Kudos to Our Sew What? Club!

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Nash County 4-H sews, provides PPE to help fight COVID-19

Nash County 4-Hers have banded together in collaborative efforts to fight the virus.

Face mask

Difficult times have become universal for Americans as we all come together in the fight against COVID-19. One of the more difficult challenges we face is gathering enough personal protective equipment for at-risk communities.

In response to these challenging times, people across the state — including Nash County 4-H’ers — have banded together in collaborative efforts to fight the novel coronavirus.

The opportunity for 4-H’ers to aid in the fight against the pandemic arose when an employee of a local JOANN store approached Jane Tyson, the volunteer leader of Nash County’s Sew What? 4-H Club. The employee offered Tyson the fabric, elastic and threads necessary for her and her club members to make masks on a larger scale. Tyson knew that her advanced sewing group would be up to the task.

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