Nutrition Education Programs

The Kentucky Nutrition Education Programs (KYNEP) educate limited resource people to acquire knowledge, improve skills and change behavior necessary to achieve health and well-being.  Participants learn skill such as how to avoid running out of food, preparing and storing food safely, and making healthy food choices on a limited budget.

Velma Mullins

 

Velma Mullins

Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program Assistant

Velma, a wife, mother and grandmother began her work at Laurel County Extension in 1988 and works exclusively with limited resource families with children.  Velma has watched children in her programs grow up, raise families and apply lessons she taught them as young children.

 vmullins@uky.edu

  

Michelle House

 

Michelle House

Nutrition Education Program Assistant

Michelle is a mother and grandmother and has her Associate’s degree in Psychology from SCC.  She focuses her programs on the seniors within our community, preschool programs, cooking classes at the middle school and summer cooking classes for youth.

michelle.house@uky.edu

 

 Charlotte Blair

Charlotte Blair

Nutrition Education Program Assistant

Charlotte is married with two children and has her Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration.  Charlotte focuses her programs on students in both public and homeschools and has developed programs in conjunction with area food pantries to improve the nutrition and health of recipients.

charlotte.blair@uky.edu