Wayne County 4-H members decorated winter greetings cards to give to the Wayne Nursing Home next month after the rush of the holiday season. Community service is a central part of the 4-H program. To learn more, please call the Wayne County office at 304-272-6839.
Wayne County 4-H News
Wayne County's Whites Creek Critters
4-H Club collected items to give to patients at
Mildred Mitchell Bateman Hospital in Huntington this holiday season as part
of their December community service project.
The youth include (l-r): Hunter Vanhoose, Chase Smith, Josie Parsley, Haylee Christian, Kameron Christian, Ashlee Smith, Duke Parsley and Sarah Ferry.
4-H members from Wayne County who competed in the 2018 WV
Beef Bowl Quiz on Friday November 30. Our county sent 11 youth under the
direction of Coach and WVU Ag & Natural Resource Agent Evan Wilson.
Wayne County's annual 4-H Achievement Night was held on November 17 at the Wayne Methodist Church in Wayne. The night recognized the many accomplishments of our volunteers and 4-H members for the 2017-2018 4-H year.
4-H shooting sports practices have been underway for several weeks. Many
thanks to all our volunteers and coaches for their dedication to train
youth every week. Youth learn the importance of safety as well as skills in marksmanship, teamwork and communication.
Creek Critters 4-H Club hosted a float in the annual CK Veterans Day
Parade on November 10. While it was a bit on the cold side, our 4-H'ers had a lot of fun
promoting our program and celebrating our veterans.
The Sharp Shooters 4-H Club elected officers for the upcoming 4-H year. Congratulations to them on their willingness to serve and lead their club. They include (l-r): Breanna Crockett, Secretary; Ashlee Bell, Treasurer; Andrew Kelly, President; and Adam Jeffers, Vice President. To learn more about Wayne County 4-H shooting sports opportunities, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.
Wayne County office wrapped up the Know Your State 4-H Project with 3rd graders
Fort Gay Elementary schools. This project has allowed youth to learn about
West Virginia symbols, rivers, the economy, famous West Virginians and a variety
of other content.
Each student made either a WV mobile or a stamp which will serve as their exhibit at the 2019 Wayne County Fair next August. To learn more about the Wayne County Fair or the Wayne County 4-H program, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.
The West Virginia Teen Leader Council met at WVU Jackson's Mill on Saturday, November 3. The
purpose of this meeting was to give voice to the planning (assemblies, council
circle, menu and small group topics) of the 2019 State 4-H Teen Leader Weekend.