Virginia Cooperative Extension Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act
Join Virginia Cooperative Extension as it celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially established the National Cooperative Extension System. Activities are being planned throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to commemorate the centennial in 2014. Events will be held in local communities, recognition of our Extension volunteers, and even a Virginia Cooperative Extension Day on May 8! Check this site frequently for periodic centennial updates and articles about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and events.
Volunteer Open House
On Sunday, October 26th from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. an Open House is scheduled to give first‐hand insight to those interested regarding the benefits and responsibilities of supporting youth leadership and community service through 4‐H volunteerism. This open forum will be held in the Extension Office meeting room, located in the Agriculture Building (163 Kabler Lane; Rustburg). Applications and enrollment information will be available. Teens interested in volunteering must be 14 on or before January 1, 2015 to serve.
Volunteer Open House Flyer (PDF | 660KB)
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Campbell County 4-H
Hill City Master Gardeners
Volunteers who work with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service to improve gardening skills throughout the community through education. Program objectives are implemented through the training of local volunteers known as Master Gardeners. We collaborate with Extension to conduct youth and community education; establish and maintain demonstration gardens; organize a Home Visit team; and provide a speakers bureau. We work with special audiences in the community for youth and community outreach of a horticultural nature. We recruit and educate new Master Gardener candidates for effective volunteering. Master Gardeners are local volunteers in your community who work with the Virginia Cooperative Extension service to increase the availability of horticultural information and improve your community’s quality of life through various horticultural projects. For more information, please visit our website: www.hcmga.com
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