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Events for April 10 — April 16, 2022

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Monday, April 11, 2022

Chainsaw Safety for Evergreen, Alabama

100 Depot Square, 100 Depot Square Evergreen AL, 36401

Two-day workshop covering chainsaw use and safety.

Day 1 – classroom instruction on chainsaws, ANSI safety specifications, parts, basic starting and use. This is followed by hands-on chainsaw maintenance and sharpening instruction in the classroom.

Day 2 – in the field at Evergreen Municipal Park. Tree felling instruction and demonstration. This is followed by hands-on limbing and bucking practice.

Address:
100 Depot Square
Evergreen, AL 36401

Contact:
William Rowe II
wjr0001@aces.edu
(251) 589-5572

$25.00 Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Hometown Hospitality

Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce – Walmart Room, 301 2nd Avenue SW Cullman AL, 35055

Hometown Hospitality is a customer-service training designed to help frontline service industry professionals provide excellent service capable of attracting and retaining customers.

Participants in this engaging and fun training will learn and practice excellent customer service skills and how using these skills benefits businesses. The training also features tourism customer service tools to help service industry professionals support their communities.

Address:
Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce – Walmart Room
301 2nd Avenue SW
Cullman, AL 35055

Contact:
Kira Sims
kira.sims@auburn.edu
(256) 737-9386

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FREE Urban Extension, Cullman County

VCLLI: Meaningful Monday: Estate Planning Pt. 2

Online

Weekly series hosted by Alabama Extension at AAMU, Faulkner University Jones School of Law, and AARP Alabama. These sessions will provide insight on preparation for organization and advance planning.

• March 28th Prepare to Care
• April 4th Managing Someone Else’s Money
(Being a Fiduciary on a Power of Attorney)
• April 11th Guardianship and Conservatorship
• April 18th Organizing Important Papers

Contact:
Danielle Rudolph
ddr0007@aces.edu
(334) 201-2847

http://www.aces.edu/go/MM2022

FREE Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Online, Statewide

Coosa County Chamber of Commerce

66 Communications Drive, E-911 Building Rockford AL, 35136

Monthly meetings to help expand county based businesses, networks and resources. Connect with other counties in the surrounding area, dialogue with local legislatures. county leaders and elected officials. Expand areas of workforce development, agriculture, tourism and other community needs

Address:
66 Communications Drive
E-911 Building
Rockford, AL 35136

Contact:
Sharon Haynes
sah0008@aces.edu
(256) 377-4713

FREE Urban Extension, Coosa County

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Learn to Burn – Butler, Crenshaw, Covington

Private Landowner, Near Honoraville AL, 36042

April 12, 2022

Details:
Attendees will experience this day long “start to finish”
prescribed burn. Up to 40 participants will be
accepted and assigned to crews. Each crew will be led by experienced, Alabama Certified Prescribed Burn
Managers. Participants will have access all day to
observe, ask questions, and gain EXPERIENCE with ignition and holding.

Requirements:
This is a live fire event in the field. Participants should expect to spend most of the day on their feet walking around the burn unit. Participants need to wear natural fiber clothing (jeans, long-sleeve cotton shirts, leather boots), no synthetic materials.

Address:
Private Landowner
Near
Honoraville, AL 36042

Contact:
J. Ryan Mitchell
jrm0023@auburn.edu
(251) 423-9415

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FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Private Applicator Training and Testing – BBREC

Black Belt Research & Extension Center, 60 County Road 944 Marion Junction AL, 36759

This event provides training and testing for a private applicator license required by growers to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on their farm or operation. A written exam follows the training. There is a fee of $20 payable to ACES at the door. Please register for the training because seating is limited. Please contact Rudy Yates to register and for additional information on this event.

Address:
Black Belt Research & Extension Center
60 County Road 944
Marion Junction, AL 36759

Contact:
Rudy Yates
yatesrp@aces.edu
(334) 422-1135

$20 Crop Production, Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Poultry, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Greene County, Hale County, Marengo County, Perry County, Pickens County, Sumter County Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Food Entrepreneur Conference 2022

Online

The Conference is focused on providing the tools needed for aspiring food entrepreneurs to succeed. Learn about regulatory requirements, food labeling, business planning and marketing basics. Hear “real-life” stories told by the people who have been through it already. Get information, inspiration and get started on your own food business.

