Upcoming classes at the Extension Office

Jennifer Bridge:

Meade County Extension Office


Beginning Crochet

Class was canceled but will be rescheduled soon. You may still call the office to register and we will contact you when date is set. Pat Carlson (Doe Valley Club) will be the instructor.

Beginning Knitting

Monday, March 23, 6 p.m-8 pm, Extension Office. Call to register for this class. Denise Burden (sister of Debbie Foushee, Garrett Club) will be the instructor.

AARP 55 Alive Driving Course

March 24, 10 a.m. -3 p.m., Meade County Extension Office

Cost: $15 AARP member & $20 Non-member. Drivers over the age of 55 receive a discount on their auto insurance after completing this program which focusing on your body’s response and changes as you age. Bob Geiger will be presenting this informative program. Deadline to register is March 20. Come by the Extension Office to register and pay for class. At the class, bring driver’s license and AARP card. Lunch provided and sponsored by Meade County Bank.

Good Health Starts At Home

Everyone needs a healthy home. However, did you know that some of the most serious health problems may start at home? In the U.S., most people spend over 90% of their time indoors. We need to be aware of the health and safety of our indoor environments. Creating a healthy home is the first step in creating a healthy environment. Through a series of programs, information and resources will be given to help participants understand their home and address ways to create a better living conditions. Registration is requested to assist in class preparation. You do not have to attend the entire series but are more than welcome to do so! Register by calling 270-422-4958.

February 24, 6 p.m.-Home Safety, Pest Management, Hazardous Household Products

March 3, 6 p.m.-Mold and Moisture, Radon

March 16, 6 p.m.-Energy Efficiency and Combustion Gases

March 24, 6 p.m.-Lead in the Home and Drinking Water Quality

Planning Your Digital Estate

March 23, 6 p.m., Meade County Extension Office. You’ve drafted a will, preplanned your funeral, and gotten your papers in order but what about all your online accounts? Your bank and checking account, passwords to insurance information or even your Facebook account? This session will cover strategies to keep your digital files safe but accessible to those is need in the event of incapacitation or even death. Registration is requested by March 19 to assist in class preparation. This session being sponsored in part by the Meade County Extension Homemakers Organization.

Educational programs of the Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expressions, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

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