Buzz: Masks, social distancing required to tour Rome’s college and career academy this Saturday. Master Gardener training program forming.

Buzz: Masks, social distancing required to tour Rome’s college and career academy this Saturday. Master Gardener training program forming.

 

Rome City Schools is offering tours of the College and Career Academy building this Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Part of the 2017 education special tax, the addition also features expanded athletic facilities including an indoor practice field. Open to all, visitors need to know “masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be practiced.”

 2021 Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Training program set: From Keith Mickler: 

“We are very excited to be able to offer a 2021 Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Training program. The program will however be a hybrid training program consisting of online classes and four in-person labs. Due to the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic The University System of Georgia is requiring the program to be offer online to help limit exposure to COVID-19. Online training class will begin in late March and finish up by late June.”

  • Training classes will be broken into 4 blocks, each block of classes will be followed by a lab..
  • Each block of classes has a competition window of two weeks.
  • Please contact the Floyd County Extension office at 706-295-6210 or uge1115@uga.edu to request an application.

Applications are due back no later than Friday Jan. 29.  You will be notified by Friday, Feb. 5 if you are accepted into the training program.

Should you be accepted into the training program a $200 registration fee will be due no later than Friday, Feb. 19.

For more: Keith D. Mickler, Extension Coordinator, 706-295-6210 | mickler@uga.edu | www.ugaextension.org/floyd

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