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November 2, 2022
3:45-5:15 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine
Location: Westwood Elementary School 2805 Oakridge Dr Dayton OH
EFNEP- MyPlate Kids Cuisine
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



November 2 2022
6-8:30 p.m.
Fast Track Farming || Register
Location: Brighton Grows Commnity Garden Corner of Cliftwood Ave. and baker St., Zanesville, Ohio
Central State University Extension and Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District are launching a produce beginning farmer program, for aspiring farmers interested in starting their own farm business. Program Participants receive one year support in growing their farm business.​

• Over 60 hours of hands-on training from CSU Extension in all aspects ​(growing, planning and business skills)​

• Support in developing a farm business plan, accessing USDA Grants and loan programs and help finding lands at the end of the program.​


Want to learn more contact Denise Natoli Brooks, Regional Educator: Southeastern Ohio dbrooks@centralstate.edu



November 3, 2022
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: Xenia Library 76 E Market St, Xenia, OH 45385
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Juliana Erwin, FCS Educator, SW Region jerwin@centralstate.edu



November 4, 2022
10-11 a.m.
Fall Homeschool Adventures || Flyer (PDF)
Homeschool families with children ages 5 - 11 are welcome to attend sessions of their choice. Each themed session will include an educational activity, interactive game and observation walk.

The garden is located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across from the entrance to the university.

Friday, September 9, 2022 Seeds, Seeds, Seeds! 10-11:30 a.m.

Friday, October 7, 2 0 2 2 HerbSense 10-11:30 a.m.

Friday, November 4, 2022 Patterns in Nature 10-11:30 a.m.

Garden programs are an outdoor learning experience; dressing for the weather is strongly recommended.
Families should provide water/snacks for their child(ren).
An adult must accompany child(ren) during entire program.
Restrooms are available and stone paths provide access throughout the Garden.

For more information, contact CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Agriculture/Natural Resources Associate Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



November 5, 2022
12-3 p.m.
Keeping it Real with Diabetes || Flyer (PDF) || Register (PDF)
Location: Central State University-XENIA, 334 S. Progress Dr., Xenia, Ohio 45385
Learn valuable information about diabetes, and medication with Dr. Rochelle Hall–Rollins.

Receive valuable diabetes resources.

Free Event, and Free Lunch Provided!

Warm Up with Jennifer Turpin Stanfield


For more information email Renita Porter, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, Southwest Region rporter@centralstate.edu



November 8, 2022
1:30.-2:30 p.m.
Mobile Food Market || Flyer (PDF)
Central State University Extension will distribute free food through the Central State Mobile Farmer's Market. The marketplace is a program by the Central State Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program. Food distribution will take place between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m., in the parking lot of the Ward Center, on Central State's campus, located at 1400 Brush Row Road, Wilberforce.

The marketplace is free to all students, staff, and community residents.

For more information email cthorn@centralstate.edu



November 9, 2022
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) || Flyer (PDF)
Location: Somerset-Perry County District Library, 117 W Main St., Somerset, OH 43783
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program, also known as DEEP™, is a free educational series designed to help people with pre-diabetes, diabetes, relatives and caregivers gain a better understanding of diabetes self-care.

Topics include:

• How the human body works

• How to avoid the risk factors for diabetes

• Monitoring glucose levels and other symptoms

• Tips for adding more physical activity and movement to your day

• Planning your meals to improve eating habits and maintaining good nutrition

• Identifying and preventing diabetes complications

• Diabetes medications and tips for communicating with your health care team

• Managing stress and involving your family and friends in your lifestyle changes to manage diabetes


Registration is required for this free class. Two ways to register:
1) Call Leslie at (740)-541-2714
2) E-Mail sclark@centralstate.edu


For more information email Beverly Farmer, FCS Extension Educator Southeast Region bfarmer@centralstate.edu



November 9, 2022
3:45-5:15 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine
Location: Westwood Elementary School 2805 Oakridge Dr Dayton OH
EFNEP- MyPlate Kids Cuisine
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



November 9 2022
6-8:30 p.m.
Fast Track Farming || Register
Location: Brighton Grows Commnity Garden Corner of Cliftwood Ave. and baker St., Zanesville, Ohio
Central State University Extension and Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District are launching a produce beginning farmer program, for aspiring farmers interested in starting their own farm business. Program Participants receive one year support in growing their farm business.​

• Over 60 hours of hands-on training from CSU Extension in all aspects ​(growing, planning and business skills)​

• Support in developing a farm business plan, accessing USDA Grants and loan programs and help finding lands at the end of the program.​


