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City of Alexandria Celebrates National 4-H Week: October 4-10, 2015

For Immediate Release: September 29, 2015

The City of Alexandria recognizes National 4-H Week October 4-10, 2015 with “4-H Grows Here,” a week of 4-H themed activities celebrating the impact of positive youth development and the work of 4-H throughout the City. Themed activities for National 4-H Week include special presentations to youth enrolled in Power-On Out of School Time Programs, local 4-H club meetings, 4-H National Youth Science Day: Motion Commotion and the #IAMAlexandria4H Social Media Video Contest.

Please join Alexandria 4-H on Thursday October 8, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St. for 4-H National Youth Science Day: Motion Commotion Experiment and 4-H Week Celebration. This event is free and the entire family is encouraged to attend. For more information and to register please visit: http://goo.gl/forms/wAqKeD3oBb.

4-H is the youth development education program of Virginia Cooperative Extension.  Virginia Cooperative Extension, supported by Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, is an educational outreach organization that puts university knowledge into the hands of the people. 4-H clubs and school programs provide youth development programs to kids ages 8-18 in the areas of science, citizenship, healthy living, and mentoring.  For over 100 years 4-H Youth Development has been creating opportunities for youth to grow into contributing citizens and community leaders through participation in hands-on learning through the support of caring youth and adult volunteers. The Alexandria office of Virginia Cooperative Extension operates with State and City funding and works in partnership with the City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.

To learn more about Alexandria 4-H, visit:

Website: http://offices.ext.vt.edu/alexandria/

Facebook: Alexandria 4-H Youth Development

Instagram: Alexandria_4H

Twitter: Alexandria_4H

Join the Alexandria 4-H News & Notes Listserv: http://ext.us10.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3499e8e0342cb1d5ad8cad0e0&id=b9b3f67ea0

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