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ICC offering special community courses

ICC offering special community courses

As part of its Community Links initiative, Independence Community College (ICC) is offering a variety of courses this fall designed to support health and well-being.

“Transformed Life: Living Life to the Fullest” is a multi-session course designed to instill principles of happy living, with social-emotional tools to support healthy life choices, coping skills and the achievement of life balance. The course will be offered on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. November 6 through December 11 at ICC West, 2615 W. Main. Cost is $149, and the course can accommodate 25 students.

The course will be instructed by Daniel Clark, counselor and life coach, with additional resources provided by Four County Mental Health.

“Essential Oils 101” will be offered Saturday, November 3, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at ICC West, 2615 W. Main. Instructed by Lisa Stockton and Carrie Wheeler, this course is designed to introduce participants to the benefits of essential oil products, particularly as a replacement for toxic household chemicals. The class is limited to 25, and the fee is $10. Participants are encouraged to bring supplies for note taking, but no other materials are required. Registration deadline is October 25.

The benefits of aromatherapy and organically produced scents will be explored in “Candlemaking at Magnolia” on Thursday, November 8, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Magnolia Scents by Design, 106 N. Penn. This course will be taught by store owner Brian Hight, and each participant will have opportunity to make his/her own candle. Class size is limited to 12, and cost is $25. Online registration is available at > Candle Making Experience.

More information on Community Links courses is available by contacting Rebekah Peitz, ICC assistant director of enrollment, at or (620) 332-5605.