August 2017 Henderson County Family and Consumer Sciences Newsletter


Fall is on the way and we have some classes scheduled!

Upcoming Classes for August and September - 

August 24 - Olive Oil

How to use it for cooking, using in recipes and with certain foods as well as why olive oil is a good choice). Choose 11:15 a.m OR 5:15 p.m. You must register by calling the Extension Office at 270-826-8387. Class size is limited! This class will be held in the Extension Education & Expo Center Kitchen (3099 Zion Road - behind the main Henderson County Extension Office at 3341 Zion Road)

September 26 - Hidden Foods

Did you know there is a way to hide foods you don't like in things you do like, that just happen to be delicious and healthy! For example, you say you don't like spinach but what if I told you that I could hide it in bread. You taste the bread and never taste the spinach! Now you have one more veggie in your diet! Choose 11:15 a.m. OR 5:15 p.m. session. You must register by calling the Extension Office at 270-826-8387. Class size is limited! This class will be held in the Extension Education & Expo Center Kitchen (3099 Zion Road - behind the main Henderson County Extension Office at 3341 Zion Road)


Mark your calendar - Friday, September 15 is the 2017 Senior Expo! 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Extension Education & Expo Center. Hear some great speakers and visit booths that will have resources for seniors. You do not need to register for this event!


Taking Control of Your Diabetes begins on September 20, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  This is a series of 4-classes (September 20, 27 and October 4, 18) and will be held in the Henderson County Extension Service meeting room. You must call the Extension Service at 270-826-8387 to register.


Monthly/Weekly Programs -

  • DIABETES SUPPORT Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Extension Education & Expo Center Kitchen. April through September ONLY.
  • HAPPY KNITTERS Homemaker Club meet each Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Conference Room in the Extension Education & Expo Center Conference Room.

Farmers Market - Visit them HERE on FaceBook - they post updates as to what is available! Market hours are 8 a.m. until sold out on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. 

Recipes from Past Programs - These are recipes and ideas from Family and Consumer Science programs held at the Henderson County Coopeative Extension Service

Henderson County Emergency Management has replaced their CodeRed system with the HYPER-REACH System. The new systems is  in place and you may signup to be notified by your local emergency response team in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Click HERE to go to the new notification system.

US Consumer Protection Agency's RECALLS.GOV website has current info on recalls pertaining to Consumer Products, Motor Vehicles, Food, Boats, Medicine, Cosmetics, Environmental Products. Click HERE for their website.

KyEDEN provides credible and reliable information relating to disaster preparedness and recovery.

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