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Woodmen Life Chapter 250 Presents Donation


On February 13, 2017, Woodmen Life Chapter 250 presented Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Shelby County with a donation of $1,000 in support of the Shelby County Community Garden project.  The donation was accepted by Jheri-Lynn McSwain, Shelby County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences.  Mrs. McSwain provided the Woodmen with an update and results from the 2016 garden and shared plans for the upcoming spring planting with members.  Goals for this year include increasing volunteer support, conducting a corn variety taste test, planting additional tomato plants, and measuring pounds of vegetables produced.  Vegetables grown in the community garden are provided to the Shelby County Senior Nutrition Site and Meals on Wheels program to support the nutritional health of senior adults in our county.

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