The Co-op Connection:
Celebrating Co-op Month
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October is Co-op Month. How is your co-op celebrating?
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Hubers Announced Council Couple of the Year
Travis and Tracie Hubers of Plymouth, NC, have been selected as the Cooperative Council of North Carolina’s Outstanding Couple of the Year for 2014 - 2015. They were selected at the annual Cooperative Leadership Conference in August at The Ridges Resort in Hiawassee, Georgia.
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Co-op Dynamics 2014
The Council's 2014 Co-op Dynamics Workshop will be held December 3, 2014 in Raleigh. Registration is now open for
co-ops to send staff, members and directors to learn everything they need to know about the co-op business model.
Win a Co-op Prize Pack during Co-op Month
Be sure to check our FaceBook Page every Tuesday in October for a chance to answer the Trivia Tuesday question to win a Co-op Month prize pack. Congratulations to Emily Harrison, winner of this week's prize.
Agricultural Co-ops Impact Economic Growth
Co-ops across the country are celebrating October's Co-op Month, and celebrate they should. This business model, which has existed in the U.S. since Benjamin Franklin started the first co-op in 1752, has proven to be successful, impacting economic growth with more than 48,000 co-ops today..
2014 Co-op Month:
The Co-op Connection
Throughout October, millions of co-ops members across the U.S. will observe Co-op Month festivals, contests, open houses and other events. This year's theme, The Co-op Connection, celebrates the ways co-ops connect with each other, their communities and their world.
NC Students to Serve at NICE
Two North Carolina students have been selected to attend the 2014 National Institute on Cooperative Education (NICE) as Student Leaders in July. Marie Jones of Raleigh and Evan Hill of Tarboro will travel to Virginia Tech for to help lead conference activities after exemplifying excellent leadership skills at last year's conference.
Osborne Receives Council Scholarship
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