Allen County Extension Office offers programs of special interest

Event Details

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September 4, 2014 at 7:00 AM

October 28, 2014 at 7:00 AM

November 18, 2014 at 7:00 AM

December 3, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Location: Allen County Extension Office on the IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Avenue

Phone: Vickie Hadley at 260-481-6826 or TDD -711

Event Description

August 20, 2014 Updated Aug 20, 2014 at 9:44 AM EST

The Allen County Extension Office will offer the following upcoming programs. The general public is invited to attend. No registration is required. All programs are held at the Allen County Extension Office on the IPFW campus, 4001 Crescent Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN. For questions, contact Vickie Hadley at the Allen County Extension Office, 260-481-6826.

September 4th at 7:00 p.m. Edgy Veggie Eating Plans
A well planned vegetarian diet can be a healthy way to meet the nutritional needs of people of all ages, including children, teenagers and pregnant or breastfeeding women. The key is to be aware of your nutritional needs so that you plan a diet that meets them. Find out what you need to know about a plant-based diet including the terms lacto-vegetarian, lacto-ovo vegetarian, ovo-vegetarian, vegan and flexitarian.

October 28th at 7:00 p.m. Diversity Activity
Participants experience the shock of realizing that despite many similarities, people of differing cultures perceive things differently. Players learn that they must understand and reconcile these differences if they want to function effectively in a cross-cultural group. This is an interactive activity with a discussion at the end.

November 18th at 1:00 p.m. Top Ten Money Tips
Resolve to have a better financial future with the top ten tips for managing your money this year and beyond. This program will take you from getting organized, to reducing debt, to reviewing insurance policies, to evaluating plans already in place. Reducing financial stress improves health and wellness.

December 3rd at 1:00 p.m. Take Time for Your Health
Do you often find yourself saying I don t have time for this? Does your family, job, volunteer work, housework, responsibilities and hobbies make it seem impossible to live a healthy lifestyle? Is your calendar too full to work out for 60 minutes a day? Do you lack motivation and energy for exercise? At the end of the day, do you feel too tired to fix a healthy meal? No time for sickness? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this class might be what you need to make healthy choices without a huge time commitment.

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