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ISU Words on Wellness
April 9, 2021

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!

Cass County Covid-19 Mobile Food For All
April 1, 2021

Food distribution will begin by Monday, April 26, and registration for the program is now open.

Start a journey to wellbeing
March 23, 2021

FREE 4-week program, 45 minutes per week to focus on personal wellness!

Grow Another Row Cass County
October 1, 2020
Local pantries continue to see increasing numbers, and appreciate both food and monetary donations. Click for specific information on how to
support Cass County food pantries this fall.
Corn in Drought
July 27, 2020

Drought meeting set for Monday August 3 at 5:30 PM; Leasing meeting set for Thursday August 6 at 6:30 PM. Registration due 2 days prior to meeting by calling 712-243-1132.

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.

  • Resources on farm management and finances.

  • 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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