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The Wood County Committee on Aging Inc. will host a three-part “Spring Home Repairs?” Learn to Work with Contractors” at Wood County Senior Center, 140 S. Grove St. This series will examine the owner-contractor relationship in detail and provide tips to ensure your project runs smoothly.

Panelists include entrepreneurs, lawyers and consumer advocates.

Part I: What Can Go Wrong? Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Learn common issues and legal basics. Moderator: Rachel Phipps, Councilor of Bowling Green. Panel: Judy Miller, Community Member; Elizabeth Geer-Fry, Esquire; Annie Miner, the Cocoon; Danielle Murphy, consumer education; Consumer Protection, Ohio Attorney General’s Office.

Part II: Tendering and Contracting, April 19 at 4:30 p.m. Consider best practices for obtaining quotes and what a contract should include. Moderator: Lisa Myers, MSW, LISW-S, WCCOA. Panel: Matt Snow, City of BG Housing Specialist; Jim Overmyer, retired entrepreneur and Habitat for Humanity worker; Geer-Fry.

Part III: Q&A with Entrepreneurs, May 3 at 4:30 p.m. Hear directly from entrepreneurs and learn what they expect from customers. Representatives include entrepreneurs Bruce Bauer and Tom Pendleton and moderator Danielle Brogley, Director of Programs, WCCOA.

Registration is required by calling the Programs Department at 419-353-5661 or 800-367-4935 or emailing [email protected]

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