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(205) 217-6495

Register Online

$50 Food Safety, Online, Statewide

ServSafe Class- Conecuh County

Conecuh County Extension Office, 102 Liberty St., Ste. 103 Evergreen AL, 36401

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Conecuh County Extension Office
102 Liberty St., Ste. 103
Evergreen, AL 36401

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena
rjc0026@auburn.edu
(251) 234-1050

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

DEEP- Diabetes Empowerment Education Program- Grand Bay

11610 US-90, 11610 US-90 Grand Bay AL, 36541

The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program, also known as DEEP, is directed toward persons with diabetes and relatives who need information on diabetes self-care. The program seeks to empower patients and communities and applies principles of adult education and group work techniques that promote learning and a progression towards a healthy lifestyle.

Address:
11610 US-90
Grand Bay, AL 36541

Contact:
Hope Pettway-Thomas
hjp0018@auburn.edu
(251) 402-3498

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FREE Home & Family, Mobile County

Gardening with Climate Change

First Presbyterian Church, 100 West Bridge Street, Wetumpka, AL., First Presbyterian Church, 100 West Bridge Street, Wetumpka, AL. Wetumpka AL, 36092

Advanced Master Gardeners, Lee and Amanda Borden will discuss the challenges of gardening in the south with crazy climate swings and changes. This event is free to the public. Water is provided, bring a sack lunch and a friend!

Address:
First Presbyterian Church, 100 West Bridge Street, Wetumpka, AL.
Wetumpka, AL 36092

Contact:
Elmore County Extension Office
jones57@aces.edu
334-567-6301

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

Coosa County Children’s Policy Council

E-911 Building, 66 Communications Drive Rockford AL, 35136

Training and monthly council meeting. An educational resource and training to aid families and youth with health, safety, economic education, parental involvement, and etc. Zoom option will be available at most meetings.

Address:
E-911 Building
66 Communications Drive
Rockford, AL 35136

Contact:
Sharon Haynes
sah0008@aces.edu
(256) 377-4713

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Coosa County

ForestHER Webinar Series: Emerging Forest Pests

Online

In this session, Extension Specialist, Dr. Beau Brodbeck, discusses how to recognize and mitigate damage from emerging forest pests. Preregistration is required through the ZOOM link provided.

Contact:
Bence Carter
jbc0057@aces.edu
(334) 389-4055

Register Online

FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

12-Week Path to Investiture Listening Session

Online

Alabama A&M University’s College of Agricultural, Life, and Natural Sciences and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Alabama A&M University (AAMU) invite you to join them for two upcoming investiture events. Join online April 12 for a listening session and in-person April 14 for a reception honoring Alabama A&M University President Daniel K. Wims. These two events are designed to promote the engagement of community members.


Virtual Listening Session

When: Tuesday, April 12 from Noon until 1:30 p.m. CST

Where: Zoom

The listening session is open to the public. Registration is required.

Tune in with special guest President Wims and a panel of community members and land-grant stakeholders. The panelists will present ideas, suggestions, and strategies for Wim’s consideration. The discussions will cover various topics ranging from USDA priorities, community priorities and partnerships to institutional capacity building and new product development.

AAMU and Alabama Extension are excited for all community members and stakeholders to join as they apply direct action in support of the theme of the investiture: Advancing Our Legacy, Reimagining our Future.

Zoom Registration

Registration is required to attend this listening session. The Zoom meeting number and link will be provided upon completion of the online registration. Visit http://www.aces.edu/go/landgrantinvestiture12 to register.

New to Zoom? Visit the Zoom website to watch a video that will help you prepare to attend.

Things to Know

  • The chat function will be disabled. Use the question/answer box to participate in the session.
  • Submit topics for discussion. You may submit topics or “like” existing topics that you would like for panelists to address through Ideaboardz. The panel will address as many topics as possible, given the time allotted.
  • Join the virtual listening session by using the Zoom information provided in your registration confirmation email. A reminder email will be issued on the day of the event. If you cannot locate your confirmation email, call 256-690-4614.

