On May 24, Greenbrier County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) held their annual Achievement Day. The highlight of the program was having Mark Lilly from the Appalachian Headwaters to speak about bees and how we can protect them for future generations. Greenbrier County CEOS also planted a Butterfly Bush as part of the NVON Project in Common to protect and promote pollinators. They were also joined by Sinks Grove CEOS at their meeting.
Greenbrier County CEOS recognized clubs and members for their hard work in 2022.
The Continuing Educational Committee awarded the following clubs for their work: Progressive CEOS, First Place; Organ Cave CEOS, Second Place; and Rupert CEOS, Third Place. The Marketing and Membership Committee recognized the following clubs for promoting their clubs and growing their membership: Tri-City CEOS, First Place; Rupert CEOS, Second Place; Progressive CEOS, Third place; and Fort Spring CEOS (Honorable Mention).
The Purposeful Reading Committee presented award to the following clubs as well: Organ Cave CEOS, First Place; Rupert CEOS, Second Place; Progressive CEOS, Third Place; and Fort Spring CEOS and Williamsburg CEOS were awarded Honorable Mention.
CEOS members are always willing to help others and serve their communities. For 2022, Greenbrier County CEOS was recognized for 4,500 Volunteer Hours. Individual clubs were recognized for acquiring the following Volunteer Hours: Tri-City CEOS- 500; Tranquil Trail CEOS- 500; Williamsburg CEOS- 1,500; and Rupert CEOS- 2,000.
Patty Gray was recognized for 50 years of membership, and Virginia Hanna was recognized for 75 years of membership.
If you would like to join one of the local CEOS Clubs in Greenbrier County, please call the WVU Extension- Greenbrier County office at 304-647-7408.