Basic financial management practices and principals are addressed during this two part series. Offered each month classes are open to all but require pre registering. Participants will gain information to assist them in creating or tweaking a spending plan, improving their credit, and prepare them to be a wise consumer. Locations vary, check the calendar for upcoming meetings.
Floyd County has a thriving youth development program. Along with our in-school 4-H clubs there are several community clubs in Floyd County.
Sewing Club: meets monthly with occasional workshops - all sewing skills are welcomed.
Livestock Club: meets monthly in the Check area
Shooting Club: members in this club love shooting sports and are working towards participating in local and state competitions
Horse Club: This club meets each month in the Floyd area and focuses on everything horses. You do not have to have a horse to be an active member in this club.
Destination Teen Club: Teen members 8th-12th grade have monthly meetings and activities. They focus on leadership, communication, community service and lots of fun. An exciting event for this club is the 4-H Exchange with other states.
Living Heritage Club: Members of this club meet in the Willis/Indian Valley area. As a group they focus on heritage skills and livestock production. You do not have to own any animals to be a part of this group.
If you are interested in being a member of any of these clubs, please contact the Floyd County Virginia Cooperative Extension Office at (540) 745-9308 and we will be glad to assist you.
Engaging with Communities
Virginia Cooperative Extension specialists in community viability work with Extension agents, campus-based faculty, organizational partners, communities, and individuals to further opportunity and build capacity in five program areas:
- Leadership & Planning
- Community Enterprise and Resiliency
- Community Food System and Enterprises
- Community Planning
- Emerging Community Issues
Examples of our work include training county elected officials, educating entrepreneurs, facilitating collaborative projects, supporting the growth of community food systems and local economies, enhancing agent skills and community capacity in facilitation and leadership, conducting problem-driven research, and creating publications and tools that address critical community needs.
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