Introducing the Smarter in September Zoom series

Staying home (and socially distant) is more fun this September with a series of how-to videos from Journey.

August 26, 2020
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Ah, September — the kids are heading back to school, and since many of us are still at home, it’s a great month for everyone to learn something new. Enter Journey’s new how-to series!

Every Tuesday at 2 p.m. in September, we’ll come to you live via Zoom with our expert(s) of the week, offering enrichment on subjects ranging from how to avoid estate planning pitfalls to how to love your newly organized space.

Register using the links below. Sign up for one or all — but hurry, as space is extremely limited.

How to Brew a Really Great Cup of Coffee

Tuesday, September 1 | 2 p.m.
Featuring Ken Kavanaugh, Director of Production, Roastmaster, and Kitchen Manager at The Mill Coffee & Tea

Join us as Ken, roastmaster extraordinaire, takes us behind the scenes to explore the wide world of specialty coffee. Learn about the coffee supply chain “from plant to cup” and how, by applying some selection, brewing, and extraction expertise, you can make your morning joe the best part of your day.

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How to Make the Most of Your Local Harvest

Tuesday, September 8 | 2 p.m.

Featuring Megan McGuffey, Executive Director of Community Crops

Fresh produce is far too glorious to waste. Tune in as Megan talks us through optimizing and preserving the bounty that is our local harvest right now — whether that’s from the backyard, the next-door neighbor, a CSA, or the farmer’s market. Your questions will direct her how-tos, so be sure and ask them at registration (in your confirmation email).

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How to Love Your Space

Tuesday, September 15 | 2 p.m.

Featuring Wendy Tridle, Professional Organizer, Owner, and Senior Designer at Organize by Design, LLC

Whether you’re working from home or just hanging out there, waiting for the world to open back up, chances are you have taken a hard look at your surroundings and decided some changes are in order. Not to worry, help has arrived! In this presentation, Wendy covers getting organized in a way that works for you so that you stay that way — loving your more appealing and productive space.

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How to Right-Size Your Retirement Plan

Tuesday, September 22 | 2 p.m.

Featuring Craig Pytleski, Private Client Advisor and Investment Officer for Union Investment Management Group

What does your dream retirement look like? They’re not one-size-fits-all — yours may entail life in an RV, as a live-in playmate for the grandkids, endless travel (present circumstances notwithstanding), or a second career. Join Craig as he takes us through the importance of aligning your goals with your retirement savings plan* to help achieve that ideal second act.

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How to Crisis-Proof Your Estate Plan

Tuesday, September 29 | 2 p.m.

Featuring Leslie Gibbens, CCTS, CTFA, Vice President and Trust Services Advisor at UBT & Andrew M. Loudon, J.D., Estate Planning Attorney and Partner at Ball, Loudon, Ebert & Brostrom, LLC

Estate planning can be at the forefront of our minds in these challenging times, as we want to ensure our loved ones are protected. In this dynamic, informative session, Leslie and Andrew will answer common questions (and some you might not think to ask) and cover the importance of developing a solid, proactive estate plan.

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