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Brief: Spanish workshops slated

WORTHINGTON -- University of Minnesota Extension will conduct Spanish Home Stretch Classes in Worthington March 21 and 28; and in Marshall May 2 and 9.

The Home Stretch Workshop, taught in Spanish, will guide people through the steps to becoming a successful homeowner. Every participant will receive a certificate of attendance and completion.

The program includes units on becoming a home owner; money management; credit; mortgage loan; real estate 101; loan closing; and life as a homeowner. There is a per-person registration fee, which includes a notebook of materials, refreshments and lunch. Pre-registration is recommended.

The workshops will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at each site:

l March 21 and 28 -- Nobles County Government Center, Third Floor, Room 310 (Former WIC office), 315 10th Street, Worthington.

l May 2 and 9 -- Adult Community Center (Dining Room), 107 South Fourth Street, Marshall.

For more details about the workshops, contact Jose Lamas, (507) 295-5316;