Press Release

National Clover Campaign to support Penobscot/Piscataquis county 4-H youths through Tractor Supply

BANGOR, DOVER-FOXCROFT and MILLINOCKET, Maine — Area 4-Hers will  participate in this fall’s Tractor Supply 4-H Paper Clover Promo. Here’s an opportunity for members of the community to meet 4-H members and learn more about this great youth program. Customers will have a chance to purchase 4-H Paper Clovers to support this very worthwhile organization. All monies received from the Clover Sales goes to 4-H programming at the national, state and county levels with the counties receiving the largest percentage.

 “Our youth attend camps and university campus programs because of generous public support of TSC Campaign,” said Barbara Baker, Extension Educator, in a press release.

 The fall 2013 4-H Paper Clover Campaign will take place Oct. 9-20. Shoppers at the Bangor, Dover-Foxcroft, and Millinocket Tractor Supply stores will have the opportunity to support 4-H in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties by choosing to purchase paper clovers for a $1 or more at checkout. All funds raised will be donated to 4-H, and will support 4-H youth development program activities in Piscataquis and Penobscot counties.

  As a trusted resource for almost 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.

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