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Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

Small Steps to Health and Wealth Colorado is a new program offered by Colorado State University Extension and sponsored by Haxtun Hospital District that addresses how financial problems can affect health and how poor health can affect finances.

The three-part series is scheduled for Aug. 13, 14 and 16 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Haxtun Community Center. Light snacks and educational materials will be provided.

This new Extension program is the first of its kind to encourage people to make positive behavior changes to simultaneously improve their health and personal finances. The program materials are research-based and non-commercial and are provided in a supportive learning environment. Participants will leave each session with hands-on strategies to increase both their health and their wealth.

To learn how one can take advantage of the Small Steps to Health and Wealth Colorado program, contact Phillips County CSU Extension office at 970-854-3616 or by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Programs are hands-on and packed full of useful health and finance tips. Initial programs are offered free of charge with funding support provided by the Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Program of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant and Haxtun Hospital District. Make 2012 the year to eat healthier, be more active and give the finances a boost!

If someone has a disability for which they seek an accommodation, notify Tracy Trumper before the event using the contact information above.

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Holyoke Enterprise Aug. 9, 2012