National 4-H Week / Month Exhibition held at Clarksburg / Harrison, West Virginia Public Library | New

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CLARKSBURG, Va. (WV News) – The Clarksburg / Harrison Library is hosting an exhibit hosted by Harrison County WVU 4-H Extension for National 4-H Week / Month.

The exhibit features projects and artwork made by members of 4-H in Harrison County with a combination of digital archives and artwork and physical projects.

“It’s an exhibit of various things related to Harrison County 4-H. Some of it is an exhibit of 4-H projects, so there are digital projects – that’s what most are – some are posters they created, other parts of their projects, ”said Samantha Williams, Harrison County WVU 4-H extension agent.

“Some of them did ‘This is 4-H’ so they make a clover the way they want to make a clover, so they get very tricky and use their creative side with that. the various projects that our 4-H members completed this past year, ”said Williams.

The purpose of the exhibit is to present to the public what the members of 4-H have been up to recently and the things they have learned.

“I think it’s a good way to show the audience all the different projects and different parts that we come up with as 4-H,” said Williams.

“Right now, it’s actually National 4-H Week. It’s celebrated nationally from October 3-9 this year. So we have the library signage just for people to come in. and outgoing can kind of see what our members are doing, ”said Williams. .

Exhibits at the Clarksburg / Harrison Public Library feature pieces that encourage those interested in signing up for 4-H.

“We just started the 4-H New Year on October 1, so we’re also accepting registration from anyone who is interested,” said Williams.

4-H operations have been affected by the pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped the WVU 4-H Extension Service from continuing to keep its members engaged.

“Since the start of the pandemic, countless youth organizations have experienced a reduction in membership / participation. The WVU Extension Service 4-H program has made many online activities and workshops available to youth. young people across the state to keep them engaged in a lifelong learning environment, ”said Doris Dean, West Virginia 4-H All Star and former president of the Harrison County 4-H Leaders’ Association, in a press release .

“Harrison County 4-H has also provided its youth with access to virtual Zoom camps, meetings and a number of other online and home activities,” Dean said.

The exhibition will be on display until October 16.


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