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ServeSafe registration due July 24; Cambridge Foundations awards grants

Jun 25, 2018

ServeSafe registration due July 24

ServSafe, the national certification program for food service managers and employees will be held Aug. 14 at the Jefferson County ISU Extension office in Fairfield.

Class begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 4:30 p.m., with testing for certification following the class.

The cost of the course includes the class time, a manual, and the national certification exam.

Anyone interested in preparing and serving safe food is welcome to attend. The course is required currently by some companies including restaurants, hospitals, schools, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities.

Registration is required by July 24.

To receive more information and to register for the class, go to http://bit.ly/ISUServsafe.

Sara Sprouse, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness program specialist, also can be contacted for information by emailing sprouse@iastate.edu or calling 319-293-3039.


Cambridge Foundations awards grants

The Cambridge Foundation awarded grants to the following organizations in the first half of 2018:

Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Iowa Chapter; AMAZE for Neighborhood Forest; American Cancer Society; The Arc of Jefferson and Nearby Counties; Band Aides of Fairfield Community Schools; Fairfield Arts & Convention Center; Fairfield Middle School PTO; Fairfield Public Library; Foundation for Financial Planning; Greater Jefferson County Foundation; Home Base Iowa Foundation; Invest in Others Charitable Foundation; Iowa College Foundation; Jefferson County 4-H Foundation for Jefferson County; Jefferson County Little League; Maharishi University of Management MSAE; Mississippi Valley Girl Scout Council Inc.; Muscular Dystrophy Association; Tenco Industries Inc.; and Van Buren Education Foundation for Van Buren Music Boosters.

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