Joseph Gill completes Mentor Training at Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy

Congratulations Joseph Gill of Quinwood, who completed Mentor Training at the Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy. Cadets are matched with volunteer Mentors from their home communities representing all 55 counties of West Virginia. Pictured: Cadet Briar Cales of Summers County with Mentor and Post Residential Staff from MCA. The next class of Cadets is now forming. Call 1-800-529-7700 or visit the website at www.wvchallenge.org for enrollment or Mentor information. The Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy, which is sponsored by the WV National Guard, is now on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube!

Congratulations Joseph Gill of Quinwood, who completed Mentor Training at the Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy. Cadets are matched with volunteer Mentors from their home communities representing all 55 counties of West Virginia. Pictured: Cadet Briar Cales of Summers County with Mentor and Post Residential Staff from MCA. The next class of Cadets is now More...

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Williamsburg CEOS - Front Row: Linda Spencer (left) and Dorothy Hayes; Back Row: Blanche Knicely (left), Inez McMillion, Virginia Hanna, Loretta Shirley, Laura Rose and Cassandria Perkins.
By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Williamsburg CEOS meet in February

The Williamsburg CEOS met Feb. 10, at the home of Dorothy Hayes. Members present were Cassandria Perkins, Blanche Knicely, Virginia Hanna, Dorothy Hayes, Loretta Shirley, Linda Spencer and Barbara Deeds. Guests More...

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By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Adult Family Care Christmas Party celebrates 20th year

Tradition is important as is change. In regard to tradition, the Adult Family Care Christmas Party (AFCCP) has been a constant since at least 1994 marking 2014 as the 20th celebration of this event. The Christmas More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

March 2015 Garden Calendar

5 Full Moon 6 Order specialty seed potatoes 7 Seed kohlrabi (indoors) 8 Daylight Savings Time Begins 9 Plant broadleaf evergreens 10 Plant onion sets 12 Build a high tunnel 13 Last Quarter; Seed leaf lettuce and More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Tractor Supply Company announces Third Annual National FFA Scholarship Program

Coming off the heels of a successful second year in 2014, Tractor Supply Company has announced the third annual Growing Scholars program in partnership with the National FFA Foundation. Last year, Tractor Supply More...

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By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

About the National FFA Organization

The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 610,240 student members as part of 7,665 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The FFA Mission is to make a positive More...

Greenbrier East High School FFA advisor Jeff Lee, GEHS  FFA President Colton Phillips and FFA Parliamentarian Bryar Ellis joined the Greenbrier County Commission this month as commissioners Woody Hanna, Michael McClung and Lowell Rose proclaimed Feb. 21-28 FFA Week. The week-long tradition began in 1947 when the National FFA Board of Directors designated the week of George Washington’s birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer. The first National FFA Week was held in 1948. Today, FFA Week always runs Saturday to Saturday and encompasses Feb. 22, Washington’s birthday.
By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Greenbrier County Commission proclaims FFA week

Greenbrier East High School FFA advisor Jeff Lee, GEHS FFA President Colton Phillips and FFA Parliamentarian Bryar Ellis joined the Greenbrier County Commission this month as commissioners Woody Hanna, Michael McClung More...

By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

FFA Week celebrated by a half million students

More than a half-million students in all 50 states will share the importance of agriculture in our daily lives, spread their passion for agriculture and host community-wide events to help others in need this week. It’s More...

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By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Buy an FFA Emblem at Southern States Co-op Store support FFA

The cashier at Southern States might ask you to part with an extra dollar this month. But don’t worry. It’s not inflation on the rise. It’s for a good cause. Southern States is supporting the National FFA More...

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By admin On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Garden Planning Is Important

By Lewis Jett WVU Extension Specialist Commercial Horticulture In West Virginia, we garden to grow fresh, nutritious food that can be enjoyed year-round. Successful gardeners always plan before planting. A successful More...