Virginia Cooperative Extension Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act
Join Virginia Cooperative Extension as it celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially established the National Cooperative Extension System. Activities are being planned throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to commemorate the centennial in 2014. Events will be held in local communities, recognition of our Extension volunteers, and even a Virginia Cooperative Extension Day on May 8! Check this site frequently for periodic centennial updates and articles about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and events.
Strong Women Healthy Hearts Program
Join the Strong Women, Healthy Hearts Program! SWHH is an aerobic exercise, nutrition and weight management program for the prevention of heart disease. It is a fun, hands-on way to make positive changes to help you eat better, move more and improve your general health and wellbeing. A new class begins March 24 with classes meeting every Monday and Wednesday for 8 weeks from 5:30-6:45 pm. Cost is $35 and covers all materials including handouts, pedometers and food demos during each class. The class targets women over 40 who have been mostly or completely inactive for the past few years and are interested in improving their health and vitality. Topics to be covered include menu planning, cooking healthy meals, and portion control, among others. Exercise will be low to moderate intensity and will consist of walking and some aerobic dance. For registration information, please see attached flyer or contact Rebecca Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Strong Women Healthy Hearts Program Flyer and Registration (PDF | 429KB)
ServSafe Two-Day, National Restaurant Association Food Protection Manager Certification
When: June 10 and 17, 2014
Where: Valley Health Systems Support Building, Winchester Medical Center, 220 Campus Blvd., Conference Rooms 6 & 7, Winchester, VA
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: June 3, 2014
Additional Information: Some form of ID is required at the time of examination. There will be a one-hour lunch break. Participants may bring lunch or purchase lunch at local restaurants.
ServSafe Brochure June 2014 (PDF | 348KB)
Pest Management Guides Available
The 2014 version of Virginia Cooperative Extension's Pest Management Guides are now available on our website. The guides cover Field Crops, Home Grounds and Animals, and Horticultural and Forest Crops.