A free class in Microsoft Word is offered in Blairstown as a part of Project Self Sufficiency. (Photo provided).
Blairstown - Area residents are invited to learn advanced Microsoft Word at a free class offered at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Main Street location on Thursdays, at 6-8 p.m. on Feb. 7- Feb. 21. Some income guidelines apply. Students will learn word-processing techniques, including the creation of professional-looking letters, faxes, newsletters and other documents, as well as the use of mail merge features used to print mailing labels and address letters to multiple recipients. The agency’s computer lab is located in the First Presbyterian Outreach Center at 35 Main St. in Blairstown. A complete roster of free computer classes and employability skills courses are offered at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Newton location all year long, including classes in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; QuickBooks accounting software; and courses designed just for seniors and for men. To register, or for more information, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500. Information about the agency’s programs and services is also available at www.projectselfsufficiency.org.