THE FACTS: 1 in 5 children go hungry every day; 48-55% of Pulaski County school students qualified for free or reduced-fee lunches; 77% of food bank clients report having to choose between paying for food or paying their utilities/fuel bills. The Pulaski County Jr. Leaders 4-H Club are raising poverty awareness to help end hunger in our CLUB, our COMMUNITY, our COUNTRY, and our WORLD. Please read more to find out how you can help.
The Pulaski County Jr. Leaders 4-H Club is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Watermelon Eating Contest on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 3:00 pm during the Pulaski County 4-H & Community Fair.
The 4-H Horse and Pony Project provides youth with valuable information about properly caring for their animal. Meetings and activities (such as workshops, horse bowl, & Hippology) provide youth with a fun and hands-on learning experience which develops both horse & pony subject skills (such as nutrition, housing, and health care) and life skills (such as responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communications). Skills are learned under the direction of caring adults.
The 4-H Dog Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal. Subjects such as general care, nutrition housing, training and health care are presented in the curricular materials, through workshops and in preparation of an exhibit. Youth also have the opportunity to develop responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communication skills through active participation in the 4
The 2017 4-H Non-Livestock Handbook is now available. The handbook includes Pulaski County and State 4-H policies, guidelines, and 4-H project exhibit requirements.
Do Your Own Thing is a county project. The purpose of this project is to allow Pulaski County 4-H members to express themselves by either taking an existing 4-H project and modifying it to their own interests or developing a new project that is not currently offered in 4-H.
The NEW 2016 Suggested Garden Exhibits Guide (4-H-970-W) is now posted online at https://www.edustore.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=4-H-970-W.