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  • Cumberland County Accepting 2021 Agricultural Hall of Fame Nominations

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    March 11, 2021


    N.C. Cooperative Extension
    Cumberland County Center
    cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu

    401 East Mountain Drive
    Fayetteville, North Carolina 28305
    Telephone: 910.312.6860
    Fax: 910.321.6883


    Cumberland County Accepting 2021 Agricultural Hall of Fame Nominations
     
    Cumberland County Cooperative Extension is now accepting nominations of candidates for the Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame for 2021.
     
    Established in 1989, the Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame honors county residents who have made significant contributions to agriculture, home economics, youth development or rural communities. The Hall of Fame is in the I.B. Julian Auditorium at Cumberland County Cooperative Extension, 301 E. Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, N.C.

    Nomination forms may be obtained by calling 910-321-6405 or by going to the Cooperative Extension website at cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu. Completed nomination forms with supporting documentation, not to exceed five pages, must be received by June 30, 2021 at 5 p.m. Late submissions will not be considered. Mail nominations to Cumberland County Cooperative Extension, Charlie Rose Agri-Expo Center, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, N.C. 28306. Nomination forms may also be faxed to 910-321-6883 or emailed to Cooperative Extension Director Lisa Childers at lisa_childers@ncsu.edu.

    The nominating committee will review all candidates and submit a nominee to the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners for consideration and selection into the Hall of Fame. The recipient will be honored in November during the annual Farm-City Week Celebration event.
     
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    Lisa Childers, Cooperative Extension Director
    lisa_childers@ncsu.edu, (910) 321-6880