Get Going Garrard: Walking at GEC

 

As the weather gets colder we all need to still keep up our physical activity as best we can. There are good benefits such as: helps your body keep a healthy weight, lowers the risk of heart disease, lowers the risk of some cancers, specifically breast cancer and colon cancer, lowers stress levels and improves mental health and lowers the risk of diabetes. An opportunity to help get physical activity during the day: Walking at Garrard Education Center, 11:00 am until 1:00 pm, Monday through Thursday starting January 9. Everyone welcome to join in even if you only have 30 minutes in the middle of the day. Incentives and other surprises will be offered from the Extension Office. For more info, contact the Extension Office at 792-3026 or Community Education at 792-3018, Ext. 1121

     

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Legal and Financial Planning: for Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Do you know of anyone affected by dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease? The time for legal and financial planning is now for family when you have a family member with going through these situations. Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s disease is a workshop presented by the Alzheimer’s Association for anyone who would like to know more and how to put plans in place. This program will be on Friday, May 26, 11:00 – noon at the Extension Office. No cost to attend. Registration is needed. Refreshments will be provided. Contact the Extension Office to register and for more info at 792-3026.

 

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Beginning Embroidery Group

 

Never too late to join in and learn how to do embroidery! Embroidery is seen on all kinds of ready to wear now and forecast is good for it to continue in the fashion world. If you have ever wanted to know how to do simple embellishment or create larger home deco projects, come join the Beginning Embroidery Group. Next meeting will be on Thursday, May 18, 6:30 pm at the Extension Office.

 

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