Homemaker Lessons for 2016-2017
September - Basics of Teamwork
Training Date - Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. (Officers' Taining - Black Stallion Steakhouse)
To reap the benefits of successful teamwork, we must understand why and how people follow. One cannot be a leader without followers and some would argue that followers are just as essential as leaders.
October - Healthy Beverage Choices
Training Date - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. (Board Room at the Extension Office)
Making healthy food choices also includes paying attention to what we drink. This publication provides examples of daily calorie intake in the form of liquids and gives suggestons for improving nutritional content and ways to reduce calorie content of favorite beverages.
November - Creating and Maintaining Family Traditions
Training Date - Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. (Board Room at the Extension Office)
Building a strong family takes time and effort. Strong families are unified through deep emotional connections with each other, a sense of belonging in the family system, and healthy relationships between members. The purpose of this lesson is to reinforce the importance of family traditions, emphasize habit to preserve and respect traditions, and provide practical ways to establish new traditions.
December - Economical Entrees
Training Date - Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. (Board Room at the Extension Office)
Enjoy easy and healthy Main Dishes while stretching the family food dollar
January - Keys to Embracing Aging
Aging is an inevitable and unavoidable process that affects each and every one uniquely. Aging brings on many changes as a person develops throughout the lifespan.
February - Savvy Sellers and Bargain Hunters
Training Date - Tuesday, January 24, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. (Board Room at the Extension Office)
Many of us have items in our home that have been kept long beyond their usefulness. These items often clutter our houses while we scratch our heads wondering what to do with them. This class highlights the difference between yard sales, consignment shops and thrift stores. It helps you identify items that could be sold and determine which outlet would be the best fit to sell those personal items.
March - Tackling Your Laundry
Training Date - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. (Board Room at the Extension Office)
With the ever changing world of laundry detergents, machine choices, stain removal products, general laundry care and safe laundry practices to consider, the need to educate consumers to make the safest, most efficient choices is needed.
April - Travel Safety
Training Date - Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. (Board Room at the Extension Office)
Know before you go. Being prepared for any travel makes the trip more enjoyable and safe for everyone. This program will help you complete necessary travel arrangements and be prepared if the unexpected happens.
May - Gardening in Small Spaces
Training Date - Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. (Board Room at the Extension Office)
Gardening in one form or another is often described as one of the most popular hobbies in the United States. Involvement by people in gardening activities helps promote healthy habits. The physical activity in the garden burns calories and consuming home grown vegetables is also good for your health.