Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Highlands County Celebrates National 4-H Week

Highlands County Board of County Commissioners has issued a proclamation to celebrate this year's National 4-H Week.  

Highlands County, Florida
National 4-H Week Proclamation

Whereas, October 7-13,2012 is National 4-H Week in the United States, with more than 5 million youth, ages 5 to 18, taking part in 4-H club programs nationwide, and with 4-H ranking in total awareness among agencies serving youth; and, 

Wheras, the Florida 4-H Program has been positively impacting children's lives since 1909 and has celebrated over 100 years of service.  The Florida Cooperative Extension Service conducts 4-h programs through the state's land-grant university, the University of Florida, with the mission to create supportive environments where diverse youth and caring adults may gain the knowledge and life skills they need to be productive, responsible citizens; and..

Click Here to view the entire proclamation.

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