City of Cedartown Offering Extreme Couponing Class
As part of its ongoing commitment to promote wellness – both physical and financial – the City of Cedartown will host an “Extreme Couponing Class” on Thursday, Feb. 20. The class is open to all who are interested.
The class, led by Jenny Martin, author of SouthernSavers.com, will take place at 6 p.m. at the Cedartown Senior Nutrition Center, 605 Lynton Dr. Billed as an event that will teach participants how to cut their grocery and household purchases by 50 percent, the class will focus on four main topics:
Gathering and organizing coupons: This topic will cover tips on finding items that shoppers want and need, ways to avoid becoming overwhelmed with couponing, and keeping track of coupons;
Couponing terms, lingo and details: Abbreviations and couponing jargon can be intimidating and confusing to the novice coupon-clipper. This class will break everything down and help participants understand coupon talk;
Grocery store policies and tips: Topics covered include learning how to save the most money in local stores, maximizing promotions and stacking coupons and saving on everyday purchases like meat and produce;
Drugstore deals and tricks: Drugstores can be one of the best places for coupon shoppers. This topic will cover the basics of drugstore shopping;
The cost of the class is $10 which can be paid at the door with cash or check. However, those wishing to participate must register online at https://cedartowncoupons.eventbrite.com. Workbooks will be provided to participants, allowing them to take notes and keep track of the tips and information that will be presented. For more information, contact Aimee Madden, City of Cedartown public information officer, at 770-748-3220, ext. 221.