First Time Home buyer Education Workshops 2015

  First Time Homebuyers Education Program 2015 Workshop Schedule  To register for the class please call the Board of County Commissioners at (850) 875-8659. For class schedule please call (850) 875-7255. Day Month Date Time Monday January 12th 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday January 14th 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday January 21st 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. …

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About FCS Program

Family & Consumer Sciences offers you information about health and nutrition, food safety, money management, home concerns, relationships, and many other topics. Our resources can help you with life-long learning programs. UF/IFAS Extension works in cooperation with county government, the United States Department of Agriculture, and Florida A & M University.

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Get Cooking in your Crock Pot!!

Fall is the season of bounty; from the gardens, the field and the window boxes that we plant in the summer. Now is the time to gather all these fruits and vegetables and let your imagination do the work. Crock pot cooking is one easy way for anyone too busy to cook healthy and nutritious …

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Teaching Children About Money at Any Age!

Have you ever asked yourself, “When should I start teaching my child about money”? Perhaps after that tantrum in the store about a toy or that 1st birthday when grandparents give a couple of dollars as a present? We all know that children are learning from the moment they are born, so if it is …

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Resolutions: A Narrative

The Merriam Webster dictionary defines resolution as “the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem, etc”.  The act of finding an answer; what are you seeking to resolve this year? 2015 is here and there is no turning back. We celebrated the New Year just a few days and very soon …

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Holiday Shopping!! It’s never too early to start!

On average one person buys holiday gifts for at least 5 people, spending between $200 – $800. Therefore; chances are as you are reading this you are running your list in your head or better still you are writing it down. So whether you are buying for one or 5 people here are some ideas …

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Free Live, On-Line Financial & Nutrition Webinars

Free Live, On-Line Financial & Nutrition Webinars All Sessions are  12:00 p.m. – 1:00p.m. EST   Insurance Basics: Cover Risks, Don’t Be Oversold Thursday, September 25                       Registration: http://bit.ly/insure2014 Learn how you can protect your family from a large financial loss. Discussion includes managing risk, basic types of insurance that many   people need and purchasing the correct …

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Make A Budget: It’s worth the time and Effort

Everyone who earns or who uses money should have a budget. From children that get $1.00 in weekly allowances to retirees that are receiving pensions and other retirement checks. It’s all about planning to become financially secure. A budget is a plan that shows you how you can spend your money every month. Making a …

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Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. This observance provides the opportunity to remind us of the importance of immunization. Make sure that your family and friends are up-to-date on their immunizations. In August, parents are enrolling children in school, older students are entering college and adults and the health care community are preparing for the …

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Be Prepared. Be Ready. Stay Safe:

Be Prepared. Be Ready. Stay Safe: National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2014 May 25 – 31, 2014 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week This week is a good time to prepare your family, property and pets for the weather situations. The dangers of a hurricane are numerous to include, heavy rainfall, flooding, high winds, tornadoes, and in …

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Affordable Housing Programs in Gadsden County

Affordable Housing Programs in Gadsden  County: The following programs are available for Gadsden County residents who wish to purchase a home.  All programs require that participants attend the first time homebuyer education program and receive a Certificate of Completion. Contact The UF/IFAS Gadsden County Extension Service for class dates at 850-875-7255 or visit www.gadsden.ifas.ufl.edu  1. The Escambia County Housing …

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