Families are our main focus in FCS program in Smith County. We offer everything from exercise programs for better health, nutrition, financial management classes, co-parenting classes for divorcing parents with minor children, Diabetes Self-Management Courses, Arthritis Education Programs, and more. Call our office for a complete list of our offerings.
Family and Consumer Science Programs and Information
Interested in Joining a Smith County FCE Club?
Smith County currently has eight FCE Clubs that meet monthly throughout the county and a mailbox membership for those who are unable to attend meetings in person. Anyone is welcome to visit any of the clubs!
Please call the UT Extension Office for details.
Smith County FCS News & Events
Walk Across Tennessee | April 3 – May 28, 2023
Springtime is the perfect time for people to get outside and get moving! According to Harvard Health, walking improves cardiac risk factors such as cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, vascular…
FCE Chocolate Extravaganza | February 14, 2023
It’s almost time for Smith County FCE’s annual Chocolate Extravaganza! The Chocolate Extravaganza will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Smith…
Walk with Ease | January 24 – March 3, 2023
Arthritis is the cause of disability for one in five adults and 300,000 children. The Arthritis Foundation (arthritis.org) is dedicated to raising awareness and reducing the intolerable impact of this…
Maintain Don’t Gain Healthy Holiday Challenge | November 20, 2022 – January 7, 2023
The average person puts on some extra pounds in the weeks between the Thanksgiving holiday and the New Year. Unfortunately, weight gained in this short period may take six months…
Farmers’ Market Fresh | August 12, 2022
We all know the farmers’ market is an excellent place for picking up fresh fruits and vegetables. On Friday, August 12, 2022, in addition to picking up some home-grown tomatoes,…
2022 Walk Across Tennessee Awards
The University of Tennessee Extension Smith County partnered with the Smith County Health Department to offer Walk Across Tennessee in Smith County again in 2022. Walk Across Tennessee is a…
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