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  1. Calling all Seniors & their Caregivers

    Jul. 18, 2024

    It's almost time for one of our Senior Series Program Assistant, Loretta Sweeney's, favorite days of the year. She will be at the Ohio State Fair on Tuesday, July 30 for the Well Beyond 60! EXPO. The expo will be held from 9AM to 3PM. Admission to fairgoers 60+ is free, and parking is free for everyone.

  2. It's almost Franklin County Fair time!

    Jul. 08, 2024

    It's time for the Franklin County fair. The fair opens on Monday, July 15, 2024 and runs through Sunday, July 21, 2024. On the schedule for opening day is the super popular Creative Baking Silent Auction and Bake Sale at 10:30AM which will be followed by the Creative Baking Auction at 11:30AM. The silent auction, bake sale, and auction will take place in the Entertainment Tent. Also on the schedule is the Jr. Fair Sheep Show, Companion Animal 4-H evaluations, Jr. Fair Horse Show, and Jr. Fair Royalty.  You may view the 4-H and Jr.

  3. Office Closed: July 4

    Jul. 01, 2024

    The office will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2024 in honor of Independence Day. We will reopen Friday, July 5, 2024 at 8AM. If you're like many and heading out to a picnic, check out this segment of Extension Today for picnic safety tips. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday.  

  4. Gather Your Gratitude

    Sep. 26, 2023

    It's time for this fall's email wellness challenge. Join us for the Gather Your Gratitude email wellness challenge. Weekly emails and webinars will give you tools you need to improve your overall health, wellbeing, and wealth this fall. The challenge will take place October 30, 2023 - December 10, 2023. For more information and to get signed up visit here

  5. Taste of Franklin County

    Aug. 28, 2023

    Franklin County Farm Bureau has been bringing people together for over 100 years and believes in opportunities for the next generation. Farm Bureau is proud to be hosting the second annual Taste of Franklin County! Taste of Franklin County will feature local farmers and a well-known urban agricultural farm setting in the middle of Columbus and promote the flourishing agriculture in our county.

  6. Tai Chi for Beginners Starts Soon

    Aug. 08, 2023

    Join Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, Jenny Lobb, for Tai Chi for Beginners. This series will begin Friday, August 18, 2023. Tai Chi is great for decreasing arthritis pain, helping prevent falls, increasing flexibility, and more. Check out the flier here

  7. Food and Picnic Safety

    Jun. 30, 2023

    Nothing ruins summer fun faster than a foodborne illness. No worries, we have a ton of resources to help you and your guests stay safe. Check out this article here

  8. Stroke Awareness Program: Get Registered Now

    Apr. 14, 2023

    Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Are you at risk for a stroke? Ask FAST for stroke. Join the OSU Extension, Senior Series for a Stroke Awareness program on April 26, 2023, 7pm-8pm. This program will be offered through Zoom and materials will be emailed before the program with the Zoom link. Register by April 24, 2023. Click here to register.

  9. Join us for Health in Action

    Mar. 09, 2023

    Family Consumer Sciences Educator, Jenny Lobb, invites you to join her for Health in Action. You'll problem-solve your health challenges with the support of other participants. This no-cost workshop series provides you with the tools to live a healthy life with a chronic condition. Please click here for the complete series details.

  10. Congratulations to Tim McDermott - Community Engaged Scholar

    Mar. 09, 2023

    Congratulations to Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Dr. Tim McDermott! Tim received the Community Engaged Scholar Award. The award recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated co-created engaged scholarship that has positively impacted communities.  He received the award for his work in the community through offering outreach programs in economically disadvantaged communities of color, primarily to BIPOC, New American, immigrant and refugee client residents and their children through the development of impactful programs, committed partnerships, and new friendships.

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