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June 23, 2022

Applications Due July 8; Training will be offered hybrid online/in person class. Orientation Class set for August 15th.

ISU Words on Wellness
June 1, 2022

Welcome to Words on Wellness- a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you'll find reliable, research based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy habits into your daily lifestyle. NEWS for Older Adults is a newsletter with nutrition tips and recipes specifically targeted to older residents. Check back monthly for the latest edition of each!

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May 3, 2022

Sale Starts at 8 AM; Grow Another Row Partnership to Offer Food Plants for Sale

Mental Health Awareness Month
April 25, 2022

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, member of Healthy Cass County Coalition are highlighting mental health programs, trainings, and resources available to people in Cass County. From crisis resources, to local events, to custom programs - find what works for you.

Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During Mental Health Awareness Month, and all year long, Cass County Extension, and all of our partners in the Healthy Cass County Coaltition want you to know that you are not alone!

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April 21, 2022

Applications Due by May 4 for consideration. Grant money to be used in the 2022 growing season, to encourage gardening to grow food for education or donation, and/or for gardening projects to improve local communities. The money may also be used for gardening education purposes. 

Statewide Resources

  • Purchasing a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever make. Complete this online course to prepare yourself for buying a home and shopping for a mortgage that works for you!

  • The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation and electronic filing for low to moderate income Iowans.  Access income tax resources and find a VITA location near you.

  • ICIP provides data and research on local economic, demographic, and social trends for business and communities.

  • Our family finance programs and resources can help you get more for your money, save for your financial goals, and help build your money management skills.

  • Whether you are just starting out or already well-established, smart financial management is a priority for almost everyone!  Join the conversation with your ideas and questions as our Family Finance specialists share tips and resources about making good financial decisions.

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    Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

  • ISU Extension assists Iowa communities in planning and encouraging sustainable community and economic development that lead to positive quality of life for all citizens.

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