Paulding County 4-H is proud to share that we have a history of contest interest. We participate in the Make Your Own Piggy Bank Contest with Georgia 4-H and Georgia Saves! Also, 2018 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest, which is contest is a national competition offered by the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc.
Paulding County UGA Extension Master Gardener Volunteers recently recognized Bob Banks and Carolyn Burce as Paulding County Master Gardeners of the Year as well as the New Georgia Library as the Friend of Master Gardeners.
Six Paulding County 4-H’ers joined over 400 4-H youth and leaders for 4-H Day at the Capitol. While in Atlanta, they met with their state Senators and Representatives and saw the House of Representatives during that day’s session. The eventful day included visits with Representative Howard Maxwell (Dist. 17), Senator Bill Heath (Dist. 31), Representative Paulette Rakestraw (Dist. 19).
Paulding County area residents came out to White Oak Park to clean up, as part of the continuing statewide campaign to clean and preserve over 70,000 miles of Georgia’s rivers and streams. The effort was part of Rivers Alive, a joint program of the Environmental Protection Division’s Outreach Education Programs and the Department of Community Affairs’ Keep Georgia Beautiful Program.
The Paulding County 4-H Forestry Judging team recently competed at the Northwest District Forestry Judging Competition in Conyers, Georgia.
Come join Paulding County Extension for their annual 4-H Expo on Tuesday, August 29 from 5:00-7:00pm. We will be at the Paulding County Senior Center located at 54 Industrial Way, Dallas, GA. We are also holding a silent auction with bidding ending at 6:15pm.
Pauding County had seven Senior 4-H’ers compete at Georgia’s 4-H State Congress July 25-28. 2017. They earned their way to state in Atlanta by competing in various areas of Project Achievement.
Earning the opportunity to compete in a regional horse show is a huge accomplishment for anyone, no matter who they are. Thirteen states will go head to head with only their best in the 4-H Southern Regional Competition, which will be held in Perry, Georgia this year.
Paulding County 4-H had 6 members compete in the State Horse Show June 12-16 in Perry, GA. All team members were pinned in 7 divisions with at least one blue ribbon in each division.
Grace Ryan, recipient of the 2017 Paulding County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Scholarship, recently joined the local Scholarship Committee to accept the award.
In February, seven Paulding County 4-H’ers joined almost 350 4-H youth and leaders for 4-H Day at the Capitol. While in Atlanta, they met with their senators and representatives and saw the Senate in session.
Paulding County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers, competed at District Public Achievement (DPA) at Georgia Highlands College in Rome. This year there were 12 counties represented with 560 competitors. Project Achievement is a public speaking competition.
Congratulations to Kynsley Westmoreland and Kaylin Dills for their achievement at the 4-H District Project Achievement competition!
Paulding County welcomes Patty McIver as the new 4-H agent with Paulding County UGA Extension. Patty assumed this position on December 1 st and has hit the ground running.