4-H Members from Buncombe County attended the 66th annual 4-H Electric Congress July 22-24 at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Two hundred and twenty five 4‑H’ers, adult leaders and Cooperative Extension agents from 60 counties attended the three‑day event. Since 1947, Duke Energy and Dominion North Carolina Power have sponsored the annual congress to emphasize energy conservation and safe electricity use. The 4-H electric energy program is one of the most popular activities among Tar Heel 4-H’ers.
Our Buncombe delegates were: Maia Judd, Madison Baldwin, Will Baldwin, and Lisa Baldwin (adult volunteer). Also pictured is Wayne Huddleston, business relations manager, agricultural market for Duke Energy.