Did you know that in 2013, almost 600 Hoosier children died prior to their 1st birthday...more than 1 every 15 hours? Want to learn more about how to reduce the risk of infant mortality in your home, the homes of those you love, & our community? Register for the Indiana Safe Sleep Program on December 19!
Did you know that Lawrence County is one of the top 2 most obese counties in the state? Know someone with skills in community organizing who can help our county identify & carry out strategies for improved nutrition & physical activity to reduce obesity? We have a JOB OPENING to do just that!!
Ever wondered why birds are the color they are, or why they migrate south in the winter? Ever pondered ultraviolet light & why it is both helpful AND harmful to you? Have you thought, "What is the DEAL with recycling? Why do we need it, & what can I do?" Extension Educators team up to teach afterschool kids just that!
Wondering what exactly Purdue Extension-Lawrence County has been doing for YOU? At our Annual Extension Board Meeting on November 15 we showcased just that! Check out the highlights...
You probably know that good nutrition helps the developing brains of children, but were you aware that physical activity plays a huge role too? Foster parents with DCS recently learned the connections of both nutrition & movement to proper brain development.
A new SPARK Club is coming! Any Lawrence County Youth in grades 3-12 can join and have Fun with Food! Scheduled topics currently include canning basics, pie basics, and gifts in a jar. More topics will be scheduled soon for this club meeting once a month.
All things food and health related from Dining with Diabetes, ServSafe classes, and general tips can be found right here!