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Month: August 2018

People with shovels gathered around a mound of dirt

Aug 21, 2018

“Realization of a Dream”: NC FFA Center Breaks Ground on New Dormitory

On an early August afternoon along the banks of White Lake in Bladen County, North Carolina, state FFA leaders, youth, educators and corporate supporters gathered to celebrate the ground-breaking of a new female dormitory at the NC FFA Center. 

three girls sitting with a backpack

Aug 15, 2018

Local NBA Star Sends Seven Kids to N.C. 4-H Camp

Atlanta Hawks shooting guard and Bertie County, North Carolina, native Kent Bazemore recently treated seven first-time summer campers to the N.C. 4-H camp that helped shape his own childhood experiences. 

Aug 14, 2018

Juntos 4-H Students Publish a Book on Latinx Immigrant and First-Generation Experiences

Juntos 4-H Students Publish a Book 

Stephanie Murray, Susan Chase, Lorelei Jones, Lisa Benavente, and Tony Benavente

Aug 8, 2018

NC State Presents at the 2018 National EFNEP Conference

NC State was well represented at the recent 2018 National EFNEP Conference. Tony Benavente presented a session on WebNEERS at the Conference and received an award for his work on the WebNEERS Beta Team. A poster on the Monthly Activity Reporting System: North Carolina’s Approach to Documenting, Reporting, and Monitoring Educator Activities was accepted. Authors were:… 

Aug 1, 2018

Congressman Price makes visit to Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

Congressman David Price recently completed a site visit to see the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in action.  The program visited is conducted in partnership with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina and offers participants the opportunity to practice new skills they learn through the program, learn how to utilize…