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<< Friday, April 8, 2011 >>
Event: Backyard Vegetable Production Workshop Start: 4/8/11 8:30am
Fee: No Charge End: 4/8/11 2:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: Rock Building - 157 SW Davidson Drive - Centreville, AL County: Bibb
Contact Name: Vicki Sievering Phone: 205-926-3117
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Description: The Bibb County Extension Office is hosting a Backyard Vegetable Production Workshop on Friday, April 8, 2011 from 8:30AM-2:00PM. The workshop will be held in the Bibb County Administrative Annex Building - also known as the Rock Building in Centreville, AL. The workshop will cover Soil Sampling by Sallie Lee, Backyard Vegetable Production by Nelson Wynn, Vegetable Garden Diseases by Dr. Jim Jacobi and Vegetable Garden Insects by Dr. A. Majumdar. Lunch will be provided! The workshop is FREE to attend by space is limited so please call the Bibb County Extension Office 205-926-3117 or 205-926-4310 to reserve your seat!

Event: Prostate Cancer Awareness Seminar Start: 4/8/11 9:00am
Fee: FREE End: 4/8/11 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Family & Child Development
Address: Autauga County Health Department, 219 N. Court St. Prattville, AL County: Autauga
Contact Name: Sallie Hooker Phone: 334-361-7273
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Description: Autauga County to Host Prostate Cancer Awareness Seminar 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 April 8 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, at the Autauga County Health Department. The blue ribbon is a symbol of commitment to raising awareness about prostate cancer. Lunch will be served. Incentives include a cap, tool kit, and clock. Please call your local Alabama Cooperative System Office at 334 361-7273 to make your reservation. Reservations will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Look for additional information regarding location, coming soon. 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.