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Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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2023 4-H Spring Plant Sale

Stanly County 4-H is here to help you get a head start on your spring planting this year! We …

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2022 Christmas Giveaway

The Family & Consumer Sciences Program is looking for your feedback to help us better plan programs, workshops, and …

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2022 Fall 4-H Plant Sale

Our 4-H Fall Plant Sale starts today! Order now through October 20, 2022! You may place your oder by …

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Volunteer Apprication Dinner

We love our volunteers and could not do what we do without you! Please join us for dinner on …

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2022 LIFT Program This August

L.I.F.T. aka Lifelong Improvements through Fitness Together is our 16 session research-based fitness program. We will be offering this …

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SNAP-Ed Newsletter!

Check out our latest SNAP-Ed Newsletter. Each month we will highlight one of our SNAP educators and the program …

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2022 L.I.F.T. Exercise Program

We are looking at bringing back the L.I.F.T. Program!!! L.I.F.T. or Lifelong Improvements through Fitness Together is our research-based strength …

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Cooking With Herbs - June 2022

COOKING WITH HERBS AT THE STANLY COUNTY SENIOR CENTER We enjoyed our Cooking with Herbs Class at the Stanly County Senior …

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