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University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Washington County gives local residents access to the resources and expertise of the University of Maine. Through educational programs, publications, and events, UMaine Extension delivers unbiased, research-based information to Washington County citizens. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how we can help you, browse our site, or contact us.
Nominations Sought for Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award
The Washington County Extension Association (WCEA) seeks nominations for the 2016 Norman W. Duzen Volunteer Award, which honors a Washington County resident whose volunteerism has enhanced the lives of community members.
Norman W. Duzen had a special place in his heart for the people of Washington County and donated many hours of his time to make their lives better. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Washington County staff and the WCEA Executive Committee established the Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award in his honor. At the WCEA Annual Meeting, the recipient will receive a wooden keepsake box with his or her name engraved on it. The winner’s name also will be added to a plaque at the Washington County Extension office.
The deadline for nominations is Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016.
Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award Nomination Form (print version)
- honey bee colony;
- constructing hives;
- spring, summer and fall management;
- honey production;
- wintering hives;
- identification and control of brood diseases; and
- parasites and predators.
A Program for People with Diabetes and Their Families
This program is free and open to anyone with type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, family members and caregivers. Participants will meet once a week for 4 weeks. You will learn how to select and prepare foods that help to control blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure. There will be an opportunity to taste a variety of main dishes, side dishes, and desserts.
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