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Kanawha County in the News
Today’s youths are in tune with and committed to a variety of social issues facing our nation and world. A group of West Virginia 4-H’ers is using their savvy computer and coding know-how to virtually address one of those critical issues – stereotypes. Their work has earned them one of 40 spots nationwide in a Facebook hackathon.
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Putting Knowledge to Work!
The West Virginia University Extension Service works to provide solutions in your community through key programs and resources, including agriculture and natural resources; 4-H and youth development; food and nutrition; health and wellness; financial planning; and home gardening. These research-based programs and services are available to all Kanawha County residents thanks to the tremendous support of our community members, local organizations, volunteers and local partners, including the Board of Education and County Commission.
Kanawha County Highlights
- Kanawha County hosted two Energy Express sites serving over 60 children, hiring 12 college students as AmeriCorps members and two certified school teachers.
- The county hosted the 17th annual Outdoor Classroom serving more than 600 children.
- In Kanawha County, 25 community members successfully completed the Master Gardener program.