Family First Block Party 2017

By: Karen Neill In an initiative to promote healthy living and lifestyles, the Guilford County center of the NC Cooperative Extension service will be holding its first annual Family First Block Party. As the final event of our Local Foods Week, this effort is designed to give the Guilford County community the opportunity to visit…

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Camp Hope – 2017

By: Catherine Johnson The Guilford County Family Justice Center hosted its first Camp Hope in August. Twenty-eight children ranging in age from 7-11 participated in a week of programming and adventure at Camp Weaver, located just outside of Greensboro. This six day, 5-night camp included traditional camp activities like horseback riding, mountain biking, and ropes…

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Planting a Fall Garden

By: Lorelei Elkins Cabbage in November?  Greens all winter?  Yes, with a little bit of effort, you can extend the growing season well into the winter.  It’s easier than you think!  First, let’s talk about saving the crops you already have.  You can preserve greens by mulching them well and covering them with a bit…

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Public Health Department Promotes School Vaccinations; Offers Special Clinic (Health Information)

Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division is reminding parents of the importance of vaccinations for all their children, especially for school entry later this month. Appointments are available for all children from 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. any weekday in the Public Health’s general immunization clinics, located at 1100 E.…

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