Contact Us

Contact Kimberly Sinclair-Holmes with any questions by phone at 256-690-4614 or by email at ksh0035@aces.edu.

FREE Urban Extension, AAMU, Alabama A&M University, Investiture, Online, urban

VCLLI: Southeast Diabetes Faith Initiative PreventT2

Online

The Southeast Diabetes Faith Initiative (SDFI) helps participants achieve moderate weight loss by eating well and being active. SDFI is a yearlong program designed for people with prediabetes. It is also designed for people who are at high risk for type 2 diabetes and want to lower their risk.
By the end of the first six months, the overall goal is to:
• Lose at least 5 to 7 percent of your starting weight.
• Get at least 150 minutes of physical activity each week.

By the end of the second six months, the goal is to:
• Keep off the weight you have lost.
• Keep working toward your weight goal.
• Continue getting at least 150 minutes of activity each week.

Contact:
Danielle Rudolph
ddr0007@aces.edu
(334) 201-2847

http://www.aces.edu/go/PreventT2

FREE Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Statewide, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

VCLLI: Saving the Family Property Heirs Property Series

Online

Education on origins and characteristics of Family Heirs Property and demonstration of the importance of early communication, research recordkeeping of family estate.

Open to adults of all ages. We encourage families to participate together.

Presenter: Dr. Sandra Thompson, Community Resource Development Specialist, Cooperative Extension Program, Florida A&M University
Ms. Helen Burgess, Real Estate Expert, eXp Realty, LLC

Topics include:
•March 8th Building Trust Within the Family: Communication
•March 15th All in the Family: The Case Studies
•March 22nd Property & the Systems in which Family Heirs’ Property (FHP) Operates
•March 29th Limitations to Intergenerational Wealth Building and Transfer
•April 5th Family Heirs’ Property in Alabama
•April 12th Choices and Practices that Cause Loss of Family Heirs’ Property
•April 19th How to Prevent Loss of Family Heirs’ Property and Opportunities to Realize Property Income

Contact:
Danielle Rudolph
ddr0007@aces.edu
(334) 201-2847

http://www.aces.edu/go/HeirsProperty22

FREE Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Tree Risk Assessment Workshop

722 County Road 2224, 722 County Road 2224 Troy AL, 36079

This workshop will help homeowners and tree workers learn to identify tree defects that can pose a risk to people and property. Specifically, the workshop will introduce audiences to: tree risk concepts, identifying root, trunk and crown defects, legal considerations and outdoor demonstrations.

Address:
722 County Road 2224
Troy, AL 36079

Contact:
Beau Brodbeck
brodbam@auburn.edu
(251) 259-6507

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FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Pike County, Statewide

Food Entrepreneur Conference 2022

Online

The Conference is focused on providing the tools needed for aspiring food entrepreneurs to succeed. Learn about regulatory requirements, food labeling, business planning and marketing basics. Hear “real-life” stories told by the people who have been through it already. Get information, inspiration and get started on your own food business.

Contact:
Christy Mendoza
cnm0012@auburn.edu
(205) 217-6495

Register Online

$50 Food Safety, Online, Statewide

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) FREE Tax Preparation Program

207 North Main Street, 207 North Main Street Tuskegee AL, 36083

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
FREE TAX PREPARATION
Please call the Macon County Extension office and make an appointment to have your taxes done. Appointments are required – no walk-ins. Some restrictions do apply. Site operating hours and services are limited, so reserve your spot today.

Address:
207 North Main Street
Tuskegee, AL 36083

Contact:
Janice E Hall
jehall@aces.edu
(334) 727-0340

FREE Home & Family, Urban Extension, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Montgomery County, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County

ServSafe Class- Conecuh County

Conecuh County Extension Office, 102 Liberty St., Ste. 103 Evergreen AL, 36401

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Conecuh County Extension Office
102 Liberty St., Ste. 103
Evergreen, AL 36401

Contact:
Rebecca Catalena
rjc0026@auburn.edu
(251) 234-1050

Register Online

$140 Food Safety, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

VCLLI: Caregiving Survival 101

Online

Becoming a caregiver is a major responsibility and can be difficult to navigate. This workshop series provide simple management strategies to help caregivers meet the demands of family caregiving.
February 23rd: Caregiver and Individual Self-Care Tips to Cope with Stress
Learn tips to manage caregiver stress and ways to promote daily self-care.

