The Purdue Master Gardener Program provides an opportunity for Indiana residents to increase their knowledge on a variety of horticultural subjects. The mission of the program is to provide research-based information and assistance in the areas of gardening and home horticulture through the use of trained and certified volunteers. Check out this page to learn more about the Hendricks County Master Gardener Association, and find out about gardening programs around the state!
The Indiana Extension Homemakers Association strives to strengthen homes and families through continuing education, leadership development and volunteer community support. The Hendricks County Extension Homemakers offer a monthly teacher grant to Hendricks County educators. They are also offering a career advancement scholarship. You can view this page to download an application, recent newsletters and discover upcoming events.
4-H'ers: this page is a great resource for you! It's your one-stop shop for everything 4-H, including the recently updated 2015 handbook, club leader information, record sheets, frequently asked questions and more! The 2015 Hendricks County 4-H Fair will be held on July 19th - 25th.
Learn about senior scams, identity theft, the safety of online banking, and asset protection in our free Financial Literacy Seminar presented by the Hendricks County Extension Homemakers and Purdue Extension. This seminar will take place on Wednesday, April 29 from 9 a.m. - Noon at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds. Reserve your spot by April 22 by calling 317-745-9260.
Interested in animal science? Teens are invited to participate in a three day workshop at the Indiana State Fairgrounds where they will learn how to train, implement and create an influenza prevention program in their community. This free training is sponsored by the Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana State Board of Animal Health, and Indiana 4-H Youth Development, and funded by a grant.
The Purdue Extension Women in Agriculture Team is committed to providing educational opportunities, current resources and a network of support to position all women for success in the agriculture industry through skill development, confident decision-making and personal well-being. The Purdue Women in Agriculture Regional Meeting will take place at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Greencastle on Thursday, March 19. Registration is due by March 12. View this page for more information.
It's that time of year again! The 4-H Flower Sale Fundraiser is going on now! All proceeds go to the 4-H Clubs of Hendricks County and the Hendricks County 4-H Youth Council to help fund various programs, scholarships, activities, awards and more! To purchase flowers, contact your local 4-H member. Order by March 20th to ensure your order!