Friends of Vade Mecum

Supporting Hanging Rock State Park

Meet at the Table

A group of five of us went to the county commissioner’s meeting on Monday, January 27th. I personally spoke about getting stake holders to sit down together at the table and find a solution. If the RFI is too restrictive, can we write something better? I talked about folks willing and ready to start fund raising, but what for, we…
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Face Palm

Stokes News has a front page article about Camp Sertoma in the Thursday January 16 issue entitled, “Attempt to Save Camp Sertoma Stalls“. Editor Nicholas Eames managed to distill a complicated set of issues into a tightly-written, succinct article. The piece says the County Manager did not receive any responses to the County’s Request for Information by the deadline, January 15.…
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County Commissioner’s Mtg – 12/23

Where: Commissioner’s Chambers, 2nd floor, Ronald Regan Building, 1014 Main st., Danbury, NC 27016 When: 12/23 6:00pm arrive earlier if you want to sign up for public comment. As I wrote on our facebook group page, “Sign up for public comments and remind the Commissioner’s that we need to Save Sertoma/Vade Mecum Springs. Our group has proposed a plan and we…
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Sign Our Petition

Camp Sertoma summer staffer, Joey Jones, wrote the Change. org petition to Save Sertoma. Please sign it and share.  

Call to Action #2

We have an urgent need for letters of support. Write one positive, enthusiastic, passionate email and copy it to many people. Ask them to commit to working with community stakeholders to develop a strategy for the  continued operation of Sertoma 4-H Educational Center as an Extension outreach of NCSU and North Carolina 4-H. Here is the list. Kevin Howell – Vice…
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Save Sertoma featured on Fox 8

Chad Tucker interviewed a number of members of the Save Sertoma group this past Monday at Singletree Inn Gun and Plough. STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — County leaders say they are working to get a one year moratorium on the closure of Camp Sertoma. The popular camp and conference center, owned by North Carolina State, is one of four scheduled to…
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Historic Newspaper Articles

Big shout out to Jessica Johnson from the Stokes News who posted these pictures to the Save Sertoma facebook page.  

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor – The Stokes News Don’t Close Sertoma 4-H Center It was announced on 10/16/13 that the State 4-H Office will close Sertoma 4-H Educational Center on January 1, 2014. Sertoma, which is located off of Moore’s Spring Road, has served as a valued resource for education and youth development for the children of North Carolina for…
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Contact Holloway & Randleman

photo by Liu Yunxia

Contact the two senators where Camp Sertoma is. First, either call or email Bryan Holloway at 919-733-5609 or Bryan.Holloway@ncleg.net Second, either call or email Shirley Randleman at(919) 733-5743 or Shirley.Randleman@ncleg.net Claire-Marie Hannon has come up with some talking points to use when discussing the closure of the three 4-H Centers with folks. The Centers are more valued by the citizens of North…
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