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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

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Farmers Market - Open Saturdays

1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount Market Hours SATURDAYS from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. April through December Shop Local. Shop Healthy. …

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Weekly Updates

4-H Weekly Newsletters See the links below for the latest editions of our 4-H newsletter February 1st – Cupid Ball January 25th …

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Empowering Youth and Families Program

Recruitment is Now Open Register On Eventbrite Today! Empowering Youth and Families is a special interest group called “Powerful Communities” for …

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Herter O'Neal Scholarship

$750 Available for Tuition and/or Books Application Deadline is Friday, March 10, 2023 Are you pursuing an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business …

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2023 Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program

Nash County Farm Bureau Beginner Beekeeper Grant Program Ages 14 to 30! Application Deadline Monday, March 13th, 2023 The objective of this program …

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Cupid Ball

Cupid Ball February 11th 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Nash County Agriculture Center 1006 Eastern Avenue, Nashville NC 27856 Ages 12 – 18 as of …

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4-H Overnight Summer Camp

Scholarships Available Nash County is excited to offer 4-H Summer Overnight Camp at the Eastern 4-H Center in Columbia, NC The Eastern 4-H …

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4-H Awards and Recognition

Holiday Fun & Awards Join us for a night of fun and awards as we recognize our youth for a job …

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4-H Scholarship and 4-H Honor Club

IMPORTANT! Applications due Monday January 25, 2023 Delivery to Nash County 4-H Office 4-H Scholarship and 4-H Honor Club Applications are due …

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Volunteer Leaders' Conference

February 3rd and 4th, 2023 Hilton Durham Near Duke University Registration Deadline – Friday, January 6th Tentative Conference Agenda Volunteer Leaders Conference is …

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