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Better Choices - Better Health
September 2, 2014

Put Life back into Your Life.  Consider a Better Choices Better Health Workshop.  Are you an an adult and have and ongoing health condition?

You'll get the support you need, find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health.

September 2, 2014

Muscatine County 4-H will be hold the 13th Annual 5K Run/Walk. If running/walking isn't your thing, please encourage your friends and family to participate.  All proceeds will go toward benefiting the Muscatine County 4-H Program

4-H Clover Kids
September 2, 2014

What is Clover Kids?  Clover Kids is a FUN youth program specially designed for children in Kindergarten-3rd grade.  The focus is on hands-on cooperative learning in small groups.  Clover Kids Participate in actiities, games, and other positive experiences in a suportive, creative challenging and fun environment.

Food Preservaton 101
August 4, 2014

United Way of Muscatine has started a new program with Blue Zones project called Food Policy.  The Food Policy group wanted to collect canning supplies for those who have the supplies and are not using them anymore to give to those who want to start canning.  The group then is pairing with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to provide a canning class to help those preserve their fruit and vegetable produce so they can be enjoyed throughout the year.

July 3, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking qualified candidates for a Field Specialist I with a joint appointment within Human Sciences and Community & Economic Development that will focus on Extension engagement and education with Latino youth, families, businesses and communities. This position will also provide educational opportunities and programs, consultation, and technical assistance in the areas of human sciences, leadership development and community capacity building. Additional responsibilities include the development of program materials and the provision of staff and volunteer training, as well as help develop educational models that may be used by the Extension system to effectively build relationships with Latino youth, families, businesses and communities.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 25, 2014 04:54 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides several resources to help farmland owners and operators make a one-time election...

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