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<< Wednesday, October 18, 2017 >>
Event: Master Gardener Volunteer Training Start: 10/18/17 8:30am
Fee: $135 End: 10/18/17 12:30pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests
Address: 5 County Complex, 1055 East McKinnon Street, New Brockton, AL 36351 County: Crenshaw
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Description: Application deadline is August 4, 2017. Please call the Extension Office for more information or an application form.

Event: Master Gardener Course Start: 10/18/17 9:00am
Fee: 125 End: 10/18/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Commercial Horticulture
Address: 54 Kelley Lane, Columbiana, AL 35051 County: Shelby
Contact Name: Nelson D. Wynn Phone: 205-669-6763
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Description: The Alabama Master Gardener Program is a volunteer training program by which the Alabama Cooperative Extension System expands its outreach mission to the citizens of Alabama. This program represents an effective partnership between the land-grant universities of this state and motivated volunteers interested in educating their communities with research-based information. Master Gardeners are trained volunteers that offer the local community Reliable, Relevant and Reachable gardening information and education opportunities

Event: Master Gardener Program Start: 10/18/17 9:00am
Fee: 130.00 End: 10/18/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Community & Workforce Development
Address: 132 North Court Street County: external
Contact Name: Dani Carroll Phone: 256-458-6043
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Description: Join other gardeners for a 13 week volunteer training program. Subjects include botany, vegetable gardening, soils, propagation, disease and insect identification and much more.

Event: Restricted Use Dealer Meeting/ Auxin training Start: 10/18/17 9:00am
Fee: 0 End: 10/18/17 3:00pm
Calendar(s): Agronomic Crops; Commercial Horticulture; Farm & Agribusiness Management
Address: Headland at the Wiregrass Research Station County: external
Contact Name: Sonja Thomas Phone: 3348448832
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Description: 9:00 - 9:30 WPS Updates, Private Applicator Updates - Sonja Thomas 9:30 - 10:30 Auxin Chemistry Development Background /Label Requirements 10:30-10:45 Break 10:45 - 11:15 Sensitive Crops and Potential Injury/ Application Technical Training 11:15 - 11:45 Preventing Cross - Contamination /Agronomic Considerations 11:45 -12:45 Lunch - Included with Training 12:45 - 1:15 Highlighting of Company Resources 1:15 - 1:45 Handling Damage Cases 1:45 - 2:15 Company Q&A Panel 2:15 - 2:30 Break 2:30 - until ADAI RUP Dealer Rules and Regulations Following ADAI Dealer Examination

Event: The City of Huntsville Health Fair at the Jaycee Community Building Huntsville AL Start: 10/18/17 9:00am
Fee: FREE End: 10/18/17 1:30pm
Calendar(s): Human Nutrition Diet & Health
Address: County: Madison
Contact Name: Director, Outreach and Grants | North Central Alab Phone:
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Description: The City of Huntsville is dedicated to the promotion of healthy lifestyles for active and retired City employees and their families through the development of health sponsored activities at the workplace. A Comprehensive Wellness Program has been adopted with the following goals and objectives: Improve the well being of all active and retired employees Identify major health risks Offer health screenings and wellness fairs Promote healthy lifestyle changes Increase productivity and reduce absenteeism Improve occupational safety Lower healthcare costs Ensure patient confidentiality Encourage proper nutrition and exercise Periodically evaluate the program's resultsAs part of our Comprehensive Wellness Program, the City of Huntsville currently offers diet and nutrition classes; blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose screenings; an annual wellness fair and flu shot clinic; immunizations for employees exposed to high risk factors on the job; a physician's clinic for non-occupational illnesses and minor injuries; a variety of wellness related training classes; and a wellness newsletter.Some of the many targeted program offerings the City sponsors are tobacco cessation methods with group support, weight loss campaigns, lunch and learn sessions centering around wellness topics, diabetes education, and heat stress awareness classes. The Comprehensive Wellness Program adopted by the City has developed the strategy of attacking the "BIG THREE" chronic diseases/conditions in our workforce: heart disease, diabetes, obesity. Therefore, the targeted program offerings throughout the year will focus on educating, supporting, and providing resources for employees and their families to make lifestyle choices that reduce their risk of the "BIG THREE." As a component of the City's Comprehensive Wellness Program, a wellness committee (made up of City employees throughout the various departments) provides representation in the planning and implementation stages and assists in educating the employee population about wellness topics.

Event: Gardening 101 Workshop Series Start: 10/18/17 10:00am
Fee: Free and Open to the Public! End: 10/18/17 12:00pm
Calendar(s): Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Forestry, Wildlife & Natural Resource Mgmt.; Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; Urban Affairs
Address: 1101 Sunset Drive, Guntersville County: Marshall
Contact Name: Hunter McBrayer Phone: (256) 582-2009
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Description: The Gardening 101 Workshop Series will be held at the Church of the Epiphany in Guntersville on every 3rd Wednesday of the month. This program will cover topics ranging from plant propagation, lawn care, vegetable production, and much more! Contact the Marshall County Extension Office for more information

Event: ServSafe Training in Covington Start: 10/18/17 10:00am
Fee: $125 ( if pay online $120) End: 10/18/17 7:00pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: Covington County Extension Office, 23952 AL Hwy 55 in Andalusia, AL County: Covington
Contact Name: Bridgette Brannon Phone: 334-714-1248
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Description: Conduct food safety training for food permit holders in Covington and surrounding counties.

Event: Cottage Food Safety class - DeKalb Start: 10/18/17 10:15am
Fee: 25 End: 10/18/17 12:15pm
Calendar(s): Food Safety & Quality
Address: County: DeKalb
Contact Name: Christy Mendoza Phone: 2565477936
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Description: For individuals that would like to sell their homemade baked goods, jams, and candies.