Seton Center Offers Free Trainings

Seton Center Symposium

Bridges to Sustainable Communities Symposium at Mount St. Mary’s University in October 2019

In October 2019, the Seton Center hosted the Bridges to Sustainable Communities Symposium at Mount St. Mary’s University. The Ausherman Family Foundation was proud to support this event. A total of 64% of those who attended the event expressed interest in receiving more training and/or supporting Getting Ahead groups throughout Frederick County. To support the next steps in this initiative, Seton Center is offering a FREE, one-day Community Bridges Out of Poverty Training, on Wednesday, January 22 from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Thurmont Public Library, facilitated by Bridges Trainer Kelly Overholtzer.

You may register at

SNOW DATE February 5, same time, same location.

Here are some resources to help you prepare if you are interested in this training:

1. This training is a prerequisite to taking the Getting Ahead facilitator training. To find out more about those steps, you can go to

2. If you’d like to access a free study guide that will be used to create the training, follow this link,

3. If you have time, it is recommended to read and become familiar with “Bridges Out of Poverty”. You can purchase the book from Aha!Process at

Snacks will be provided. There will be a 30-minute lunch break. Please bring a brown-bag lunch.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kelly Overholtzer at 301.447.6102 x 17 or

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