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Pennsylvania 4-H Week

The Pennsylvania 4-H Week celebration has kicked off across the state from March 11-17. The 4-H youth and volunteers will be actively informing Pennsylvania citizens about the importance of Head, Heart, Hands and Health and the benefits of participating in the program.

The Warren County 4-H program has clubs across the county emphasizing project skills such as food science, robotics, marksmanship, vet science, and more. Each club elects officers and practices parliamentary procedure during business meetings. Warren County clubs pride themselves on community service and teaching youth how to be active in their community. Members are encouraged to try new projects and activities in 4-H.

During the week of celebration, many club members will travel to Penn State to participate in the yearly livestock-judging program. Members will advance their skills in reasoning and problem solving through the judging competition.

The 4-H year runs from October 1 through September 30. Many of the Warren County clubs complete their year by participating in the Warren County Fair each August. The clubs complete the year by holding a round-up. Round-Up is the opportunity for members to display or demonstrate what they have learned from their 4-H activities and projects. Each project and club will have varying requirements for round-up. The displays and demonstrations are a means of celebrating the accomplishments of the club and its membership.

If you would like to learn more about the Warren County 4-H program contact Jennifer Grooms at the Penn State Extension office in Warren County 814-563-9388 or warrenext@psu.edu. The 4-H program is a youth development program of Penn State Extension. It is open to all youth between the ages of 8 and 18, without regard to ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or place of residence.

Class to lunch

The class of Warren High School 1951 will meet for lunch at Applebees in Warren at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14.

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