2024 Washington County Extension Association Annual Meeting

Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Location: Reynold’s Center, University of Maine Machias


10:30 a.m.: Washington County Extension Association Annual Meeting


  • Opening remarks by Associate Dean Jason Bolton

Business Meeting

  • 2025 Budget
  • New Members
  • Slate of Officers

Volunteer Awards

  • University of Maine Volunteer Pen Award
  • Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award 

Program Highlight- 4-H National Trips

  • Teens from the Oh Yea! 4-H Grows True Leaders program will share their experience attending the IGNITE Conference in Washington D.C.
  • Members from the Cobscook Currents 4-H Club lego project will give a presentation on their trip to Houston to participate in the FIRST® Championship. 
Members of Oh Yea 4-H Grows True Leaders at IGNITE Conference.
Oh Yea 4-H Grows True Leaders youth at the Ignite Conference in Washington D.C.
team holding up a trophy
Members and coaches of the Cobscook Currents 4-H Club Lego Project will head to Houston to compete.

buffet food
Pexel Photo by Balielo

11:30 a.m.: Meal on the Mall

  • Angie’s Comfort Kitchen will provide the food. 


R.S.V.P. below by May 3, 2024 for the meal.

2024 Washington County Annual Meeting Meal


This is a FREE event. All community members are invited.


baby goat
Photo provided by Nicholas MacDonald.






Ongoing Activities

  • 4-H Goat Petting Zoo by H&M Homestead
  • Cooperative Extension Appreciation Tree
  • Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program activity for youth
  • Horticulture Activity
  • Pressure Gauge Testing
  • Resource Display Tables


Pick up seeds, herbs, soil testing kits, and tick spoons while supplies last!


For more information or accommodation requests, please contact Tara Wood at 207.255.3345 or tara.a.wood@maine.edu. If requests are received after May 3, 2024, we may not have sufficient time to make necessary arrangements; however, all requests will be considered.

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