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Vance County Aging Plan Survey

YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED!!!!

The Vance County Senior Center and Kerr-Tar Area Agency on Aging is seeking your input as they develop their Vance County Aging Plan. They are specifically interested in information about the needs of older adults, caregivers, or persons with disabilities within your county. Please support them by completing the Vance County Aging Plan Survey below.

Vance County Aging Plan Survey of County Issues:    Online Survey

Vance County Aging Plan Survey of County Issues:    PDF

Vance County Aging Profile: For Your Information

 

Hard copy surveys can be dropped off at the following locations:

County Manager/Finance Office (front desk)
122 Young Street, Ste. B
Henderson,  NC 27536
 
Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments
Area Agency on Aging
1724 Graham Avenue
Henderson, NC 27536
 
Vance County Senior Center
126 S. Garnett Street
Henderson, NC 27536
 

For more information or if you have any questions about the survey, please call (252) 436-2040.

Christmas Backpack Buddies Food Drive

Please support the Christmas Backpack Buddies Food Drive, December 1 – December 20, 2017. Donation times are Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm. The main drop-off location is the Vance County Cooperative Extension Office, located at 305 Young Street, Henderson, NC. For other drop-off locations and more information, please view the Christmas Food Drive Flyer.

County Property for Sale

The County website includes a listing of both county owned surplus real estate properties and jointly owned City-County properties with the City of Henderson that are available for purchase. Both listing of properties and acquisition process can be viewed by clicking on the “SURPLUS PROPERTIES – LAND” link below.

SURPLUS PROPERTIES – LAND

 

Speedway to Healthy

On behalf of Vance 4- H, E. M. Rollins Elementary School and NC A&T SU Cooperative Extension program, we would like to invite you to come see our students participating in a program that puts kids on a fast track to healthy habits.

What: Speedway to Healthy is a 1,200- square- foot, walk- through exhibit representing the human body. This creative educational exhibit teaches children in kindergarten through fifth (K- 5) grades how the foods they eat affect their bodies and their health.

When: Tuesday, November 28th – Thursday November 30th from 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Where: The exhibit is located inside the Gymnasium at E. M. Rollins Elementary School located at 1600 S. Garnett Saint Ext., Henderson, NC 27537.

Significance: Participants will have an opportunity to experience this unique traveling exhibit focusing on the human body . Childhood obesity is a widespread issue in the state and the nation, with North Carolina having the 23rd highest rate of childhood obesity. The Speedway to Healthy project was created as a resource to fight childhood obesity and poor health among children in North Carolina.

County Leadership Forum on Opioid Abuse

County Leadership Forum on Opioid Abuse for Granville and Vance Counties. Learn the full effects of the opioid crisis on our counties’ citizens, discover resources available to help families, and develop collaborative strategies for effective education, prevention and treatment.

Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center, October 17 from 2PM to 5PM

Questions? Contact Lisa Harrison — lharrison@gvdhd.org

GOLDEN LEAF FOUNDATION COMMUNITY BASED INITIATIVE GRANTS FY 2018

TO: INTERESTED PARTIES
FROM: JORDAN MCMILLEN; COUNTY MANAGER
DATE: SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

On behalf of the Golden Leaf Foundation, Vance County will be participating in the Community Based Grants Initiative (CBGI) program. This initiative will allow the county to submit between 1-3 letters of inquiry for project ideas that have a TOTAL of no more than $1.5 million.

MAJOR POINTS OF PROCESS:

  • County Manager serves as key contact of the initial process (in terms of responsibility for submitting a slate of projects that are ready to go). Projects do not have to be administered by County Government.
  • 20% Cash match is required to be competitive
  • Projects should promote economic growth and development in longer term and do the most good for the most people.
  • County Manager will submit from 1-3 Letters of Intent to Golden Leaf for projects totaling no more than $1.5 million.

DATES AND SUBMITTALS:

  • APPLICANT PROJECT AND LETTER OF INQUIRY DUE TO COUNTY MANAGER’S OFFICE (electronic) by October 6, 2017 at 5 pm.
  • If multiple requests are submitted – County Manager will then convene a review panel to review requests for final recommendations to Golden Leaf.
  • County Manager will review and submit LOI (letter of intent) letter(s) to Golden Leaf by October 20, 2017.

This is a Golden Leaf Foundation Grant – not a County initiative. ALL questions about specifics for individual grants applications should be submitted to Dan Gerlach (dgerlach@goldenleaf.org) or Mark Sorrells (msorrells@goldenleaf.org) – or call toll free at 888-684-8404.

Vance County and the County Manager only serve as a conduit for the process – specifics need to be addressed to Golden Leaf (www.goldenleaf.org).

Letter of Inquiry Form

Project Budget/Narrative Form

Interested in Receiving Weather/Emergency Related Updates

For weather/emergency related event updates, please register for the County’s CODE RED Warning System. All existing county landlines are enrolled in the system. This system will notify you in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts.

Code Red Registration

 

For real-time updates and information please like the Vance County Emergency Operations and the Vance County Government Facebook Pages.

@vancecountyemergencyoperations

@VanceCountyGov

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