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Aycock Recreation Center Update!!!!

Great News Henderson Vance Community!!!! The Aycock Recreation Center’s Pool is back up and running. The pool will be open to the public today (Friday, January 12, 2018) beginning at 4:00pm – 8:00pm and tomorrow (Saturday, January 13, 2018) 12:00 noon – 5:00pm. The pool will operate on its regular schedule beginning Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

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.

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