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.
Go Green Expo
When: Sept. 13, 2014
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: Brittingham Midtown Community Center, Newport News
Go Green Expo (PDF | 870KB)
Junior Master Gardeners
The Junior Master Gardener program is Growing Good Kids² by igniting a passion for learning success and service through a unique gardening education. Join us for the Teacher/ Leader Training on August 22nd. Learn more and register.
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Debtor education is provided to help people who have filed personal bankruptcy acquire skills for more effective financial management. Debtor Education programs meet the U.S. Trustees Office’s pre- and post-bankruptcy filing requirements.
Virginia Cooperative Extension Expands Healthy Living Program with Gift from the Walmart Foundation
This year the Walmart Foundation announced its continued support of 4-H Healthy Living programs with a new $2 million donation to expand the Walmart 4-H Youth Voice: Youth Choice program in Virginia and 20 other states. This new gift will allow the Walmart 4-H Youth Voice: Youth Choice program to expand its reach from 15 to 21 states across the nation, reaching nearly 75,000 at-risk youth and their families with interactive education about nutrition and food security challenges. The Wal-Mart foundation has been a strong supporter of 4-H Healthy Living programs for several years having granted $4.3 million to 4-H since 2009.
Newport News Master Gardener Program
For more information on the Newport News Master Gardener Program, go to nnmastergardeners.org .
Become a 4-H Volunteer!
Inspire the next generation -- become a 4-H volunteer! 4-H programs look to volunteers to help our young people learn the skills they need to prepare for their futures while also having fun.
Volunteers Needed for Family & Consumer Science Program