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October Is 4-H Month

OSWEGO – Oswego County Legislature’s Economic Development and Planning Committee presented a proclamation designating October as 4-H Month in Oswego County.

With the support of the Oswego County Legislature, Cornell Cooperative Extension serves rural and urban youth through 4-H youth development programs.

Since 1921, generations of young people have benefited from these programs, learning life skills to help them become upstanding citizens and serve their communities.

For many, this was the first after-school program they participated in and it provided a different learning experience from the school environment.

4-H Month
4-H Month

Participants have gone on to have careers in education, medicine, veterinary science, and financial management among many other rewarding professions.

Pictured from left are Paul House, District 8; Roy E. Reehil, District 5; Committee Chairman Tim Stahl, District 20; Linda Brosch, 4-H program educator; Paul A. Forestiere II, executive director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County; Mary E. Chesbro, District 10; and Heather DelConte, District 18.