ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce the following Family and Consumer Sciences Programs for February, 2013. These programs are being offered by Brenda C. Williams, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at the Extension Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville).
$mart Financial $tart Series – February 4, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (This financial series begins February 4, with additional sessions on March 4, April 8, & May 13.)
This series is designated for married couples to assist with budgeting, using credit wisely, determining what type and how much insurance they need and getting their important financial papers and records organized. Session One: Developing a Spending Plan & Finding Money to Save. No cost.
Before You Tie the Knot – February 18 & 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Before You Tie the Knot is a premarital preparation course.
Topics include: Communication, Conflict Management and Resolution, Financial Responsibility and 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.
For more information about these programs call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.
An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.