Volunteers to be Honored at EdGE Center by Washington County Extension Association

Volunteers to be Honored at EdGE Center by Washington County Extension Association

CHERRYFIELD, Me – The Washington County Extension Association will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, ​September 19, at the​ EdGE Center, Maine Seacoast Mission, Weald Bethel Lane, Cherryfield. The evening begins at 4:30 p.m. with​ tours of the Master Gardener Volunteer gardens, followed by​ a potluck supper​ at 5 p.m.​; the program and awards ceremony begin at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

​Christina Vizcarrondo of ​Eastport will receive the Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award for h​er​ volunteer efforts ​in her community including the Eastport Salmon Festival, Silent Santa Program, and Eastport’s Elder Program​. The University of Maine Pen Awards will be presented to ​​Tammy Carle and Tora Johnson for​ their​ work with the ​4-H Program and ​Andrew Dewey for h​is​ efforts with ​the Master Gardener Volunteer program.

The program will feature a presentation​ on ​programs with the Master Gardener Volunteer Program in Washington County.  ​

Attendees are asked to consider bringing a dish to share. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact the Extension office, 207.255.3345 or 800.287.1542 (toll-free in Maine).

University of Maine Cooperative Extension:

As a trusted resource for 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.

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