Bibb County Extension Coordinator Matt Hartzell worked with Economic and Community Development Regional Extension Agent Cynthia Whittaker to deliver the Career Countdown workforce and financial education program to 115 7th graders at Centreville Middle School (CMS) on November 6 and 7. The program was hosted by 7th CMS Social Sciences Teacher Kalee Vernon. On Day 1, the students chose a profession to practice for the day. Once they chose their career, students managed a monthly take-home salary in a simulation where they paid bills and grocery shopped using their assigned net salary. On Day 2, students completed a career and educational plan activity where they identified areas of interest, then career clusters and associated educational options. The idea is to help students learn about real life expenses, as well as explore career options well in advance of graduation from high school.
Forestry Awareness Week Now (F.A.W.N.) hosted the Bibb County 5th-6th graders at the
Brierfield State Park on October 19, 2017
Bibb County 4-H Chick Chain program was a great success thanks to our participants.
Join Bibb County 4-H General Club
March 13 – 6:00- 7:30pm @ Brent Senior Center next to Wendy’s
Meets every second Tuesday
Forty-six (46) Bibb County youth participated in our 3rd Annual 4-H Bibb County Summer Day Camp held July 10-13, 2017. There were two separate two-day sessions—Session 1 on July 10-11 and Session 2 on July 12-13. Program activities were based at Bibb County High School (BCHS) and field trips were taken to several locations in Bibb County. Youth participants painted art on canvas, harvested vegetables from the BCHS garden, learned about the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge, the Cahaba River and its aquatic life, received information about healthy water and refreshments, saw and made pottery at Miller Pottery, volunteered at Helping Horses Alabama, and enjoyed a hike and swim at Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park.
We at the Bibb County Extension Office would like to thank the 4-H youth participants, their parents and families, Bibb County 4-H Volunteers Courtney Lambert, Tessa Mayfield and Roger Brothers, Bibb County Master Gardener Volunteers Michelle Giddens and Sharon Hope, Bibb County High School staff, and the Cahaba River Society for making the 2017 Bibb County 4-H Summer Day Camp so fantastic!
Child Abuse Prevention T-Shirt Fundraiser
Help support and prepare for the upcoming Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. The Central Alabama Regional Child Advocacy Center is a non-profit organization providing a safe, child friendly location for conducting forensic interviews of abused children. To place an order for T-Shirts call 205-926-4310 or stop by the Bibb County Extension Office. For information see Flyer
Thursday, March 1 – 9:00am
Chamber Coffee Hosted by Alabama Scenic River Trail/Located by Chamber of Commerce
835 Walnut Street, Centreville, AL 35042
BIBB MEDICAL CENTER NEWS
On Thursday, March 15 – 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Bibb Medical Center will host a FREE “Cooking Through Cancer” at the Congregate Housing – Cahaba Trace Senior Living with the Bibb County Cancer Support Group. Bring your apron to learn how to Cook for a healthier life. Eating the right kinds of foods before, during, and after cancer treatment can help the patient feel better and stay stronger. Cook and enjoy an appetizer, dinner and dessert. Spaces are limited to 20 participants. Contact Jami Carlee to register at (205) 926-3292.
Kids and Kin is a FREE statewide program to provide support and assistance for grandchildren, aunts, uncles, and other siblings who provide child care for their relative’s children. KIDS AND KIN BIBB COUNTY meets on Thursdays 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the Brent-Centreville Public Library.
Click Here for upcoming 2018 January – March events. See FLYER
Bibb County Food Banks
Emergency temporary food assistance located in Brent and Centreville
¨ Cahaba Medical Care Community Center
205.926.2992 (Tuesdays and Thursday 8:30AM-12Noon)
¨ Compassion & Hope Food Basket
Rev. John Skinner 205.926.1719 www.compassionandhopefoodbasket.com
¨ First Baptist Church Pantry, West Blocton, AL
¨ Lillie Star Baptist Church
Joann Craighead 205.552.2911 Elaine Jones 205.535.0421
¨ West AL Community Services-Bibb County Office
Joann Craighead 205.552.2911
KIDS FUN RUN – KIDS OLYMPICS
Walk with Mayor Stripling, Mayor Morton, Mayor Sims and Mayor Dodson to kick off challenge
Event Sponsored by Bibb County Extension, Bibb Medical Center, Cahaba Medical Center
The Mayors’ 100 Mile Challenge END DATE is August 6, 2018
For More Information Contact: Christina LeVert
Christina.LeVert@auburn.edu or 205-926-4310
Hope to see you at the Kick-off on Saturday, April 28th!
Bibb County 4-H Programs for our youth
Click here for a list of programs