A Coordinated Approach to Community Wellness

Purdue Extension's Nutritional Education Program (NEP) Offers a Two-Tier Approach to Lasting Change 

Community Wellness Coordinator:

With an eye toward long-term change, CWCs collaborate with community partners to impact policies, systems and environments.  CWCs specialize in providing support services to community-driven public health efforts.

Projects completed across the state include: 

  • Formation of Health Coalitions
  • Community Gardens
  • School and Workplace Wellness
  • Healthy Corner Stores
  • Trails and Parks
  • Farm-to-School Programs
  • Farmers Markets
  • Active Living
  • Food Access
  • Food Pantries

Contact Us

Vici Gasaway
Purdue Extension Madison County 
Community Wellness Coordinator 
3424 Mounds Rd. 
Anderson, IN 46017 

Nutrition Education Program Advisor (NEPA):

Best known for their cooking demonstrations and sharing food samples and cooking tools, our certified NEPAs offer a variety of free lessons for children, teens and adults. Online or in-person programs will help your clients master:

  • Stretching their food dollars
  • Planning fast, easy and healthy meals
  • Increasing physical activity
  • And many other skills

Lessons take place throughout your community:

It’s easy to join a class. NEP offers lessons throughout our community at:

Senior & Community centers  WIC Offices
Faith-Based Organizations   Work Sites
Food Pantries Libraries
Schools   Shelters
Meal Sites Pregnancy Resource Centers
NEP Target Audiences

The Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program serves:

-SNAP and SNAP-eligible recipients

-Limited-resource individuals of all ages

-Eligible schools (50% or more free & reduced lunch)

Take the Next Step Today

Start your health journey today by signing up for our free and fun nutrition classes. Contact the Madison County Nutrition Education Program.


Beth Scholer

Nutrition Education Program Advisor

3424 Mounds Rd.
Anderson, IN 46017

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