Enriching Lives
September 24, 2016
HOT! HOT! HOT! Chilies  
chili_pepper.jpg Martha Murphy
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program  
What's hot all year long and bites you back when you eat it? Chili peppers, of course! Read on for more information about using chili peppers.  
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Questions a Child will Answer at the End of a Long Day. . .
Chuckie Hessong
Aging Specialist 

All parents have heard the one- or two-word response to their question, "How was your day at school?" Sometimes it was "good", "fine" or just "OK," and the response to, "What did you learn today?" is usually "nothing." Communicating with your child can be frustrating at times, but it is a great way to take an interest in what happens to your child during the day and can help children develop good communication skills that will enable them to talk to other kids, teachers or adults.

Top 10 Food Safety Myths
Barbara Ames
Health and Nutrition Specialist

About one in six Americans - 48 million people - will get a food-borne illness this year, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates.  The Partnership for Food Safety Education, at http://www.fightbac.org/ wants to help keep you and your loved ones from becoming part of that statistic!  Read on to learn of some common food safety myths you might not be aware of.

Did YOU know you can Check your Credit for FREE?
Kylie Ludwig
Financial Specialist
By law, everybody can obtain three free credit reports each year. The information in your credit report affects your life in important ways-your ability to get a loan, how much you pay for credit and insurance, securing a job, renting a house or apartment, and preventing identity theft. It is important to check your report regularly to make sure it is accurate and up-to-date. The credit reporting system is set up so that you are responsible for finding and correcting errors. You must play the role of quality controller for the information in your reports.

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Barbara Ames

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

Chuckie Hessong
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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