Tag Archive: Military

4-H Grows Leaders Through Military Partnership

The month of April provides an opportunity to recognize and honor the service of our youngest heroes, military children. Since 1986, April has been designated Month of the Military Child. This allows us to acknowledge the significant role military youth play in our communities and honor them for their commitment and sacrifice. They are resilient …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/29/4-h-grows-leaders-through-military-partnership/

4-H Military Partnership

4-H Agent Misty Smith trains staff at Eglin air force base. Did you know that 4-H and the military have a partnership to help support military youth? Most people don’t know that there is a strong partnership between 4-H and all branches of the military to include the National Guard, and Reserves. 4-H clubs have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/22/4-h-military-partnership/

Go Purple to Support Military Youth

Show military youth that you care- wear purple on April 8th! April is the Month of The Military Child! When we think of honoring our military, we often think of Memorial Day and Veterans Day.  Did you know there is also a time identified to honor our youngest heroes, military children?  Since 1986, April has …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/01/go-purple-to-support-military-youth/

Military 4-H Volunteers Hit the Bullseye

Volunteers insure that military youth have a consistent, quality 4-H experience. April is the Month of the Military Child, and no Volunteer Appreciation Celebration would be complete without acknowledging our 4-H military volunteers.  The team of volunteers and staff at the Naval Support Activity Youth Center in Panama City ensure that military youth have an opportunity to participate in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/16/military-4-h-volunteers-hit-the-bullseye/

4-H Goes “Purple” to Show Support to Military Families

Most people think of the color green when they think of 4-H, but on April 10th, 4-H youth and volunteers in Florida will be sporting the color purple to show support for our military families.  When we think of honoring our military, we often think of Memorial Day and Veterans Day.  Did you know there is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/08/4-h-goes-purple-to-show-support-to-military-families/