DIY Home Maintenance & Money Tips Workshop

Topics: Painting: Interior & Exterior, Gardening, Porch and Deck Repair with Retirement Planning, Credit Scores, RRSP, Tax Credits and Wills

Date: Thursday, March.1st, 2018

Time: 10:00am-1:00pm

Venue: Drouillard Place- Upstairs

Childcare: Will be provided at no cost to you, must pre-register with age and number of children.


Part 1: Painting: Interior & Exterior, Gardening, Porch and Deck Repair

  • Choosing the right colour based on room size
  • How to guides and resources
  • Painting various types of surfaces: Aluminum, Wood, etc.
  • Proper Ventilation and health concerns
  • When to plant, harvest and weed your garden
  • Simple fixes for your porch and deck repair

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Part 2: Financial- Retirement Planning, Credit Scores, RRSP, Tax Credits and Wills

  • Advice and Guidance for saving for retirement
  • Guides and resources to filling out a will and proper documentation
  • Knowing your credit score & how to improve
  • RRSP’s, RESP, and RSP, what are they?
  • Tax Credits- what you can claim, do’s and don’t’s
  • Knowledge and tips for various RRSP accounts

All Workshops are Free*

*Workshops are free for Ford City residents but you MUST register. Participants outside the Ford City boundaries will be asked to make a donation of their choice to the project. Boundaries are St. Luke to Henry Ford, Seminole to Riverside.

Register Here:


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All workshops include:

Snacks and coffee

Giveaways based on the topic of the workshop

Thank you to our Sponsor: Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation

Thank you to our Partners: New Beginnings, Dulux Paint, Home Depot, WFCU Credit Union, Ford City Financial, Financial Fitness, as well as Motor City Community Credit Union

Thank you to our Funder: United Way Centraide Windsor-Essex

Hosted by: Ford City Residents in Action and the Ford City Neighbourhood Renewal

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