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Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension is a part of the County's Park and Recreation Department. All CES services are located at 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204. Phone: (704) 336-2082 Master Gardeners are available at (704) 336-4011, from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Mondays through Fridays (March 1 through October 31). The Cooperative Extension staff includes: Front Row: Catherine Crocker, 4-H Program Assistant- 4-H After School Kristin Davis, Extension Agent- Local Foods, Food Safety and Food Preservation Scott Ewers, Extension Agent- Consumer  & Commercial Horticulture Back Row: Robbie Furr, County Extension Director Racquel McNeil, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Sharon Pearson, Expanded Foods & Nutrition Education Program Assistant Syyda Quick, Administrative Secretary Cynthia McQueen, Expanded Foods & Nutrition Education Program Assistant

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Prudential Spirit of the Community

Mecklenburg County 4-H is a proud supporter of the Prudential Spirit of the Community Awards Being involved in your local 4-H program is a great way to be a positive force of change MORE »

4-H Youth Volunteer Leader Training

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Eat, Grow, Live with Extension

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4-H Youth Volunteer Leader Training

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4-H Earth Day Celebration

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Sustainable Living Series | Sustainability in the Home Garden: Garden Like a MasterWed May 27, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 2 days away
Sustainable Living Series | Pressure CanningFri Jun 12, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 3 weeks away
Youth Leader TrainingTue Jun 16 - Tue Jun 16, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
CES
— 3 weeks away
4-H Summer Fun Open HouseWed Jun 17, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
CES Training Room
— 3 weeks away
Farmers Market EBT Sign Up EventThu Jun 18, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Health & Wellness ECA Club MeetingThu Jun 18, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 3 weeks away
Volunteer Orientation for Family & Consumer Sciences Program Tue Jun 23, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 4 weeks away
Sustainable Living Series | Garden Beauty on a BudgetWed Jun 24, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Mecklenburg County Cooperative Extension, 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204, United States
— 4 weeks away
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