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The Countdown Continues

I continue to live in a sort of twilight zone where I’m not really sick but not really well either. This morning Mary and I went to Walmart with a big fat list and came home with a LOT of food. 286 more words

Scouts vs 4-H

After having some experience in both now, I’m starting to think that 4-H is a much superior program to Girl Scouts/Cub Scouts.  I’ve said it before, there are some flaws and not-too-great points about scouting.   1,214 more words

We Need Volunteers!

4-H Youth Development is a great organization that prides itself on adult-youth mentoring. Hood River County has about 70 adult volunteers each year that help mentor kids. 204 more words


Marketing 4-H - a study in non profit promotion

This past weekend, I presented three workshops at the 2014 North East Regional Volunteer Forum, held at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus. Every two years, 300+ enthusiastic 4-H volunteers, known as leaders, travel from as far north as Maine and from as south as West Virginia  to the host state to learn new skills – to be better volunteers. 1,388 more words

Power Of Social Media

Day 2: Ten Years Strong in 4-H

Ever Since I was in third grade, I was involved in 4-H. I participated ten years in swine, six years in junior leaders and three years in horse and pony. 371 more words

Sunday Slideshow: Holiday Program

I’ve been skimming our local newspaper lately, so I almost missed the small article on page five about a free holiday program.

“Free” always catches my attention. 468 more words

Sunday Slideshow

Chemistry is a Favorite!

In an effort to engage kids in science and create excitement about science, Hood River County 4-H has created Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) lessons that introduce students to a career and give them a hands on experience. 97 more words