Saturday, June 8, 2013
Lee County 4-H Center
Registration 8:00-8:30am Safety day ends at 1:00pm
Demonstration and Instructions On:
*Fire Safety *First Aid Kits *Tractor/PTO *911 Education
*Grain Bin Safety *Helmet Safety *Large Animal Safety
Cost to participate is $5 per person or $10 per family and includes t-shirt, first aid kit, and lunch.
Safety day is for ages 8-16.
Please register online at
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/clw , by mail, or by calling (815) 857-3525 by June 3, 2013, to reserve your spot.
Enrollment is limited to the first 120 kids that register.
Sponsored by: Amboy Fire Protection Dist., Lee County Soil and Water Conservation District, Lee County Sheriff’s Dept., Lee County 911, Monsanto, Farm Bureau, University of Illinois Extension and Northwest Illinois AHEC
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
State, Local, County Groups, USDA Cooperating
University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the Extension Office at 815-857-3525 one week prior to event..
Healthy Harvest Community Garden
Plots are still available for the 2013 growing season.
All are welcome
Located at Camp Reynoldswood
621 Reynoldswood Rd. - Dixon, IL 61021
For more information call 815-284-6979
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monthly educational sessions will be held throughout the gardening season
“It was such a pleasure to sink one's hands into the warm earth, to feel at one's fingertips the possibilities of the new season.”
Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden
Nurses Wanted. Largest Women´s Health Study Seeks 100,000 Nurses. Nurses´ Health Study recruits "next generation".
BOSTON, -- From the dangers of tobacco and trans fats to the benefits of physical activity and whole grains, much of what we know about health today is thanks to the Nurses´ Health Study.
Researchers are recruiting 100,000 nurses and nursing students to join the long-running Nurses´ Health Study and expand its landmark research on women´s health. Female RNs,
Researchers hope to engage a highly diverse group of women in the "next generation" of the study. For the first time, nursing students are eligible to enroll. ?In order to make participation as convenient as possible for busy women, participants can join online and complete the study´s surveys through a secure website, http://www.nhs3.org/.
More than 250,000 nurses have participated in the study since the 1970s. By completing confidential lifestyle surveys, they have helped advance medical knowledge about nutrition, exercise, cancer, heart disease, and many other conditions.
"Nurses were originally recruited for their expertise in accurately reporting health data," explains Dr. Walter Willett, the study´s lead researcher and Chair of the Nutrition Department at Harvard School of Public Health in