4-H to hold awards banquet Monday

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By Misty Wilmoth

Numerous 4-H members and volunteers will be recognized Monday, Dec. 5 at the annual 4-H Awards Banquet. The Banquet will be held at the Extension Office and will begin at 6:30 p.m.
The meal is potluck with the 4-H Council providing the meat, drinks and paper products. All 4-H members are welcome to attend; however invitations were mailed to those who will be receiving recognition during the banquet. Please RSVP if you will be attending by calling 358-3401.
During the banquet, the Outstanding Junior and Senior 4-H Member Awards will be presented as well as the 4-H Awards Point System prizes and the 4-H record book awards. 4-H volunteers will receive recognition for their years of service to 4-H. The Outstanding Junior and Senior 4-H Members’ names are added to the plaque that hangs in the meeting room of the Extension Office. These awards were started in 2005 and new names are added to the plaque each year.
4-H candy sale in progress
The annual 4-H candy sale is still in progress and will continue until Dec. 14.  Any 4-H member wishing to sell candy for the fundraiser may pick it up at the Extension Office with a signed permission form from a parent. Members are working to earn prizes while helping support the 4-H program. Candy bars sell for $1.00 each and the four selections are: milk chocolate with almonds, caramel, peanut butter and krisp. All proceeds from the candy sale go to support the overall 4-H program in LaRue County. If you have questions about the candy sale, call the Extension Office at 358-3401.