Identity Fraud Lunch and Learn

Identity Fraud is crime that everyone should be aware of and learn how to avoid it. More and more people are using on line shopping which can expose one’s financial information. Even some in-store purchases have not been secure. It is Tax Season which also opens doors of opportunity for thieves. A Lunch and Learn …

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February is National Baking at Home for Family Fun

The Home Baking Association has declared February as “Bake at Home for Family Fun.” This is a great way to get children involved in cooking. This will increase family time and give the children an opportunity to be involved in the meal. Eating at home as a family has shown to improve family bonding. This …

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Winter and Skin Care

Winter and Skin Care Shirley Bouie Skin care is always important, especially in the winter season. The harsh cold weather can dry your skin. Healthy skin is the first line of defense against infection. Tips for keeping your skin healthy include the following: • Take a warm shower or bath but not hot steamy shower/bath. …

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Take A Bite Out Of Hunger!

The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he/she graduates high school. The Jefferson County Extension Office is collecting unopened jars of peanut butter.  The peanut butter will be donated to a local food pantry during Farm-City week. Please help UF/IFAS Jefferson County Extension agents take a bite out of hunger …

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Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Dine In Day December 3rd

December 3rd is FCS Dine In Day. This day is set aside for families to eat together. Last year, more than 100,000 people committed to preparing and eating a healthy meal together. This year we are planning to increase to 2000,000. Research has shown that eating together as a family is a bonding experience.”Eating together …

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Ms. Howard’s 5th grade class learns about My Plate

My Plate Lesson Ms. Howard’s Class Jefferson Elementary School September 30, 2015 Recently, Shirley Bouie, Family & Consumer Sciences Jefferson County’s Extension Agent was invited to teach a class on “My Plate” to Ms. Howard’s 5th grade class at Jefferson Elementary School. My Plate shows the five food groups by using a plate. It shows …

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Florida Association for Home & Community Education (HCE)

Jefferson County Home & Community Education Organization The Jefferson County Home & Community Educators met on September 15th to plan their activities for the year. The meeting was held at the Jefferson County Extension office at 2729 W. Washington Highway. The president Ms. Shirley Widd opened the meeting with a discussion on the State FAHCE …

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Jefferson County Extension Service Welcomes New Family and Consumer Sciences Agent

  Please join us in welcoming Ms. Shirley Bouie, the new Jefferson County Family and Consumer Science Agent.  She is a Tallahassee native. Ms. Bouie received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Florida A & M University in Home Eco­nomics. She has taught in several states (Florida, Georgia, Maryland and Texas) and in South Korea. …

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You Can Too! Learn How To Make Your Own Jam Or Jelly!

Kristin Jackson, UF/IFAS Extension Jefferson County Family and Consumer Science Agent will be presenting  a “Learn How To Make Your Own Jam or Jelly!” class on July 16, 2014.  The class will be held at the Jefferson County Extension Office located at 2729 West Washington Hwy.  Class will start at 10:30 am and participants will take an …

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Is it Time for “THE TALK”?

When your child hits their teens it may be necessary to talk with your child about money because teens have more financial independence. However, research suggest that parents should begin talking about money with their child when they are 3 or 4.  In “Children and Money” researchers state that, “As soon as your youngster can …

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