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Learn how to prevent and control mildew at this Lake County Extension Office educational program

RELEASE DATE: January 24, 2008

TAVARES — The Lake County Extension Office's next education program in its Timely Topics series is "Mold and Mildew: The Fungus Among Us " on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lake County Agricultural Center, located at 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares.

"People aren’t the only one's who love Florida's weather; mildew thrives in this warm and humid environment," said Deborah Boulware, a Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent with the Lake County Extension Office.

By attending this education program, participants will learn how mildew can damage their home, possessions and health and the methods that can be taken to prevent and control mildew.

Preregistration is requested for this free program. For more information or to register for the program, call Rene Bass at (352) 343-4101 or e-mail rcbass@ufl.edu.

Each month, the Lake County Extension Office presents educational programs on a variety of subjects including closing your seasonal home, transferring non-titled property and food safety. The Lake County Extension Office sponsors all programs, which is a partnership between the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Lake County Board of County Commissioners. Trained professionals and volunteers offer research-based education in agriculture, family and consumer sciences, and 4-H youth development.

Upcoming educational programs in the Timely Topics series include:
• March 5 — Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate: Avoid conflict when transferring non-titled property.

• April 8 — Closing Your Florida Home: Tips for closing your seasonal home.

• May 7 — Food Safety and You: Reduce your risk of food-borne illnesses at home and away.

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