The 2014 4-H Benefit Auction reached a new record this year raising $30,000 dollars for the Westmoreland County 4-H Program.
Between the new state 4-H Robotic competition and the increase in the number of 4-H robotic clubs, the effort to grow interest in science and technology in the 4-H program is going strong. Meeting on September 3rd for interested teens.
The County 4-H Poultry members make final preparations to exhibit at the Westmoreland Fair.
The 2014 District Dairy Show held at the Fayette County Fairgrounds was a success!
Westmoreland County was well represented at the 2014 State Achievement Days. Congratulations to all the participants!
The 4-H Junior Horse Championship Show was held at Centre County Grange Fairgrounds July 26-27, 2014.
The 4-H Horsemanship Skills Day was a success!
Members who participated did a variety of activities.
This year the 4-H Travel-All Group traveled to Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.
4-H Members, Horses, Counselors all had fun at the Multi-County 4-H Horse Camp!
An educational workshop for 4-H'ers held June 14, 2014.
The blood drive held at the Penn State Extension Office in Greensburg hosted by the 4-H Travel All was successful.
Westmoreland County Presentation Contest had record number of participants.
Teams are forming and it is time to send in your registration.
4-H Travel-All Club Members Are Making Final Preparation for Their Trip to Louisiana
Westmoreland 4-H holds first ever county-wide meeting for Poultry project members. Next meetings are scheduled for June 19th and July 24 at 6:30 pm at the Extension Office.
Thanks to Melanie Barkley, Extension Educator and sheep expert, for holding an educational sheep meeting on May 7 at the Extension Office.
Thanks to all the clubs who participated in this effort to get the word out about 4-H!
4-H Club Members Help as Hundreds of Youth Pour Into Idlewild Park for the annual Children's Day sponsored by Representative Mike Reese and Idlewild Park.
Penn State Extension in Westmoreland County has more recently involved 4-H members in the STEM projects using Lego Mindstorm NXT and EV3 robots. Younger members interested in robotics have spent the last 8 weeks working on a robot which the entered in the May Madness Competition which was designed by the Robotic Institute. The event was hosted by the Sarah Heinz House in Pittsburgh.