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September 28, 2016

Aquatic, Forest, & Right-Of-Way Pest Management - Oct. 19th starting 9 a.m. Categories 2, 5, 6, & 10.   Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management - Oct 27th starting at 9 a.m. Categories 7D, 8, & 10  http://www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/ComAp.html  You may download registration forms & additional info.                                  Call the Extension Office for details. 641-472-4166.

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September 14, 2016

Want to make sure your child is eating nutritious lunches at school?  Here are some tips to keep your child healthy and happy!

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August 29, 2016

This is a program for adult children supporting their aging caregiver parents. The session is scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the Jefferson County Extension Office, 2606 West Burlington Avenue in Fairfield. 

Does your mom or dad take care of a loved one (perhaps one cares for the other)? Do you know what your parents are going through? Your parent is in a new role of caregiver when helping a spouse with things he/she cannot do because of a medical condition’s disabling effects. How do you better support your parent during this time?

caregiver with elderly man in wheel chair
August 29, 2016

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class designed to provide you—the family caregiver—with the skills you need to take care of yourself. When you take care of yourself, everyone benefits. Dates: Nov. 16, 23, 30 and Dec. 7, 14, 21 Time: 1:00 to 2:30 pm  Location: Jefferson County Extension Office, 2606 West Burlington Ave. in Fairfield. Cost: $10.00

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August 17, 2016

Certification for Foodservice Managers and Workers. A Photo ID is required to take Certification Exam. Register online at http://goo.gl/XD7uQe or call 1-800-262-0015. Registration Fee is $150.00. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 20th. Class size is limited. Register early. 

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