MILTON — A University of Florida instructor will teach couples skills to increase positive communication, manage stress, set financial goals, deal with differences and maintain a happy and healthy friendship bond. This workshop, called Elevate, will meet once a week for five weeks. 

Workshop 1 will meet 6-8:30 p.m. Mondays, July 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28 at Community Life United Methodist Church, 4115 Soundside Drive, Gulf Breeze.

Workshop 2 will meet 6-8:30 pm. Wednesdays, Aug. 23, 30, Sept. 6, 13 and 20 at the UF-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Santa Rosa County Office, 6263 Dogwood Drive, Milton. 

A free light meal will be served at each class and each registrant will receive a free USB drive. Attendees may also be eligible for gift cards. 

Pre-registration is required. Go to the Classes & Events page at www.smartcouples.org and select Santa Rosa County or contact Isaac Crawford at icrawford@ufl.edu or 623-3868 to register.