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Summer fun with Cooperative Extension

According to the National Summer Learning Association, “all young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer.” To help combat this dilemma, North Carolina Cooperative Extension/4-H offers inexpensive, fun and educational opportunities during the summer. Imagine an opportunity for your child to learn leadership or teamwork skills, how…

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Care24 is there for You

Care24 is a great resource for medical services and counseling. The service, offered by United Healthcare, can help if you answer yes to any of these questions: Need help finding a doctor? Think you may have an alcohol or drug problem? Wonder at 10pm if it will be ok to wait until morning to take…

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April is National County Government Month

Since 1991, the National Association of Counties (NACo) has taken one month each year to showcase county services and programs. The goal is all about expanding public awareness of the nation’s 3,069 counties and the essential services they provide to create healthy, safe, vibrant and economically resilient communities. The theme for this year is “Safe…

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Supervisor Boot Camp!

How do supervisors learn to supervise? It can be difficult to learn all the ins and outs of managing people, from developing employees to communicating and strategic planning. In response to this need the Guilford County human resources department has created a “Supervisors’ Boot Camp” to teach supervisors all that they need to know to…

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What does wellness mean to you?

Wellness is the latest buzz word flying around cubicles, offices and meeting rooms at Guilford County. But what does it mean? From financial wellness and work-life balance to volunteering and community service, wellness can have many definitions. “The health and well-being of our employees is our top priority,” said county manager Marty Lawing. “For me…

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