Want to learn more contact Denise Natoli Brooks, Regional Educator: Southeastern Ohio dbrooks@centralstate.edu



November 10, 2022
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine - Food Fun Fitness
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- Belle Haven PE Classes; Youth
MyPlate Cuisine Grades K-2, Food Fun Fitness Grades 3-6
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.
Students will receive the knowledge and skills to make healthy food choices. Hands-on food preparation in every class.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



November 10, 2022
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: United Senior Services 125 W Main St Springfield OH 45502
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Renita Porter, FCS Educator, SW Region rporter@centralstate.edu



November 10, 2022
2-3 p.m.
CED Office Hour Live! || Flyer (PDF)
CED Office Hour Live! is a live, open discussion with Central State University Extension's Community & Economic Development (CED) team. Drop in to ask questions, share comments, or simply listen to some informative and lively discussion about this, that, and the other thing. We touch on all things CED and its impact on how we live, work, play and navigate the aforementioned. Our Thursday, November 10, 2022, segment topic will be - "Strategies to Take Your Business to the Next Level"


To register, please click on the registration link below:
Registration Link: Registration Link: https://bit.ly/CEDOHL111022

(CTRL+ Click to follow link, then scroll down and join our conversation this Thursday from 2-3 p.m.)

Rafeal Underwood, Sr. Business Advisor, Ohio Minority Business Development Agency (Ohio MBDA), will be our guest presenter. In this segment we will focus our discussion on strategies to help you grow your business to the next level.

The Ohio MBDA helps clients to achieve their growth objectives by connecting them with prospective strategic partners through business-to- business matching, teaming arrangements, joint ventures, or other strategic advisory services.

Amber Twitty, CED Extension Educator, Southern Region, will serve as the moderator for this segment. This program is open to the public. Please feel free to invite others. Please contact Amber Twitty at atwitty@centralstate.edu if you have any questions. We look forward to you joining the CED Office Hour Live conversation this Thursday at 2 p.m.!

Also, feel free to watch past CED Office Hour Live segments on the Central State University Extension YouTube Channel at (553) Central State University Extension (YouTube)

For more information, contact Amber Twitty, CED Extension Educator, Southern Region atwitty@centralstate.edu



November 10, 2022
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: Xenia Library 76 E Market St, Xenia, OH 45385
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Juliana Erwin, FCS Educator, SW Region jerwin@centralstate.edu



November 15, 2022
1 - 2:30 p.m.
Weather Wise || Flyer (PDF)
As a gardener, farmer, outdoor enthusiast or someone who works outdoors, it pays to give attention to the weather and the world around us to know how to plan our days. Sure, the meteorologists may have a handle on it, but let's learn directly from nature. (Adults 18+)

The garden is located at the intersection of US 42 E and Wilberforce-Switch Road across from the entrance to the university.


For more information, contact CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Agriculture/Natural Resources Associate Clare Thorn cthorn@centralstate.edu



November 15, 2022
4 p.m.
Mathematics and Computer Science Seminar || Flyer (PDF)
Speaker: Kayla Smith ’24
Kayla joined CSU in the Fall of 2019 and is currently a junior pursuing a major in Environmental Engineering. Kayla will share her current experiences and achievements here at CSU, and her plans after graduation.

Date and Time: November 15, 2022, at 4 p.m. EST
Where: Virtual via Zoom

Zoom Link: https://centralstate-edu.zoom.us/j/99781822964?pwd=STh0N3hOMDBhSE5zbCtkN29QM0pBUT09

Meeting ID: 997 8182 2964 Passcode: 083429

Biography: Kayla Smith is a fourth year Environmental Engineering major, maintaining a 4.0 GPA, here at Central State University. She is a mentor for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, she is a mentor for the Penn State EnvironMentors Program, she is a 2022 Barry Goldwater Scholar, as well as a mentor through the Barry Goldwater Ambassadors Program. Kayla plans to pursue a PhD in Planetary Science to continue her research on planetary atmospheres and the search for life on other planetary bodies. In her free time, Kayla likes to crochet, learn about space, and read.

Acknowledgement: This talk is partially supported by Department of Education Grant PR/AWARD NUMBER P120A200067


For more information, contact Danielle Davis ddavis@centralstate.edu



November 16, 2022
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) || Flyer (PDF)
Location: Somerset-Perry County District Library, 117 W Main St., Somerset, OH 43783
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program, also known as DEEP™, is a free educational series designed to help people with pre-diabetes, diabetes, relatives and caregivers gain a better understanding of diabetes self-care.

