Program Highlights

Making Money Count Club

Do you find it challenging to make ends meet or reach your financial goals? Making Money Count can help you take a look at your current financial situation and sharpen skills to make the most of the money you have available. Making Money Count program will focus on strategies and techniques for using your money and other resources more effectively. Topics discussed include such things as making decisions, communicating about money, developing and using a spending plan, credit, consumer skills, contracts, record keeping, taxes, banking services, insurance, and saving and investing.

The club will meet monthly and meetings will include group discussions, activities and games based on the financial topics. Members will decide on the monthly topics. First meeting will be on Friday, August 7, 2015 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Taney County MU Extension Center, 122 Felkins Ave., Forsyth. Call 417-546-4431 to register. 


2015 Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Demonstration Garden Programs

This year the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will be presenting a series of Saturday classes in the demonstration garden as well as their "Brown Bag Lunch" garden series which take place on the first Tuesday of each month at noon.  All classes are held in the gardens of the Taney County MU Extension center at 122 Felkins Avenue in Forsyth, and are free and open to the public. Check out the attached flyer for class descriptions.

Saturday Classes:

  • Bluebirds - March 28, 2015 - 1:00 p.m. 
  • Rain Barrels - April 25, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. 
  • Pollinators - August, 22, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. 
  • Monarch Watch - October 3, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. 

Brown Bag Lunch Garden Series - First Tuesday of each month at noon.

  • Growing Sweet Potatoes - Tues. April 7, 2015
  • Tomatoes for the Gardener - Tues., May 5, 2015
  • Keyhole Gardens - Tues., June 2, 2015
  • Drip Irrigation - Tues., July 7, 2015
  • Harvest Time - Tues., Aug. 4, 2015
  • Growing Micro Greens - Tues., Sept. 1, 2015



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