K-State Research and Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences will provide a program “Canning for Gift Giving: Jams and Jellies.”


K-State Research and Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences will provide a program “Canning for Gift Giving: Jams and Jellies.”

The instructor will be Meagan Baldwin, master food volunteer. This event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 11 at the Harvey County Courthouse, West Community Room.

Everyone is invited to learn how to preserve jams and jellies. They are easy to make, can be made ahead and have a special homemade touch. Include them in a gift basket with quick or yeast bread, and you have a great inexpensive gift.

Please register by Nov. 6 by mailing $5 to K-State Research and Extension, Harvey County, Box 583, Newton, KS 67114. Put “jams and jellies” on the check. A minimum of five participants must be registered for this class to take place.

Registration fee will be refunded if the class does not take place.

Medicare help

Have you received a letter that states your health insurance company will no longer provide insurance for you? Do you need to find a new plan? Are the guidelines not clear for selecting that new plan? A program to help with these situations will be provided by K-State Research and Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences, Senior Health Insurance Counseling of Kansas, SHICK.

Location: Newton Area Senior Center, Hospitality Room, 122 E 6th

Time: 2 p.m.

Date: Nov. 5

Instructor: Susan Jackson, Senior Health Insurance Counseling of Kansas, SHICK

Susan M. Jackson is the Harvey County Extension agent, family and consumer sciences and community development.