2017 Annual Session

2017 Annual Session

Hilton Omaha & Convention Center
October 16-19



An exciting NEAFCS professional development is waiting for you at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, October 16-19. You will be challenged by dynamic keynote speakers, experience innovative programming and meet other NEAFCS professionals. Plan now to “harvest opportunities” in historic Omaha, NE. from a wealth of activities designed to increase your teaching capacity and stimulate the curiosity of your clientele.

Please visit the following links for details on this outstanding meeting!

Information for Sponsors and Exhibitors

Information for Annual Session Presenters 


Meet Our Exhibitors (as of 8/7/17)

(Listed Alphabetically - = Sponsor)

2018 Annual Session - San Antonio, TX
325 John Knox Rd. Suite L103
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Phone: (850) 205-5638
Email: elane@executiveoffice.org
Website: www.neafcs.org
Contact Name: Elizabeth Lane
Product/Service Description: Save the date and join us in San Antonio September 24-27, 2018.

American Cleaning Institute
BOOTH #: 12

1331 L. Street, NW Suite 650
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
Phone: (202) 662-2507
Email: nbock@cleaninginstitute.org
Website: www.cleaninginstitute.org
Contact Name: Nancy Bock, Senior Vice President
Product/Service Description: Thank you NEAFCS members for supporting our educational efforts for better and cleaner living since 1969! We are proud of our strong partnership and together we have shared knowledge with millions of families. You are invited to stop by our booth and learn about the revolution of the Cleaning Matters Newsletter, new PACKETS UP! campaign and Cold Water Saves initiative.

CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health)
BOOTH #: 16
601 FlagHouse Drive
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
Phone: 877-247-7890
Email: info@catchinfo.org
Website: www.flaghouse.com/catchinfo.org
Contact Name: Monica Sharkey, Sales Administrative Assistant
Product/Service Description: CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) evidence-based program proven to prevent childhood obesity for over 25 years! CATCH sustains healthy learning environments with curricula, training, and evaluation tools designed to promote physical activity, healthy food choice habits for youth Pre K - Grade 8. Also includes family. USA approved.

Federal Trade Commission
BOOTH #: 3
600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington DC 20580
Website: www.ftc.gov
Contact Name: Andrew Johnson, Project Manager
Product/Service Description: Free financial literacy and scam prevention publications for educators.

Home Baking Association
BOOTH #: 18
HBA, 723 Houston Street
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: (785) 478-3283
Email: hbadavis@gmail.com 
Contact Name: Sharon Davis, Program Development Director
Product/Service Description: Non-profit Home Baking Association provides current resources to support educators who teach foods, nutrition, personal financial fitness skills, and youth to promote life long learning and literacy, healthy lifestyles, STEM, cultural awareness and culinary art for individuals, families and communities. Take away ready-to-use, research-based resources for extension educators. 

Learning ZoneXpress
BOOTH #: 1

667 E. Vine Street
Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
Phone: (888) 455-7003
Email: marybeth@learningzonexpress.com
Website: www.learningzonexpress.com
Contact Name: Mary Beth Anderson, Director, Educational Resources
Product/Service Description: Learning ZoneXpress creates fresh, engaging resources to promote nutrition, wellness, and physical activity. Our posters, handouts, banners and games help clients make positive, health-related behavior changes. Stop by to see why extension customers turn to Learning ZoneXpress and to pick up free samples of what works. For more information, visit www.learningzonexpress.com.

Military Families Learning Network
BOOTH #: 8
College of Human Sciences
344C Spidle Hall Auburn University
Auburn, AL 36849
Phone: (760) 641-9354
Email: tmeisenbach@extension.org
Website: https://militaryfamilies.extension.org/
Contact Name: Sarah Baughman, National Project Leader
Product/Service Description: The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) engages military family service provides and Cooperative Extension educators in the exchange of experiences and research to enhance professional impact and encourage professional growth. 

