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Upcoming couponing workshops - cut your grocery bills in half!

Posted January 10, 2012
Updated January 31, 2012

 Here are the details for the upcoming couponing classes I have scheduled, including the WRAL workshop on February 18. Whether you are a beginner or have been couponing for years, if you are not saving at least 50% off your grocery bill, these workshops will give you the tools and techniques you need to get to the next level!

For the detailed workshop schedule on my website, click HERE. I add classes to the schedule frequently and if you are interested in having me teach a private or public class for your business, church or other group, just send me an e-mail at saving@smartspendingresources.com. I have availability starting in May 2012 and beyond. 

January 2012 Classes

January 28, 2012

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Workshop in Pittsboro

Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Cost: $15.00 per person

Location: Pittsboro Baptist Church, 121 West Salisbury Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Register: Call or e-mail Jennifer at (919)704-6480 or Davisgal0422@gmail.com to pre-register

 

February 2012 Classes

February 2, 2012

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Workshop near Garner

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Cost: $15.00

Location: Johnston Community College, Cleveland Campus, 9046 Cleveland Road, Clayton, NC 27520 (between Garner and Clayton)

To Register: Call the Cleveland Campus at (919) 989-2128. Pre-registration is required.

Directions to JCC Cleveland Campus: Click HERE for directions

February 4, 2012

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half workshop in Durham

Location: The Church of the Apostolic Revival International, 1207 Angier Ave., Durham, NC 27701

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cost: $15 per person

To Register: Please contact Keisha Moore at lakemoore@gracefulflowplanning.com or (919) 683-1496 (church office) or (919) 539-3626 to register. Pre-registration is required.

February 18, 2012

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half workshop and Food Drive at WRAL in Raleigh

Not only will we have the full workshop, but this is also a Food Drive. Please bring 1 or 2 non-perishable items to donate to the Food Bank on Eastern and Central North Carolina.

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cost: $20 per person and please bring a can or two to donate to the food bank

Location: WRAL Studios, 2619 Western Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27606

Registration: Click HERE to register online via credit card

Seating is limited to 100 people and pre-registration is required.

February 25, 2012

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Workshop in Knightdale

Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Cost: $15.00 per person

Location: Knightdale United Methodist Church, 7071 Forestville Rd., Knightdale, NC 27545

Register: Call or e-mail Tracy at 919-266-2373 or kumc1@bellsouth.net

 

March 2012 Classes

March 1, 2012

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Introductory Class in Fuquay-Varina

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Cost: FREE! This class is hosted by a retirement community in Fuquay.

Location: Fuquay-Varina retirement community

Registration: We will open the class for registration during the second week of February. Details will be posted on this blog and on my website.

March 17

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half and Food Drive in Smithfield

Date: March 17, 2012

Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Cost: $15.00 per person and please bring a can or two of non-perishables to donate. Everyone who brings a donation gets another entry for the door prizes! Donated food will be given to the St. Ann Catholic Church Food Pantry.

Location: Sharon Baptist Church, 116 Brit Street, Smithfield, NC 27577

Register: Please call Cathy at (919) 553-5639 to register, Pre-registration is required.

March 29

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class in Cary

Date: March 29, 2012

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Cost: FREE! This class is hosted by a retirement community in Cary.

Location: Cary retirement community

Registration: We will open the class for registration during the last week of February. Details will be posted on this blog and on my website.

April 2012 Classes

April 12

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class near Garner

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Cost: $15.00

Location: Johnston Community College, Cleveland Campus, 9046 Cleveland Road, Clayton, NC 27520 (between Garner and Clayton)

To Register: Call the Cleveland Campus at (919) 989-2128. Pre-registration is required.

Directions to JCC Cleveland Campus: Click HERE for directions

April 17

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class in Wilson

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cost: To be announced

Location: Wilson Community College, Wilson, NC

To Register: Registration details will be available soon.

April 21

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class in Benson

Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Cost: $15.00

Location: Benson Pentecostal Holiness Church, 407 E Church St, Benson, NC 27504

To Register: Call or e-mail Ashley Jones at (919) 219-3240 or awjones12001@yahoo.com to register. Pre-registration is required.

April 27 – April 29

Southern Women’s Show at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh!

I’ll be teaching couponing classes and classes on the cooking stage throughout the weekend. I will also have a booth next to the WRAL booth so please come say hello if you come to the show!

May 2012 Classes

May 5, 2012

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half workshop and Food Drive at WRAL in Raleigh

Not only will we have the full workshop, but this is also a Food Drive. Please bring 1 or 2 non-perishable items to donate to the Food Bank of Eastern and Central North Carolina.

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cost: $20 per person and please bring a can or two to donate to the food bank

Location: WRAL Studios, 2619 Western Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27606

Registration will be open in early April. Seating is limited to 100 people and pre-registration is required.

Workshop Description:

Discover how to cut your grocery bills in half using the Smart Spending System. You will learn to use coupons and many other effective techniques to ensure you never pay full price for groceries again!

You will discover how to:
Buy free and almost free products your family already uses
Effectively use coupons for items you already buy
Understand store coupon policies for local grocery and drug stores
Locate coupons for the items you use
Organize your coupons most efficiently
Decipher the drug store reward programs
Develop an easy to follow weekly meal plan your whole family will love

Course includes resource directory, course handout, freebies, and lots of fun! Most participants EASILY save the cost of the workshop and more during their first grocery trip using the Smart Spending System. This workshop will change the way you shop and teach you to save more than you ever imagined!

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  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jan 11, 2012

    Creation - there is not a swap after the Feb 18th class.

    Debiwillis and pawdesign- if you would like to host a class in your towns, just send me an e-mail and we can chat about the details.

  • debiwills1956 Jan 11, 2012

    Would love for you all to have a class in Hope Mills, NC

  • creationstation3 Jan 11, 2012

    Is there a coupon swap after the class on Feb. 18. I know there was one for the last class, but I can't remeber if that was posted in the description or not. Thanks!

  • NCGRACIE7402 Jan 11, 2012

    Just signed up for the class on Feb. 18th! Can't wait to go!

  • pawdesign Jan 10, 2012

    Would love to attend a class in Rocky Mount, NC.

  • LuvinCam Jan 10, 2012

    FYI, the May 15th class says $15.00 also.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jan 10, 2012

    You are too kind, creation. Make sure you come up and say hi before or after the class!

  • creationstation3 Jan 10, 2012

    No worries, Faye. I know it will be worth every penny! We can't wait to attend!

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jan 10, 2012

    Please apologize from me to your moms group for the error, creation.

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Jan 10, 2012

    creation - I didn't realize WRAL was going to charge $20 for the classes at the studio this year. Sorry about that. I have changed it in the info above.

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