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Reflecting back on 2021 with our efforts in staying connected, we all agree that we had so much fun meeting online during each session of New Year, New Way with ECA. From learning about the air fryer, to making a great biscuit, and how to declutter your home, we have all learned many new skills together!

Since we are still facing restrictions on in-person meetings, we decided to continue this online series to stay connected to our Extension and Community Association members as well as connect with new individuals in our communities!

You will have a chance to learn from new faces this year as we have expanded our cross-county programming efforts! These professionals are gearing up to provide you with the best current research-based information in a wide variety of topics that will hopefully leave you educated, engaged, and empowered after each session! Want to learn more about Extension and Community Association (ECA) or how to become a volunteer in your county? Join us this year as we connect with one another to learn new life skills while being At Home with ECA!

The Extension Community Association is a volunteer group with the purpose to empower individuals and families to improve their quality of living through continuing education, leadership development and community service.

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Session  Schedule

January 6, 2022: Disaster Preparedness 

“The best way to survive a disaster and be able to quickly recover is to be prepared. There are a number of things that you can do to help prepare you and your family for a disaster”

February 3, 2022: Bread in a Bag 

“Nothing smells or tastes as good as fresh bread from the oven. Have you ever wanted to learn how to make homemade bread from scratch? Now is your chance”

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March 3rd, 2022: Decluttering your Space and Mind 

“Holding on to belongings and memories is normal but sometimes they can overwhelm us, turning into a difficult task to manage. Join us to learn some great tips about how to deal with belongings that may be cluttering your home and your mind.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I have to be a member of ECA to attend? No, all are welcome to attend this series.
  • How much does it cost? These courses are offered at no cost to participants.
  • Can I attend if I don’t live in one of the listed counties? Yes, everyone is welcome to join via Zoom.
  • What if I cannot attend a live session? Please register anyway. Each month a recording of the session and materials will be sent out for participants who weren’t able to join.

For questions or accommodations please contact Ashley Beard at  ashley_beard@ncsu.edu 336.849.7908 or your respective county agent listed down below.

N.C. Cooperative Extension prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran status.

N.C. Cooperative Extension prohíbe discriminar y al acoso hapor motivo de raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, sexo (incluyendo el embarazo), discapacidad, religion, orientación sexual, identidad de género, y estatus de veteran.