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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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JOB OPENING AT BROOKS COUNTY EXTENSION!


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Brooks County Extension is accepting applications for a full-time AmeriCorps State member to serve the local 4-H program. AmeriCorps State members assist in providing 4-H positive youth development programming, recruiting and developing volunteers, developing or expanding funding streams (through grants and sustainable fundraisers), and expanding the number of volunteer-led clubs and volunteer-led initiatives. This is a temporary, national service position (not a traditional employment position) requiring a one-year commitment. It is a direct service position that requires transport of youth and some night and weekend hours. Candidate will need at least 2 references submitted by April 9 posting closure date. AmeriCorps members receive a variety of benefits. For more information about requirements and benefits visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do...

This job posting will be accepting applications March 8- April 9 and has a targeted start date of May 10, 2021.


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Brooks County Extension is dedicated to connecting Brooks County citizens, Ag Commodity producers and residents with the latest agriculture news, 4-H updates and alerts. This information is provided by the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and based upon the most current research conducted at UGA.


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Upcoming Events
  • Jun 22 - Jun 23 SW Fest Southwest District 4-H event
    • Cordele, GA - (80.0 Miles)
  • Jul 29 Elevate your Relationship This eight-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 90-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
    • Virtual Event
  • Aug 17 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.
    • Cordele, GA - (80.0 Miles)
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  • Poultry Science Awards Poultry Science Awards Poultry Science Association, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers honor poultry science faculty and staff. By Claire Marie Coleman | Published: 6/21/2021
  • Prestige Trap Prestige Trap Arjun Bhatt was recognized with the 2021 Nesbitt-Flatt Outstanding Senior Award. By Courtney Cameron | Published: 6/17/2021
  • Cicada Summer Cicada Summer Entomology graduate students headed deep into the north Georgia forest to search for 17-year cicadas. By Denise M Hatcher | Published: 6/15/2021
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