Public Health Leadership Class 2017

By: Sandy Ellington Please join us in congratulating Louise Baldwin (Billing) and Sandra Cheeks (HR) for being chosen for the 2017 Crumley Roberts Fall Leadership Class. “Established in 2014, the mission of the Crumley Roberts Education Advancement and Leadership Center is to promote life-long learning through programs designed to enhance scholarship, leadership and professional development…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By: Catherine Johnson October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Guilford County is committed to ensuring child, adult, and aging members of our community have access to life-saving resources and services. The Guilford County Family Justice Center (FJC) is a “one stop shop” for victims of domestic violence. Under one roof, 60 professionals…

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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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