The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program for 4-Hers
September 3, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over the past 19 years, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards have been given to more than 100,000 middle and high school students across the country for helping the less fortunate,
promoting health and safety, protecting the environment, and serving their communities through many other volunteer activities. Today, the search begins to identify thousands more who have made meaningful
contributions to their communities over the past 12 months, as the awards program kicks off its 20th year. These awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial, Inc. in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), honor outstanding community service by students in grades 5 through 12 at the local, state and national level.
Pennsylvania Team Competes at National 4-H Forestry Invitational
August 13, 2014
Pennsylvania was one of 12 state teams that competed in the 35th annual National 4-H Forestry Invitational from Sunday, July 27, through Thursday, July 31. Teams from Alabama, New York, and Georgia placed first, second, and third respectively. Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Virginia were also represented at this year’s Invitational.
Lebanon County 4-H Club Sends Rabbits to Haiti
July 30, 2014
The Rags to Rabbits 4-H Club in Lebanon County has a Haitian connection. This year a 15 year old youth currently serving with his family as missionaries in Haiti enrolled in the Lebanon County 4-H Club to learn more about rabbits.
4-H Forestry Project Skills Training Offered This Fall!
July 9, 2014
A PA 4-H Forestry Project Skills Training is planned for 4-H youth (age 12 and up), 4-H adults and 4-H Leaders.
Nancy Hottle Honored
June 11, 2014
Pennsylvania 4-H is proud to recognize Nancy Hottle of Coopersburg, PA, for her commitment to Penn State Extension's 4-H Youth Development Program and the community. Nancy is named the 2014 North East Region Salute to Pennsylvania Excellence 4-H Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer.