Category Archives: January 2014

Highlights From Around the State: D3

After attending the session on wreath-making in Lubbock, Lorrie Coop brought the program back and conducted a class for county employees focusing on holiday decorating. Thirteen people participated in the first class and two more classes have been filled for January, 2014.  

Highlights From Around the State: D4

On Friday, December 13th, District 4 EAFCS members enjoyed morning refreshments at The Sanford House Inn & Spa in Arlington along with professional development sessions about the March of Dimes 39-weeks Promotion and CFP Ellen Timberlake’s overview of The Money Times of Your Life.  

Highlights From Around the State: D5

New Agents in District 5! Newton County – Cathy Pearson Cathy Pearson was named the Newton County Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent.  Cathy has an extensive background within Family and Consumer Sciences and has great plans for programming in Newton County!   Panola County – Vickie Lacy Vickie Lacy was named the Panola County Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent.  Vickie has worked with Extension in the past and comes back with many new ideas and plans for her community!   Tyler County – Jennifer Page Effective… Read More →

Highlights From Around the State: D7

Happy New Year everyone!  I’d like to introduce myself.  I’m Karen DeZarn, your President-elect.  I’m the FCS and 4-H agent in Lampasas County (District 7).  I’ve worked for extension for 20 years and for AgriLife for 4 years.  I’m very excited to be a part of the TEAFCS board.  I’ve met some wonderful people and hope to give back to our great organization.  I’d like to encourage you to think about being an officer.  Those needed are President Elect, 1st Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.  Being an officer… Read More →

Highlights From Around the State: D9

Grimes County Back to School Health & Safety Day The Back to School Health and Safety Day Event is to support needy families in Grimes County. The Grimes County community has an extremely large population of limited resource families. $15.9% of the   Families in Grimes County live in poverty. Often these children begin school with limited or no school supplies. Although there are many resources and service available throughout the county that assists needy families many of these families are unaware of the available resources and services… Read More →