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Agriculture

Awards night ceremony

PRINCETON — The University of Illinois Extension - Bureau County will recognize its award winning 4-H Fair exhibitors at the awards night ceremony at 5 p.m. July 27 at the Bureau County Fairgrounds in Princeton.

4-H members will be presented with awards they have earned through their efforts in completing learn-by-doing educational projects. These trophies and awards are made possible through the sponsorship of businesses and individuals throughout Bureau County and the surrounding area. There are more than 200 project areas that 4-H members can choose to participate in. All educational materials are made available through the University of Illinois Extension - Bureau County office and the Urbana-Champaign campus.

Everyone is invited to come out to the Bureau County Fairgrounds to see the projects Bureau County 4-H youth, ages 5-19, have worked on throughout the year and to the awards night ceremony. Horse gaming events will take place on July 28; feel free to bring a lawn chair or sit in the bleachers and watch these special events. All other events are also open to the public.

The 4-H food stand will be open and ready to serve visitors a wide variety of menu selections.

Admission is free. For more information, call University of Illinois Extension - Bureau County office at 815-875-2878.

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