In her third mission to the International Space Station she will surpass the current record of 534 days in space.
Can you guess what it was? Did you know that National 4-H Congress was held in Chicago for more than 50 years?
Each year, hundreds of students from the Capitol Christmas Tree’s home state enter the Capitol Christmas Tree drawing to receive a free trip to Washington, D.C. and help the Speaker of the House in lighting the tree. Chris Gabrielson from Havre, MT, was the lucky winner of the 2008 drawing.
(from the December, 2013 National 4-H History Newsletter)
It’s now around seven million with a 2025 goal of ten million members.
Created as the National Committee for Boys’ and Girls’ Club Work, the private sector body began decades of 4-H program support.
A new column starting this month will share ideas from clubs, counties and states on how staff incorporates 4-H history in daily work.