The Cooperative Extension Service is one of the nation's largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. The Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service program areas are:
*Agriculture and Natural Resources
*Health and Human Sciences
*Economic and Community Development
Save your loose change! According to America Saves, saving fifty cents a day over the course of a year will allow you to save nearly 40% of a $500 emergency fund. Remember, small changes equal big savings! For more information, visit http://bit.ly/fHbGQy.
Dining with Diabetes Cooking School has been scheduled for April 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2011. Pre-registration will be due the Extension Office the last week of March. Please contact us at 812-897-6100 or check out our website for registration information at www.extension.purdue.edu/warrick. Program series times will be 10a.m. - noon and the workshops will be held at the Warrick County 4-H Center, Homemakers Building.
Students in grades 4-12 can capture their love of Indiana food and farmers in an essay contest sponsored by Indiana Agricultural Commodity Groups and the Indiana Humanities Council. Entries must be received by February 15th and winners are eligible to receive Flip Cams and iPads.
America's personal savings rate is near zero, most Americans are not saving adequately for retirement, and most lower income households do not have adequate emergency savings for unexpected expenditures like a car repair. But with more societal encouragement and support, more Americans will be persuaded to build wealth, not debt. The purpose of America Saves Week, is to encourage individuals to assess their savings progress and take action to advance this progress. February 20-27, 2011 americasaves.org