ECA soup lunch next Wednesday

Published 12:25 pm Tuesday, January 30, 2024

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The Davie County Extension and Community Association (ECA) annual soup lunch fundraiser will be Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  \at the N.C Cooperative Extension, Davie County Center, located at 642 Wilkesboro St. in Mocksville.

The lunch will feature several types of homemade soups, homemade desserts and a drink by donation.  Eat-in and take-out options will be available.

Proceeds support the ECA fund that awards scholarships for graduating high school seniors to continue their education.  Applications are open to all students in Davie County, and are available at the Davie High School, Davie Early College or the Extension Center.  his year the group will provide one $750 scholarship to a student entering a family life, agricultural or health related field at a college or technical school.

The mission of the Extension and Community Association is to strengthen families through leadership development, volunteer work and educational programs provided through a partnership with N.C. State University and N.C. A&T State University.

Colleen Church, County Extension Director and liaison to the Davie County ECA, said: “We would love to grow our Davie group of volunteers, and new members are welcome at any time. Regular meetings are held at 1:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month.

“Davie County will be hosting ECA members from their district for the annual spring meeting that will be held in Mocksville again this year, where members will enjoy hearing from WXII’s Lanie Pope and how she became a meteorologist. Attendees will also review ongoing community service and volunteer projects and enjoy lunch, cultural arts and fellowship.”

For more information, contact Church at 336.753.6100, or Jeanne Gilbreath, Davie County ECA President at 336.998.6149.