Topics include:

• How the human body works

• How to avoid the risk factors for diabetes

• Monitoring glucose levels and other symptoms

• Tips for adding more physical activity and movement to your day

• Planning your meals to improve eating habits and maintaining good nutrition

• Identifying and preventing diabetes complications

• Diabetes medications and tips for communicating with your health care team

• Managing stress and involving your family and friends in your lifestyle changes to manage diabetes


Registration is required for this free class. Two ways to register:
1) Call Leslie at (740)-541-2714
2) E-Mail sclark@centralstate.edu


For more information email Beverly Farmer, FCS Extension Educator Southeast Region bfarmer@centralstate.edu



November 16, 2022
3:45-5:15 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine
Location: Westwood Elementary School 2805 Oakridge Dr Dayton OH
EFNEP- MyPlate Kids Cuisine
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



November 16, 2022
6-8:30 p.m.
Fast Track Farming || Register
Location: Brighton Grows Commnity Garden Corner of Cliftwood Ave. and baker St., Zanesville, Ohio
Central State University Extension and Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District are launching a produce beginning farmer program, for aspiring farmers interested in starting their own farm business. Program Participants receive one year support in growing their farm business.​

• Over 60 hours of hands-on training from CSU Extension in all aspects ​(growing, planning and business skills)​

• Support in developing a farm business plan, accessing USDA Grants and loan programs and help finding lands at the end of the program.​


Want to learn more contact Denise Natoli Brooks, Regional Educator: Southeastern Ohio dbrooks@centralstate.edu



November 17, 2022
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine - Food Fun Fitness
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- Belle Haven PE Classes; Youth
MyPlate Cuisine Grades K-2, Food Fun Fitness Grades 3-6
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.
Students will receive the knowledge and skills to make healthy food choices. Hands-on food preparation in every class.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



November 17, 2022
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: United Senior Services 125 W Main St Springfield OH 45502
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Renita Porter, FCS Educator, SW Region rporter@centralstate.edu



November 17, 2022
2-3 p.m.
CED Office Hour Live! "Spiritual Entrepreneurship" || Flyer (PDF)
CED Office Hour Live! is a live, open discussion with Central State University Extension's Community & Economic Development (CED) team. Drop in to ask questions, share comments, or simply listen to some informative and lively discussion about this, that, and the other thing. We touch on all things CED and its impact on how we live, work, play and navigate the aforementioned. Our Thursday, November 17, 2022, segment topic will be - "Spiritual Entrepreneurship"


To register, please click on the registration link below:
Registration Link: Registration Link: https://bit.ly/CEDOHL111722

(CTRL+ Click to follow link, then scroll down and join our conversation this Thursday from 2-3 p.m.)

Peter E. Matthews, Pastor, McKinley UMC in Dayton, Ohio, will be our guest presenter. In this segment, we will focus our discussion on the role of the church as a catalyst for community & economic development, with an emphasis on entrepreneurship & equity. Peter Edward Matthews is a much sought-after author and speaker and a contributor to the Huffington Post. He is also the co-founder of the Global Village, and recently initiated The Dayton Equity Center.

Amber Twitty, CED Extension Educator, Southern Region, will serve as the moderator for this segment. This program is open to the public. Please feel free to invite others. Please contact Amber Twitty at atwitty@centralstate.edu if you have any questions. We look forward to you joining the CED Office Hour Live conversation this Thursday at 2 p.m.!

Also, feel free to watch past CED Office Hour Live segments on the Central State University Extension YouTube Channel at (553) Central State University Extension (YouTube)

For more information, contact Amber Twitty, CED Extension Educator, Southern Region atwitty@centralstate.edu



November 17, 2022
4-5 p.m.
Winter Illumination || Flyer (PDF)
The Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden will be illuminated to celebrate the transition to winter! As the fall semester come to an end, please plan to spend a little time walking through the Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden in it's finest winter decor!
Students, Faculty and Staff can enjoy the gardens in the early evening with sparkling lights showcasing our CSU Botanical Garden.
Relaxation is in order as students and faculty are finishing classes and preparing for exams. We would like to give our students a memorable send-off before heading home for the winter break. Indulge yourself with live music and song featuring talented Central State University student musicians and singers!

Everyone Welcome!

The Seed to Bloom Botanical and Community Garden is located at the intersection of St. Rt. 42 E and Wilberforce Switch Rd. (across from the CSU main entrance); parking lot on Wilberforce Switch Rd.

Garden programs are an outdoor learning experience; dressing for the weather is strongly recommended.
Families should provide water/snacks for their child(ren).
An adult must accompany child(ren) during entire program.
Restrooms are available and stone paths provide access throughout the Garden.

