Contact Info

Grady County Cooperative Extension Office

828 W. Choctaw
Chickasha, OK 73018

Phone: (405) 224-2216
FAX: (405) 224-5371
E-mail: liz.taylor10@okstate.edu


2014

Understanding and Avoiding Fad Diets
Every week there's a new "miracle" diet and every year you can't help but wonder: "Is THIS the weight loss diet that will finally work, once and for all?" There are weight loss programs that work, but there are many more "fads" out there that will temporarily drop your weight (or perhaps make you sick), only to have the pounds return in a few weeks. This lesson will give tips on how to spot a fad diet and will explore what is currently recommended for weight.
100 Years of Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
The Smith Lever Act (1914) established the Extension Service across the United States. How has Extension changed over the past 100 years? What will Extension look like in the coming 100 years? Discover how YOUR Extension Service continues to serve you and your county residents.
Update on Illegal Drug Trafficking in Grady County
What are the more "popular" illegal drugs being targeted in our county? How can you and your family spot illegal drug activity in your communities and neighborhoods? Grady County Sheriff's office will discuss the latest illegal drug activity in our county.
Growing Herbs - Cooking with Herbs
Growing herbs in Oklahoma can be a great way to add variety to your gardens/ornamental beds. Discover crafts and recipes that incorporate herbs from your garden.
Second Time Around: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
In Oklahoma, more than 43,000 Oklahoma grandparents responsible for grandchildren who live with them. According to research released by AARP and a consortium of organizations that includes the Child Welfare League and Children's Defense Fund. What are the issues surrounding these families? How can the community help these grandparents and grandchildren? Join us as we explore how OHCE can reach out and serve these families.
Top Ten Tips for Improving Clothing Construction Fair Exhibits
What do fair judges expect when judging clothing classes? Why do some entries get blue ribbons while other entries receive red or white ribbons? The top ten tips for improving clothing construction fair entries will be revealed while samples of construction "flaws" and ways to improve will be shared.
Things Your Burglar Won't Tell You
Have you ever left your home and just knew everything was safe? I locked the doors, I left on a light, the curtains are closed... but is my home really safe? This lesson is going to teach you some techniques to use and things to watch for when you are going to be gone from your home for a short or long period of time. Did you know that a burglar almost never goes into a kid's room? Come and learn things a burglar can tell you about making your home safe.
Frugal Living, the New Trend for Clever People
During the current economic crisis, frugal living has gained popularity and is becoming widely accepted. While some of us are living frugally out of necessity, others are embracing this lifestyle simply because it makes more sense. While in the past frugality was connected to negative sounding words like stingy, penny pinching or even cheap, the tide is finally turned. Being frugal doesn't necessarily mean that you have to live like a pauper in a mud hut. It simply means that you live well within or even below your means instead of keeping up with the extravagant lifestyle of the Joneses which, by the way, is financed and owned by the bank anyway!
Bone & Joint Health
Joint and bone health is critical for all ages. What can one do to maintain healthy joints and bones? What are the latest technologies replace joints and repair bone and cartilage damage? Join us as we explore options and treatments.
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