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The Countdown Continues!

Out of the mouths of babes: “4-H brought me closer to my grandfather.” – 9th grade 4-H member “I have developed a better work ethic and communications skills.” – 9th grade 4-H member “4-H has taught me leadership and commitment that I can use for the rest of my life.” – 9th grade 4-H member …

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The Countdown Continues!

You are making a difference: Studies done with 4-H youth show adults in their 4-H clubs make them feel important (65%) and listen to them (64%). (Perkins & Butterfield, 1999).                                            That’s all the difference …

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The Countdown Continues!

The out-of-school hours constitute the biggest single block of time in the life of a young adolescent (Council on Adolescent Development, 1992). What are they doing with it?                   With the help of 4-H volunteers like you… anything they want! Join us on Monday, August 19, 2013 …

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The Countdown Continues!

In 2001, Kirk Astroth and George Haynes of Montana State University published research which found the following:   Compared to other youth, 4-H youth are more likely to: Succeed in school, getting more A’s than other kids Be involved as leaders in their school and community Be looked up to as role models by other kids; …

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The Countdown Begins!

The countodown is on to the first session of our Make a Difference Mondays Volunteer Training Series.  We are just one week away from our first session!  This session is going to be great for all volunteers interested in leading a 4-H club.  New or experienced… you will learn things that will help you get through this …

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