4-H begins fall recruiting period

first_img You Might Like Troy loses ‘man of character’ with Rice’s death Bill Rice Sr. was laid to rest Monday in the town that he loved and honored all of his life…. read more Email the author Published 8:23 pm Monday, September 27, 2010 Being back in school isn’t the only thing that’s got young people busy at this time of the year. It’s also the time where students enroll in local 4-H clubs all across the nation.The 4-H club is the nation’s largest youth organization with more the 6 million members nationally. Pike County can boast 1,500 of those.“We have a large 4-H membership for a county of our size,” said Kristie Freeman, Pike County 4-H agent assistant. “Students can join 4-H in the fourth grade and we have clubs in grades four through 12 in the county, city and private schools. Our clubs are very active and our Extension staff and adult volunteers are dedicated to the goal of 4-H, which is to empower youth to reach their potential.” Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen “Any students that have not enrolled in 4-H and want to take advantage of the many opportunities that it presents are encouraged to do so,” Freeman said. “We always welcome more students into the club.”In addition to club meetings, 4-H’ers can take part in a wide variety of activities offered by the community, county and state including workshops, achievement programs, camps, tours and competitive events.There are also national trips for youths who excel in leadership and citizenship skills, including Citizenship Washington Focus, National 4-H Congress and National 4-H Conference.For more information about the 4-H Clubs of Pike County, call the Pike County Extension Office at 566-0985. Skip Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Sponsored Content In Alabama, more than 65,000 youth are involved in the 4-H and Alabama Cooperative Extension System agents and volunteer leaders provide a wide range of educational programs.“Fall is the most popular time to enroll in 4-H, however, you can enroll at any time,” Freeman said. “Young people can be in as many 4-H clubs as they choose. In-school club membership is not required to be a member of a special interest club.”The Pike County 4-H clubs have many activity and event choices for students. By The Penny Hoarder “We have everything from cooking, sewing, beef, horse, robotics and shooting sports clubs to one-time events such as workshops and field days,” Freeman said.The Pike County 4-H clubs are gearing up now for National 4-H Week Oct. 3-9 and will get a jump on the celebration with a local event on Saturday, Oct. 2, at Tractor Supply in Troy.“We will have an antique tractor show and show calf demonstration,” Freeman said. “We are inviting all of those who have antique tractors to participate. We also have a two 4-H’ers who will show their heifers and talk about what they have to do to prepare for the annual Pike County Steer and Heifer show in the spring.”Freeman said the antique tractor show and calf demonstration are just a couple of the many “extra” opportunities that 4-H presents each year. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Latest Stories 4-H begins fall recruiting period By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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