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Washington County Extension News December 13, 2017

Become A Youth Leader

Washington County 4-H is seeking youth in the seventh grade and older to join a teen leader group.  Previous 4-H membership is not required. This will be a great opportunity for young people to step up their leadership skills.  It will also build new skills and provide opportunities that teens can use in building their resume. This teen team will help plan and teach workshops for 4-H youth.

Interested teens should call the Washington County Extension Office by December 17. For more information call 618-327-8881.  Meeting dates will be determined based on interest.

Follow us on Facebook at Washington County, Illinois 4-H to keep up with local 4-H activities.

Mobile Market In Nashville December 19

The Mobile Market from the St. Louis Area Foodbank will be in Nashville on December 19 at 10 a.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds in the Commercial Building.  The Mobile Market provides FREE fresh produce, dairy and other perishable foods each month on the third Tuesday of each month.

Participants are asked to bring their own bags, boxes, or carts to carry items home.  Food is provided on a first come first served basis until food runs out.  In case of inclement weather, please call the Extension Office at 618-327-8881 to check about cancellation.

The Mobile Market comes to Nashville through a partnership between 4-H Hunger Ambassadors and Nashville FFA. Special thanks to Illinois 4-H Foundation and Washington County Farm Bureau for their assistance in funding this outreach, and Washington County Fair Board Association for the use of their facilities.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact the extension office at (618)327-8881

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