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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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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