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 Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.

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