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Posted on: September 25, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Ellis County Commissioners Court Declares October 6-12, 2013 as "National 4-H Week"

Ellis County Commissioners declared October 6-12, 2013 as “National 4-H Week” at the County Commissioners Court meeting on September 23. National 4-H Week is a celebration of the values of 4-H Club, which is a youth organization administered by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), with the mission of "engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development." The four Hs in 4-H are Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. Directed by the 4-H values members work on establishing fun and engaging programs that encourage managing, thinking, caring, giving, working, and living. Pictured above are members of the Ellis County 4-H Club, 4-H Youth Development Agent Page Bishop, and Ellis County Commissioners Dennis Robinson, County Judge Carol Bush, Paul Perry, Ron Brown, and Dennis Robinson. For more information about 4-H Club, please contact Page Bishop at 972-875-5175 or email

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