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February 6, 2020

If you're looking for ideas on how to eat healthy and make the most of the time you spend in the kitchen, this workshop series is for you! Join Kelsey Salow, ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialist in Nutrition and Wellness, for a three part series scheduled for March 4, 11, and 18 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Heritage Bank in Delhi.   A light meal will be served at 5:45 p.m. 

visual arts projects
February 6, 2020

On Saturday, February 1st Delaware County 4-H held their first project workshop of the year. 4-H members got a jump start on their fair projects during the Visual Arts Workshop. Visual Arts is a popular project area that allows youth to express themselves and be creative.

February 6, 2020

On Saturday, February 1st the Delco Clover Kiddos held their club meeting at the Meadows Assisted Living Center in Manchester. Clover Kids were full of big smiles and big hearts, which spread great joy to residents at the Meadows.

money roll
February 6, 2020

Is your tax refund the financial highlight of the year? Then it is a valuable resource – one you can use to get ahead, suggests Barb Wollan, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

January 22, 2020

The program is scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2020 with a weather make-up being held for February 20.   The program will be heldat The Heartland Acres Event Center from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.  Registration begins at 8:00 am.  There is a $125 fee for the program.  Fee includes a curriculum manual, tools, and lunch. For more information, contact Cindy Thompson at cpthom08@iastate.eduor 319-334-8013 or the Buchanan County Extension Office at 319-334-7161. Registrations are being accepted online at http://bit.ly/hret14487.

Statewide Resources

  • Answer Line

    Get answers to your home and family questions from the specialists at AnswerLine. Connect with them on the phone, email, or Facebook for information about cleaning, food preparation, preservation, and safety, home, equipment, nutrition, and laundry. 1-800-262-3804 or - answer@iastate.edu

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    Are you an early childhood professional that provides care and education in your home, a center or a school? Check out our programs, resources, and trainings available to help you be the best early childhood professional you can be.

  • A 24-hour resource for legal, finance, crisis and disaster and personal health issues, Iowa Concern provides access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services.

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    A national resource that brings quality, research-based information to families at the time it can be most useful and make the biggest difference in their lives.

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers

    A series of classes designed to empower family caregivers of older adults to take better care of themselves. Learn more about the six-week series and find a class near you.

  • Parenting can be fun, enjoyable and stressful! Check out our blog and podcasts for the latest research based information and resources to help parents in their important role of raising children.

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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!

  • Articles from Ag & Biosystems Engineering for housing issues.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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