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4-H Enrollment for 2022

With the calendar rolling over to 2022 it is once again time to re enroll with McDowell 4-H. Below …

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McDowell 4-H County Council

Before the pandemic hit, we had just restarted our McDowell 4-H County Council. We are planning to start again. …

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McDowell Share the Warmth

We are once again partnering with MATCH (McDowell Access To Care and Health to host a coat drive for …

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Cold Weather Blues?

Has the cooler weather put a stop to your outside play with the kids? Are you trying to get …

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4-H Wants You

Do you have a couple of extra hours a month to volunteer? Are you interested in sharing your knowledge …

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Grants for WNC Family Farms in 2022

WNC AgOptions Grant Cycle now Open. WNC AgOptions intent to apply deadline is November 12. Application deadline is December 17. WNC …

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McDowell Moves!

N.C. Cooperative Extension wants people to move. It’s good for your physical and mental health. McDowell Moves 2021 is …

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