United Way’s Annual Day of Caring
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This past Saturday, August 26, was United Way’s Annual Day of Caring in Union County. Many volunteers spread out across Union County to help out individuals, non-profit groups, and others on this day to give back to the community.
As part of the Annual Day of Caring, the Union County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers were host to a wonderful team of young men and their coach from the men’s lacrosse team at Wingate University.
This group of young men helped in the Extension Master Gardener Teaching Garden by clearing the Heritage Trail of invasive weeds and by putting fresh mulch down on the paths. If you count the time this group donated to the Extension Master Gardener project is would be 44 hours. This is work that would have taken the Extension Master Gardeners many work days to accomplish and we are grateful to this group for their time and energy.
As part of the workday, we had Extension Master Gardeners who were potting up native plants and perennials for the upcoming Fall Bulb & Plant Sale. So save the date of October 7, so you can be first in line at 9 a.m. to purchase plants that grow well in this area.
At the next Successful Gardener educational program scheduled for September 7, I will talk about what the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program is and the requirements to be accepted into the program. I will also highlight some of the educational programs provided by the Union County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. Join me at 7 p.m. on September 7 at the Union County Ag Center to learn about the Union County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program to see if our organization might be a good fit for you. We need volunteers who like to work outside, who like to work with children, who like to speak in public, and who like to problem solve.