Stay Strong, Stay Healthy

The University of Missouri is offering Stay Strong Stay Healthy, a basic strength training program for middle-aged and older adults and Advanced Stay Strong Stay Healthy, which builds on the fitness base acquired through the basic class, or for those who have already been in an exercise program. Classes will be held at Zion United Church of Christ, Union, MO, on Thursday mornings September 18 through November 20, 2014.

Pre-registration is required by September 9, 2014. Participants must attend the orientation and pre-assessment on September 11. Exercise sessions will meet on Thursdays from 9:00 - 10:00 am for the Advanced class or 10:15 - 11:15 am for the Basic class. Program registration fee is $35 per person, however ($15) of registration fee wil be refunded to those who attend all sessions and complete pre/post assessments. If you would like to register, or would like to receive a free brochure please call University of Missouri Extension at: 636-583-5141.

4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification Workshop

To be held  October 3-5 at Blue Mountain Camp in the Ironton/Frederickton, Mo area. Check In is: 6:00- 7:00 pm Friday, Oct. 3 for 1st   (if not completed Volunteer Orientation). Repeat participants may check in: 7:00- 10:00 pm Friday OR 7:30-8:00 am Saturday. Session concludes 3:15 pm – Sunday. COST:   $65 -includes 5 meals, overnight lodging (1 or 2 nights), and workshop materials.  The Franklin County 4-H Council will pay the registration fee for all volunteers who attend. PRE-REGISTRATION: Required by September 1.

Quality for Keeps newsletter

This newsletter is issued April through October providing research–based information for safely preserving food and other helpful tips. Also included are delicious recipes for your garden bounty.

August 2014 (PDF)

Franklin County 4-H newsletter

July-August 2014 (PDF)