What was happening in 1969...
Home Economist for Mitchell and Worth Counties - Florence Ferden
Secretary - Fran Olson
35 Participants, program for men and women (lost 3 lbs over 3 weeks = average)
Fad diets and adjusting food prep techniques to control calories
Consumer newsletter every six weeks (The Extension Transmitter) - sent to 2,300 families in four counties
Newsletter contained informatio about consumer rights, legislation, consumer protection and buymanship.
KSMN Radio - Mason City - Four 10 minute programs on consumer protection "Nutrition Quackery", "What You Can Do When You've Been Guypped", "Swindles in the Health Field"
Slides: "Consumer Protection", "Truth in Lending", "Our Rights and Responsibilities as Consumers", "Film-Health Fraud Rackets"
Consumer Protection - "Our Rights and Responsibilites" (used by clubs and organizations)
Combatting Food Misinformation
Kit for women's clubs: "How to Spot a Quack" and "Daily Food Guide"
Drama and Music Workshops
For church, school and community groups
Leader trained to conduct a workshop
Drama Workshop by ISU Theater Staff
Training aides in family nutrition and food buymanship
Money Management and Home Management
4-H Leader Training
Training for 4-H Leaders in four counties on: Food and Nutrition (Basic Nutrition, Weight Control, Buymanship, Preperation of Foods in the Daily Food Guide