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4-H Clubs Seek New Members

The Garland County 4-H Clubs are seeking new members.

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. –  The Garland County 4-H Clubs are seeking new members.  The purpose of these clubs is to give the youth of Garland County ages 5 to 19 an opportunity to participate in youth development educational programs of the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.   

Youth members in 4-H clubs will learn life service projects and have an opportunity to compete in a number of competitive activities throughout the year, attend camps and earn scholarships for education.  The following is a list of the current Garland County 4-H Clubs and the location and times they meet: 

Clever Clovers is re-organizing in the Hot Springs area with Annette Walters as leader;
Cool Clovers meet the 3rd Monday at Centerfork Baptist Church in the Lake Hamilton area with leader Lisa Driggers;
Country Clovers meet at the Pleasant Hills Baptist Church on Standpipe Road with leader Amber Wheeler;
Creative Clovers meet the 2nd Friday and is a home school group (please call for meeting location)Tonya Reck as the leader;
Fountain Lake 4-H has meetings the 3rd Thursday at Community Baptist Church in the Fountain Lake/Jessieville area, with leader Mandy Ault;
Garland Gunners meet on the 1st Sunday at Christian Ministries Church and emphasizes Shooting Sports, Leader David Taylor;
Garland County Veterinary Science – Meets at the Extension Office, Leader Linda Bates (call for details);
**Teen Leaders meet the last Monday at the Extension Office, Linda Bates is the leader. 
A new club is also organizing in the Mountain Pine Community.  Details will be available very soon!

 **Note: To be in the Teen Leaders Club you must be at least 13 years of age or older. Membership in the 4H clubs and their programs is available to all youth between the ages of 5 and 19 regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  For more information about meetings, Garland County 4-H Club membership or program benefits, contact the Garland County Cooperative Extension office located at 236 Woodbine in Hot Springs, or call 501-623-6841.  You may also contact Linda Bates at lbates@uaex.edu.  Additional information is available at our website: www.uaex.edu/garland

Master Gardener Information

Master Gardener meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Elks Lodge.  They’re open to the public and guests are always welcome. For more information call the Extension Office at 623-6841 or email Allen Bates at abates@uaex.edu.

EHC Information

Are you interested in joining an existing Extension Homemakers Club? EHC is the largest volunteer organization in the state. For information on EHC contact Jessica Vincent on 623-6841 or email her at jvincent@uaex.edu.

 The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.

By Linda Bates
County Extension Agent - 4-H
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Linda Bates
County Extension Agent - 4-H
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
236 Woodbine Hot Springs AR 71901
(501) 623-6841
lbates@uaex.edu

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your Garland County Extension Office (501-623-6841) as soon as possible.  Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay. 

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.   

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