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Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service

Purdue Master Gardener program seeks new crop of volunteers

CROWN POINT | Purdue University has the ideal program for those who want to sharpen their gardening skills and share their knowledge with others.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am

Mom’s Together Block Party slated for Jan. 3

LOWELL | Parents, Grandparents and other adults are invited to a Block Party with the young children in their lives. On Friday, Jan. 3, at 11:00 a.m., the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service will be hosting a Block Party for children aged 8 months to 8 years at the First United …

December 26, 2013 11:25 am

Garden summer camp free to children

SCHERERVILLE | Youth 6 to 11 looking for something  to do outdoors this summer are invited to a free Garden Summer Camp at Tri Town Safety Village, 1350 Eagle Ridge Drive.

June 19, 2013 12:00 am

Families invited to a Block Party to learn and have fun

LOWELL | Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service is hosting a free Block Party event from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, 520 E. Commercial Ave. 

June 06, 2013 12:00 am
Home canning course offers food preservation lessons

Home canning course offers food preservation lessons

CROWN POINT | Registration is open for the upcoming five-part Home Food Preservation course offered by the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service to individuals interested in learning current food preservation techniques and how to preserve food safely.

June 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Moms Together Block Party around the corner

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service is hosting the Moms Together Block Party.

May 24, 2013 11:15 am
Master Gardener program seeking new crop of volunteers

Master Gardener program seeking new crop of volunteers

CROWN POINT | If you want to sharpen your gardening skills and you have an interest in sharing your knowledge with others, Purdue University has the ideal program.

April 22, 2013 12:00 am
Youths help others in need with sewing project

Youths help others in need with sewing project

WINFIELD | Members of the Lone Rangers 4-H Club recently worked together to sew mittens and scarves for local children in need.

April 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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All about food

All about food

CROWN POINT | A five-week Home Food Preservation course is being offered by the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service to individuals interested in learning basic food preservation techniques and how to preserve food safely using the most up-to-date, researched-based information.

February 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Moms Together program helps young mothers with parenting

LOWELL | If you are a young mother or about to become a new mom, enrollment for the free Moms Together mentoring program sponsored by the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service is underway.

December 31, 2012 12:00 am
Stockings filled with love

Stockings filled with love

 

December 13, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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One apple a day is not enough

One apple a day is not enough

November 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Reed named Lake County cooperative extension service director

Reed named Lake County cooperative extension service director

Janet Reed has been named Lake County extension service director for the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service. In addition, she will also lead the Economic Community Development program for the Extension Service.

November 07, 2012 12:00 am

Experienced mothers needed for Moms Together

CROWN POINT | How would you like to make a real difference in someone’s life? Experienced mothers are needed to help mentor teen moms for a Moms Together program being offered through the Purdue Extension Service in Lake County.

October 22, 2012 12:00 am
Home food preservation classes make the most of fresh produce

Home food preservation classes make the most of fresh produce

CROWN POINT | Many people are returning to home canning or joining the movement for the first time.

September 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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This "block party" is really about playing with blocks

Are you looking for an opportunity to spend time with your children, enhancing their creative juices without spending a dime?

July 12, 2012 12:00 am

Benefit Bank counseling offered

The Benefit Bank is an online self-service program that helps moderate to lower income families  secure benefits in Indiana. The Benefit Bank originates through the Purdue University Extension Service.

March 24, 2012 12:00 am
Gardeners gather for training and idea exchange

Gardeners gather for training and idea exchange

CROWN POINT | More than 60 Lake County Master Gardeners attended the recent winter social mixer and master gardener assistant training session for those members who wish to volunteer at this year's activities.

February 29, 2012 12:00 am
Tasty course offers food preservation tips

Tasty course offers food preservation tips

CROWN POINT | A five-part course in Home Food Preservation will be offered by the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service for individuals interested in learning current food preservation techniques and how to preserve food safely.

February 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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