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Bottomless Closet

Winter 2018 Workshops 




FMS: How to Plan and Set Money Goals

   Wednesday, January 10, 2018     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Jane Kenyon and Katherine Evans will lead this workshop focused on helping you build important money skills that become the foundation for your financial stability and success. You will understand how to plan for and set reasonable money goals and create a budgeting path to achieve them, allowing you to begin to understand and take control of your financial well-being. CORE





FMS: Introduction to Banking

   Wednesday, January 17, 2018     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Bibi Ali, from Amalgamated Bank, will lead this workshop and provide an overview of different types of financial institutions, deposit accounts, and banking services. This workshop will be held at Amalgamated Bank. Address and details will be provided after registration. ELECTIVE





FMS: Understanding the FICO Score and your Credit Report

   Monday, January 22, 2018     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Tami Peter will discuss the factors that make up a FICO Score and what really appears on a credit report. Clients must bring  a copy of a recent FICO Score/credit report.  If you do not have a recent score (within the past 6 months) you can get your reports and scores at If you would like assistance getting your scores and reports you may make an appointment with Pam Kulnis no later than Tuesday, January 16. Bottomless Closet will reimburse the cost of the service if you submit a receipt. This workshop is a pre-requisite for the Debt Management workshop in September. CORE





PDS: The Business of Etiquette

  Thursday, January 25, 2018     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Your manager regularly curses in the office and your office-mate has a constantly ringing cell phone that is always on full volume. How does a person know what constitutes bad manners when everyone in the workplace seems to be misbehaving in some way? Lorie Reischer and Phyliss White will discuss what is appropriate at work and how to set your own standards to help you excel in any job. CORE 





PES: Your Journey to Wellness

 Wednesday, January 31, 2018      9:30 – 11:30 am


Start your morning off the right way with Wasidah Francois, fitness guru, blogger and fashion consultant. Learn about Wasidah's journey through rough times and how she took control of her life. 





PDS: Improve Your Job Search Strategies

  Wednesday, January 31, 2018     6:00 – 8:00 pm


Please join us for an exciting opportunity to meet with members of the Metropolitan New York College Planning Officer's Association which is a professional organization consisting of career job search strategies (beyond job boards). There will be an opportunity for Questions & Answers for the panel followed by a networking session between the panel and the attendees. CORE 





PES: 10 Steps to Wellness

Monday, February 5, 2018      6:00 – 8:00 pm


Mike Giasi is a life and wellness coach who has developede a 10-step plan for personal growth and healthy living. His plan will help you achieve your life and wellness goals including increasing energy, reducing aches and pains and improving the relationship with yourself and others.






PDS: Interviews that Work

 Tuesday, February 6, 2018     1:00 – 3:00 pm 


This workshop will include useful and applicable tips for interviewing in today's environment. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their interviewing skills. This session will take place in Wells Fargo office in Midtown. Address and details will be provided after registration. CORE 





FMS: How to Save and Deal with Credit

   Wednesday, February 7, 2018     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Join Jane Kenyon and Katherine Evans as they help you build and imporve your money saving skills and understand how credit can help you - and not hurt you. Together we will develop an understanding of how compound interest works. These are important skills to have as you journey down the road to financial stability and success. CORE





PDS: Technology and Your Job Search

 Thursday, February 15, 2018     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Patrice Crooks will discuss the technology used for job search process and share tips and tricks to help you make the most of your efforts. Understand the resources available to you as you engage in your online job search. Participants will learn how to use Skype and FaceTime for interviews and other technology. CORE




PES: Make-Up and Styling

    Thursday, February 22, 2018      6:00 – 8:00 pm


Nykia Rosario is a hairstylist and make-up artist who will help with tips and tricks on how to look your best.  Learn how to bring your own best features with a little make-up and hair styling tips. We all know when we look good, we feel great. Session limited to 25 attendees but additional sessions to be scheduled.




PES: Create the Life you Want and Deserve

    Monday, February 26, 2018      6:00 – 8:00 pm


you ready to start making the changes necessary to improve the quality of your life? If so, join Roberta Brenner and Lani Feldman for this informative interactive, goal-oriented workshop. Learn why practicing extreme self-care is the key to improving your life and achieving your goals. Leave with at least 3 tools that will start you on the path to a better you.





FMS: Investments 101

   Thursday, March 8, 2018     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


What is risk tolerance? What are the tax benefits of saving for retirement? What are the various types of retirement investment vehicles? Robyn Polansky will have all of the answers at this informative session. ELECTIVE





 FMS: Credit Cards, Scores and Debit

   Wednesday, March 14, 2018     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Come to this workshop facilitated by Jane Kenyon and Katherine Evans to understand how creit cards work, what to look for in credit card offerings and how to avoid the common credit card problems. We will discuss credit scores and why they are important. It is important to understand debt in order to manage it. CORE





PDS: You're Hired... Now What? Early Success on the Job

Monday, March 19, 2018     6:00 – 8:00 pm 


Now that you have a job, how do you make sure that you do a good job? Sheila Lambert will lead this workshop on transitioning to a new job or positioning and gaining early success. You will also discuss the key to making the transition, managing change, and getting off to a good start. (Priority registration for recently hired clients.) CORE





PES: Accessories: How to Change Your Look and Save Money

 Wednessday, March 28, 2018      6:00 – 8:00 pm


Lorie Reischer and Phyllis White will help participants learn how to make the most of their wardrobe by using accessories. Please bring a favorite item of clothing with you that you want to accessorize. This workshop will be a fun and interactive session. (Space in this workshop is very limited.)




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