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The focus of the FCS program is to improve individual and family behaviors, and community well-being. Agents offer programs aimed at  providing education and resources relating to social, cultural, historical, and economic trends. A wide range of family issues such as changing family structures; intergenerational relations; human response to stress and crisis; family laws, finance and economics; and decision-making are included. 
 
Jackie Rumph, Yellowstone County's Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, is dedicated to enhancing relationships among individuals, families and the communities in which they function. Some of the programs she facilitates in Yellowstone County include Grandparent's Raising Grandchildren, Powerful Tools for Caregivers, Arthritis Exercise Classes, a variety of financial and estate planning workshops. Coming from a background in Dietetics she is passionate about nutrition, exercise and healthy body image and participates in numerous workshops and training sessions on these topics as well as home maintenance and food preservation.
 
 
~~~UPCOMING CLASSES AND EVENTS~~~

Estate Planning - 
  Three part series on Mondays from 10am - 11am at the Billings Community and Senior Center. Cost is $30 (scholarships may be available).
  •  January 22 - Decluttering - Getting started.
  • January 29 - Who Gets Grandma's Yellows Pie Plate? - Transferring non-titled property.
  • February 5 -Dying Without a Will - Using MSU Extension resources to help make informed estate planning decisions.

 

Chair Yoga Six week program on Tuesdays beginning February 6th through March 13th. Classes are 8:30am - 9:30am at The Crossings in Laurel (600 Round House Dr.). Cost is $3/class ($18 for 6 weeks).

 

Deep (Diabetes Empowerment Education Program) -  Six week program on Tuesdays beginning February 6th through March 13th. Classes are 10am - 11:30am at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Laurel (707 W 3rd St) and are free to the community.

  

Powerful Tools for Cargivers -  Eight week program on Mondays beginning February 26th through April 16th. Classes are 2pm-3:30pm at the Billings Community and Senior Center. Cost is $45 (scholarships may be available).

 

Cooking for 1 or 2 - Three part series on Tuesdays (February 27th, March 6th & March 13th) from 5:30pm - 7:00pm at the Billings Community and Senior Center. Cost is $45 (scholarships may be available).