Monthly Archive: October 2013

Safe Fun for Halloween

Halloween is an exciting time for kids. Follow these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to make sure it’s a safe time as well: * Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. * Make sure costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, tangling, or contact with flames. * Add reflective tape or striping …

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Have a Safe and Healthy Halloween

Are your children going Trick-or-Treating? To keep them safe healthy – make a plan for candy consumption. * Eating a good meal before parties or trick-or-treating will keep kids from filling up on Halloween treats. * Sort and check treats after kids are home. Tampering is rare but it’s safest to throw away any spoiled, unwrapped …

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2013 Take a Bite Out of Hunger!

    The 2013 Take a Bite Out of Hunger, Peanut Butter Food Drive is back again.  Join your local extension office in supporting local farmers and those who are in need!

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