4-H Keeping it 'Green'

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By The Staff


4-H youth from across the nation will be “Keeping It Green” as they celebrate 2008 National 4-H Week October 5-11 by raising awareness about environmental issues and initiating environmental projects that make a positive difference in their communities .

Throughout National 4-H week and the year, 4-H’ers solve problems in their communities, raise awareness about environmental issues and make a difference for their futures in the spirit of 4-H’s vision to create a world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change. 

In Spencer County, more than one hundred 4-H members and twenty volunteers are actively involved in 4ee'H.

You can join the 4-H community today. 

To learn how to become a 4-H member or volunteer leader in Spencer County, contact Mollie Tichenor, 4-H Youth Development Agent, at the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension, Spencer County Office at (502) 477-2217 or mailto:mollie.tichenor@uky.edu" mollie.tichenor@uky.edu.  

4-H is a community of 6 million young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 

National 4-H Headquarters, which operates out of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is the federal partner of 4-H programs implemented by the Cooperative Extension System of the nation’s 106 land-grant colleges and universities and in local communities through 3,150 county Cooperative Extension offices. Learn more about the 4-H adventure at "http://www.4-H.org"www.4-H.org.