2019 Thrive! Conference

Agenda


Friday, Oct. 18


6:00 - 6:50 PM | Welcome, Dinner, and Keynote Speaker: TBA

7:00 - 7:40 PM | Workshop 1 - Choose a Class!

    - The Benefits of Fermented Food - What's all the buzz about fermentation? Come find out what food and beverages are fermented, taste products and see how easy it is to make your own! (Cindy Davies, Extension FCS Agent, Bernalillo County) OR

    - What's Hiding in Your Personal Care Products - Are personal care products harmful to your overall health? Attendees are encouraged to bring a personal product to be used in a hands-on activity. (Dr. Sonja Koukel, Family Health and Wellness Specialist, NMSU) OR

    - The Productivity Factor: Accomplishing More by Doing Less - Are you busy or are you productive? You will learn how to shift your mindset from being busy to focusing on being productive. (Dr. Bryce Jorgenson, Family and Resources Management Specialist, NMSU)
7:50 - 8:30 PM | Workshop 2 - Choose a Class!

    - InstaPot Class - Are you curious about this new cooking appliance? Come learn how to get more out of appliance that also includes tastings and recipes. (Desaree Jimenez, Extension FCS agent, Los Alamos County) OR

    - Personality I.Q. - What does your leadership profile look like? This session takes a quick look at how we can recognize who we are, and how we can work with others in a more productive manner. (Christina Turner, Extension 4-H Agent, Santa Fe County) OR

    - Why You Should Travel and How to Save Money While Doing It - Find out why you should make the time to travel for your health and happiness, as well as ways to help make travelling more affordable. (Amanda Benton, Extension 4-H Agent, Santa Fe County)

Saturday, Oct. 19


9:00 - 9:15 AM | Welcome and Session Instructions: Cydney Martin

9:30 - 10:15 AM | Workshop 1 - Choose a Class!

    - How Caregiving Changes Your Relationships - All relationships change over time. This workshop will highlight some ways in which caregiving can impact family relationships and discuss strategies for managing and adapting to these changes in healthy ways. (Dr. Karim Martinez, Family Life and Child Development Specialist, NMSU) OR

    - InstaPot Class - Are you curious about this new cooking appliance? Come learn how to get more out of this appliance that also includes tastings and recipes. (Desaree Jimenez, FCS agent, Los Alamos County) OR

    - What's Hiding in Your Personal Care Products - Are your personal care products harmful to your overall health? Attendees are encouraged to bring a personal product to be used in a hands-on activity. (Dr. Sonja Koukel, Family Health and Wellness Specialist, NMSU)
10:30 - 11:15 AM | Workshop 2 - Choose a Class!

    - Keys to Embracing Aging - An interactive program that highlights 12 keys aimed at helping you grow old gracefully, successfully, and with increased longevity. (Dianne Christenson, Extension FCS Agent, Bernalillo County) OR

    - Cooking from the Garden - Includes tastings and demonstrations, with a focus on being healthy AND cost conscious. (Dr. Laura Bittner, FCS Agent, Valencia County) OR

    - Banking Safely in Today's World - Much of today's banking is done online and unfortunately, there are risks. Learn ways to protect yourself. (Dr. Bryce Jorgenson, Family and Resources Management Specialist, NMSU)

11:15 - 12:15 PM | Lunch and Keynote Speaker
If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service, please contact Cydney Martin by 10/1/19 at 505-471-4711.

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