No reservations needed. For more information, contact CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Agriculture/Natural Resources Associate Clare Thorn 937-376-6627 or email cthorn@centralstate.edu



November 17, 2022
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: Xenia Library 76 E Market St, Xenia, OH 45385
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Juliana Erwin, FCS Educator, SW Region jerwin@centralstate.edu



November 23, 2022
3:45-5:15 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine
Location: Westwood Elementary School 2805 Oakridge Dr Dayton OH
EFNEP- MyPlate Kids Cuisine
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



November 24, 2022
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine - Food Fun Fitness
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- Belle Haven PE Classes; Youth
MyPlate Cuisine Grades K-2, Food Fun Fitness Grades 3-6
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.
Students will receive the knowledge and skills to make healthy food choices. Hands-on food preparation in every class.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



November 24, 2022
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: United Senior Services 125 W Main St Springfield OH 45502
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Renita Porter, FCS Educator, SW Region rporter@centralstate.edu



November 24, 2022
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: Xenia Library 76 E Market St, Xenia, OH 45385
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Juliana Erwin, FCS Educator, SW Region jerwin@centralstate.edu



November 29, 2022
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Healthy Holiday Eating
Location: 528 N Hyatt St, Tipp City OH
EFNEP- Tipp City Seniors; Healthy Eating During the Holiday
Participants will learn about healthy for typical holiday ingredients and dishes.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



November 30, 2022
3:45-5:15 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine
Location: Westwood Elementary School 2805 Oakridge Dr Dayton OH
EFNEP- MyPlate Kids Cuisine
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



December 1, 2022
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine - Food Fun Fitness
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- Belle Haven PE Classes; Youth
MyPlate Cuisine Grades K-2, Food Fun Fitness Grades 3-6
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.
Students will receive the knowledge and skills to make healthy food choices. Hands-on food preparation in every class.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



December 1, 2022
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: United Senior Services 125 W Main St Springfield OH 45502
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Renita Porter, FCS Educator, SW Region rporter@centralstate.edu



December 1, 2022
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: Xenia Library 76 E Market St, Xenia, OH 45385
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Juliana Erwin, FCS Educator, SW Region jerwin@centralstate.edu



December 6, 2022
3:45-5:15 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- MyPlate Kids Cuisine
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



December 8, 2022
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine - Food Fun Fitness
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- Belle Haven PE Classes; Youth
MyPlate Cuisine Grades K-2, Food Fun Fitness Grades 3-6
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.
Students will receive the knowledge and skills to make healthy food choices. Hands-on food preparation in every class.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



December 8, 2022
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: United Senior Services 125 W Main St Springfield OH 45502
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Renita Porter, FCS Educator, SW Region rporter@centralstate.edu



December 13, 2022
3:45-5:15 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- MyPlate Kids Cuisine
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



December 15, 2022
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine - Food Fun Fitness
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- Belle Haven PE Classes; Youth
MyPlate Cuisine Grades K-2, Food Fun Fitness Grades 3-6
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.
Students will receive the knowledge and skills to make healthy food choices. Hands-on food preparation in every class.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



December 15, 2022
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™)
Location: Walter G Sellers Apartments
The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes self-management program. This program is designed to help adults with pre-diabetes and diabetes learn skills to control diabetes and reduce health risks. Classes are taught by DEEP™ certified Central State University Extension educators.

Topics include:

· Understanding the Human Body

· Diabetes Risk Factors and Complications

· Nutrition Education and Meal Planning

· Importance of Physical Activity

· Managing Stress

· Diabetes Medications


For more information email Renita Porter, FCS Educator, SW Region rporter@centralstate.edu



December 20, 2022
3:45-5:15 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- MyPlate Kids Cuisine
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



December 22, 2022
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine - Food Fun Fitness
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- Belle Haven PE Classes; Youth
MyPlate Cuisine Grades K-2, Food Fun Fitness Grades 3-6
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.
Students will receive the knowledge and skills to make healthy food choices. Hands-on food preparation in every class.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



December 27, 2022
3:45-5:15 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- MyPlate Kids Cuisine
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu



December 29, 2022
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
MyPlate Cuisine - Food Fun Fitness
Location: Belle Haven Elementary 4401 Free Pike Dayton OH
EFNEP- Belle Haven PE Classes; Youth
MyPlate Cuisine Grades K-2, Food Fun Fitness Grades 3-6
Students will learn the 5 MyPlate food groups and compare and contrast the foods and nutritional value of each group.
Students will receive the knowledge and skills to make healthy food choices. Hands-on food preparation in every class.


For more information email Donna Kuykendall, EFNEP Educator, SW Region dkuykendall@centralstate.edu