ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Extension
Office is pleased to announce the following Family &
Consumer Sciences Programs for June, 2012. These programs
are offered by Dr. Brenda Williams, Family & Consumer
Sciences Agent. All of these programs are held at the
Extension Office (2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville).
Before You Tie the Knot- June 25 & 26,
from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Before You Tie the Knot is a premarital preparation
Topics include: Communication, Conflict Management &
Resolution, Financial Responsibility & Spending Plans, and
Children and Parenting Responsibilities.
Completion of this course is required to
receive a $32.50 reduction of marriage license. Attendees
will receive a certificate of completion and a copy for the
Clerk of the Court.
There is no cost to attend this two evening class.
Pre-register by June 21, by calling
Building Your Financial Future (A personal financial
management program - for those filing bankruptcy
only)- June 26, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30
Attendees will learn four basic concepts that will
aid in handling financial resources responsibly and
building a financially secure future. This program
has been approved to issue certificates evidencing
completion of a personal financial management instructional
course in compliance with the bankruptcy code. Attendees
must bring a case number to class.
Topics include: develop a budget, money management
skills, use credit responsibly, and consumers rights and
Cost to attend this class is $10.00 (cash only) for
course materials. Pre-register by June 21, by calling
Food Safety and Quality Program (ServSafe®)June 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This program is dedicated to providing training which
enables food managers and staff to offer Florida consumers
food that is prepared in a clean and safe
For more information about these program call
352-955-2402. Visit thefor additional
programs offered by the Extension Office.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
(IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to
provide research, educational information, and other
services only to individuals and institutions that function
with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color,
religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital
status, national origin, political opinions, or
affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative
Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M
University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of
County Commissioners Cooperating.
Persons with disabilities needing special accommodate
should contact the Extension Office at least 10 working
days prior to the event so that special consideration can
be given to the request.