4-Hers in the News: Congratulations Morgan Powers!
Harrison County 4-H held our 2014-2015 Project Exhibit at the Meadowbrook Mall on Saturday, August 1st with 130 Projects being exhibited. Project Categories included Fishing, Cooking, This is 4-H, Trapping, Hiking, Purr-fect Pals, Exploring 4-H, First Aid and Self-Determined. Seven Best of Show Ribbons were awarded to: Hannah Moore, Xander Mouser, Morgan Powers, Timothy Scheuvrant, Madison Seti, James Wallo, and Aubrie Williams for excellence in their categories. These seven projects along with 118 other Blue Ribbon Projects were on display at the WV State Fair August 14-23. Morgan Powers was awarded a WV State Fair Best of Show for his Arcade game that he built! The arcade game was tried out by many passing by our local exhibit at the mall and was also a favorite stopping point for the folks walking through the 4-H exhibit hall at the State Fair. Congratulations Morgan!
WVU-Harrison County Master Gardener Receives 2015 WV Governor’s Service Award
Local Master Gardener, Lee Reger, was the recipient of the 2015 Governor’s Service Award at a recent awards luncheon at the Charleston Civic Center. According to the award, “When help is needed in his Shinnston community, Lee Reger is often the one to step up and help. His service to the community has led to him being chosen as a recipient of the 2015 Governor’s Service Award. Lee Reger has been the driving force behind the Shinnston Community Garden, which donates all its produce to the food pantry so that those less fortunate can have fresh vegetables.”
For more on Lee’s recognition click here.
Harrison County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) Council
held their last meeting of the year. Accomplishments were acknowledged and members were encouraged to participate in projects for 2014. See WBOY TV 12 Video for more details.http://www.wboy.com/story/23873934/harrison-county-community-educational-outreach-service-discusses-upcoming-projects
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