ECA members earn state accolades

Two Jackson County Extension and Community Association members won first place in the State ECA Cultural Arts Competition in New Bern recently.

Ruth Bryson’s needle tatting took top honors in the hand needlework category. Bryson is a member of Cane Creek ECA and active in the Knitting and Crocheting Group, which meets at the Community Services Center in Sylva on Monday mornings.

Jane McClure was first place winner in the fine arts (oils) category for her painting of a barn in the snow. McClure is a member of the Lunch and Learn ECA Group.

The ECA Craft Club hosts workshops the third Thursday of each month in the conference room of the Community Services Center in Sylva. All workshops are open to the public.  This month’s event will focus on embroidery on cards.

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