Youth may become traditional 4-H members when they enter the 3rd grade and continue their membership through the completion of 12th grade. Mini 4-H is free to youth from Kindergarten through 2nd grade.
Tammy Nordhoff, Betty Jo Funk, and Len Funk
The Dixie Kids 4-H Club meets once a month in Palmyra in the basement of the Palmyra Church of Christ (the church building is next to and on the same side of the street as Sav-A-Step). Parking is available on the side and at the rear of the building; enter at the rear of the church building. Meeting are generally [but not always] on the first Monday evening of the month at 6:30 and usually last about 1 hour. Parents can stay for the meeting or leave and return later to pick up their youth. We have demonstrations at most meeting, discuss club plans, and have games and refreshments.
For the 2018-2019 year, we had:
- 18 Traditional 4-H members
- 8 Mini 4-H members
- Ages ranged from 5 to 16
- 12 Girls and 14 Boys
In addition to or as part of the regular meetings, last year we completed 5 community service projects :
- Collected toys for Toys for Tots program
- Collected and provided clothing to the Harrison County Community Services for free distribution to the needy.
- Collected and provided plastic lids to Kellums for the lids-to-bench program.
- Prepared door hangers for senior citizens.
- Donated items for a basket for the County 4-H Community Celebration and Awards banquet.