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Home and Family

ReadingK-State Research and Extension is a leader in providing research-based information and education for creating strong, healthy Kansas communities. We strive to improve family relationships, develop consumer and financial management skills and help Kansans balance the demands of work, family and community.

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Keep It A Safe Summer

Here are some pictures from past Keep It a Safe Summer events.  A great community activity for families to find safe, fun educational activities to keep children entertained all summer long. Keep It A Safe Summer (KISS) will be May 23rd, Thursday at the Lyon County Fairgrounds!

Participant Letter 2019

Request for Booth Space 2019 (form)

kiss 2015   bike helmets kiss 2015

Family Finance

Know Your Credit

Get Financially Prepared Take Steps Ahead of Disaster

Our Valuable Records (Fillable Form for important family information)


Medicare Basics

Tuesday March 26th   10 .m. and 7 p.m. Anderson Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds

Medicare Basics class will be held again at the time and location listed above. Please RSVP for this class by calling the Extension Office at 341-3220 by March 21st. I must have 10 people to hold this class. This class is designed to be just what it says, the basics. If you are turning 65, helping a parent who is on Medicare, or maybe you just want to understand more about Medicare. We will cover the basics and some of the ins and outs of Medicare. When to sign up, what is Medicare Gap? Do I need one? Wat is Part D? What does Open Enrollment mean? Do I enroll every year? Join us to learn more.

Contact Information

Rhonda Gordon
County Extension Agent
Family and Consumer Sciences
Lyon County
2632 W. Highway 50
Emporia, KS 66801

Phone: 620-341-3220
Fax: 620-341-3228