UF/IFAS Leon County Calendar of Events

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4-H Volunteer Nate Grimsley Talks About How He Got Involved

In a world where so many things don’t make sense, Leon County 4-H volunteer Nate Grimsley has discovered something that does.  This week, Nate shares his story about how he got involved as a 4-H volunteer and why he chooses to remain involved 10 years later.  Read Nate’s story at http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/4hn/

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Bite Back – Prevent Mosquitoes Around Your Home Before They Bite

Bite Back

To learn more about mosquitoes and steps to take to reduce their numbers, please attend one of the free educational workshops provided by UF/IFAS – Leon County Extension.

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Be Scam Smart!

be Scam Smart

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater launched Operation S.A. F. E. (stop Adult Financial Exploitation) as part of his On Guard for Seniors initiative to help inform, empower, and protect Florida’s seniors form Financial scams and fraud.  Seniors control 70% of the nations’s wealth, which makes them prime targets for financial exploitation. http://http://www.myfloridacfo.com/onGuard/#.Vv7XBH_2aUk

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Emergencies Happen!

Emergencies Happen

Emergencies happen You never know when you might need some extra money. Saving ahead of time keeps your stress level low. #FLSaves2016 #ASW2016    

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Slow and steady wins the race!

An emergency savings fund consists of a small amount of money, usually in a savings account that you don’t have easy access to. Save with small, regularly scheduled contributions that build up over time. http://bit.ly/1WRIL00   #FLSaves2016 #ASW2016H

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Extension Connection Newsletter

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We are excited to bring you the Extension Connection.  This quarterly newsletter shares the story of Leon County Extension.  Enjoy recent highlights, upcoming events, and timely educational information. In this issue: Master Garden Volunteers:  Reaching Out.  Our Master Gardener Volunteers have a passion for teaching the Leon County community about gardening. Colorful & Flavorful Eating:  …

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Got Compost?


Learn how to turn food & yard waste into Garden Gold! April 9th 10am – 12pm April 19th 9am – 11 am April 25th 5:30 – 7:30 pm   Click Here for Got Compost Flyer Register Now at http://bit.ly/1M8DS1t    

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Financial clutter can affect your finances!

Need tips on organizing financial papers? Here are a series of publications called Money Mechanics. They can help you manage personal finances – everything from record keeping, to insurance, to credit. You can download them for free. https://store.extension.iastate.edu/ProductList?Keyword=Money%20Mechanics #FLSaves2016 #ASW2016

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Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically.

Set a goal, make a plan

  Less than half of U.S. households report good savings progress, according to the 9th annual America Saves week survey. http://www.americasavesweek.org/less-than-half-of-u-s-households-report-good-savings-progress-according-to-9th-annual-america-saves-week-survey/   Fourth saving strategy: Save automatically through a monthly transfer from checking to savings http://ow.ly/sj3vP See more at: http://www.americasaves.org/local-campaigns/florida-saves#sthash.rOJZ7TSV.dpuf #FLSaves2016 #ASW2016

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The easiest way to save is automatically.

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The easiest way to save is automatically. Transfer $$$ to a savings account every paycheck. http://ow.ly/X7rtu #FLSaves2016 #ASW2016  

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