentation. They graduated this past September
2007 at the Aboriginal Centre. There will be new classes starting
this September 2007 at the Selkirk & District Community
more information call Karen Keppler, Program Manager, at (204)
SDCLC sponsored Computer Lending Program is designed to encourage
the use of computers by making them accessible to those who
are unable to otherwise acquire them; thereby increasing their
quality of life, literacy, fluency and enhancing the specialty
skills that have become a requirement for more employment
opportunities - even in entry-level positions.
Computer Lending Library supplies you with a basic set of
computer equipment and will also offer basic instructions
for assembling and operating your computer. The training is
scheduled through the Selkirk & District Community Learning
for more information contact June at the Selkirk & District
Community Learning Centre:
Phone: (204) 482-2111
Fax: (204) 785-1316
Web Site: www.selkirklearningcentre.ca
Selkirk & District Community
Learning Centre has furnished Classrooms
and Computer Labs for rent, which are ideal for:
view room rates please click
room bookings please contact June at the Selkirk Learning
of Operation: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday.
and Weekend Hours are also available to be booked.
Public Access to Computers
of operation is Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre has 6 computers
that can be used to access the internet, check emails, type
a word document, print documents, or job search. All 6 computers
have Microsoft Office '97.
in to the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre
at 511 Robinson Avenue to get on a computer and cruise the
take just about any kind of Electronics
Why? Because ewaste is extremely toxic when not disposed
of in an approved manner! The RER was first conceived four
years ago when it was noted that electronics waste or ewaste
often found its way into landfills throughout Manitoba.
can help save our earth by recycling your old electronics!
the centre for more information at 482-2111
Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre
accepts all makes of cartridges !
your empty printer, fax copier cartridges and your old cell
phones to help us earn money and to help save the earth!
have joined in a new fundraiser called
program offers us an almost effortless way to raise money
to support our projects - and to protect
earn money simply by recycling the eligible used printer,
fax and copier cartridges that were destined for the trash.
help save the earth by collecting all the ineligible cartridges
that end up in our landfills.
How You Can Help:
your cartridges you use at home, in the workplace or at
friends, family, employers to help support our fundraising
efforts and save our earth.
all makes of cartridges.
old cell phones.
off the empty cartridges and cell phones to the Selkirk
Learning Centre or call to arrange for pick up (204) 482-2111.
Previously recycled or remanufactured cartridges will
now be accepted.
drop off at:
& District Community Learning Centre
Robinson Ave., Selkirk, MB
you have a skill or a hobby you would like to share with others?
We are always looking for instructors and new ideas for courses
the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre with
your ideas at 482-2111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
of the Month
Whose birthday is being celebrated on Christmas
2. Who is the mother of Jesus? [A]
3. What season was Jesus actually born in? [A]
4. What does the name Immanuel mean translated?
5. What city was Jesus born in? [A]
6. Name the three kings that went to see baby Jesus.
7. In what direction did the kings see His star?
8. What gifts were presented to baby Jesus? [A]
9. What does the word Christ mean? [A]
10. Who wrote O Come, All Ye Faithful? [A]
11. What holiday is considered larger than Christmas?
12. Who was the Christian leader from Myra? [A]
13. Where can you find the real Christmas story?
14. What did Nicholas do with his inheritance? [A]
15. In legend, what did St. Nicholas drop down the
16. Where did it land? [A]
17. What Christmas song includes Glory to the newborn
18. What Christmas song includes Let every heart
prepare Him room? [A]
19. What Christmas song includes The stars are brightly
It is the night of the dear Savior's birth? [A]
20. In the Christmas song Silent Night, what words
follow Silent night? [A]
21. What color of a Christmas am I dreaming of?
22. What is Tiny Tim famous for saying? [A]
23. Name 3 items contained in Egg Nog. [A]
24. What letter does the Christmas candy cane resemble?
25. What does the white in the candy cane represent?
26. What reindeer names does Santa Claus call out?
27. In the Grinch that stole Christmas, what was
2 sizes too small? [A]
28. What is the night before Christmas? [A]
29. On Christmas eve what snack is placed out for
30. Who is supposed to open the first Christmas
31. Name the famous Christmas movie which was in
New York. [A]
32. What is the name of the Christmas snowman? [A]
33. What are the most popular Christmas time colors?
34. Where can we exchange kisses at Christmas time?
35. What is green, needs watering, and fills the
house with an aroma? [A]
36. Who makes the best online Merry Christmas greeting
37. What was so good about the red nose that Rudolph
38. In the polar express movie what was chosen as
the first Christmas gift? [A]
39. What Christmas movie did Ebenezer play in? [A]
40. What is the nutcracker? [A]
41. Name the popular red Christmas flower. [A]
42. What items are generally put in Christmas stockings?
43. On Christmas day how do you greet others? [A]
44. Where is Santa Clauses workshop located? [A]
45. In the song, how many days of Christmas? [A]
46. What is the meaning of a partridge in a pear
47. What do the 9 Ladies Dancing represent? [A]
48. Robert L. May created what Christmas character?
49. Why is Christmas often shortened to Xmas? [A]
50. Today instead of being called Christmas season,
it is called? [A]
51. What popularized the image of Santa Claus in
52. The words hear them ring are found in what Christmas
53. Who plays his drums to honor Jesus? [A]
54. From now on our troubles Will be miles away
is in what Song? [A]
55. Name the somewhat spicy, edible Christmas house.
56. John Horsley made the first Christmas card in
what year? [A]
57. How do you say Merry Christmas in Spanish? [A]
58. December 25th was chosen for the Christmas celebration
59. In America, Christmas was declared a Federal
Holiday when? [A]
60. Who published the Christmas Carol in 1843? [A]
61. What might a Canadian say on Christmas day?
62. Who first conceived the idea of a Christmas
63. Who is credited with the first of placing lights
on Christmas trees? [A]
64. What were the first tree ornaments? [A]
65. Name a popular Christmas cake. [A]
66. In the early 1900's what was so expensive that
it was rented? [A]
67. What is the busiest Christmas shopping day?
68. Instead of Christmas stockings Dutch children
often used? [A]
69. A Charlie Brown Christmas first aired in what
70. Thurl Ravenscroft, sang what song in How the
Grinch Stole Christmas? [A]
71. Name the 4 ghosts In the movie A Christmas Carol.
72. In what TV show was the Christmas tune Silver
Bells Introduced? [A]
73. Is Deck the Halls a true Christmas carol? [A]
74. Was Jingle Bells originally made for Christmas?
75. Which country does the Christmas song Silent
Night originate from? [A]
Joke of the Month
A new young blonde bride calls her mother in
She sobs, "Robert doesn't appreciate what I do for him."
"Now, now," her mother comforted, "I am sure it was all just
"No, mother," you don't understand.
"I bought a frozen turkey roll and he yelled and screamed
at me about the price!"
"Well, the nerve of that lousy cheapskate!" says her mom.
"Those turkey rolls are only a few dollars."
"No, mother it wasn't the price of the turkey, it was the
"Airplane ticket.... What did you need an airplane ticket
"Well mother, when I went to fix it, I looked at the directions
on the package and it said -
'Prepare from a frozen state,' so I flew to Alaska!"
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