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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Mitchell County

ISU Extension and Outreach in Mitchell County serves Iowans through five program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Communities, Families, 4-H Youth Development.
ISU Extension and Outreach in Mitchell County serves as a resource to individuals and groups through publications, local workshops, and other program opportunities.

 

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Your Money Your Future logo
November 14, 2018

Life is not about money - but how you deal with oney has a huge impact on your quality of life, your family's life, and the life of your community.

When you have sound information and strong skills, you can make your money work for you and for your future. You can manage your money effectively, make better financial decisions and live according to your priorities. With sound financial management you can be financially secure throughout your life span.

Writing Your Retirement Paycheck logo
November 14, 2018

Take steps now to make your resources last a lifetime by determining your income needs in retirement and gathering current information about your retirement savings to evaluate progress and determine new savings goals!

Elderly man with cane
November 14, 2018
This highly interactive three-session program is designed to help participants recognize the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (PD), to understand what causes PD, and how treatments work. The program will also describe what therapeutic activities can be done in the home.
Each 45-minute session will be led by ISU Extension and Outreach Field Specialist, Brenda Schmitt,  who is a trained class leader.
Elderly Couple photo
November 14, 2018
Do you provide care and support to a family member who is elderly, ill or has a disability?
Being a family caregiver comes with many responsibilities. Families are challenged to determine what is best for the person needing care and the impact on the family.
 
The workshop series includes:
  • development of a notebook of financial records
  • presentations by community experts
  • case studies
ServSafe Logo
November 14, 2018

This program provides food safety training for restaurant and other foodservice managers. It is based on the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation's ServSafe program and the Iowa Food Code.

 
 
 

 

 
 

 

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Painting History for Community

With symbolic images, a new mural in Perry brings together three threads connecting the city: outdoor recreation, a history of public art programming and the Latino immigrants who make Perry home.

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