Enriching Lives
May 25, 2016
Alzheimer's Education Available
Chuckie Hessong 
Family & Child Development Agent  

Everyone with a brain is at risk for Alzheimer's-and that's scary. Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. Although we cannot currently stop the  progression of Alzheimer's-early diagnosis is still critical. ...Complete Article  Audio
Healthy Wedding "Widgets"

Martha Murphy 
Foods & Nutrition for Limited Resource Families Agent

Do you know someone who is getting married? Are you shopping for a wedding gift? Here are some inexpensive ideas that show you care with a creative touch! ...Complete Article  Audio
You're Invited!

June 17 - Independence, KS
Featured Recipe

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

This quick and easy recipe makes a great-tasting, inexpensive and more healthful alternative to store-bought bars. Freeze some for future use! ...Complete Recipe

FREE Kids Cooking Classes

We are happy to announce that we will again be offering free Kids Can Cook classes in Crawford, Labette and Montgomery counties again this summer for children who have just completed 2 nd - 5 th grades.

This year we will be getting to know the OrganWise Guys (Hardy Heart, Luigi Liver, Calci M. Bone, Madam Muscle and Sir Rebrum, to mention a few) and what it takes to keep these OrganWise guys healthy.

We have new recipes to prepare...like Pizza Pockets and Lemon-Blueberry Sorbet...yummy!

Here are the dates when we will be in a community near you.

June 7-9 Pittsburg
June 14-16 Pittsburg, Parsons
June 21-23 McCune, Cherokee, Arma, Edna
June 28-30 Arma, Arcadia, Independence
July 5-7 Girard, Cherryvale, Mound Valley
July 12-14 Frontenac, Independence, Caney
July 19-21 Pittsburg, Coffeyville
July 26-28 Pittsburg, Oswego, Chetopa
August 2-4 Pittsburg

For more information click here to visit our website.

K-State Newsletters

Preserve it Fresh, Preserve it Safe
This newsletter is a bi-monthly publication of K-State Research and Extension and University of Missouri Extension to provide information on safe food preservation.

 May/June 2016 Newsletter
Nourishing the Next Generation 
This newsletter is a bi-monthly publication of K-State Research and Extension designed for grandmothers and grandfathers who care for a child (or children) of any age: infants through teens. Others who may be interested include other family members, many child care providers, neighbors and friends.

You Asked It!
This is a monthly newsletter published by K-State Research and Extension's Rapid Response Center with news articles based on questions received, current food safety issues, or information based on the time of the year.

Calendar of Events
Crawford County Youth Sewing Camp
Wait List only!

June 6-10
Wildcat Ext. District
Girard Office
120 E. Buffalo
Girard, KS 66743
Kids Can Cook Various Dates Various Locations

Labette County Youth Sewing Camp

June 13-17
Wildcat Ext. District
Altamont Office
524 Huston St.
Altamont, KS 67330

Food Preservation Workshop

June 17
Wildcat Ext. District
Independence Office
410 Peter Pan
Independence, KS 67301
Meet the Agents

Barbara Ames

Nutrition, Health & Food Safety
Phone: 620-331-2690

Family & Child Development
Phone: 620-724-8233

Kylie Ludwig
Family Resource Management & Community Development
Phone: 620-784-5337

Martha Murphy
Foods & Nutrition for
Limited Resource Families
Phone: 620-232-1930

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120 E Buffalo Street - Girard, KS 66743
667 S Hwy 69 - Pittsburg, KS 66762
524 Huston Street - Altamont, KS 67330
410 Peter Pan Road Suite B - Independence, KS 67301