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JEFFERSON ASSOCIATION FOR FAMILY & COMMUNITY EDUCATION



December 3, 2002 - Tuesday

9:30 a.m. at Metairie Playground, Rm. 1

Jefferson Association for Family & Community Education Council Meeting
Year-end reports, Poetry & Feature Article entries, and Great American Family nominees due.


December 9 & 10, 2002 - Mon. & Tues.

JAFCE Tour

Christmas in Vicksburg

Homes, churches,and museums in Vicksburg, Mississippi - historical and educational tours with a Christmas flair to get you in the mood for the holidays!


December 18, 2002 - Wednesday - 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Retirement Reception for Martha Dwyer

Come wish Martha Dwyer, JAFCE Advisor, a happy retirement and thanks for her many years of service to us and JAFCE.
Reservations by Dec. 2nd.


January 15, 2003 - Wednesday

JAFCE Volunteer of the Year

Nominations due - Deadline


January 31, 2003 - Friday

JAFCE Day at the Races

Come join us for a day of fun and delicious food at the New Orleans Fairgrounds. More info in January! This is one of our many charity benefits held throughout the year.


November 6, 2002 - Wednesday - 9:30-11:30 a.m.

JAFCE Sew Day

Members met to make burp pads for the Raise-A-Reader packets donated to West Jefferson Hospital, West Jefferson Pediatric Emergency, Kenner Regional and Lakeside Hospitals at a rate of 350 per month. This is a co-partnered project with the Jefferson Parish Friends of the Library, who provide books, reading lists and library information with our burp pads and JAFCE family resource information. JAFCE received its second $1,000.00 Entergy grant to continue this literacy program in 2003.


November 14, 2002 - Thursday - 9:30-2:00 p.m.

LAFCE Triennial Officer & Chairmen's Training

Parish officers and educational chairmen took part in the training sessions for their new positions. President, vice-president, secretary and treasurer, literacy, family and environment, marketing and fund raising were all included in the day's classes.
Club officers and chairmen will be trained by their parish team at a workshop with the time and location to be announced.


November 16, 2002 - Saturday - 9-3:00 p.m.
West Jefferson Medical Center
Women's & Children's Safety & Health Expo
JAFCE Raise-A-Reader poster will be displayed. Information on prenatal care, vision screening, blood pressure, body fat, parenting skills and infant health care will be available, and many more organizations are participating.


NOVEMBER IS CAR SAFETY MONTH





Updated November 16, 2002


JAFCE WEB SITE HISTORY - SEPTEMBER, 1996

The JAFCE Family & Community Education Day at Oakwood Mall on Sept. 20, 1996 was the first public display of the JAFCE web page. Parish councilman, Butch Ward, Dr. Bobby Fletcher, LSU Ag Center Extension Service, and Jefferson and Orleans Parish Extension agents were there for the ribbon cutting ceremony. Information on the JAFCE Web Page, Greater New Orleans Free-Net and JAFCE membership was handed out. There were exhibits on Food Safety and Nutrition Labeling, Heart Healthy Lifestyles, Poisonous Plants, Termites, Indoor Air Pollution, Every Touch Counts and the Kids For Character! video. 20 schools and educational groups sent representatives to see the demo.

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