Effingham County Extension News

Abby Smith

About Abby Smith

Abby W. Smith is the County Extension Coordinator and 4-H Youth Development Agent for Effingham County Extension. She has worked for UGA Extension cumulatively for seven years. 4-H and Extension has always been an important part of life for Smith and she is dedicated to offering well-rounded, diverse and educationally based programming for the citizens of Effingham County.

NATURAL RESOURCE DISCOVERY DAY 2016

Discover YOUR National Wildlife Refuge!  Please join the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for a day of free, family fun at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Visitor Center on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 10am-4pm.  Partnering with Oatland Island Wildlife Center, the Savannah Chapter of the National Wildlife Turkey…
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Effingham 4-H’ers attend 4-H Day at the Capitol

Six Effingham 4-H members attended 4-H Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 3, 2016.  They also had the opportunity to page for Majority Leader Jon Burns.   4-H Day at the Capitol provides an opportunity for 4-H’ers to visit the State Capitol, meet with their representatives and witness the legislative…
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Effingham 4-H’ers attend Southeast DPA

17 Effingham County 4-H members attended the Southeast District Project Achievement at Rock Eagle 4-H Center January 29-31, 2016.  During the weekend 4-H’ers presented demonstrations, participated in community service projects, interacted with friends from all over the Southeast District and showed great integrity.  They work hard, show up and always…
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Tennis

Submitted by: Alex Parrish, 4-H County President Do you find yourself struggling to stay active? Tennis is a great way to exerciser without having to have a whole team to play. Tennis played with a racquet and a ball. All you need is an opponent, or a wall. Tennis players…
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4-H Rewards

Submitted by: Abby Henry, 4-H Leadership Team Member With Christmas right around the corner, we all start thinking about what we want. We make our lists and we send them out to friends and family members. However, in 4-H we like to remind others to give during this season. Our…
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