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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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ASPIRE - Summer ACT Prep Course

Who – All Rural High School Rising Sophomores and Juniors What – A.S.P.I.R.E. 2 HIGHER EDUCATION: ACT SUPPLEMENTAL PREPARATION IN RURAL …

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County Photography Winners Announced

Congratulations to our Johnston County 4-H Photography Contest Winners. Cloverbud Junior Senior State 4-H Photography Contest entries are due by May 25th, please …

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State 4-H Congress

July 21st – 24th Location: NC State University & Jane S. McKimmon Center, Raleigh Teens from all over North Carolina will be …

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What's That Yam Thing Contest

WHAT IS THAT YAM THING? Entries for the annual “What is That Yam Thing?” Contest, which can be made to …

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Citizenship NC Focus Applications Due

Do you like Citizenship, Government, and Public Relations? Then this opportunity may be for you. Registrations must be received by Friday, …

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2018 4-H Summer Fun (UPDATED)

4-H Summer Fun is a collection of fun educational workshops and hand-on activities planned especially for Johnston County youth. …

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Spend a Week at Camp

Johnston County 4-H will be taking a group of youth ages 8 – 14 to the Eastern Center 4-H …

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National Flood Insurance Programs

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