Learn DIY décor this fall with virtual courses at Roane State

Looking to get your home photo-ready for the holidays? Courses offered this fall through Roane State’s Workforce Development Department will help you with beautiful DIY décor.

Four courses are currently open for registration and will be held on Thursday evenings over Zoom. Available courses include:

Fall Décor – Grapevine Wreaths, September 17

Thanksgiving Décor – Silk Pumpkin Centerpieces, October 22

Christmas Décor – Garland and Bows, November 12

Fresh Flower Arrangements – Party or Church Altar, December 3

The dates listed above fall on Thursdays and the virtual classes are each scheduled for three hours, from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The registration fee for each class is $39. All four classes are available for a discounted registration cost of $139.

Objectives and materials needed for each class are listed online. Registration can be completed by visiting roanestate.edu/workforce and clicking on “Personal Development.”

For more information, contact Sonya Parker, Roane State’s Workforce Training Manager, by emailing [email protected].

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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