Adult, Teen and Family Programs

Stock Investing for Beginners

Are you interested in stock investing but don’t know where to start? Mike Zetwo has a passion for stock investing as a hobby and wants to share what he’s learned over the past 40 years with you! In this 4 part Zoom webinar series you will learn:

  • How to open a no-cost brokerage account with any initial investment amount.  
  • Use different kinds of stock vehicles you can invest in and the pros / cons of each.  
  • Learn a simple, yet powerful, framework for researching stocks.  
  • Use the Center for Financial Research and Analysis (CFRA) ranking system and CFRA analyst reports as the basis to identify a small group of high quality companies with 12-month price appreciation potential to invest in. 
  • Learn simple financial metrics to compare different companies.
  • Use ETFs (exchange trade funds) to achieve international stock exposure in your portfolio.
  • Learn a simple set of guidelines to help you decide when to sell a stock.

Throughout the webinar, Mike will be screen sharing on a brokerage account so he can walk you through exactly where to find the stock analysis tools and how to execute buy / sell transactions. This webinar will be hosted on Zoom in four 45 minute sessions on consecutive Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. starting on March 4 and ending on March 25. This program is FREE but registration is required. *Mike's information is purely from a hobby standpoint and the Murrysville Recreation Department or Municipality does not endorse or have responsibility for financial decisions made in regards to the content of this program. 

Register here. Zoom links will be sent out once registered. 

***Disclaimer: The Program is for informational purposes only for those interested in an informal gathering about investing in stocks as a hobby only, not for proficiency. The Municipality does not endorse the volunteer presenter, his program or the nature, extent and competency of the presenter in stock investing as hobby. Municipality does not endorse or have responsibility for financial decisions made in regards to the content of this program.***

4 Part Zoom Webinar Series

Thursdays, March 4 to March 25 at 7:00 p.m.

Stock Investing for Beginners Flyer

Amelia Earhart: The Enduring Mystery Surrounding Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance in 1937

Date: Thursday, April 22

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Murrysville Municipal Building, Council Chambers (limited seating)

Fee: Free

Mike Silvert will share his experience on the 2017 National Geographic Society and TIGHAR’s expedition to Nikumaroro Island. He will cover what was discovered about Amelia Earhart on this expedition and share personal experiences from this trip. There will be limited seating available in the Murrysville’s Council Chambers, registration required. Register here. The presentation will also be broadcast on Murrysville’s local channel 19 and live streamed here. If you have questions for Mike you can submit them at momrecreation@murrysville.com

Amelia-Earhart Flyer

Life of Ulysses S. Grant

Date: Friday, May 7

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Zoom

Fee: Free

Ken Serfass is a professional living historian portraying Ulysses S. Grant and he will be coming to a computer screen near you on Friday, May 7. The Murrysville Recreation Department and Murrysville Community Library are partnering together to offer this unique experience. Learn all about the life of the man who became the 18th President of the United States of America in an evening where history will be brought to life! Register here. The zoom link will be sent out once registered.

Life-of-General-Grant-Flyer

Air Force One: An Honor, Privilege, and Pleasure to Serve

Date: Thursday, May 13

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Murrysville Municipal Building, Council Chambers (limited seating)

Fee: Free

Murrysville's own John L. Haigh, Sr. will share his experiences working as Chief Steward on Air Force One with Presidents H. W. Bush, Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter. Limited seating is available in Council Chambers, registration is required. Register here. The presentation will also be broadcast on Murrysville's local channel 19 and live streamed here. If you have questions for John you can submit them at momrecreation@murrysville.com.

Air Force One Flyer