Mingo County Youth Celebrate National 4-H Week

By Kyle Lovern

September 26, 2013

More than 6 million young people across the country today will be celebrating National 4-H Week, which takes place annually during the first full week of October. Mingo County 4-H leverages National 4-H Week to celebrate the great things that the 4-H youth development program offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H young people who each day work to a make a positive impact on their community.

October 6th kicks off National 4-H Week and 4-Her’s from our local schools are invited to attend the Mingo County Commission meeting on October 2 to witness the signing of the proclamation declaring National 4-H Week in Mingo County. The week will end with our annual 4-H Fishing event.
We invite all 4-H’ers, family and friends to attend the annual fishing event at the Logan Shiners Pond on Saturday, October 12 from 9 AM to 4 PM. Food and beverages will be provided by the Logan Shriners. Bus transportation will be provided and the schedule will be sent to the schools once the paperwork is completed. To sign up for this event, please ask the 4-H Leader or principal at your school for the necessary paperwork.
To learn more, feel free to contact Mark Whitt, 4-H Agent @ 304-235-2692 ext. 2. The event is sponsored by the Mingo County 4-H Leaders, Mingo County Commission, Mingo County Board of Education and Logan Shriners.
About 4-H:
4-H, the largest youth development organization in the world, is a community of seven million young people across the globe learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. In the U.S., 4-H programs are implemented by the 109 land grant universities and the Cooperative Extension System through their 3,100 local Extension offices across the country. Overseas, 4-H programs operate throughout more than 50 countries.
Learn more about 4-H at www.4-H.org, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/4-H and Twitter at https://twitter.com/4H.