MAKING A DIFFERENCE NEWSLETTER - Issue 3, Volume 17 (Apr 2017) Issue 3, Volume 17 (Sept 2017) - Page 17

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Title: College Prep Workshop

Description: 9th-12th graders thinking about college? This seminar will include Application prep, Admission help, Financial Aid process, mini SAT/ACT prep, as well as financial advisors on hand to speak with parents and youth!

This program is opened to all youth in Harris County including non 4-H members. WE HAVE WAIVED THE FEE FOR THIS EVENT! We encourage parents to attend as well!! Light refreshments provided.

Date/Time: Saturday, September 30th, 9am 12pm

Location: Fairfield Baptist Church; 27240 US-290 Cypress, TX 77433

Contact: To register please contact the county office or email ebony.ellis@ag.tamu.edu.

FAMILY & COMMUNITY HEALTH

NOVEMBER

Title: Diabetes: Healthy Holidays

Description: Pies, Cakes, Turkey, Dressing, Hams, Yams, Cider and Egg Nog are just a few of the holiday foods. For individuals living with diabetes, these foods can be difficult to resist. A goal of this event is to empower individuals and families with resources and skills needed to better manage their blood sugar during the holidays. Join us for a day of holiday food, holiday fun and holiday fitness. Seating is limited.

Date/Time: Friday, November 3rd, 10am – 12pm

Location: DAWN Center; 3611 Ennis Street, Houston, Texas 77004.

Contact: Register at www.eventbright.com or email Rebecca Scono at Rebecca.Scono@ag.tamu.edu

COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

OCTOBER

Title: Entrepreneurship 101

Description: Project Bootstrap is a job training program through Baylor Teen Health Clinic. The Clinic will be collaborating with CEP to host a curriculum on Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship 101 is a curriculum that focuses on the basics fundamentals of entrepreneurship by providing research based information and resources to participants who are curious about starting a business. The curriculum also covers the pros/cons of being an entrepreneur and includes a short survey polling participants interested in entrepreneurship based on their personal skills, interests and passions.

Date/Time: Monday, October 9th, 12:30pm 2pm

Location: Lawn Clinic; 8111 Lawn Street, Houston, TX 77009

Contact: Nate Peterson, CED Agent, PVAMU-CEP at 662-386-0825 or email Nate.Peterson@ag.tamu.edu

HORTICULTURE

OCTOBER

Title: Fall Planting and Pruning

Description: Planting and pruning trees and shrubs require knowing what you can do to see that yours stay healthy and are taken care of for the winter. Learn when, how, and why to plant trees and bushes, as well as how to correctly prune.

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 11th, 2:15pm – 3:15pm

Location: Lone Star College; 20515 State Highway 249; Houston, TX 77070

Contact: Skip Richter at rrichter@ag.tamu.edu

Title: Cool Season Color Plantings

Description: Learn to enhance the beauty and value of your landscape with color plantings for fall and winter.

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 24th, 2:15pm – 3:15pm

Location: Lone Star College; 20515 State Highway 249; Houston, TX 77070

Contact: Skip Richter at rrichter@ag.tamu.edu

Title: Home Vegetable Gardening

Description: Learn to grow nutritious vegetables in your home garden or in containers.

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 25th, 6pm – 7:30pm

Location: McGovern Centennial Gardens; 1500 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004

Contact: Skip Richter at rrichter@ag.tamu.edu