UACES Facebook 4-H Day at the State Capitol rescheduled to March 18

4-H Day at the State Capitol rescheduled to March 18

Fast Facts:
    • 4-H Day at the Capitol set for March 18
    • More than 330 4-H members expected
    • Event includes displays and meeting with legislators

LITTLE ROCK  -- The 2015 4-H Day at the State Capitol has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 18. All county clubs that were previously registered and confirmed to attend should start making arrangements to attend the event.

 More than 330 4-H participants were registered to attend the event, which had previously been scheduled for Feb. 24, but was postponed due to inclement weather and icy road conditions.

 The day will give attendees the opportunity to meet their state legislators and tour the capitol building.

 “This event is an extension of the 4-H Citizenship-Leadership initiative begun in 2014 to help our 4-H youth see how government works, and to inspire them to step into leadership roles when they reach adulthood,” said Anne Sortor, who heads the Arkansas 4-H program for the Cooperative Extension Service. “We’re looking forward to painting the Capitol green for a day.”

 (Read more about the citizenship leadership initiative in “Arkansas Land & Life” magazine: http://arkansasagnews.uark.edu/landlife.fall14.pdf)

 

Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service 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 County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

 The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of 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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Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126
mhightower@uaex.edu

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