Maxwell Center Grand Opening

Maxwell Center - Grand Opening

Goldsboro News Argus Maxwell Regional Agricultural and Convention Center Grand Opening

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Michelle Estrada, food and consumer sciences agent for Wayne County, will have a cooking room, where she will have several booths set up on food safety and more. 14 ---- Goldsboro News-Argus Sunday, February 25, 2018 Proud Sponsors of the Maxwell Regional Agricultural & Convention Center and Supporter of Wayne County Family Farms 919.734.1283 2405 N. William St. Goldsboro 76DCT0218T© on different topics. In breakout rooms, local groups will have information on what they do, such as Wayne County 4-H. There will also be a video room where visitors can watch agriculture- related videos. Michelle Estrada, food and consumer sciences agent for Wayne County, will have a cooking room, where she will have several booths set up on food safety and more. In the morning, she will do a cooking demonstration from her new kitchen at the Maxwell Center. The cooking demonstration will be shown throughout the day at the center. Extension agent Jessica Strickland will do a demonstration on container gardening, and it will be shown throughout the day. There will be about 50 FFA students from across the county representing each of the high school FFA chapters assisting at the Ag Expo. Some of the animal science students at Wayne Community College are helping set up the day before the event and also helping during the event March 1. Johnson is hoping to see more than 1,000 visitors. "It's a showcase of agriculture," Johnson said. "What we're going to do is have a celebration to show what agriculture has done for Wayne County, and also show what the Maxwell Center is about." Johnson said the last Ag Expo was held several years ago at Wayne Community College. "But we have the new Maxwell Center now and wanted to do a showcase and coincide it with the grand opening of the center," she said. MAXWELL CENTER ERA Ag expo heralds in Continued from Page 4

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