Monthly Archive: March 2014

It’s Spring: Get Moving!

With the advent of spring and warmer weather on the way, it’s a great time to get more active. The more fun you make your activity, the more likely you will be to keep moving. Following are some warmer weather suggestions for active fun: * Jump in the pool and swim some laps * Visit …

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Meet the New 4-H Agent!

Santa Rosa County Extension office welcomes the new 4-H Agent, Prudence Caskey.  Many of you may say, “Wait, she’s not new!”  And, you would be right!  Prudence Caskey had served for nearly two years as the 4-H Program Assistant.  Prudence welcomes the new position and is working hard to make our county 4-H program be …

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Move It or Lose It

dreamstime.com stock photo It’s true. The more you sit the less you move – and the more vulnerable you become to health problems. According to a new study from Northwestern University, sitting for an extended time causes your muscles to burn less fat and your blood to flow more sluggishly. When you slump in your …

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Spring into Vegetable Gardening Series for Beginners!

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If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, attend a three-week series to learn all you need to get started.  This workshop will be held on Monday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. March 24 until April 7.  The cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple and includes handouts and …

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