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A Shiny Penny

I am writing this article at the start of the fair season here in Lee County. The judges and …

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A 4-H Civics Lesson

Bill Stone, the County Extension Director, wrote an article in 2016 reporting that our youth are out of touch …

Leading for the Next Generation

One of my favorite things about working with the 4-H Youth Development program is the opportunity I have to …

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Lee County 4-H 2020 Award Winners!

Quote of the Day: “There is no shortcut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation – veneer isn’t worth anything.” …

Setting Goals for the New Year

The New Year is here! Have you decided on a resolution? Often, these yearly goals focus on improving overall …

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Bring the Past Into the Present

When you think of Christmases past what first comes to your mind? I asked our 4-H volunteer leaders the …

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Bullying - Beyond the Classroom

An important key to a great positive youth development program is creating a safe and inclusive youth environment. To …

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Public Speaking 2021

For many years 4-H has encouraged millions of youth around the world to become proficient at public speaking. This …

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Make Sure You Count

Welcome to 2020! While the new decade has been a tad chaotic with current events, one thing that happens …

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