Enrollment open for Crazy Cooks 4-H Club

Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2014, 10:11 am
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Press release submitted by University of Illinois Extension.

Youth ages 8 to 13 are invited to learn how to cook tasty treats and new recipes with Mercer County 4-H. The Crazy Cooks 4-H Club will meet from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, and 12 at College Avenue Presbyterian Church, Aledo.
There is a $20 supply fee. There is also a $20 annual enrollment fee for new members to join 4-H. Once you are a member you are able to participate in many Special Interest Clubs and 4-H activities. Tuition waivers are available. You may register online via the University of Illinois Extension Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties web page web.extension.illinios.edu/hmrs or call (309) 756-9978 U of I Extension.


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1889 -- 125 years ago: The George Fleming company had begun its dried fruit packing in a branch plant on 16th Street, Rock Island, employing nearly a hundred workers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The cornerstone of the new Eagles home was laid. Building committee members were John Kobeman, Fred Ehmke and Frank Wich.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Former Kaiser Wilhelm, in exile, is sad as the Nazis march with communists.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Ninety-two members of the acappella choir at Davenport's West High School today accepted an invitation to perform at the New York World's Fair on June 13, 1965.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A Rock Island woman is one of 50 winners of $10,000 in cash in the Illinois State Lottery's "Celebration "89" instant ticket game. Dawn Loeffler was the third winner to be chosen through daily drawings that began Aug. 28 and will run 50 consecutive days.

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