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<< Wednesday, March 23, 2011 >>
Event: Prostate Cancer Awareness Program Start: 3/23/11 8:30am
Fee: No Fee End: 3/23/11 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Family & Child Development
Address: Four Points Baptist Church 75 Maple Street Centreville, AL 35042 County: Bibb
Contact Name: Vicki Sievering Phone: 205-926-3117
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Description: The Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Prostate Services in Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Alabama Cancer Control Coalition are partnering to help save the lives of Alabama males. Twenty-five men (or spouse) ages forty and above are invited to Help Create a Buzz about Blue by attending a Prostate Cancer Awareness program at the on Wednesday, March 23 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, at Four Points Baptist Church, 75 Maple Street, Centreville, AL 35042. Registration begins at 8:30.

Please call your local Alabama Cooperative System Office at (205) 926-3117 to make your reservation. Reservations will be accepted on a first come first served basis. One in seven men are at risk for prostate cancer. Risk factors include age, family history and race. African American males are at a higher risk. If there is a family history of prostate cancer, screenings should begin at age forty, otherwise at age fifty. Early detection and treatment may mean the difference in life and death. Encourage your loved one to seek screening.

The blue ribbon is a symbol of commitment to raising awareness about prostate cancer. Lunch will be served. Incentives include a cap, educational bag, and clock.

Event: Marion County Farmer's Market Meeting Start: 3/23/11 9:00am
Fee: 0.00 End: 3/23/11 11:00am
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 372 7th Avenue SW, Hamilton, Al 35570 County: Marengo
Contact Name: Marion County Extension Office Phone: 205-921-3551
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Description: This is a meeting for the producers of the Marion County Farmer's Market. Rules for the 2011 market will be finalized. Also beginning at 10:00 a.m. Regional Extension Agent, Doug Chapman will present a program on "Variety Update for Tomatoes, Watermelons, & Cantaloupe."

Event: Diabetic Cooking School Start: 3/23/11 10:00am
Fee: $15.00 End: 3/23/11 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: 415 5th Avenue E., Suite A, Oneonta County: Blount
Contact Name: Jennifer Dutton Phone: 256-531-5156
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Description: You can also call the Blount County Extension office to sign up @ 205-274-2129.

Event: Small Steps to Health and Wealth Start: 3/23/11 10:00am
Fee: FREE End: 3/23/11 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Family Resource Mgmt. & Workforce Devel.
Address: 1228 Coleman Road, Heflin County: Cleburne
Contact Name: Debby Mathews Phone: 256-463-2620
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Description: First of four weekly sessions on financies, health and nutrition. All sessions 10-12 Noon.

Event: Dropout Prevention Forum Start: 3/23/11 11:00am
Fee: Free End: 3/23/11 2:00pm
Calendar(s): General Administration
Address: Hank Sanders Tech. Bldg. Wallace College Selma County: Dallas
Contact Name: Callie N. Nelson Phone: 334-875-3200
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Description: You are encouraged to attend an Alabama Issues Forum on the topic "Dropouts: What Should We Do?" In a deliberative forum, citizens weigh carefully the attractions, weaknesses, costs, and consequences of differing perspectives on how to approach an issue.

Event: Muscadine Grape Spotlight Workshop Start: 3/23/11 1:30pm
Fee: No fee End: 3/23/11 4:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 120 Co. Rd. 756 , Clanton, AL 35045 County: Chilton
Contact Name: Elina Coneva Phone: 334-844-7230
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Description: Learn the basics of muscadine grape production, variety updates, pest and disease management, and pruning techniques. Hands-on muscadine pruning demonstration and activities will be included. Please, call the Chilton County Extension Office at 205-280-6268 to pre-register.