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This is National 4-H Week

Posted: Sun, Oct 2, 2011 2:58 PM
2011-2012 Winneshiek County 4-H Leaders (Front row, left to right): Bonnie Hackman, Connie Hauber, Nancy Sacquitne, Rusty Samuelson and Brenda Falck. (Second row, left to right): Renate Hunter, David Ranum, Lisa Bullerman, DeAnn Christopher, Michelle Schwartzhoff and Jamie Hauber. (Third row, left to right): Kay Schmitt, Faye Carolan, Jill Lensing, Sue Bruvold, LeRoy McClintock, Lori Luzum, Mary Eileen Lofte, Gordy Hunter, Lori Phillips, Tammy Nordheim and Kristi Berge.

This is National 4-H Week.  Winneshiek County 4-Hers will be celebrating by wearing the color green and/or 4-H apparel to school.

This last year the Winneshiek County 4-H program had 319 4-Hers.  The Winneshiek County 4-H Program is open to any K 12th graders. Youth in grades K-3rd are encouraged to be part of the 4-H Program by joining as clover kid members while 4th 12th graders are eligible to be 4-H members.

Winneshiek County 4-H has 16 4-H Clubs along with additional project groups such as 4-H Citizenship Group, 4-H Dairy Club, 4-H Dog Project, 4-H Horse Project, 4-H Junior Leadership Council, 4-H Safety and Education in Shooting Sports Group, and the 4-H Senior Council.