Photos from Bank On Hampton Roads's post
FCS strives to improve the well being of VA families through programs that help participants put research-based knowledge to work in their lives.
Our holistic approach to strengthening Virginia families, including those with limited resources, assists youth and adult participants in developing wellness life skills related to health, diet, and nutrition, exercise, family financial management, and parenting. By participating in our educational programs, participants become healthier, more productive citizens who further contribute to Virginia's social and economic stability.
Photos from Bank On Hampton Roads's post
Middle school students learn the financial obligations that adults pay every month through a simulation call Reality Store.
Join me as a Virginia Saver at www.virginiasaves.org. You will receive excellent ideas to save money for your financial goals.
Dedicated citizens participate in Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Financial Volunteer training. These volunteers will either teach and or coach residents who participate in bank on Hampton Roads. Visit BankOnHamptonRoads.com or bankonHR.org for classes starting in April.
Graduation class of Facilitation workshop. Participants learned the ins and outs of running effective meetings. Virginia Virginia Tech Specialists conducted the workshop with the assistance from the VA Beach Senior Family and Consumer Sciences Agent.
Dine In with me on December 3rd.
National Family and Consumer Sciences Dine In Day.
December 3rd is the National Family and Consumer Sciences "Dining In". Please visit www.aafcs.org/FCSday and join me to commit to dine in on Dec 3rd. Take a picture of you cooking and/eating in.
Last year, more than 100,000 people committed to preparing and eating a healthy meal together on December 3. This year, we want to double our results and reach 200,000 commitments! You'll be able to track our progress by checking back to see the thermometer and following us on social media.
34 dedicated individuals graduated from the Master Financial Education Volunteer program training. This was the largest training class to date Congratulations to all. These individuals will serve as Financial coaches and financial teachers for the South Hampton Roads community.
Karen Munden elected as the NEAFCS Southern Region Director at the NATIONAL EXTENSION ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES conference.
National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences at the Greenbrier Hotel, West Virginia
VCE Southeast District Unit Coordinators and Unit Administrative Assistants participate in a joint training.
History is made in Portsmouth Virginia with their first Bank On class
It is with great honor to announce the first Portsmouth's first Master Financial Education Volunteer class.
Virginia Beach teens having fun and learning how to prepare nutritious meals. Teen Cuisine Camp help teens talk like a chef.
Who is the #1 food truck in the east? Karnage Asada! Owner Donna Oard talks to our Camp Millionaire students on starting their own business.
VA Beach middle school youth participate in the Camp Millionaire, a fun financial experience.
Conducting "Working Across Generations" at the Virginia Union University National Alumni Convention.
Community leaders and police cadets learn what life might be like for individuals living in poverty during the Poverty simulation hosted by Virginia Cooperative Extension in Newport News, VA. Participants learned about barriers limited resources individuals must face each and every day.
Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agents and other Extension leaders at the VESA Conference
Karen receives the Virginia Cooperative Extension Program Impact Award on behalf of the Bank On Virginia Beach program. Bank On Virginia Beach is a 10 month financial program for residents. Bank On Virginia Beach is collaboration of community organizations, city departments, churches, bank and credit unions.
Dr. Edwin Jones present VA First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe the Friends of Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nurition Program during the Annual conference.
Members of Virginia Beach Extension Leadership Council along with Extension Agents inform residents about Virginia Cooperative Extension educational programs during the Master Garden plant sell at the Virginia Beach Farmers Market.
Local community leaders addressing the Food Desert concerns in Richmond. Virginia Cooperative Extension, FeedMore, Tricycle Garden, Renew Richmond, Richmond City Health Department, and 31st Street Baptist Church Farmer's Market.
Do you live in a Food Desert? During the Urban Food Desert Symposium in Richmond this question was asked. Many communities across the state are classified as food deserts. Virginia's First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe stated that our goal should be to ensure our neighborhoods have available fresh foods, Agriculture is the number one industry in Virginia.
Realty Store conducted at Waters Middle School in Portsmouth, VA. Dominion Virginia Power employees volunteered their time to help assist with the Reality Store. The Reality Store gives youth the opportunity to experience what financial obligations they may have when they reach adult hood.
Virginia Association of Family and Consumer Sciences and Virginia Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences conference March 26th and 27th. Conference full of educational information.
The newest group of Virginia Beach Master Financial Volunteer Educators. They completed a 10 week course on November 10th. They learned financial concepts to help Virginia Beach residents become financially savvy. CONGRATULATION!
This summer students learned about preparing nutritious meals in the T.E.E.N. C.H.E.F. camp
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