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HAT Awards 4-H Scholarship During 4-H Week in Indiana

first_img By Gary Truitt – Oct 4, 2016 SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News HAT Awards 4-H Scholarship During 4-H Week in Indiana Indiana Governor Mike Pence issued a proclamation declaring October 3 – 7 as 4-H Week in Indiana. This week, Hoosier Ag Today announced the presentation of a communications scholarship as part of the Indiana 4-H Congress.  Samantha Shank, of Elkhart County, was the recipient the scholarship which was presented a recognition luncheon on Saturday at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.Ms. Shank is a freshman at Bethel College whose future plans include being an entrepreneur and professional blogger. “Communications is important for the future of agriculture and rural America, and we want to invest in effective future communicators,” said Gary Truitt, president of Hoosier Ag Today. This scholarship was one of 36 presented in a wide variety leadership areas by the Indiana 4-H Foundation.   Hoosier Ag Today has a long history of sponsoring the communications scholarship that has, over the years, been presented to a very diverse group of young people from across the state.The Indiana 4-H program is strong and growing. A component of Purdue Extension, it is one of the state’s largest youth organizations, with more than 130,000 active members representing all 92 counties. Nationwide, more than 6 million young people, 540,000 adult volunteers, 3,500 professionals, and more than 60 million alumni participate in 4-H education and enrichment activities, including after-school programs, camps, workshops, and special events.Although 4-H has a rich history associated with agricultural activities, the organization also has much to offer young people in urban communities, especially in emerging STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. According to Renee McKee, Indiana 4-H youth development program leader, “We are very pleased that our 2017 4-H enrollment opened on October 1 and coincides with this year’s 4-H week activities, including the National 4-H Youth Science Day Drone Discovery program.”About Hoosier Ag TodayHoosier Ag Today was founded in 2006 for the specific purpose of serving the informational needs of the Hoosier agricultural community.  HAT currently has 65 radio stations broadcasting its programs.  In addition, HAT operates a multi-media web site, smartphone app, and publishes a daily e-mail newsletter.  In 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2016 Hoosier Ag Today was rated the most listened to farm radio network in Indiana by Ag Media Research.  Hoosier Ag Today is represented nationally by J.L. Farmakis, Inc.ContactGary R [email protected] Facebook Twitter Previous articleSoybean Processor Investing $30 Million at Port of Indiana-Mount VernonNext articleLate Planted Corn May Yield Better than Expected Gary Truitt HAT Awards 4-H Scholarship During 4-H Week in Indiana SHARE Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Troy Public Library transformed for tale telling

first_img123PrevNextStartStop Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Troy Public Library transformed for tale telling Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Skip By Jaine Treadwellcenter_img Wolter said there is a wonder-world of fun to be had at the Troy Public Library’s Summer Reading Program beginning in June. The Summer Reading Program is for ages 4-12 and the Young Adults Summer Reading Program is for ages 12-18.“The younger children who have come in and seen how the children’s corner has been transformed are very excited about the summer reading program and anxious to get started,” Wolter said. “Gid-eon is right. Nature has taken over.”And, with the Tails and Tales theme for the summer reading program, there is cause for great ex-citement.“The library decorations are super-epic,” said Jane Pack. “There’s a safari tent with super fluffy grass (actually fluffy carpet), monkeys and a parrot and lions!” Print Article Hospice the hallmark of career Gwen Martin took a deep breath, folded her hands and settled back. How do you capsule nearly 50-years in the… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… The transformation of the children’s corner is reason for excitement but Wolter said it’s even more than that. With the restrictions of COVID-19, the school year was disrupted and the library was not able to host an on-site summer reading program last year.“So, the children and young adults are anxious to get back together and enjoy the fun that comes with learning and the fellowship of friends,” she said.Gideon agreed that he is “definitely” more excited about the summer reading program this year and Jane said she really missed the summer reading program.The theme for this year’s Summer Reading Program for both age groups is “Tails and Tales” and, as the theme suggests, the focus of the program will be, but not limited to, animals and stories about animals.“The summer program for ages 4 and 5 will include a safari through the children’s department,” Wolter said. “Also, an outdoor dig for fossils, a pet show and a teddy bear sleepover.“For ages 6 through 11, we have a Splish-Splash Summer Bash planned, a pet show and movie day. And, there’s the possibility of another event or two.”The young adults, ages 12-18, will have the opportunity to play “Giant Jumanji, a game for those who seek to find a way to leave the world behind.It’s a life-sized version of the legendary board game, “Jumanji” and Wolter said, “It’s fun!”“There will also be a Pokemon Party and players may bring their own cards and/or device and join the fun or trade cards and play.”There will also be a pet show featuring the coolest and most talented pets in town.“We’ll have laser tag at the library and later close out the Summer Reading Program with Movie Day,” Wolter said. “And, don’t forget the reading logs because summer reading is fun.  Remem-ber, too,  all logs must be turned in by July 13.”Registration is now open for the Summer Reading Program at the Troy Public Library. To register, call 334-566-1314 or stop by the library during regular library hours. Email the author Published 9:05 pm Friday, May 14, 2021 You Might Like Why go to Disney World this summer when there’s a world of wonder right here in Troy at the Troy Public Library’s children corner.“Nature took over!” shouted Gideon Sutton.And, for sure it did. Shanlie Wolter, children and young adult librarian, and her assistants have transformed the chil-dren’s corner at the TPL library into a jungle wonderland. Vines trail from the ceiling with mon-keys leaping from vine to vine. An alligator rules the river with his flapping tail and gnashing teeth and a lion is napping in the safari tent.Jungle birds rule the trees and other jungle animals are hiding there.Visitors to the TPL Jungle Land may cruise in a safari jeep and nap at night in the safari tent. How-ever, the tent must be shared with the King of the Jungle.last_img read more

Lockwood Folly Inlet Dredging Complete

first_imgThe Lockwood Inlet Association has announced that the Lockwood Folly Inlet Dredging project for Spring is complete.The Army Corps hopper dredge Currituck arrived on the site in mid-February to finish this 14 day dredging cycle.According to the Association, “for the first time in several years our inlet has a good navigable channel. It has been quite a journey to say the least.”“This is a huge win for our community, Brunswick County, and the state of North Carolina. We would like to thank those who really worked hard and put time into making this happen,” added the Lockwood Inlet Association.The project included clearing the navigation channel to its authorized width and depth—about 150 feet wide by 12 feet deep—and placing over 100,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on Holden Beach.The state of NC shallow draft inlet fund which is supplemented by boater registration fees will pay for 2/3 of this project. The county and Holden Beach would be responsible for the remainder.last_img read more