Ritchie County Family & Community Development
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We’re always looking for ways to help strengthen West Virginia and the people and communities that make our state great. Visit WVU Extension's community, business and safety section to learn about these programs. With everything from community and tourism development to our Community Educational Outreach Service, we’re impacting many counties throughout the state. We also have information on home safety, occupational safety and disaster preparedness, along with the Fire Service Extension that trains firefighters in communities across West Virginia.
Food & Health News for Ritchie County
Dining with Diabetes is a series of classes that run once a week for four consecutive weeks (times vary to provide participants flexible options). A follow-up class will be scheduled three to four months later. Participants are expected to attend all classes. Dining with Diabetes is a free program that is open to individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes, their family members, and their caregivers.
Dining with Diabetes is a series of classes that runs once a week for four consecutive weeks. A follow up class will be scheduled three to four months later. Participants are expected to attend all classes. Dining with Diabetes is open to individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes, their family members and their caregivers.
Community Educational Outreach Service
All About Community Educational Outreach Service
Members of WVCEOS are people like you!
Together, members conduct and participate in motivating educational activities that help members continue education, serve their community and socialize. Join the CEOS organization by calling your local WVU Extension office and start making a difference today.
A statewide club supporting West Virginia since 1914
WVCEOS is a voluntary, nonprofit organization functioning in cooperation with West
Virginia University Extension. It is one of the largest educational organizations
in the nation.
Over the past decade, West Virginia CEOS members performed more than 5.6 million
hours of service for communities in need.
CEOS program areas of emphasis include preserving the environment, building family strengths, and increasing awareness of our global interdependence.
Through dedicated service and continued education, CEOS members strengthen
individuals, families and communities across West Virginia.
In West Virginia, the first club (then a Farm Women’s Club) was established on December 14, 1914. Today, approximately 2,000 members participate in this outstanding program, available in all 55 counties.
Community, Business & Safety News for Ritchie County
https://humanimalbond.org/heartsofgold/ Hearts of Gold is a service
dog training program providing service dogs for individuals with mobility impairment
and/or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Partnering with the School of Animal
and Veterinary Sciences and Interdisciplinary Curriculum of West Virginia University,
the program offers university courses in service dog training, is developing
research activities and provides many other services to the community.
This 1-Hour training will help you; Recognize the warning signs of suicide, Know how to offer hope, Know how to get help and save a life.
This workshop will show you the basics of making charcuterie. What is needed, how to fill a board, presentation, nutrition and food safety.
Presenter: Tony Michael, Professor, Program Director, WVU Extension Family and Community Development
The 2022 Sustainable Rural Tourism Webinar Series kicks off at 11 a.m., on Monday, January 31 with an introduction to the concept. People interested in tourism and tourism professionals should plan to register online to attend throughout the year. Recordings will be available afterward for those not able to participate in person.
Doug Arbogast, WVU Extension tourism expert, suggests participating in the series is a way that newcomers and veteran experts can come together to collaborate and create a brighter future for tourism in the Mountain State.
Contact the Ritchie County Office
Learn about upcoming opportunities by calling 304-643-5200.