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Recently, Cindy and several East Texas FCS agents put on a healthy cooking demonstration called Dinner Tonight. You can find a lot of those recipes on Facebook. or by clicking on the Healthy Living recipe search tab in the drop down menu.
Family and Consumer Sciences agent Cindy VanDevender offers programs as varied as sunscreen safety, dental hygiene, disease management, nutrition, exercise, parenting and family finance; all ages from pre-K through senior citizens. She works with schools and youth, gives talks to local clubs, and works with many agencies and institutions throughout the county to provide education and enrichment programs.
For 4-H she does the Food and Fashion Shows, photography and helps with the Jasper County Junior Livestock Show and projects.
Several East Texas counties offer an annual Child Care Conference for daycare providers to get their required training. She also offers the Food Handler’s certificate and information onCottage Food Law. One of her favorite youth programs at libraries in Jasper is the “Lifecycle of the Butterfly.”