Organizing for Stress Free Holidays

The Christmas holiday season should be a happy, festive time, but often, preparing for the holidays can produce more anxiety than joy. Let an expert show you how to organize your holiday preparations to make them less like tasks and more like fun. In the process, you can allow the real meaning of the Christmas season to shine through. This class will cover such topics as decorating, baking, food preparation, gift giving, card sending, events, traditions and housekeeping.

Faith Manierre, CPO, CPO-CD is a Certified Professional Organizer who started her business, Busy Bees Professional Organizing LLC in 2000. She assists clients in creating customized organizational systems that are easy to use and maintain: helping find order in a chaotic world.

Faith specializes in working with Chronically Disorganized clients and has contributed 3 articles in the Institute for Challenging Disorganizing book The ICD Guide for Collaborating with Professional Organizers for Related Professionals.

November 5, 2017, 11:30 AM
John P Webster Library
First Church West Hartford
West Hartford, CT

So, You Want to Be a Professional Organizer!

Maybe you’ve seen the organizing shows on TV. Are your own skills at organizing honed enough to turn professional? This course will explain the tools you need to go into business as a professional organizer. Learn how to set up your own organizing business, what expenses are involved in setting up a business, how to handle record keeping and getting started with clients. We will talk about networking and marketing your business and yourself on a shoestring budget. You’ll also learn about the different types of organizing that other professional organizers do.

Manchester Community College (MCC)
Fee: $15, September 19 6:30-8:30 PM

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Organize and De-Clutter your home

Are you overwhelmed by all the things in your life? Buried by paperwork? Come and learn techniques to simplify and reduce the time draining clutter in your home. We will discuss ways to determine what should be kept and let go. Maybe it is time to think about downsizing. Decluttering your home will help you with the sale of your home and moving to a new environment. Professional Organizer, Faith Manierre will lead the discussion on organizing and how to let go.

Colchester Senior Center

9/27/16 10:00-11:00 AM

So, You Want to Be a Professional Organizer!

Maybe you’ve seen the organizing shows on TV. Are your own skills at organizing honed enough to turn professional? This course will explain the tools you need to go into business as a professional organizer. Learn how to set up your own organizing business, what expenses are involved in setting up a business, how to handle record keeping and getting started with clients. We will talk about networking and marketing your business and yourself on a shoestring budget. You’ll also learn about the different types of organizing that other professional organizers do.

Manchester Community College (MCC)
Fee: $15
10/25/2016, 6:30-8:30 PM

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Connecticut Conference on Hoarding 2016

Summary: This year’s conference will focus on effective and appropriate intervention strategies to utilize when dealing with hoarding related concerns and complaints. Two dynamic keynote speakers will co-present their invaluable intervention techniques during the morning session, while the afternoon session will offer two break-out sessions for code enforcement personnel and social services and mental health professionals.

Speakers Include: Jesse Edsell-Vetter, and Christiana Bratiotis, PhD, LICSW

Day and Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, includes registration, breaks and lunch

Location: CCSU, Alumni Hall, New Britain, CT

New England Resident Service Coordinators Conference – It’s About Time!

New England Resident Service Coordinators Conference
It’s About Time!
May 6, 2016 8:00-9:30
Marriott Hartford Downtown
www.nerscinc.org

Are you overwhelmed by all the demands for your time? Attend this session
and learn how goal setting and planning can optimize your time management.
Learn why multitasking can be a pitfall that can sidetrack your ability to
get things done. Learn to keep focused on the critical matters in  your job
and avoid the time wasters.

Organizing your Craft Room

3/10/2016
The Yankee Quilter
5 Klarides Village Drive
Seymour, CT

6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Contact for registration 203-888-9196

Organized your New Year for Success!

January is Get Organized month. Faith Manierre of Busy Bees Professional Organizing LLC will give a presentation on January 19, 2016 at the Kent Memorial Library on helping you get organized. Come and learn techniques to simplify and reduce the time draining clutter in your home. We will focus on setting up systems in your home to make your activities run more efficiently.

1/19/2016
Kent Memorial Library
61 Flyer Place
Suffield, CT 06078
6:30-8:30
Contact for registration: 860-668-3896

Getting Organized for the Thanksgiving Holiday

11/6/2016 – NBC morning news between 11:00 am and – 12:00 pm

It’s About Time!

Are you overwhelmed by all the demands for your time? Learn how goal setting and planning can optimize your time management. Learn why multitasking can be a pitfall that can sidetrack your ability to get things done. Professional Organizer, Faith Manierre of Busy Bees Professional Organizing will lead the discussion on organizing your time and how to let go.

Glastonbury High School
October 26, 2015  6:30-8:00 P.M.
Call to register 860-652-7253