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Showing posts from August, 2016

Goodhue County 4-H'ers revive a project and explore the dairy industry

Each spring the Minnesota 4-H Foundation distributes grants to 4-H clubs who want to make a difference in their community. We will be featuring one grantee every month this year to celebrate wonderful ways Minnesota 4-H'ers are living out the 4-H Pledge. Our August featured grantee used their funds to start up local project bowl teams. We hope you enjoy their story.
Goodhue County 4-H’ers were looking to add a new project to their county, and recognized that there had been no Project Bowl teams is many years. Project Bowl is a 4-H contest that challenges teams of 3-6 youth on their knowledge of 4-H project areas in a quiz show format.

Goodhue County 4-H focused on the dairy project and with support from a Helping Hands grant was able to put together three teams. The Project Bowl participants came from multiple clubs within Goodhue County. They wanted to expand their knowledge while having fun learning. The team was able to learn skills “like hard work, time management, an…

Announcing New Endowment for Roseau County Youth

Endowment established to benefit youth of Roseau CountyThe Minnesota 4-H Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of a new 4-H endowment for Roseau County. Roseau County 4-H alumni, along with current youth and their families, made this Endowment a reality.

Hundreds of youth in Roseau County participate in 4-H each year. These young people serve the community, develop leadership skills, and build lifelong friendships while exploring topics such as animal science, clothing & textiles, photography, shooting sports, robotics, engineering, technology, ATV safety and many others.

Brianne, a college-bound 4-H’er from Warroad, was one of several 4-H youth who recently participated in a phone-a-thon that secured the final gifts needed to establish this important endowment.

"4-H has really helped me expand my leadership skills,” she said. “I'm learning to work with people of diverse backgrounds and to really see the value of carefully listening to everyone's ideas. If it wa…