National 4-H Week
What started in 1926 was later modified in 1942 and again in 1945; in all iterations, it showcased the work and achievements of 4-H members nationwide. This year, it’s October 1-7. Do you know what other years 4-H Week was modified?
4-H Poppy Seeds for WWI Memorial
Your club can sell poppy seeds to help raise money for the planned World War I Memorial in DC and support their own local activities.
GIS War on Adult Obesity
Tennessee 4-H’ers reached 16,000 people from 150 countries with a demonstration of how to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to map community health care issues leading to obesity.
Does your Club have a 4-H Charter?
Starting in 1919, USDA issued Club Charters to “official” 4-H Clubs. Some are real treasures and the practice continues today.
50 Year 4-H PC Reunion
A 4-H alum returns after 50 years to Santa Catarina, Brazil, to check the status of his family and the 4-S clubs he started as a Peace Corps Volunteer.
Calendars Helped Finance National 4-H Center
Do you have an old 4-H calendar in your attic? We’d like to see it. National 4-H calendars, a program which began in 1949, and ran for six decades, helped build and maintain the National 4-H Center.
We hope you enjoy this issue.