National Endowment for Financial Education
BOOTH #: 17

1331 - 17 ST  STE 1200
Denver, Colorado 80202
Email: hsfpp@nefe.org
Website: www.hsfpp.org/fcs
Contact Name: Kimberly Roy, Manager HSFPP
Product/Service Description: The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) offers a suite of non-commercial personal finance resources at no cost: turnkey curriculum to teach teens, new financial workshop kits to facilitate adult workshops, and new online consumer course content for personal use or to share with your clients.

National Presto Industries 
BOOTH #: 20
3925 N. Hastings Way
Eau Claire, WI 54703
Phone: 715-839-2030
Email: nbecker@gopresto.com
Website: www.gopresto.com
Contact Name: Nancy Becker, Corporate Home Economist 
Product/Service Description: National Presto Industries dates back to 1905 where the company began manufacturing industrial size pressure canners known as "canner retorts." Today Presto remains a recognized brand for pressure vessels and is a leader in the electric housewares industry. Stop by our booth to view appliances, receive educational materials, and enter drawings for a pressure canner and Presto Test Unit. 

NEAFCS Marketing & Endowment 
Phone: 850-205-5641
Website: www.neafcs.org
Contact Name: Glenda Hyde, NEAFCS Vice President Public Affairs
Product/Service Description: Stop by and stock up on some marketing merchandise that shows your NEAFCS colors!  Add to your own collection of NEAFCS items or or pick up some thank you or appreciation gifts for colleagues, guest speakers, key committee chairs, and state affiliate members.  The booth also will host someone from the Endowment Committee to collect donations to the NEAFCS Endowment Fund. 

Newell Brands (formally known as Jarden Home Brands)
BOOTH #: 14
9999 E. 121st St.
Fishers, IN 46037
Phone: 800-240-3340
Email: JHBFreshPreservingInfo@jardenhomebrands.com 
Website: www.freshpreserving.com
Contact Name: Jessica Piper, Home Canning Expert
Product/Service Description: Newell Brands, Inc., the makers of the 130+ year old Ball home canning brand, continues to raise the bar on its iconic mason jar with product innovations and recipe development/validation. 

Quilts of Valor
BOOTH #: 23
12517 U Road
Shelby, NE 68662
Contact Name: Eileen Krumbach, North Central Nebraska State Coordinator
Product/Service Description: Learn about this important service learning project in which 4Hers partner with the National Quilts of Valor Foundation to honor Veterans and service personnel touched by war.

The OrganWise Guys, Inc.
BOOTH #: 13
450 Satellite Blvd. NE, Suite M
Suwannee, GA 30024
Phone: (800) 786-1730
Email: sales@organwiseguys.com
Website: www.organwiseguys.com
Contact Name: Julie Green, Executive Admin Assistant
Product/Service Description: The OrganWise Guys (OWG) is an evidence-based, obesity prevention program that uses the school or child-care center as the hub of healthy activity to positively impact the community at large. OWG seamlessly integrates core curricula objectives and healthy living education while it connects with kids to incite lifelong behavior change.

USDA, FNS, SNAP-Ed Connection
BOOTH #: 10
3808 Park Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22302
Email: snap-edconnection@fns.usda.gov
Website: https://snaped.fns.usda.gov/
Contact Name: Jennifer Anderson, Team Lead, Nutrition Consultant 
Product/Service Description: SNAP-Ed Connection helps spread the word #SNAPEdWorks! Come talk to us about showcasing your SNAP-Ed Success Stories. Pick up a free recipe booklet. Learn about our database of evaluation tools, seasonal produce guide, and copy-right free photo gallery. SNAP-Ed is a USDA program that helps people stretch their food dollars. 

- The Oklahoma Affiliate will provide a unique variety of costume jewelry and accessories at an affordable price.  Items for sale will include rings, necklaces, bracelets and more.


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Tallahassee, FL 32303
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