November News – Wilkes County FCS

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Wilkes County FCS November News

Healthy Holiday in the Kitchen

Nov. 4th: 11 a.m.

Holidays are a joyous time for good fellowship, friends, and family. Come learn some tips and tricks on how to still make your favorite holiday recipes but with a healthy twist. This workshop will be held Thursday, November 4th at 11 a.m. This is a virtual workshop. Remember these workshops are open to anyone. Non-ECA members are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Register for Healthy Holiday in the Kitchen

December Session: Holidays Unwrapped

Food Safety and DIY Appetizers for the Holidays
Nov. 15th : 6:30 p.m.

From the turkey to the pie learn how to keep your food safe this holiday season. This workshop will explore safe handling of turkey, baked goods, leftovers and more. We will also learn how to make your own holiday themed charcuterie board! This is an in-person workshop, pre-registration is required and limited to 10 people.
Register Here»

Join the Holiday Challenge!

This holiday season, the only thing that should be “stuffed” is the turkey. Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds each holiday season. While it might not sound like much, most people never manage to lose those extra pounds. This FREE seven-week challenge provides you with strategies and resources to help maintain your weight throughout the holiday season.
Register Online Here

Faithful Families: Train the Trainer November 19th, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Faithful Families: Train the Trainer is a 3-hour virtual workshop for faith and community leaders interested in implementing the Faithful Families program within one of the following North Carolina counties: Alexander, Iredell, or  Wilkes. Faithful Families Thriving Communities (Faithful Families) works directly in communities of faith across the country to promote health for individuals, families, and local communities. Visit the Eventbrite page to learn more about the training and the program. Please feel free to share this opportunity with faith leaders, all are welcome.
Eventbrite Link – Faithful Families: Train the Trainer

Coming up in December…

Holidays Unwrapped 12/2 @ 11 a.m. (Virtual)
Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen 12/6 @ 6:30 p.m. (In-person)

Helpful Links

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