Digestive health topic a Lunch and Learn

Posted Online: Aug. 25, 2014, 1:20 pm
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Press release submitted by Rock Island County Home and Community Education Association.

Easing into the new fall program for Home and Community Education units across the county will be welcomed this fall by members as they receive their first Lesson for Living from Kristin Bogdonas, Nutrition and Wellness Educator, from the University of Illinois Extension staff. Kristin will travel to each unit presenting the program, "Digestive Health: How to Keep Things Moving and Have a Happy Tummy." The lesson will cover dietary fiber, lactose intolerance, probiotics, and more.
September meetings in units gives an introduction to the entire year of programming, as well as several upcoming special events. It's the perfect opportunity to learn of the educational focus of Extension work.
Each and every local unit welcomes guests each meeting. Units are found throughout the county and membership is open to Iowa and all surrounding counties. Information about meeting dates, time, and meeting places can be found by calling Sharon Hough 309-755-8650.


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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.

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