Who gets Grandma's Yellow Pie plate?

Resources to help pass on personal possessions. The workshop will be held at the North College Center, Mineral Area College. Call the St. Francois County Extension office at 573-756-4539 to register by October 12. Cost for the workshop is $15 per person or $25 for 2 family members. Hurry as seating is limited. A program workbook is included with the class. Two sessions will be available Monday October 17, 2016 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. then 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Resources will help families:

  • Understand sensitivity of the issues
  • Determine what they want to accomplish
  • Decide what's "fair" for the family
  • Understand belongings have different meanings to different individuals
  • Consider distribution options and consequences
  • Agree to manage conflicts if they arise


Quicken Record Keeping Classes

Does the word "record-keeping" bring up images of a shoebox and large stacks of receipts and canceled checks? Want to modernize and make your record-keeping system simple and correct? University of Missouri Extension will offering a program on "Quicken: Record Keeping Made Simple"?. This program will be held at the Washington County Extension Office 113 N. Missouri St. Suite A Potosi, MO, on November 2,9, and 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants will receive hands-on training with Quicken, as well as materials to take home. Learn useful information on tax information, reports, categories, expense tracking and how to properly set up your Quicken Software for your specific business.

There will be a fee of $45.00 for the class. Record keeping can be overwhelming, so in crease your organization skills with education and knowledge offered by the University of Missouri Extension. those interseted must register with the Washingtion County Extension Office at 573-438-2671 no later than October 28. Please call or stop by our office for more information and/or to register. University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/ADA institution.

Making the ABC's and 123's More Active

Free Child Care Provider Training

''Children benefit from increased activity. First teachers can work toward obesity prevention by helping children learn to love to be active. Second, activity can help improve children's school readiness through age appropriate literacy/reading and numeracy/ math activities. We want ALL children to be ready for kindergarten and feel confident when the time comes.''

Join Mary Schroepfer, Nutrition and Heath Education Specialist, on November 7th at the Washington County Library 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

To register, contact University of Missouri Extension,  113 N. Missouri St. - Suite A Potosi, MO 63660 or call 573-438-2671. RSVP by November 3, 2016


Upcoming Events in Washington County


  • October 5 - Identity Theft & Consumer Protection, 11:30 a.m., Park Hills Career Center, 403 Parkway Drive, Suite A Park Hills. FREE WORKSHOP!
  • October 17 - Who get Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate? 2 sessions offered; 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., North College Center, MAC. Cost $15 per individual or $25 for 2 family members. Program workbook is included
  • October 19 - County Council Meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Washington County Library


  • November 2, 9, & 16 - Quicken Record Keeping Classes, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Washington County Library. Cost $45
  • November 7 - Child Care Training 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Washington County Library. FREE!