Currituck County

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Currituck County Cooperative Extension-Report to the People


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Mar 20, 2017 6:00 PM Video Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
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The Currituck County Cooperative Extension staff presented its annual Report to the People. Theresa Dozier, Chair of the Currituck Extension Advisory Council, said the county's partnership with North Carolina State University is to provide citizens with low- or no-cost education in the County. Program areas include agriculture, food and nutrition, youth development and 4-H. Ms. Dozier provided 2016 class statistics and noted 2016 volunteer hours were valued at $130,000.

Extension Director, Cameron Lowe, recognized citizen advisors and Cooperative Extension staff. A special recognition was given to Tommy Grandy, who was retiring after 24 years of service. Ms. Lowe provided additional program information and highlighted master gardener certifications, back packs for kids, and medicare beneficiary assistance and nutrition education offered through Family and Consumer Science programs. Rural Center improvements and rental statistics were presented and Ms. Lowe thanked the county's tourism and engineering departments for their assistance.