Friday, March 01, 2013

Extreme Couponing Class in Ava on March 11

Contact: Angie Fletcher, human development specialist
Tel: 417-683-4409

The extreme couponing shows on television have many people wishing they knew the secrets for couponing success. While expecting to pay such low amounts for hundreds of dollars’ worth of items is a bit unrealistic, there are savings when it comes to couponing!

“With a bit of time and planning you too can experience the satisfaction of saving money on items you regularly purchase,” said Angie Fletcher, a human development specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

“Coupon College -- Couponing in the real world” will be presented by Douglas County Extension from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday, March 11 at the VFW in Ava, located across the street from the Ava Post Office at 400 West Washington Avenue.

Fletcher will be teaching the couponing program. Along with couponing basics, other topics will include; finding coupons, stockpiling, store policies and how they relate to couponing and organizing.

Myrna Stark, a nutrition program associate with MU Extension will also present “Plan, Shop, Save” which will provide tips on how to plan grocery shopping.

The cost of the program is $5 per person. Space is limited to the first 25 with paid registration.

To register, contact: Douglas County Extension Center by phone at: (417) 683-4409, by web at or by coming by the office, located in the Douglas County Courthouse in Ava.


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