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4-H Cooking Up Confidence

Figure out what caused the Ice Cream Explosion, and solve other mysteries during the Cooking Up Confidence workshop. You’ll …

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4-H Forestry Education Day

Has your family been spending more time outdoors during the pandemic? Would you like to learn to identify some …

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Youth Strawberry Freezer Jam Online Event

Youth Strawberry Freezer Jam – Come “Jam” with us!!! Presented by N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth and Richmond County Centers Home Food …

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Signs of Elder Financial Exploitation

Financial exploitation is defined as the dishonest or otherwise fraudulent, unauthorized, or unethical acts of a caregiver, fiduciary, and …

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8 Tips for Cleaning Mold

The key to mold control is moisture control, they’re like best friends. If you are experiencing a mold problem …

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A Clean & Healthy Kitchen

A neat, well-kept home is indeed less appealing to mice, rats, and other animals. A clean house is also …

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Recognizing Common Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is all about providing four signs to help individuals recognize common scams and how …

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Protecting Youth Online

The internet can be a fantastic platform for children and adults alike. There are plenty of resources for studying, …

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Forsyth 4-H Fashion Revue

Entries are now being accepted for the Forsyth County 4-H Fashion Revue. The deadline to register is Friday, May 28, …

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Helping Youth Understand Money

Once youth learn how to manage money, they gain an ability that is critical to making their aspirations a …

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List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.