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.

The Franklin County 4-H Picnic wll be Sunday, October 5.

Join us for the Franklin County 4-H Picnic to be held on Sunday, October 5 at the Union City Park Off West Park Avenue in Union, Mo.The picnic will be 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. We will begin eating at 4:30 p.m.

Join us, meet new friends and reunite with old 4-H friends!

The 4-H Council will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, lemonade, and dinnerware. Each family should bring a covered dish or dessert, other soft beverages if you want them, and lawn chairs. RSVP by September 29!! Please contact us so we can make sure we have enough food. Let us know who you are and how many will be coming from your family.Call 636-583-5141
E-mail: hilemand@missouri.edu Find us on Face Book: Franklin County Missouri 4-H

All Franklin County 4-H families, former members and volunteers, and their guests are invited to join us to celebrate a new year of 4-H in Franklin County.

The event will begin at 2:00 p.m. with games and other fun including playing with the six foot earth ball!

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.

September 2014 (PDF)

Franklin County 4-H newsletter

July-August 2014 (PDF)