March 30th: The Five Love Languages of Caregiving
Review the definitions of love; Examine the Big Five Personality Traits; Learn how to apply the 5 Love Languages to the caregiver experience; Learn how to apply the 5 Love Languages to the Alzheimer’s Journey

April 13th: Technology for the 21st Century Caregiver
How to use technology to educate caregivers and professionals; discover how technology can help family caregivers become partners in care; take a look at new advances in technology for day-to-day support.

April 27th: Utilizing Programs and Services
Gather information on programs provided by Alabama Area Agency on Aging to support needs of caregivers and care-recipient

May 11th: The 50/50 Rule
Helping siblings share the role of caregiving, including the top hot buttons that cause family conflict.

Contact:
Danielle Rudolph
ddr0007@aces.edu
(334) 201-2847

http://www.aces.edu/go/Caregivers

FREE Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Statewide, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

Back 2 Basics Wednesdays: Hay Bale Gardening

Online

Registration: http://www.aces.edu/go/B2Bzoom These educational webinar series are to provide adult online training on basic gardening and landscaping for clients in limited space urban areas. Join the Home Grounds Team on Wednesdays to learn about basic urban limited space gardening.

Contact:
Rudy Pacumbaba
rop0001@aces.edu
(256) 425-8683

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Statewide, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

Health and Wealth Routines

Online

Join Human Sciences Regional Agents Tera Glenn and Renee’ Vines for tips to help improve your Health and Wealth in 2022. Everyone Welcome!

Contact:
Renee Vines
phv0002@auburn.edu
2059281410

Register Online

FREE Urban Extension, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Greene County, Hale County, Marengo County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Alabama Garden Chat

Online

Alabama Garden Chat is back! If you have questions about your gardens and landscapes, feel free to email us at alabamagardenchat@gmail.com! We will go through questions every Wednesday at 2:00 pm, right after the Alabama Smart Yards webinar. Join our Alabama Garden Chat webinar at http://www.aces.edu/go/asywebinars. Alabama Garden Chat will run April-August. The first Alabama Garden Chat of the year will start on April 6th!

Contact:
Jack LeCroy
jml0003@auburn.edu
251-288-2874

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

High Tunnel Field Day

Jack Hopper Forestry Building – Wallace State Community College, 530 County Road 673 Hanceville AL, 35077

The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Series revisits High Tunnel Production with a field day at Wallace State’s Horticulture Department. The field day will include a tour of the high tunnels at Wallace State and management of early summer crops.

To register, call Tony Glover at 205-568-0005 or email gloveta@aces.edu.

Address:
Jack Hopper Forestry Building – Wallace State Community College
530 County Road 673
Hanceville, AL 35077

Contact:
Kira Sims
kira.sims@auburn.edu
(256) 737-9386

FREE Farming, Food Safety, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Blount County, Cherokee County, Colbert County, Cullman County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Jackson County, Jefferson County Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Limestone County, Madison County, Marion County, Marshall County, Morgan County, St. Clair County, Walker County, Winston County

Thursday, April 14, 2022

What’s That?: Homegrounds and Forest Walk and Talk

Ed Lisenby Lake, 861 Myrtle Drive Ozark AL, 36360

Join us as we walk the Mabson Teaching Forest to identify invasive plant species, discuss control options, and the impact of invasives on the natural ecosystem. We will be outside so wear comfortable shoes and bring water.

Address:
Ed Lisenby Lake
861 Myrtle Drive
Ozark, AL 36360

Contact:
Jessica Kelton
keltoja@auburn.edu
334-693-3800

FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Dale County

VCLLI: Dementia Friendly Alabama

Online

Imagine a community where people with dementia feel included, respected, and valued, and where they can participate in activities that are meaningful to them.

Dementia Friendly is much more than simply being kind to those impacted by dementia. A dementia friendly community is one where those living with Alzheimer’s and their care partners feel respected, supported, and included in everyday community life. Join the sessions to learn about dementia and resources for families and communities.

