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UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County classes teach the art of holiday food gift making

RELEASE DATE: November 7, 2014

TAVARES – The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County will present two sessions of the popular class “Gifts from Your Kitchen,” designed to provide holiday gift-giving inspiration without breaking the budget. 
“Holidays can strain your budget and your patience,” said Julie England, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent II, who will be presenting the classes. “Creating fun, inexpensive food-based gifts are a treat for the giver and the receiver. People who attend the class will walk away with three different gifts to share, as well as ideas for more.”
Both classes will be held at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. The first class will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18. The registration deadline is Nov. 15 and available online at https://giftsevening14.eventbrite.com. The second class will take place from 2- 4 p.m. on Nov. 20. The registration deadline is Nov. 17 and available online at https://afternoongifts2014.eventbrite.com. Pre-registration is required and seating is limited. The classes cost $15 each. To register by phone, call 352-343-4101 ext. 2719 or 2721.
The mission of the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County is to develop knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. The Extension provides free consultations, as well as educational programs on a variety of subjects. The Foundation for the Gator Nation – An Equal Opportunity Institute.


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UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County
352-343-4101 ext. 2719 or 2721

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Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851

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