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Living Healthy With
Diabetes

The Person County Cooperative Extension Service and the Person County Health Department will be hosting the Living Healthy with Diabetes program. It is a FREE 6 week program developed by Stanford University that will help you manage symptoms including fatigue and depression, improve your communication skills, use relaxation techniques, eat healthy, use medication effectively, monitor your blood sugar, and set goals. This program will be held on Wednesdays, April 1 – May 6 from 1:30pm to 4:0ppm at the Person County Office Building. If you are interested in registering, call LeighAnn Creson at 336-597-2204 x2277 to register. You must commit to attending all 6 sessions. Registration deadline is March 27.

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Living Healthy With
Diabetes

The Person County Cooperative Extension Service and the Person County Health Department will be hosting the Living Healthy with Diabetes program. It is a FREE 6 week program developed by Stanford University that will help you manage symptoms including fatigue and depression, improve your communication skills, use relaxation techniques, eat healthy, use medication effectively, monitor your blood sugar, and set goals. This program will be held on Wednesdays, April 1 – May 6 from 1:30pm to 4:0ppm at the Person County Office Building. If you are interested in registering, call LeighAnn Creson at 336-597-2204 x2277 to register. You must commit to attending all 6 sessions. Registration deadline is March 27.

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4-H Blueberry Plant
Sale Fundraiser

Person County 4-H is selling blueberry plants through March 16th!  Be sure to place your order today!

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4-H Newsletter:
January-February 2015

Be sure to check out the most recent issue of "The Green Scene" to get the latest news on Person County 4-H!

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What's Your
Talent?

The 2015 4-H County Activity Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 28th at 9:00 am in the County Office Building.  Deadline to register is March 12th by 5:00 pm.

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NC Safe Plates

The Person County Cooperative Extension will be offering “NC Safe Plates” for all those who work in the food service industry. The course will help food establishments meet the requirement of having at least one supervisor certified as a food protection manager, which is a mandate of the NC Food Code. There will be instruction in personal hygiene, purchasing from reputable suppliers, eliminating cross-contamination, and correct temperatures for storing, preparing, and holding foods. Each year in the United States there are around 5,000 unnecessary deaths that occur from a food borne illnesses. Also, there are hundreds of hospitalizations, unnecessary medical expenses, lost time from work, loss of revenue from the business, customer mistrust, and the list goes one. “NC Safe Plates” will be offered by Person County Cooperative Extension on March 16-19, 2015 with the exam on March 23, 2015. Participants will receive a certificate required for inspections. Early bird registration is $100 and due by February 27 along with the registration form. After February 27, the price goes up to $125. Please call the Person County Extension Office at 336-599-1195 or email jennifer_grable@ncsu.edu for more information.

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4-H Blueberry Plant Sale Fundraiser

Person County 4-H would like to ask for your support as we raise funds for our scholarship fund and programming efforts.  We are selling blueberry plants again this year, with a new variety, MORE »

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Lunch N’ Learn

March is National Nutrition Month and the them is Bite Into a Healthier Lifestyle. Therefore, the next Lunch N’ Learn will be on Thursday, March 12th from noon – 1pm and will focus on MORE »

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NC Safe Plates popular

The Person County Cooperative Extension will be offering “NC Safe Plates” for all those who work in the food service industry. The course will help food establishments meet the requirement of having at MORE »

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Living Healthy With Diabetes

The Person County Cooperative Extension Service and the Person County Health Department will be hosting the Living Healthy with Diabetes program. It is a FREE 6 week program developed by Stanford University that will help MORE »

CAD 2015

What’s Your Talent?

2015 County Activity Day Talent Show, Public Speaking, & Visual Arts Are you a singer?  A dancer?  Do you play a musical instrument or love to paint?  Do you enjoy public speaking?  If MORE »

Farmland Preservation

PERSON COUNTY TO DEVELOP FARMLAND PRESERVATION PLAN Person County plans to begin development of a countywide Farmland Preservation Plan in January 2015. Farmland Preservation Plans serve to protect, preserve, and enhance the agriculture MORE »

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