Contact:
Danielle Rudolph
ddr0007@aces.edu
(334) 201-2847

http://www.aces.edu/go/DementiaFriendly

FREE Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Health & Nutrition, Home & Family, Lawn & Garden, Nutrition, SNAP-Ed, Urban Extension, Youth Development, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Statewide, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

12-Week Path to Investiture: On-Campus Reception

Ernest L. Knight Complex, Alabama A&M University, 4900 Meridian St N Huntsville, 35810

Alabama A&M University’s College of Agricultural, Life, and Natural Sciences and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Alabama A&M University (AAMU) invite you to join them for two upcoming investiture events. Join online April 12 for a listening session and in-person April 14 for a reception honoring Alabama A&M University President Daniel K. Wims. These two events are designed to promote the engagement of community members.


On-Campus Reception

When: Thursday, April 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. CST

Where: Ernest L. Knight Complex, Alabama A&M University, 4900 Meridian St N, Huntsville, AL 35810.

Open to the public, but seating is limited. Registration is required. This event will be following AAMU’s COVID-19 protocols. Masks are required.

Join AAMU and Alabama Extension for a reception in honor of President Wims. This event will take place in the ballroom of the Ernest L. Knight Complex on the AAMU campus. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in table talks on hot topics related to advancing connections between communities across Alabama and the land-grant units at AAMU (teaching, research, and extension). There will also be great food and music, goodies for those in attendance, and several special presentations that you don’t want to miss!

Registration

You may register for the listening session and the reception using the same registration form at http://www.aces.edu/go/landgrantinvestiture12. Seating at the reception is limited to the first 100 to register, so confirm your spot today.


Contact Us

Contact Kimberly Sinclair-Holmes with any questions by phone at 256-690-4614 or by email at ksh0035@aces.edu.

FREE Urban Extension, AAMU, Alabama A&M University, Investiture, urban

Spring Production Meeting

ALFA Building, 148 South Jackson Street Grove Hill AL, 36451

Producers, make plans to join us for our 2022 spring beef cattle and forage production meeting. This year we are facing sharp increases in production costs as well as strains on our supply chain. Therefore, making the most economical management decisions will be more important than ever. We will be discussing topics directly related to your bottom line: horn fly control, armyworm control, pasture fertility, fertilizer options and cost saving practices, summer weed management options, and marketing opportunities for spring calves. Bring your questions with you! The meeting will be held on April 14th, 2022, beginning at 6pm at the ALFA Building (148 South Jackson Street) in Grove Hill. Dinner will be provided. Please register by Tuesday, April 12th if you plan on attending. Register by calling the Clarke County Extension Office at (251) 275-3121, or email jbj0003@aces.edu. We hope to see y’all there!

Address:
ALFA Building
148 South Jackson Street
Grove Hill, AL 36451

Contact:
Kevan Tucker
jbj0003@aces.edu
(251) 275-3121

FREE Livestock, Baldwin County, Butler County, Clarke County, Conecuh County, Escambia County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Washington County

Friday, April 15, 2022

FLIP Program at Calhoun County Extension Office-F2F

Calhoun County Extension Office (Calhoun County Annex Building), 1702 Noble St. Suite 108 Anniston AL, 36201

The class will go over consumer decision-making, spending/saving plans, credit, and debt management.

Address:
Calhoun County Extension Office (Calhoun County Annex Building)
1702 Noble St. Suite 108
Anniston, AL 36201

Contact:
Bre Steele
abh0084@aces.edu
(256) 237-1621

FREE Home & Family, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County

Recreational Pond Management

Elton Dean Sr. Park, 7251 Old Selma Rd. Montgomery AL, 36108

Pond management workshop with presentations covering basic fish pond management, wildlife damage control, and weed management. Will also include an outdoor electrofishing demonstration at a pond site. If you have a weed growing in your pond, or want to get your pond water sampled, bring it along with you to be analyzed for free.

Address:
Elton Dean Sr. Park
7251 Old Selma Rd.
Montgomery, AL 36108

Contact:
Lynn Dickinson
rhodela@aces.edu
(334) 303-8360

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FREE Farming, Fish & Water, Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Lowndes County, Montgomery County

Saturday, April 16, 2022