I hope that you are taking advantage this week and enjoying the virtual NACAA AM/PIC. (You must be pre-registered to participate.) The Southern Region meeting was today and also the Voting Delegates participated in the Delegate session. There are keynote speakers and lots of great presentations planned. Check out the FULL SCHEDULE.

NACAA has recognized its award winners on their website. Winners from Georgia include:

Achievement Awards – Nathan Eason (White County), Raymond Fitzpatrick (Franklin County), Caitlin Jackson (Monroe County), Kim Toal (Fayette County)

Distinguished Service Awards – Paula Burke (Carroll County), Shane Curry (Appling County), Timothy Daly (Gwinnett County), Dr. Tim Davis (Chatham County)

Extension Education Poster National Winner – Tammy Cheely, Stephanie Butcher, Katie Hammond, Carole Knight, Lucy Ray, Pam Sapp and Jennifer Tucker – Southern Women in Ag: Advanced Cattle Workshop

Communications Awards – Fact Sheet National Finalist – Kimberly Kester Post, H. Anderson, J. Dawson, M. Dowdy

Communications Awards – Newsletter, Team National Finalist – Caitlin Jackson

Be sure to tune in to listen to our members who are presenting presentations:

Early Career Development – Wednesday Sept 30 – 10:00am- Jessica Warren – Avoiding Workplace Violence: How to be the popular kid

Horticulture and Turfgrass – Wednesday Sept 30 -10:30am- Timothy Daly – Keeping the Knowledge Flowing: UGA Extension Gwinnett Advanced Training Programs for Master Gardener Extension Volunteers

Sustainable Agriculture – Wednesday Sept 30 – 11:30-noon – Keith Fielder – Leading an Effective Beekeeper Education Program in your County

Congrats to these and all the winners and presenters!

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