New Noncredit Classes Offered at SCF

(Bradenton, Fla., February 26, 2010) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer new noncredit classes at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West and SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway, Sarasota.

A new Digital Dating series will be offered at 6-8p.m., on Wednesdays, March 17- April 14, at SCF Lakewood Ranch. Sessions include The Culture of Digital Dating; Creating an Online Profile Parts 1 & II; Relationship: Burn Your Checklists; and Relationships: Defining Your Deal Breakers. The fee for the series is $99. For more information, call Workforce Solutions at 363-7252.

In addition, other new Continuing and Community Education courses coming up at SCF Bradenton and SCF Lakewood Ranch include:

• Reiki Level I, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Thursday, April 15, and Friday, April 16, at SCF Bradenton and 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Thursday, April 22, and Friday, April 23, at SCF Lakewood Ranch. The fee is $99.

• Reiki Level II, 9 a.m. - 6 pm.., Saturday, April 17, at SCF Bradenton and 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, April 24, at SCF Lakewood Ranch. The fee is $149

• Learn to Sail, 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday and 1 - 4 p.m. on Saturdays from Tuesday, April 13, to Saturday, May 22, at SCF Lakewood Ranch. The fee is $299.

• ACE Youth Tennis Clinic, 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays from March 20 - April 24. ACE Tennis Clinic for Adults is offered 9 -11 a.m. on Sundays from March 21 - April 25 at SCF Bradenton. The fee is $65.

• Beginner Adult Golf classes will be held at 6 - 8 p.m., on Wednesdays, March 17- May 5, and 9 a.m. - 11a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays from March 15 - April 7 at Suncoast Golf Center in Sarasota. The fee is $99.

A variety of popular writing and computer classes will begin in March at SCF Bradenton. Other returning favorite classes starting in March include 2 Young 2 Retire Work/Life, Get a Grip on Your Finances and Improve Ballroom Dance Techniques at SCF Lakewood Ranch.

A complete listing of noncredit personal enrichment classes is available online at or by calling 941-752-5203 at SCF Bradenton and 941-363-7203 at SCF Lakewood Ranch. Copies of the noncredit course catalog are available at local libraries throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties. Maps and directions are online at

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