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2014-07-24 12:21:33

Educators given chance to win $1,000 and a STEM classroom makeover CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] are launching the "Teachers Bringing Science to Life" contest that will provide resources and rewards for educators who encourage their students to explore the field of aerospace engineering. To enter, teachers must submit photos of their students conducting the 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD)...

2014-07-14 12:30:34

Winner of video contest will win $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day in Washington, D.C. CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 10 talented young people from across the U.S. were named finalists in the "Inspire a Future Scientist" video contest and are one step closer to winning $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day. Young people from around the country submitted videos of up to 15 seconds to demonstrate their love of science and show how...

2014-06-25 16:23:49

Nonprofit marketing veteran Artis Stevens to lead strategy for revitalizing the 4-H brand CHEVY CHASE, Md., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National 4-H Council has announced Artis Stevens as its new senior vice president, Marketing and Brand. In this role, Stevens will lead the organization's efforts to strengthen and elevate the existing 4-H brand and will oversee marketing for all revenue generating units, including National 4-H Youth Conference Center and...

2014-05-21 12:21:33

2014 National Science Experiment challenges youth to use aerospace engineering to solve a global crisis CHEVY CHASE, Md., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, youth all over the country, and some globally, will build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims. The activity, called "Rockets to the Rescue," was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and selected as the winning experiment for the seventh annual...

2014-05-19 08:31:56

Youth can upload a 15-second video for a chance to win $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day in Washington, D.C. CHEVY CHASE, Md., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their commitment to introduce more American youth to the excitement of science, National 4-H Council and HughesNet(®), the nation's #1 satellite Internet service from Hughes, launched the "Inspire a Future Scientist" nationwide video contest today, inviting young people to answer the question, "Why do...

2014-04-22 16:30:39

CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the fourth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4?H programming in each of the communities where a TSC or Del's Farm and Feed Supply store is located. The spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover...

2014-04-16 12:32:22

$2 million grant to launch 4-H Food Smart Families pilot program in five states CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies show 16.2 million children in America live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Responding to this need, National 4-H Council and ConAgra Foods Foundation announced today a partnership that will equip more families to make healthy living a part of their everyday lives through nutrition education,...

2014-04-09 12:31:18

National 4-H Council and Molina Healthcare release "Teens Take on Health" report; conclusion of 15-month, teen-driven research effort CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American teens say they are not getting enough sleep and they are feeling the weight of stress according to a teen-led research study of nearly 1,000 youth ages 13 to 19. The news comes as part of the Teens Take on Health report released by National 4-H Council and Molina Healthcare at the 4-H...

2014-04-04 16:24:07

PHOTOS: Facebook exec, "News Feed" inventor Andrew Bosworth and Food Network celebrity chef Anne Burrell recognized; CNN Headline News host Nancy Grace emcees CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council recognized successful 4-H alumni, young people and supporters at its fifth annual 4-H Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C. this Thursday, April 3, 2014. Two alumni -- Andrew Bosworth, vice president of ads and pages at Facebook and inventor of the...

2014-03-31 16:28:07

Mitch Head to lead domestic and global technology strategies CHEVY CHASE, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council has named Mitch Head as its new chief information officer. As CIO, Mr. Head will lead domestic and global technology strategies and provide leadership and direction in establishing efficient, cost-effective information systems that support the 4-H movement. 4-H, the youth development program of the nation's land-grant universities and...


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