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Wildcat Extension District

Our Locations:

120 E. Buffalo Street
Girard, KS 66743

(620) 724-8233

524 Huston Street
PO Box 39
Altamont, KS 67330

(620) 784-5337

Courthouse RM 1
615 Madison
Fredonia, KS 66736

(620) 378-2167

410 Peter Pan Road
Suite B
Independence, KS 67301

(620) 331-2690

216 N Broadway
Suite H
Pittsburg, KS 66762

(620) 232-1930


 FCS Newsletter - Wellness For Life Archives


Dec 4, 2021 - Stress less This Holiday: Giving Back Over the Holidays, Turkey Talk!

Nov 13, 2021 - Looking to Add Years to YOur Life?, Positivity Can Help!, Create a Salad; Healthy Holidays Focus on Activity and Food

Oct 2, 2021 - Overwhelmed by Debt?, PowerPay can help, Everyone Plays a Part in suicide Prevention; Healthy Habits for Workking Remotely

Sept 11, 2021- What Does That Date Mean?, What's on your Menu? and Herbs-Fresh, Delicious, and Easy

Aug 21, 2021 -Budgeting How to : Where Do I Begin, Screen Time Check, MyPlate Portion Sizes

July 31, 2021 - A healthier Tomorrow, Cultivation Resiliency and Keep Cool with Cucumbers

July 10, 2021 - Child Tax Credit Payments, Pick a Peck of Peppers and MyPlate is the New Guide in Town

June 19, 2021 - Growing Up Tips for Young Adults Credit, Hearing Loss and Alzheimer and Brain Awareness Month

May 29, 2021 - Remote Work, Be Food Safe,and Which Drinks have the Most Sugar?

May 8, 2021 - Financial Checkup, Food Safety and Health Agent and Make Half you Grains Whole

April 17,2021 - Water: It's Time to drink Up, What Research Tells Us About the COVID-19 Vaccine and Kansans and Moving More

March 27, 2021 - Walk Kansas2021, Mindful Conflict Resilience, Not Reactivity and Spring Has Sprung!

March 6, 2021 - Traits of a Successful Entrepreneur, Goals: More that just a January Juncture, March is National Nutrition Month

Febuary 13, 2021- Household Inventory, Setting Boundaries and Healthy Snacks for Kids

January 9,2021 - Feeling Streched as a Caregiver? and It's a Great Day to Save a Dollar


December 26, 2020 - Reduce the Hassle of Holiday Food Prep and Creative New Ways to Celebrate

December 12, 2020 -It is the Most Wonderful Time of the year.. for Scammers! and Celebrate the Holidays Safely

November 28, 2020 - Focus on the "Stars" ... Healthier Holiday Cooking and Emotional Wellness and Anxiety

November 14, 2020 - Holiday Cooking: The Potlucks Are Coming and Celebrate the Holidays Safely

October 31, 2020 - Easy Meals For Two or Just for You and Simple Home Modifications

October 17, 2020 - Make A Difference Day and Joys of Fall Food

October 3, 2020 - Want to Brush Up on Home Cooking Skills? and Medicare Prescription Drug Cost Hard to Swallow?

September 19, 2020 - Rethinking Your Evening Snack and Emergency Savings Plan

September 5, 2020 - Healthy Eating in a Hurry and Advance Directives

August 22, 2020 - Nutrition and Health & Christmas Spending: Planning ahead of Matters

August 8, 2020 - Preserve Fresh Produce With Safety in Mind and Keep Your Mind Active to Better Handle Stress

July 25, 2020 - Back To School and Food for your Brain and Mood

July 11, 2020 - Time to Grill? Think Safety First and Alzheimer's 101

June 27, 2020 - Cooking Throughout The Day and Counting Change- The Old Fashioned Way

June 13, 2020 - Frugal Foods: Spend Less - Get More and Tools to Thrive

May 30, 2020 -
Check Your Credit - Free Reports Weekly

May 23, 2020 - 
Rethinking How You Shop

May 16,2020 - Make Your Mark With Older Americans Month 

May 9,2020 - Legumes: Budget Friendly Nutrition Powerhouses 

May 2, 2020 - Income Drop? Take Stock and Set Priorities 

April 25, 2020 - Making a Home Pantry, and Making a Meal from What's on Hand

April 18, 2020 - Childcare Solutions during Quarantine 

April 11,2020 -Food Planning During the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 28, 2020Add Physical Activity Throughout Your Day

March 7, 2020 Walk Kansas Program, Random Acts of Kindness and Eat Healthy on a Budget 

February 15, 2020 - Taming Those Sugar Cravings,Staying Independent-My Mobility Plan and Spice it up.

January 25, 2020 - Soup... Versatile Comfort Food, Slouching.. so Wrong and Hidden Sugar.

January 4, 2020 - Making a Meal From Whats on Hand,Making a Map for Your Wellness this Season and January is Radon Action Month


November 23, 2019 -Tips for a Food Safe Thanksgiving, Emotional Wellness and Anxiety and The Vegetable and Fruit Rainbow

November 2, 2019 - Keep Your spice Rack On Track For Fall Flavors, The Power of Sleep and Stay Healthy, Drink Water 

October 12, 2019 - Family Meals... Worth Making a Priority, New Scam Targeting Seniors, and Got Milk?

