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Catherine "Carrie" Sorenson, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Educator

Carrie will focus on Healthy Living, Healthy Environments, and Financial Literacy. Carrie currently lives in Hagerstown, MD. She received her Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Psychology from West Virginia University and her Masters of Public Health from George Washington University. After graduating, Carrie worked with Way Station and a Community Employment Specialist and assisted people with finding and maintaining employment. Carrie is very excited to be in her new position and looks forward to helping the people of Frederick County. Carrie’s contact information: Phone – 301-600-1598 and Email –

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Are you looking for ways to help reduce your impact on the environment, save money, and live a healthier, happier life?  Do you need ideas or extra help with ways to cut down expenses either around the holidays or vacations?  Look no further.  The Family and Consumer Sciences Program of the University of Maryland Extension is here to help!

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To request any of the above educational programs, contact Carrie Sorenson, Extension Educator by calling 301-600-1598; TTY: 301-600-1672 or e-mail
Programs are available for all groups (of 10 or more) including individuals, Federal, State and County agencies, organizations, churches, businesses, etc.

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