Cooperative Extension with Jamon Glover 06-17-21 – Be Consistent

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  • Southern States in Oxford is the site of a Flock Swap on June 20, 2021, where people can find small farm animals, as well as other farm products like eggs, honey, plants and more. This event is from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Maria Parham Health, located at 566 Ruin Creek Road in Henderson, is holding a Job Fair on June 24, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Rehab Conference Room. Hiring RN’s, LPN’s and NA’s with commitment bonus available. RSVP to Stephanie Fox by calling 919-482-3479. For more information visit MariaParham.com/careers.
  • A five county job fair is coming up Friday, June 25, 2021. It will take place at Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre from 10 AM until 2 PM. An information release from Kerr Tar Regional Council of Governments indicates 20+ employers will be on hand as well as food trucks and community resources. Vance, Granville, Warren, Franklin and Person Counties will be represented. For more information, contact NCWorks at 252-438-6129 or 919-693-2686 or email Linda Fletcher at fletcherl@vgcc.edu. See more at www.kerrtarworks.com or www.wvgcc.edu/career-fair. Put on by the Kerr Tar Workforce Development Board, Vance-Granville Community College and NC Works.
  • The Granville Beekeepers will host its annual Bee Jubilee on June 26, 2021 at the Expo Center on Hwy. 15 south of Oxford. The event will be from 9 AM to 3 PM. and beekeepers will share information about bees and pollinators. There will be a bevy of bee products available, as well as a kids zone and a farmers market.
  • Dogs Deserve Better Piedmont is a non profit organization who believe dogs deserve better than being tethered outside. They are hosting a Family Fun Fair planning for almost 50 vendors, six food trucks, Carolina Moondogs Band, games, activities, crafts for kids and a special beverage release from Tobacco Wood Brewing. It will be held on Saturday June 26, 2021 from 10am until 3pm at The Barn at Vino 3200 Bliss Trail, Stem NC.  See more and purchase tickets at ddbpiedmont.org.
  • The Salvation Army at 2292 Ross Mill Rd. in Henderson will hold Summer Camp for ages 6-17 June 14, 2021 to August 13, 2021. There will be sports and games, field trips, arts and crafts plus lunch and snacks. Registration fee is $25 plus $500 for the summer or $60 per week. For more information call 252-438-7107 or visit on Facebook at The Salvation Army Community Center of Henderson.
  • Aycock Recreation Center has registration open now for summer day camp. Young people ages 5-13 can enjoy lots of fun activities offered by Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks. The day camp is $50 a week per child, and pre-registration and payment is required, according to information from Tara Goolsby, HVRPD program superintendent. The youngest campers must have completed kindergarten to participate. To learn more, contact Curry Hall at 252.438.2670. Be sure to register by Thursday for the upcoming week.
  • Fireworks in the Park-The Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department presents Fireworks in the Park!!!!! This FREE event will be held at Fox Pond Park on Friday, July 2, 2021 (rain date Tuesday, July 6th). Fox Pond Park will close at 7:00pm. Shuttling from Aycock Recreation Center will begin at 7:00pm and the fireworks show will begin at 9:00pm. Please contact Tara Goolsby at 252-438-3948 or tgoolsby@ci.henderson.nc.us for more information.
  • Warren County will host the Five County Beef Tour on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Participants will visit three farms during the tour, according to Matthew Place, agriculture agent for N.C. Cooperative Extension in Warren County. The 2020 tour was postponed because of COVID-19 restrictions. The tour will begin at 8 AM and will conclude at 2 PM, following a catered lunch. In addition to the farm owners, participants will have a chance to hear from other guest speakers during the tour. The event check-in will be from 8 AM to 8:30 AM at the Warren County Extension Center, 158 Rafters Lane, Warrenton. The first stop will be at Smith Creek Angus, owned by Marty Rooker, followed by a visit to Tom Traylor’s farm and ending up at Sunrise Ridge Farm, owned by Jimmy Harris. Lunch will be provided at the third stop. Registration is required. Register for the event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5-county-beef-tour-tickets-158590322925. To learn more, contact Place at 252.257.3640 or mbplace@ncsu.edu. Warren County joins Franklin, Vance, Granville and Wake counties to host the beef tour, which showcases cattle producers and their operations.
  • The Granville Education Foundation has announced plans for its annual fundraiser, including dinner and the chance to win prizes – all to benefit education in the county. The 6th annual Pig ‘n a Raffle is set for Monday, August 9, 2021 at Tobacco Wood Brewing Company in downtown Oxford, according to GEF Executive Director Jennifer Carpenter. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Tickets are $50 each and include a catered meal, 2 beverage tickets (a cash bar also will be available), and entry into a raffle with the chance to win over 40 items, each valued over $100. Tickets are available from any GEF board member. This year, Carpenter said, the event will feature a special musical performance by Andrew Rice. “We are looking forward to another exciting raffle event this year,” she said. In addition to cash prizes and gift cards, other items to be raffled include a Blackstone Griddle, donated by Union Bank, and an Adirondack chair and table donated by Guy Breedlove. Visit the GEF Facebook page for a complete list of items. Carpenter said the list will be updated as more items are added. “As a unique feature of Pig ‘n a Raffle – if you are unable to attend, you can still support the event by purchasing raffle tickets,” she said. Winners need not be present to win. “This event is a great way to gather with others from the community, enjoy a great meal, and have the added benefit of possibly winning some really great items,” said Kevin Breedlove, GEF treasurer. “It’s a casual, fun way to spend a Monday evening.” Event sponsors include Whitco Termite & Pest Control, the Masonic Home for Children in Oxford and Wilkinson & Carpenter, Attorneys at Law. Contact the Granville Education Foundation at 919.693.7047

The Local Skinny! Home and Garden Show

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Home and Garden Show for June 16, 2021.

Written and produced by Vance County Cooperative Extension.

Announcers Wayne Rowland and Paul McKenzie.

Cooperative Extension with Paul McKenzie 06-15-21 – What Works in the Lawn and Garden

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Cooperative Extension with Wayne Rowland 06-14-21 – Millipedes

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Cooperative Extension with Jamon Glover 06-10-21 – Love and Compassion

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The Local Skinny! Home and Garden Show

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The Local Skinny! Home and Garden Show for June 9, 2021.

Hosts Paul McKenzie and Wayne Rowland with Vance County Cooperative Extension.

Cooperative Extension with Wayne Rowland 06-07-21 – Pest Management

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Cooperative Extension with Jamon Glover 06-03-21 – Communication

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The Local Skinny! Home and Garden Show

A special announcement included in today’s show for June 2, 2021 is the new Vance County Regional Farmers Market Manager has been selected.

Each Wednesday on WIZS at 11:30 a.m., you’ll hear The Local Skinny! Home and Garden Show with Paul McKenzie and Wayne Rowland of the Vance County Cooperative Extension Center.