Chatham 4-H Delegation Attends 67th 4-H Electric Congress

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A delegation from Chatham County attended the 67th annual 4-H Electric Congress July 14-16 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Two hundred 4‑H’ers, adult leaders and N.C. Cooperative Extension agents from 59 counties attended the three‑day event. Since 1947, Duke Energy and Dominion North Carolina Power have sponsored the annual congress to emphasize energy conservation and safe electricity usage. The 4-H electric energy program is one of the most popular activities among Tar Heel 4-H’ers. The 4-H program is the youth education program of North Carolina Cooperative Extension, based at North Carolina State and North Carolina A&T State universities. More than 227,782 young people between the ages of 5 and 19 participate in North Carolina 4-H activities each year with the help of 20,333 adult and youth volunteers.

NC 4-H members donate fans to the Council on Aging in Jackson County, NC.

NC 4-H members donate fans to the Council on Aging in Jackson County, NC.

Noble LaRocco Masi receives recruiter award from Duke Energy Progress.

Noble LaRocco Masi receives recruiter award from Duke Energy Progress.

Pictured from left are Ginger Cunningham, 4-H PA, Chatham County Cooperative Extension; Noble LaRocco Masi, 17, son of Karen LaRocco of Pittsboro; and Wayne Huddleston, account executive, Duke Energy.

Pictured from left are Ginger Cunningham, 4-H PA, Chatham County Cooperative Extension; Noble LaRocco Masi, 17, son of Karen LaRocco of Pittsboro; and Wayne Huddleston, account executive, Duke Energy.