Message from the Executive Director

Registration is open for the 2020
Colorado and Wyoming Affiliate
Conference Saturday,
February 22 
at Leeper Community
Center in Wellington, 
Conference theme: Sustainability, 
Family and Consumer Sciences. 

Go to the CAFCS Conference page
to see the complete agenda.  Early
Bird Registration is due February 5.

Affiliate News

Annual Conference RoundTables
There is still time to submit a presentation

for the 2020 Colorado and Wyoming 
Conference RoundTables.  The topics
provide tools for Family and Consumer
Sciences students, professionals, and
community partners as they work on
sustainable programs for individuals, 
families and communities.  
Click this Link to the RoundTable''
Call for Proposals

2020 CAFCS Awards
It's time to recognize CAFCS members
for their contributions related to Family
and Consumer Sciences as a Teacher,
Professional, or in Community Service. 
Awards will be presented at Colorado
Annual Conference February 22.  

Nomination Forms with complete award
criteria are on the Awards Pages. 



39th Lillian Fountain Smith
Nutrition Conference
May 19-20, 2020
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 


Rocky Mountain Food Safety Conf.
June 9-10, 2020

Arvada Center
6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 


Colorado State University
College of Health & Human Sciences
Research Day
March 10, 2020 

Lory Student Center North Ballroom 
The CHHS Research Day is a new event
created to showcase the variety and quality
of research and creative scholarship by
students, faculty, and staff.  
The Research Day will also feature research
presentations by award-winning faculty and
a keynote speaker. 

Colorado State University
Design & Merchandising Fashion Show 

The one-night-only event will be Friday, April 17
at  7:30 p.m. at the 
Fort Collins Lincoln Center.  
Tickets are priced from $10 – $25.

$50 VIP tickets include entry to the VIP Reception
from 5-7 p.m., catered dinner, cash bar, silent
auction, and 
complimentary VIP gift bags.

Food Preservation Resource 
CSU Extension has developed the
Preserve Smart app to assist home
food preservers 
in selecting the correct
processing time for
the elevation where
they live or will be
processing food. 

Elevations in Colorado 
are all above
3,000 feet and most food
processing times are given 
for sea
level with an adjustment calculated 
the actual altitude.  This app makes it 
easy to determine how  to safely

The app works on Apple and Android
devices. Search for Preserve Smart or


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