EBT Acceptance & Live Cooking Demonstration
When: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Where: 107 South Main Street
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Additional Information: The First 100 EBT shoppers will receive a “FREE” canvas shopping bag
(purchase is required).
September is Healthy Aging Month
Join us for our FREE workshop Series for ages 18 and up:
- September 2nd - Nourish Your Bones and Joints
Learn how to keep bones and joints healthy as you age with appropriate diet and physical activity
- September 9th - Nourish Your Brain
Promote long-term brain health with diet and exercise
- September 16th - Preventing Diabetes: Food and Fitness
Diet and physical activity strategies to decrease the risk of Type 2 Diabetes
- September 23rd - Family Protection & Long Term Care Strategies
Life insurance and long term care options
- September 30th - Elder Law Issues
What will happen to you or your possessions? Wills vs. Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Advanced Medical Directives, and Medicaid Asset Protection Planning
When: Every Wednesday in September
Where: Greensville/Emporia Extension Office, 105 Oak Street, Emporia, VA 23847
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Registration: You must be registered to attend. Call (434) 348-4223 to register.
Healthy Aging Month Flyer (PDF | 453KB)
Virginia Housing Development Authority Homeownership Workshop Offered in Emporia
VHDA’s Home Ownership Education Workshop will be offered Tuesday, September 8 and Thursday, September 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Greensville/Emporia Extension Office located at 105 Oak Street, Emporia. Participants must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion.
The workshop is free and being coordinated by Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Greensville/Emporia Office and the Emporia- Greensville Financial Literacy Coalition. It is aimed at first-time home buyers who are financially ready to become homeowners. The workshop covers the educational requirement for a VHDA mortgage and it may also count as first-time home buyer education for other loan programs.
Topics to be covered in this six-hour workshop include: Personal Finances, Credit and Credit Issues, Working with a Realtor, Role of the Lender, Loan Closing and the Home Inspection. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact the Greensville/Emporia Extension Office at 434-348-4233 by Friday, September 4 to register. You may also register online at www.vhda.com. A minimum of 5 participants must be registered for class to be conducted.
Apple Butter Workshop
Learn the steps to making and canning apple butter, and take a jar home.
When: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Where: Greensville/Emporia Extension Office, 105 Oak Street, Emporia, VA
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Registration Fee: $5.00
Registration Information: Space is limited. You must be registered to attend. For more information call (434) 348-4223 or to register stop by Greensville/Emporia Extension Office at 105 Oak Street in Emporia.
Apple Butter Workshop Flyer (PDF | 408KB)
Master Gardner Orientation
When: October 10, 2015
Where: Greensville/Emporia Extension Office, 105 Oak Street, Emporia
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: October 2, 2015
Master Gardner Orientation Flyer (PDF | 245KB)
Greensville/ Emporia 4-H is offering a short-term sewing club to teach sewing skills to youth ages 9-19 as of September 1, 2014.
No experience required!
Call our Office for more information or to complete the interest survey at 434-348-4223.
Sewing Club Flyer (PDF | 224KB)