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Family and Consumer Sciences

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The Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Program offers research-based information to assist Escambia County residents in the areas of Nutrition, Health and Food Safety, Personal Finance, Parenting and Family Life, and Leadership and Youth Development.  Our educational programming focuses on building stronger families and communities.

Dorothy Lee leads the FCS program

Angela Hinkle leads the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. 

OUR STORIES

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Though not a widely publicized day on most calendars, Random Acts of Kindness Day, February 17th, is worth some attention. Random Acts of Kindness Day is a day when everybody gets the chance to do something nice for someone else. A Little...
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Why Your Numbers Matter

What are the different types of cholesterol in your body? Do you know what your cholesterol levels are? Do you know Why Your Numbers Matter? Cholesterol can be a contributing factor to heart disease. It’s important to understand your numbers...
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Stress Less for the Holidays

Tis the Season Merry and Bright: From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve there are greater incidences of stress and tension related headaches and migraines. Family stresses, long shopping lines, and unrealistic expectations are enough to trigger...
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