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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

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George Stoudemire Scholarship

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Lincoln County is accepting applications for the George A. Stoudemire scholarship. The Stoudemire gives preference to students planning to study areas directly …

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4-H May Newsletter

Check out the 4-H activities and events coming up in May! Information on Lincoln County Activity Day, our Virtual …

kids planting

4-H Summer Fun Garden Kits!

Hurry to be part of our “virtual” 4-H Summer Fun program by picking up one of only 20 garden …

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Lincoln County Activity Day

Lincoln County 4-H will be using Zoom to conduct County Activity Day. Two sessions on May 14, 2020: 3–5 p.m. AND …

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4-H March 2020 Newsletter

Check out the 4-H activities and events coming up this month. We need volunteers to help with community events, …

4-H Newsletter-August 2019

August 2019 4-H Newsletter Check out the latest news and announcements from Lincoln County 4-H. Meet our new 4-H Agent, …

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