Media Release

December Family and Consumer Sciences Programs

Friday, November 20, 2015 1:00 PM

IFAS​ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Family and Consumer Sciences Programs for December, 2015. These programs are being offered by Dr. Brenda C. Williams, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 N.E. 39 Avenue, Gainesville).

Holiday Cooking Class – December 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Guest Chef Michel Maloiseau will prepare holiday hors d’oeuvres and entrées featuring salmon and other fish.

Registration fee is $10.00. Seating is limited. Please R.S.V.P. by sending check by November 23, to:
Alachua County HCE
2800 NE 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609

View the event flyer (PDF).

Food Safety and Quality Program (ServSafe®) – December 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This program is dedicated to providing training which enables food managers and staff to offer Florida consumer’s food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment. For further information and to register, please call toll-free at 1-888-232-8723 or visit the program registration page.

For more information about these programs call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office Calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).