The 2016 NCASWCD Annual Meeting is only a few days away, and boxes are filling up the association office in preparation for the event!
To get an “updated” idea of what to expect at this year’s meeting, click the attached link below to view a final copy of the meeting schedule. Be sure to check out the breakout sessions so you can begin planning what you’d like to learn more about regarding soil and water conservation. If you will be with a team of individuals from your district, we encourage you to diversify among the breakouts so you can share best practice ideas with your team afterwards.
We also will have several vendors at the Expo and encourage you to stop by their booths during the breaks. Plus, you won’t want to miss the general sessions! We have great speakers lined up to educate and motivate you for the new year. Manly West, your association president, also has a wide array of wonderful door prizes to give out — but you have to present in the general sessions to win!
We hope you have “Contagious Enthusiasm” and we’ll see you at the meeting!
2016 NCASWCD Program FINAL
Don’t forget that the deadline to register online for the 2016 NCASWCD Annual Meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 1. To register, click here.
Currently, the hotel room block is full at the Sheraton Imperial. However, an overflow room block at the conference rate is available at the Springhill Suites by Marriott, which is beside the Sheraton. To make a reservation at Springhill Suites, call 919-998-9500 and reference code SWDN.
Once an attendee has made a reservation at Springhill Suites, they can be put on a waiting list to be transferred to the Sheraton Imperial as cancellations come in. If an attendee wants to be put on a first-come-first-serve waiting list, please send an email to Julie Groce at [email protected] or call the association office at 919-715-6104. She will need to know the name of the attendee, check-in/out dates and room preference (double or king). If rooms become available, the attendee will be notified.
Sheraton Imperial, Research Triangle Park, NC, will be the site of the 2016 NCASWCD Annual Meeting.
Registration is now open for the 2016 NCASWCD Annual Meeting, which will be held January 3-5, 2016 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Research Triangle Park, NC. Online registration ends at the end of the business day on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Click here to register and get information about reserving hotel rooms.
If you have questions about the meeting, contact the association office by email at [email protected] or phone at 919-715-6104.
Event organizers are planning an outstanding event, including a really exciting silent auction and wonderful door prize items. We look forward to see you there!
The Association will host a Legislative Breakfast on Wednesday morning, March 18 in the Legislative Building Cafeteria. The breakfast, in conjunction with Ag Awareness Day, will begin at 7:00 a.m. and will conclude by 8:00 a.m. The main speaker will be Representative Bob Steinburg, Chair of the House Agriculture Committee. Inquires should be directed to the Association office at 919.715.6104 or [email protected]
At the recent annual meeting of the NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons, the following winning tickets were drawn during the banquet on Tuesday night, January 6. Congratulations to all!!!!
John Deer Gator — Ed Spivey, Collettsville, NC (Caldwell Co.)
Holland Grill — Debbie Dobson, Winston Salem, NC (Forsyth Co.)
$500 Cash — Mark Wines, Leicester, NC (Buncombe Co.)
$250 — Michael Bacon, Youngsville, NC (Franklin Co.)
$100 — Jill Laverick, Hope Mills, NC (Cumberland Co.)
Registration is now open for the 2015 annual meeting of the NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. The meeting wlll be held January 4-6, 2015 at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. All information regarding the meeting and registration can be located through the following link:
The NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts will hold its 2014 Legislative Breakfast on Thursday morning, May 22 in the Legislative Building Cafeteria. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. with breakfast at 7:15 a.m. A short program will conclude at approximately 8:00 a.m. RSVP to [email protected] by May 14
The 2013 Gator Raffle was a hugh success with eight winning tickets drawn during the 70th Annual Meeting of the NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts on Tuesday evening, January 7, 2014. Winners included the following:
Five $100 prizes: Eileen Langdon, Benson, NC; Chris Huysman, Sparta, NC; Kathy Stiheleather, Taylorsville, NC; Robert Wilkerson, Greenville, NC; and James Taylor, Woodleaf, NC.
$300 prize: Don Whitlow, Rocky Mount, Va.
Holland Grill: Jerry Gilchrist, Fairmont, NC
John Deere Gator: Tommy Smith, Concord, NC.
Congratulations to all winners!
Congratulations to all students who participated in the 2013 poster, essay, and speech contests. Winners at the state level can be found at the following link: http://www.ncagr.gov/SWC/educational/documents/2013NCASWCDContestWinners.pdf