AUG 2009 FCS NEWSLETTER

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                                                                      Cooperative Extension Service

                                                                      Carlisle County
                                                                      P.O. Box 518
                                                                      140 ST RT 123, Suite B
                                                                      Bardwell, KY 42023
                                                                      (270) 628-5458
             Carlisle County               August 2009                Fax: (270) 628-3722
                                                                      Http://ces.ca.uky.edu/carlisle

                                  DATES TO REMEMBER
    Aug. 18 - 22, Fair Days are coming!

    Aug. 24, Area Homemaker Council meets, Ballard

•   Aug. 28, 10:00 a.m., Recycled Clothing Lesson

New Homemaker Year gets underway!
•   Sept. 8, Homemaker Council mtg. 9:00 a.m.

    Sept. 29, County Annual Meeting evening

    Oct. 1, 1:30, KY Quilt Trail lesson,

    Oct. 27, Holiday Foods, evening

    Oct. 23, Area Annual Day, Graves County



                                 FAIR DAYS AHEAD!

BE SURE TO READ THE ENCLOSED INFORMATION ABOUT CARLISLE COUNTY FAIR.
The list of categories was in the last newsletter and is on our website
http://ces.ca.uky.edu/carlisle . Finish those arts and crafts projects or be ready to do some
baking for the foods division. It’s always fun to see the entries people have brought in and get
inspired for next year! If you cannot get your entries to the fairground on Thursday, August
20th, you may leave them at the Extension Office a few days before hand. If you have a deli-
cious sandwich spread that you make, we need some sandwich fixins’ on Thursday, Aug.
20th for the workers entering exhibits. Call the office if you are able to bring or send some-
thing (or bread or chips). Also, there will be a need for workers to serve as hosts or hostesses
while the exhibit building is open. If you get a call asking for your help, please say yes!



OTHER WORKERS NEEDED: GETTING THE FUNNEL CAKE BOOTH READY
   OTHER WORKERS NEEDED:
PREPARING FUNNEL CAKE BATTER AND APPLE DEWS
WORKING TO MAKE AND SELL FUNNEL CAKES ON AUG. 21 AND 22.
SO IF YOU GET A CALL BE READY TO SAY YES! OR BETTER YET, CALL US AND VOLUNTEER!
THIS IS A MAJOR FUND-RAISER FOR THE HOMEMAKERS AND YOUR SUPPORT IS APPRECI-
ATED!
Also , just attend and show your interest in the fair - it’s a great county event.



    August 28, at 10 a.m. is the date for the Recycled Clothing lesson. Reuse, repair, or recycle those
                   old clothes. Come and learn ways to recycle old clothing versus spending loads of
                   money on new ones, or sending old clothes to the landfill. Help keep the planet green
                   through recycling your old clothing.



    TRAVEL THE KENTUCKY QUILT TRAIL: Date to be taught here—Oct. 1, 1:30 p.m.
     Kentucky has long been known as a center for the sewing of colorful quilts in many patterns and de-
signs. But over the past several years, painted quilt patterns on the sides of barns in Kentucky have
emerged as a new form of self-expression and cultural pride for rural residents. A series of scenic driv-
ing trails takes the traveler to view vividly painted quilt squares installed on barns and buildings of partici-
pating communities. Come and learn more about how efforts are being made for the painting and erec-
tion of colorful wooden quilt blocks on barns in Western Kentucky and elsewhere to form trails that can
lure travelers off of interstate highways onto back roads, bringing tourists into rural areas that need an
economic boost.


      IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN—TO KICK OFF THE HOMEMAKER YEAR.
It’s a great time to invite a friend to join Extension Homemakers. If there are a group
of people that share a common interest, you can become a “special interest home-
makers club”, such as gardening, crafts (especially UFO’s; unfinished projects), scrap-
booking, photography, or more. Just get a small group together, male or female, and
contact the Extension Office at 628-5458.



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                                                          Carlisle County Extension Agent for
                                                          Family and Consumer Sciences
               Cooperative Extension Service
                                                                          NONPROFIT ORG
               Carlisle County
                                                                          US POSTAGE PAID
               140 ST RT 123, Suite B                                      BARDWELL KY
               P.O. Box 518                                                 PERMIT 518

               Bardwell, KY 42023-0518




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 Carlisle County Fair Exhibits                 Carlisle County Fair Exhibits
     Individual Entry List                         Individual Entry List

  Class               Class Name               Class         Class Name
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