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The Candler County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in the following areas:  Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences.


Upcoming Events
  • Aug 13 The Steps on the Path to Home Ownership Participants will be introduced to the six principles to help turn a dream of home ownership into a reality. Setting goals, evaluating credit reports, developing a budget, determining your saving habits, exploring options and shopping for a home will be discussed. Participants are required to attend two - three hour sessions to receive the Home Buyer Education Certificate. Savannah, GA - (62.0 Miles)
  • Aug 17 Child Passenger Safety This class provides instruction on the importance and proper use of car seats and safety belts for children when riding in vehicles. The class is open to all parents regardless of financial status or residency. However, qualified participants (Burke County resident who is WIC, PeachCare, or Medicaid eligible) will receive a free car seat or booster seat that meets the needs of their child. Please note that there is a two seat per family limit. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! Waynesboro, GA - (47.0 Miles)
  • Aug 18 Chatham Childcare Collaborative Super Saturday All workshops are approved by Bright from the Start Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning as part of the annual training requirements for child care providers. Savannah, GA - (60.0 Miles)
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Extension News
Garden Promotion link Events bring people into community gardens and encourage involvement. By Becky Griffin | Published: 7/16/2018
40 Under 40 link Curry has participated in UGA blueberry research trials while serving as Appling County Agriculture and Natural Resources agent. By Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan | Published: 7/13/2018
Dutta Honored link Tifton-based scientist will be honored at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Dec. 4. By Clint Thompson | Published: 7/10/2018
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