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Tips to Help You Weather the Storm


June 3, 2020

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It's officially hurricane season here in Florida and that means it's time to review and rebuild your disaster kit. Take some time to go through your kit ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Supplies, Hurricane Preparedness, Hurricane Supplies, Personal Safety, Safety, Wakulla
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Prepping Pets for an Emergency


September 6, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Create an Emergency Pet Supply Kit There are still three months left in hurricane season, and now that Hurricane Dorian has come and gone from Florida, it is ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Pet Safety, Pets, Safety, Wakulla, Wakullaextension
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Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) For Bay County


November 2, 2018

  DISASTER SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (D-SNAP) FOR BAY COUNTY WED., 10/31 - SUN., 11/04 Bay High School 1200 Harrison Avenue Panama City, Florida 32401 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM Parking Onsite - Services ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Work & Life
Tags: Community, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Food, General Information, Health, Wakulla, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)


November 2, 2018

United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service Office of Emergency Management Through the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), FNS is able to quickly ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Work & Life
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Nutrition, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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After the storm, recovery begins


October 31, 2018

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences A Storm of Historic Proportions Hurricane Michael was a storm of historic proportions, slamming into the Florida Panhandle and wreaking havoc on millions ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Recovery, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Health And Safety, Hurricane Recovery, Personal Safety, Wakulla County, Wakulla Extension
Peanut Butter for the Panhandle

“Peanut Butter for the Panhandle”


October 30, 2018

Wakulla 4-H Hurricane Relief Efforts A few weeks ago, members of Wakulla 4-H were preparing to win the 2018 Peanut Butter Challenge. After October 10, Wakulla 4-H members jumped into hurricane relief efforts and the annual peanut ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Alumni, 4-H Club Group Activities, 4-H Leader, Panhandle 4-H, Rachel Pienta, Wakulla 4-H, Wakulla County, Wakulla County 4-H, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Build Your Financial First Aid Kit


October 2, 2018

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Back in April, I wrote about the importance of keeping personal papers and financial documents secure. I would like to revisit that topic, with particular ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Recovery, Family And Consumer Sciences, Financial Documents, Wakulla Extension
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Preparing Your Emergency Water Supply


July 26, 2018

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It's Hurricane Season! Hurricane season is in full swing and will last through November 30. If you have not prepared your emergency supply kit, and especially ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparedness, Drinking Water, Emergency Supply Kit, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Food Safety, Hurricane Preparedness, Wakulla County, Wakulla Extension

Make Saving a Lifelong Habit


April 14, 2018

Article and Audio Introduction by Samantha Kennedy https://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/wakullaco/files/2018/04/Make%20saving%20a%20habit.m4a According to the Federal Reserve, most Americans do not have enough money saved to even cover a $400 emergency. ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: FCS, Financial Education, Home Management, Money Management, Piggy Bank, Samantha Kennedy, Saving, Saving Money, Summer Camps, UF/IFAS, Wakulla County

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