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Lifestyles

Celebrating 4-H Week

Four-H’ers in Bureau County will join the 7 million other youth currently in 4-H in celebrating National 4-H Week, Oct. 6-12. Four-H youth development programs, provide hands-on learning activities for youth in Illinois and are assisted by more than 13,000 volunteer adult leaders.

Last year, 4-H’ers in Bureau County were asked to be a part of a survey to measure the value of the 4-H experience. Dr. Denise Legvold, state 4-H program leader, said the results showed 4-H has a positive influence on the participants.

Every county in Illinois has a 4-H program operated through University of Illinois Extension. Four-H club membership is open to youth aged 8 to 18. The new program year began Sept. 1, and new clubs are forming in this community now.

To learn more about 4-H and enroll in a local club, call the Extension office at 815-875-2878 or stop by the office at 850 E. Thompson St. in Princeton.

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