Wayne County Points of Pride
The Wayne County Extension Office offers a wide variety of programs and services to the citizens in Wayne County. Below are some notable mentions for 2017 include:
- The Family Nutrition Program reached over 1,100 youth in grades 3-5 in nearly all elementary schools in Wayne County.
- The Family Nutrition Program had over 100 adult graduates as a result of its program. Adults learned about the importance of a healthy well-balanced diet and regular physical activity.
- The three Wayne County CEOS Clubs offer a wide variety of hands-on educational workshops and support several community service initiatives throughout the year.
- The Wayne County 4-H Heritage Quilt Trail features over 25 barn and building quilts. This effort is the direct result of 4-H teens giving leadership to this community service project. To learn more, visit Wayne County 4-H Heritage Quilt Trail Facebook page
- The 4-H Program supported the efforts of 175 volunteers that reached over 1,200 members. This includes youth involved in the in-school enrichment program with the Family Nutrition Program, 4-H clubs, and residential and day camping programs.
- Wayne County has five 4-H clubs and support three after school programs that provide youth with educational and community service opportunities with caring adults as positive role models.
- Over 2,500 Garden Calendars were given out to the public.