4-H Event Sept. 23 will honor ‘Best of the Best’

Posted September 20, 2012 at 11:41 am

All 4-H alumni from southwest Missouri are invited to the Fifth Annual 4-H Alumni Reunion, 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 23, inside the Center Hall E-plex, at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield.

Sponsored by the Greene County 4-H Foundation, the program includes a pie supper where pies, cakes and cookies are auctioned off to the crowd. All clubs and 4-H supporters are invited to the event and encouraged to bring pies or other auction items.

New this year will be a 4-H member cake decorating contest (open to any 4-H member). The 4-H Parent/Leader “Cake Wars” will include a cash award for the Greene County 4-H Club with the highest points earned from participating in the pie auction and other events.

All 4-H members, leaders, supporters and alumni are invited to attend and bring 4-H pictures, scrapbooks and memories to share with fellow 4-H’ers.

“Best of the Best” awards will be presented to 32 members of 4-H clubs (ages 8 to 18) from southwest Missouri. Two members per county are eligible for this honor and will be recognized at Greene County 4-H Foundation’s Alumni Reunion and Pie Supper.

This event is sponsored by The Greene County 4-H Foundation. For more information, contact Byron Morrison, Greene County 4-H Foundation president by email at morrisonb@missouri.edu or by phone at (417) 840-6822 or contact Velynda Cameron, 4-H youth development specialist at (417) 881-8909.