Sometimes an unexpected crisis or meeting at work consumes our lunchtime. Or we forget a sack lunch in our hurry to get out the door. Having some well-packaged back-up foods tucked away in a briefcase, handbag or backpack can help keep us from missing a meal or tide us over until we have a chance to eat. It also can help us avoid hitting the vending machines, scouting for well-filled candy jars or scavenging the break room table. Think twice, however, before stocking a grocery
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The final step in getting ready for the 2015 White County 4-H Fair is a new Fair project registration process. This year, all 4-H projects (animals and building projects) will be registered prior to the Fair through an online program called Fair Entry. The Fair Entry program will open for use on June 1st. Depending on the specific project type, there are different deadlines by which you must register your projects. Please be sure to take note of these deadlines.
If your budget isn't up to a tropical vacation this summer, you can at least take your taste buds to the tropics with some nutrition-packed choices in the fruit section. Tropical fruits such as guava, kiwifruit, mango and papaya are low-calorie, nutrient-dense options for adding variety to your menus. Although most tropical fruits are available year-round several of these are at their peak (and also most affordable) in summer or early fall.
Summer time holidays are a time when families get together and share quality time. The Fourth of July is a time to enjoy family and friends but also a time to remember safety tips with fireworks. On average 240 people go to the emergency room daily around this holiday. Enjoy the holiday and be safe. The Consumer Product Safety Commission gives the following tips:
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Pork Shoulder Grilling/Smoking Contest Fundraiser, Sunday July 26, 2015 at the White County 4-H Fair. Amateur and Professional Divisions. Additional contests for grilling contestants include: Cook's Choice Sampling Contest, Side Dish and Dessert Contests. All contest and fundraiser proceeds will be used towards general support of the White County 4-H Program & Fairgrounds. Entries due July 19th.
Aww - summer in Indiana!! The humidity and the heat are both up which makes lots of things grow - including mold and mildew. Mold can cause health problems. Inhaling or touching mold can cause symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, skin rash (dermatitis) and red eyes.
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The 2015 White County 4-H Fairbook, including the Fair Activity Schedule, is now available. You can pick up a hard copy at the White County Extension Office or a 4-H Club Leader. A web version is also available.
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