Volunteers to be honored by Washington County Extension Association

The Washington County Extension Association will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday,  May 17, at the  Jonesboro Elementary School, 57 School Road, Jonesboro. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with a potluck supper; the program and awards ceremony begin at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Nathan Pennell of Whitneyville will receive the Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award for his volunteer efforts  at the Jacksonville Grange #358 in East Machias and the Whitneyville Library. The University of Maine Pen Awards will be presented to Joanne McMahan for her work with the Senior Companion Advisory Committee and Jennifer Prout for her efforts with UMaine Extension 4-H and Master Gardener Volunteers programs.

The program will feature a presentation on 4-H STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program activities in Washington County.

Attendees are asked to consider bringing a dish to share. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact the Extension office, 207.255.3345 or 800.287.1542 (toll-free in Maine).