4-H Club


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4-H Club

or Four-H Club  (fôr′āch′)
n.
A youth organization sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and offering instruction in agriculture, home economics, and other fields.

[From its four goals: to improve head, heart, hands, and health.]

4-H Club

(ˈfɔrˈeɪtʃ, ˈfoʊr-)
n.
an organization sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture chiefly to instruct young people in modern farming methods.
[so called from the aim of the organization to improve head, heart, hands, and health]
4-H, adj.
4-H'er, n.
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EAST BROOKFIELD - The area's newest 4-H Club is almost a reality.
Report CD-11-53, Property Sale Listing of the Bethel Community Centre, was deferred for two months to allow the Brant 4-H Club to review options for purchasing the Bethel Community Centre or alternative meeting locations.
With each purchase and use of the card, the member's local 4-H club is entered into a monthly drawing for a $500 TSC gift card.
One such pioneer is Laura, Webber, a 15-year-old high-school sophomore and active member of the Belmont 4-H Club in San Mateo County, California.
No matter where you live, there is most likely a 4-H club in that area," she said.
It shows how you take care of animals, and just how to have fun," Brittney says of her experience with the Some-Bunny 4-H Club in Pleasant Hill.
In the 4-H Club Study, 4-H youth were compared to two national groups--as studied in the survey Search Institute Profiles of Student Life: Attitudes and Behaviors--based on developmental assets such as educational aspiration, achievement, motivation, the desire to help others, school grades, self-esteem, decision making, the importance of having a value system, level of interaction/communication with adults, and the ability to make friends.
LANCASTER - Dozens of past and present 4-H members gathered for a reunion hosted by the Eastside Antelopes 4-H Club.
Kiritsis, 4-H Club educator for Worcester County, welcomed 4-H , families and friends, the morning was already well along for the men who drive Ford blue, John Deere green, and Farmall red tractors, and attempt to move more than 10,000 pounds of concrete with a combination of horsepower and willpower.
Legendary singer Glen Campbell took five to show his love for 4-H Club reps who attended his recent performance at the Stage Coach Music Festival held in Indio, CA.
So I joined my first 4-H club in sixth grade and met many kids who loved horses as much as I did.
Now the girls, members of the Tierra Rejada 4-H Club, are busy caring for their Rhode Island Reds, Leghorns and Cornish Cross broilers.