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JC 4-H helps with spring clean up project for LTC residents


Jewell County 4-H members and their parents pose with Post Rock Extension District staff after helping to clean up the walking trails for long term care residents at Jewell County Hospital. Pictured (back row, from left) are Lenden Worm, William Cockroft, Jeff Cady, Jayce Cady, Beth Walker, Karen Cockroft, Hilary Bledsoe, Julia Cady, Cassie Homan, (middle) Nelson Underwood, Tonia Underwood, Whitley Frost, Haylee Bledsoe, Bradley Bledsoe, Claire Walker, Lily Walker, Abbey Schleifer, (front) Mckenzy Bledsoe, Jenna Cady and Ashton Walker.

4-H activates youth in the community by teaching young people how to team up to get things done. Collaborative community service was at work for a big spring cleanup of the recreational walking trail for long term care residents of Jewell County Hospital. Jewell County 4-H and the Mankato Garden Club teamed up with Cassie Homan, horticulture agent, and Tonia Underwood, 4-H program coordinator, to help weed, prune and spread mulch. Club members of all ages from Mankato Eager Beavers, Prairie Shooters and Webber Wide Awake worked together to help maintain a sanctuary for long term care resi...

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