September 21, 2019 -Kick Start Your Day with Breakfast, National Suicide Prevention Month, How to Read the Nutrition Facts Label

August 31, 2019 - after School Snacks..Part of Good Nutrition, Don't Forger About Medicare Part D Open Enrollment

August 10, 2019-Food Safety in the Great Ourdoors, Stay Cool with these Tips and Some Traveling Tips

July 20, 2019 - Staying Hydrated in Summer Heat, Top 10 Facts about Mold and Decisions About Your Doctor

June 29, 2019  -Preserve it Fresh, Budgeting for Vacation, High Stress

June 8, 2019 - Staying Active, How to Build Credit and The Facts about E-Cigarettes

May 18, 2019  - Food Product Dating, Keep Kids Safe this summer,and Contribute with Older Americans Month

April 27, 2019 - Fighting Food Waste: We can make a difference

April 6, 2019 - Boost Brain Power With Better Nutrition

March 16, 2019  - More Powerful Than Pills...Move Your Way!

February 23, 2019 - Stretching Your Food Budget

January 26, 2019 - Finding Reliable Nutrition Info, Miaking the Most of Your Tax Return and Reverse Mortgage   

January 12, 2019   - Frugal Foods, National Radon Action Month, Less Stress with Mindfulness



December 22, 2018Even Without Eggs, Eating Uncooked Dough can be a Raw Deal
December 1, 2018
Maximize Holiday Time by Cooking Ahead
November 10, 2018Plan... To Save Time and Food Dollars, Shop Online Safely and Elder Share: a New Spin on Aging in Place
October 20, 2018Crack the Crock Pot Code and Slouching... So Wrong, But It Feels So Right
October 6, 2018Pumpkins "pump" Up Nutrition in Fall Meals and Beat the Holiday Financial Blues
Sept. 22, 2018Healthy Snack Hacks and Making Sense of the Medicare Maze 
Sept. 8, 2018September is National Food Safety Education Month! and Prepare Kansas, Are You Ready? 
August 25, 2018Breakfast and Back to School and Community Collaboration Brings Parents University to your Family 
August 11, 2018 Reusable Water Bottles...Fil'em Up but keep'em Clean and Back to School-Off to a Smooth Start 
July 28, 2018Food Safe Summer and H20: Beverage of Choice this Summer 
July 14, 2018It's Melon Season!Serve Them Safe! Stay Cool with these tips to Lower Cooling Cost 
June 30, 2018Kids in the Kitchen and Growing Our Ag Wellness 
June 16,2018Making the Most of Your Farmers' Market Trip and Saving Money When Money is Tight 
May 12, 2018Fresh Herbs Add Flavor Without the Calories,Are you Prepared, and Good Mental Health is Ageless 
April 21, 2018One Pan Magic, Tips Help Young Adult Manage Money and The Opioid Crisis 
March 10, 2018Can You Stop the Clock?, Cut the Clutter and get Organized! and Aging with Attitude Regional Expo 
February 17,2018How Will You Make Your Tax Refund Work For You?, Choose Dark Chocolate For Your Valentine 
January 27,2018Fad Diet Reality Check!, Paying Off Holiday Debt and Alzheimer's 101 
January 6,2018Keep Your Wealth& Good Health!, Radon and Want to avoid getting sick? 
November 25,2017Take Some Hassle out of Holiday Meals, Be A Cold Water Hero and The Holidays are Merrier with Money-Saving Meals 
November 4, 2017Hunting Down Food Safety and Practice Being Safe: Motor Vehicle Safety  
October 21, 2017Halloween Safety: Tips For Trick-or-Treaters and Stretch Your Holiday Budget 
October 7, 2017Double Up Food Bucks and Planning For The Future 
September 23, 2017Plan to Save Time & Food Dollars and 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Money 
September 9, 2017New Life for Leftovers and Parenting Consistently 
August 26, 2017Diabetes Prevention and Prepare Kansas 
August 12, 2017Sack Lunches and Chores are a Win Win 
July 29,2017Six Tips For Staying Hydrated In The Summer and 5 Ways to Save $50 a month 
July 15, 2017Mexican Vanilla, Maque Choux, Positive Attitude 
July 1, 2017Lequmes: Budget Friendly Nutrition Powerhouses & Christmas In July 
June 17, 2017Summer Salads, Buffering Children, Money Matters 
June 3, 2017Just Because It Seals Doesn't Mean It's Safe & 12 Ways to Energy and Money 
May 20, 2017Fill Your Shopping Cart with Groceries, Low Cost Summer Activities for Kids and Families 
May 6,2017Enjoying Plain Greek Yogurt & How to Build Credit 
April 22, 2017Celebrate Strawberry Season and Operation Red File 
April 8, 2017Food Tossed is Money Lost and Saving for Summer Vacation 
March 25, 2017Grow Vegetables & Savings and Parents Struggling with Screen Time 
March 11, 2017Walk Kansas Promotes Health & Insurance Matters 
February 25, 2017Omega-3 in Fish & Health Care Directives 
February 11, 2017Soup Your Way & Smart Uses for Tax Refunds 
January 30, 2017Eating Colorful Plants & Kids in Sports 
January 7, 2017New Year All Year & Build Muscle