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
Our goal is to share information about the kinds of lenders you can work with as a small business owner and the things you should do now to prepare for a loan.
Small business loans vs. micro-loans
Three types of lending entities
Which one is right for you?
Getting ready to apply for a loan
Start-up funding Ideas
Red flags to know when applying for loans
Examples of lenders in Alabama
A. W. Todd Center, 201 Washington Ave SW Russellville AL, 35653
Learn each week how to design, plant, and reap benefits from your landscape! Weekly hands-on activities will provide additional training to enhance your knowledge and gardening abilities. Weekly topics are: Getting to Know Your Property – May 10
Turf Grass Care and Maintenance – May 17
Landscape Plant Care – May 24
Edibles: Veggies and Fruit Trees – May 31
Address: A. W. Todd Center 201 Washington Ave SW Russellville, AL 35653
So, you’ve written or recorded your story in some manner. What’s next? This series explores the various platforms in which your story can be shared. Participants will learn about the digital and/or social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Flipgrid, Instagram and a few others. Your story is waiting to be shared! Click ”Post” or “Share Now.”
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.
First Presbyterian Church, 100 West Bridge Street, Wetumpka, AL., First Presbyterian Church, 100 West Bridge Street, Wetumpka, AL. Wetumpka AL, 36092
Professor and Horticulturist, Dr. Rudy Pacumbaba will talk about the technologies currently used to create genetically engineered foods and dispel the myths behind GMO’s. 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
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
In this session, Regional Extension Agent, Ryan Mitchell, discusses the importance of longleaf pine, and the establishment and management of this southern pine species. Preregistration is required through the ZOOM link provided.
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.
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.
Alabama Garden Chat is back! If you have questions about your gardens and landscapes, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org! 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!
Jack Hopper Forestry Building – Wallace State Community College, 530 County Road 673 Hanceville AL, 35077
The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Series revisits Plasticulture and Drip Irrigation with a demonstration at Wallace State’s Horticulture Department. During the workshop, the use of a plastic layer will be demonstrated and additional equipment associated with plasticulture will be on display. Drip irrigation techniques will be shown.
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.
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.
Pike Road Agricultural, Recreation, and Performing Arts Center, 6281 Trotman Road, Pike Road Agricultural, Recreation, and Performing Arts Center, 6281 Trotman Road Pike Road AL, 36064
Join Alabama Watershed Stewards and Town of Pike Road Extension Agriculture Stewardship in learning how to build and install rain gardens.
Rain gardens are a part of stormwater management systems that can be both beautiful and functional. They are shallow, vegetated landscape depressions that slow water for a short time to provide stormwater infiltration, pollutant filtration, native plant habitat, and effective stormwater treatment for small-scale residential or commercial drainage areas.
Presentation material that cover:
What a rain garden is | Why install a rain garden | Basics of stormwater management | Designing a rain garden step by step with hands on activities | Plant selection | Maintenance
Participants will also receive a printed version of our ACES publications on rain garden design.
Pike Road Agricultural, Recreation, and Performing Arts Center, 6281 Trotman Road, Pike Road, AL 36064
Address: Pike Road Agricultural, Recreation, and Performing Arts Center, 6281 Trotman Road Pike Road, AL 36064
Participants will learn various line dances as a fun way incorporate physical activity in their daily routine. Participants will as so learn a variety of stretching, balancing, and strength training exercises in this series.
Join us for training sessions on emerging issues in environmental education. This free virtual webinar series teaches effective best management practices (BMPs) aimed at safeguarding human, animal, and environmental health, and it offers practical solutions to help reduce your ecological footprint. Whether you are an educator, an environmental professional, or a nature-lover, tune in to discover how you can be a better steward of the environment. Registration is required.
Sessions include: • May 13 – Microplastics: Tiny pollutant, big problem, with Sarah Zack
• June 10 – TBD