Currituck Extension Impacts – 2017
NC State Extension in Currituck recently addressed the Board of Commissioners to share impacts from the 2017 program year. Currituck Extension is a partnership of our land grant Universities (NC State University and NC A&T State University) and Currituck Count, which exists to bring University research to the local community. Extension offers educational information and programs primarily in the areas of Agriculture, 4-H and Youth Development and Foods and Nutrition.
Theresa Dozier, chairwoman of the Currituck Extension Advisory Board, shared statistics from the year and clients highlighted the value of Extension in Currituck through a video. County Extension Director, Cameron Lowe, closed out the program by introducing staff and expressing her pride in their accomplishments throughout the year.
In 2017, Currituck County Cooperative Extension Staff and volunteers delivered 255 educational programs and provided face-to-face education and assistance to over 12,000 citizens. Our volunteers donated over 7500 hours of service and expanded the reach of programming by nearly 8000 contacts. The total estimated value of volunteer contributions was $184,502. Fundraising, grants and community contributions for program enhancement in 2017 totaled $144,339.
But Extension’s impacts are far greater than these numbers communicate. To hear what our clients had to say about how Extension in Currituck has impacted their lives, take a look at our Extension Impacts 2017 video.
Full coverage of the annual “Report to the People” at the Currituck Board of Commissioners meeting can be viewed via our Board of Commissioners Meeting for April 16, 2018 video. To stay up to date with the latest videos subscribe to @CurrituckCES on YouTube or follow @CurrituckCES on Facebook and Twitter.
Currituck Cooperative Extension continues to offer a diverse program focused on improving the lives, land, and economy of all Currituck citizens. For more information about Extension programs visit the Currituck County Center website or call the office at 252-232-2261.