Open House: Jefferson County Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Services is scheduled for Friday, May 18 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come meet your County Extension staff who are ready and willing to assist you with your questions concerning livestock, soil, forage, Food and Nutrition and more! Food will be available and names will be drawn for Door Prizes. Our OSU Extension office is located at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 802 East D. Street, Waurika, OK. Information is available on our website oces.okstate.edu/Jefferson and on our Facebook pages JeffersonCounty Fourh and JeffersonCounty Osu Extension.
Jefferson County OHCE (Oklahoma Home and Community Education) meet the 3rd Tuesdays in the Waurika Sr. Citizens Center unless otherwise noted. Dr. Lynn Null, Extension Educator, FCS/4-H Youth Development, CED Comanche County presented “10 Minutes to the Table” to OHCE members at the Jefferson County OSU Fairgrounds; she prepared a delicious dish of Chicken Enchiladas Verde. Membership to OHCE is open to any individual. Call 580-228-2332 for additional information.
Upcoming lessons: Tuesday, June 19: “Home Invasion/Self Defense”
Upcoming events: July 8-10: 83rd Annual OHCE meeting
Co-Parenting for Resilience: Divorce or separation is not an easy or favorable decision, especially when minor children are in the home. A class for divorcing or separating parents with minor children living in the home is available monthly. Our next class is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Pre-registration is required. Call Jefferson County OSU Extension Office at 580-228-2332 for registration information. This class is mandatory by law in Oklahoma and is also valuable for Grandparents and other relatives of minor children going through a divorce or separation.
OHCE Week was May 6-12, 2018
Jefferson County OHCE Group provided Cookies and Homemade Banana Pecan Muffins to the County Commissioners and County Officers to show appreciation for their services. The group ended OHCE week by honoring Orbie Smith, member of Jefferson County OHCE for 68 years. She was presented with a certificate and bouquet of flowers for her achievement.