Allen County Extension Office offers programs of special interest

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

September 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM

October 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM

November 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM

December 7, 2015 at 1:00 PM

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

Phone: 260-481-6826

Event Description

August 19, 2015 Updated Aug 19, 2015 at 10:38 AM EDT

The Allen County Extension Office will offer the following programs this
fall and winter. 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.

What Is Your RX Game Plan?
September 10th at 7:00 p.m.
While prescription drugs provide relief to millions of people every year when used properly, the misuse and abuse of these drugs has become one of the gravest issues facing Hoosiers of all ages today. Prescription drug abuse is a growing epidemic affecting all types of people, from the all-star student athlete to the corporate executive to the single mother. No age, race, social class or geographic location is above the danger of prescription drug abuse or misuse. Get the facts!

Food Safety For All
October 8th at 7:00 p.m.
Have you ever said I think it was something I ate? Food poisoning can be prevented if you know how to store and prepare food in a safe way to prevent illness. Learn basic food safety tips on how long to keep food and when to throw it out. You will also gain understanding on how temperatures affect the quality and safety of food over time. Food safety is as important to your health as is a healthy diet.

Memory Difficulties: Should I Be Worried?
November 10th at 1:00 p.m.
This program discusses how memory works and why it sometimes doesn't, with special focus on how to improve memory and recall.

Fight the Fight Against Drugs
December 7th at 1:00 p.m.
Misuse or abuse of drugs impacts all Hoosiers economically, socially and with regards to our health and welfare. Attend this program to find out what you can do to help fight the fight against drugs in your community. You will learn simple ways to make your home and family safer around the dangers of drugs. Many innocent bystanders have been harmed because they didn't realize they could make a difference.

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