4-H to celebrate 100 years in California

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By Madera County 4-H

Young 4-H members across the state will celebrate 100 years of 4-H in California through service and science activities organized by the University of California’s 4-H Youth Development Program. The events will coincide with National 4-H Week from Oct. 6 through 12.

Members will use their heads, hearts, hands and health to positively affect their local communities in a centennial celebration coined the Revolution of Responsibility.

Youth Science Day will turn thousands of young 4-H members into citizen scientists with an opportunity to design their ideal park, use GIS mapping to solve community problems and contribute data about their community to the United States Geological Survey. Local events can be found at www.4-h.org. So far no events are planned in the Madera-Chowchilla area.

Then, on Saturday, 4-H and Molina Healthcare will host Teens Take on Health Town Hall, giving youth across California a forum in which to share their views on health and develop solutions to co-create healthier communities across the state and the nation. The event will be held at Sacramento Job Corps, 3100 Meadowview Road in Sacramento, from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 12...

 

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