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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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Extension Family &
Consumer Sciences Announces the E-ConservationHome Assessment & Retrofit Program

The E-Conservation Program of the Cooperative Extension Service teaches homeowners and residents about low cost or no-cost strategies for reducing your energy use and thus, your energy expenses. Attend a local E-Conservation Workshop and in addition to receiving a free energy kit, learn energy saving techniques you can do yourself. Once more, you may qualify for the reduced E-Conservation Home Energy Assessment and Retrofit Program, a grant funded program by the NC Department of Energy. Qualifying workshop participants can receive a home energy assessment along with certain home energy retrofits valued at $800.00 and performed by professional home energy contractors for the reduced rate of $100.00. While $200 of the program costs will go toward the professional energy assessment, approximately $600 will be allocated toward installing identified low-cost home retrofit applications such as air sealing and caulking cracks, crevices, window or doors frames, replacing incandescent lights with CFLs, insulating a water heater, and repairing loose air ducts. Retrofit measures will vary from home to home, depending on assessment findings. Homes eligible for the assessment and retrofit program must be no larger than 2200 square feet, be built prior to 2006 and be located in Durham County. Homeowners interested in the program will need to attend an E-Conservation workshop, agree to pay the first $100.00 of the overall $800.00 grant cost to the assigned energy contractor, be present at the time of the assessment, create an online account with your power company that allows the E-Conservation program access to your energy use data for a period of time to assess the success of installed energy retrofits, agree to periodic surveys over a two year span, and agree to sign a waiver allowing the perspective home energy assessment and recommended retrofits. Go to http://durham.ces.ncsu.edu/2014/06/learn-strategies-to-cool-your-energy-costs-quality-for-a-home-assessment-retrofit/ to get dates of scheduled E-Conservation Workshops

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Welcome Baby
Celebrates 25 Years!

Join us on Wednesday, October 1st for a special reception celebrating Welcome Baby's 25th Anniversary!  All are welcome to attend from 10:00AM- 12:00PM. Call (919) 560-7150 to RSVP.  Reception takes place at Welcome Baby at Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street.

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Durham Cooperative
Extension Shares Its 2014 Report to the Community

Click here to read the 2014 Report to the Community: Educating Embracing and Empowering the Durham Community.  Many thanks to our community partners and stakeholders who make our work possible!

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2015 Working Arts Workshop Announced

Learn a heritage art at the annual Working Arts Workshop scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, February 18 and 19, 2015 in Roxboro at the Person County Office Building. This workshop is for people MORE »

Color Me Healthy

Color Me Healthy Flyer 2014 CMH Flyer 2014  Color Me Healthy is an innovative program that uses color, music, and exploration of the senses to teach children ages four and five that healthy MORE »

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Information session for 2015 Master Gardener TrainingThu Oct 2, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC
— 2 days away
Backyard CompostingSat Oct 4, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Where:
Durham Garden Center, 4536 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC
— 3 days away
The Giving ClosetMon Oct 6, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 5 days away
Information Session for 2015 Master Gardener TrainingTue Oct 7, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham, NC
— 6 days away
The Giving ClosetThu Oct 9, 2014
4:30 PM - 6:10 PM Where:
721 Foster Street/Cooperative Extension-Welcome Baby
— 1 week away
The Giving ClosetMon Oct 13, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 2 weeks away
Extending the Growing SeasonSat Oct 18, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster Street, Durham,NC
— 2 weeks away
The Giving ClosetMon Oct 20, 2014
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Welcome Baby/Durham County Cooperative Extension, 721 Foster St., Durham NC 27701
— 3 weeks away
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