Families & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences provides educational programs focused on: Nutrition, Health & Food Safety Provide adults and youth with knowledge and skills regarding nutrition, diet, and health. Programs include classes, media, and outreach efforts. Family Nutrition Program and the National Diabetes Prevention Program are examples of programs offered in Walton County. Personal Financial Education Provide educational …

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America Saves Online Challenge ~ 5 Week Money Challenge

Challenge Yourself to Take the 5 Week Money Challenge! Save $250 in Five Weeks! The America Saves Five-Week Money Challenge    Week #                 Savings Deposit           Total Saved* Week 1 $25   (7 days @ $3.57)            $   25 Week 2 $35   (7 days @ $5.00)            $   60 Week 3 $50   (7 days @ $7.14)            $ …

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America Saves Online Challenge ~ News Release

How are Your Money Habits? 2015 America Saves Financial Challenge Begins February 22 Make 2015 the year you get your finances in order. Join us for the America Saves Financial Challenge, Feb. 22-March 28. Whether you are in great financial shape or desperately trying to manage your money, the Financial Challenge will help! All of …

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America Saves Online Challenge ~ Participant Tracker

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The America Saves Online Challenge Participant Tracking form can be downloaded by clicking: America Saves Challenge Tracking Form 2015.

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Family Nutrition in Action Dec/Jan

IN THIS ISSUE:  Warm Up with Family Meals  Sweet and Healthy Dessert  Try It, Like It: Brussels Sprouts  Recipe: Tangy Brussels Sprouts   For the full newsletter click: Family Nutrition in Action Dec_Jan Newsletter 2014_15

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Family Nutrition in Action October/November

In This Issue: *Eating on the go *Leftovers: Keep your family safe *Container Gardens *Recipe: Rainbow coleslaw *MyPlate Tips To read the full newsletter click Family Nutrition in Action Oct_Nov Newsletter 2014

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Healthy Halloween Treats

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Healthy Halloween Treats Tuesday, October 21 from 5:30-7:30 pm UF/IFAS Extension Walton County, 732 North 9th Street, DeFuniak Springs Pre-registration required. $10 per person (Includes materials, crafts and snacks) Call 850-892-8172 Click Here to view flyer: Healthy Halloween Treats

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5 Simple Steps to Seasonal $avings


Join us Tuesday, October 7 from 12:00 – 1:00pm at Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union for this Lunch & Learn. Topics covered will be seasonal stressors, developing a holiday spending plan, alternatives to pricey presents, and fine-tuning your financial plan for the holidays. Lunch provided by Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union. Although there is …

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Florida Seafood at Your Fingertips

Florida Seafood at Your Fingertips Monday, October 20 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm One 20A Modern Bistro, 120 Partin Drive, Niceville Pre-registration required. $20 per person (includes Chef demonstration and taste tests) Call 850-892-8172 SeafoodFlyerOct2014

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It’s Time to Jam!


Join us for our jam party Thursday, September 4th 5:30—7:30 p.m. A short program will be given to cover the basics and then blueberries and figs will be preserved through the water bath method. Everyone goes home with a jar of preserves and the knowledge of how to safely preserve food through the water bath method. Call …

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~5 Tips for Savings for College~

Is College Still a Good Investment? You may have heard that student loans now top a trillion dollars or that the total amount of student loan debt surpasses the total amount of credit card debt. These numbers can be off-putting and may have you questioning whether college is still a good investment. But It’s Not …

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