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K-State Research and Extension
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Tuesday Letter is a weekly email to approximately 2,500 faculty and staff of K-State Research and Extension and the College of Agriculture, providing recipients with timely announcements and updates.

From the Associate Director for Extension and Applied Research

Partnership Meetings 2017, and Reminders of Preparing for Storms!
Partnership Meetings are happening next week in Wichita and Manhattan, and the week following in Cimarron and Oakley. Get your board members registered now! And, a brief reflection on the ice storm.

From Extension Administration

End-of-Year Tax Instructions for Local Units
Tax instructions for Local Units.
Updated Budget Development Spreadsheets Available
Updated budget development spreadsheets have been posted to the Forms page of the Employee Resources Website.

Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events

First Friday Entrepreneurship Call February 3 at 9:30 a.m.
Londa Nwadike is the speaker for the “First Friday” E-Call on February 3 at 9:30 a.m. Nwadike will give an overview of the new standards for horticulture and food sales and tell about available training.

Human Resource Information

Review Your 2017 Health Insurance Coverage
The beginning of the year is an important time to review your 2017 health coverage, health savings/health reimbursement account and flexible spending enrollment.
2016 Electronic W-2 Forms Available
Employees who consented to receive their W-2 form electronically may now access their 2016 form through the State of Kansas Employee Self Service website.

Health and Wellness

Register for WorkWell Training
You still have time to register for WorkWell training! Please register for the sessions in SW and NW by Friday, January 20. The deadline for NE and SE regional training is January 30.
Mental Health First Aid for Youth Training Opportunity
The Meadowlark Extension District is hosting a Mental Health First Aid for Youth Course at the Highland Community College Holton Center in Holton on Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Read full announcement | From David Key | January 17, 2017

Diversity

Diversity Programs Office Update
Having just celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we would like to remind you of upcoming events this week and those taking place next week for MLK Observance Week. Please also note the annual College of Agriculture Diversity Student Leader Reception.

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