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Upcoming Coupon Classes

Posted May 6, 2016

Coupon class

Are you interested in taking your grocery savings and couponing to the next level?

Learn how to cut your grocery bills in half at one of the May or June Coupon Classes in Raleigh (at WRAL), Goldsboro, Mt. Olive, Princeton or Dunn! The Wayne County classes are FREE!

Whether you are a beginner or have been couponing for years, if you are not saving at least 40% - 50% off your grocery bill, this workshop will give you the tools and techniques you need to get to the next level.

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Classes in Goldsboro, Mt. Olive and Pikeville

Date: All of these library classes are on Saturday, May 21, 2016

Cost: FREE! These classes are sponsored by the libraries where they are being held and there is no charge to attend.

Pikeville Class

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016

Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Location: Pikeville Library, 107 W. Main Street, Pikeville, NC

Registration: Please call 919-705-1892 to pre-register

Cost: FREE!

Mount Olive

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016

Time: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Location: Steele Memorial Library, 119 West Main Street, Mount Olive, NC

Registration: Please call 919-299-8105 to pre-register

Cost: FREE!


Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016

Time: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Location: Wayne County Public Library, 1001 East Ash Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530

Registration: Please call 919-735-1824 to pre-register

Cost: FREE!

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class at the WRAL-TV studio

Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost: $10.00 per person pre-registered

Food Drive: We are also having a food drive for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. If you are able to bring one or more non-perishable items to donate to the food bank, you'll receive an extra door prize entry!

Location: WRAL-TV, 2619 Western Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27606

Registration: Please register online at: eventbrite.com.

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half Class in Dunn

Date: Saturday, July 9, 2016

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost: $10.00 per person

Location: Empowered To Succeed Ministries, 408 S. Wilson Ave, Dunn, NC 28334

Register: Call Shelby Grimes at (919) 521-3410 or e-mail at shelbycgrimes@gmail.com to register. Pre-registration is required.

Workshop Description:

Discover how to cut your grocery bills in half using the techniques that have saved our family thousands of dollars a year. You will learn to use coupons and many other effective skills to ensure you never pay full price for groceries again!

The class will show you 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

* Understand best prices for meat, fruits, vegetables, dairy, whole grains and more and how to find those low prices

* Locate coupons for the items you use

* Organize your coupons most effectively

* Decipher the drug store reward programs

* Develop an easy to follow weekly meal plan

Class includes course handout, freebies, door prizes and lots of fun! Most participants EASILY save the cost of the workshop and more during their first grocery trip using these techniques. This workshop will change the way you shop and teach you to save more than you ever imagined!

If your organization or group is interested in hosting a couponing and money saving workshop or Lunch & Learn, contact me at saving@smartspendingresources.com for details.

As I always say - it's your money, spend it wisely!


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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper May 6, 2016

    bluebird1075 - thank you for your interest in having me teach a class in Rocky Mount! I have taught there many times although it has been a while since my last class in the area. If you belong to a women's group, church, business or other group that might be interested in hosting a class, just send me an e-mail and I can give you all the details on what that involves. My e-mail is: faye@smartspendingresources.com

  • bluebird1075 May 4, 2016

    I want you to come to Rocky Mount! What do we need to do to get you here to teach a class? We in Nash, Edgecombe and Wilson County want to learn how to save money too! Thanks!