Interviews Prepare 4-H’ers
Purdue Extension-Warrick County held mock interviews for
4-H members selected
as finalists for the Indiana 4-H Accomplishment Scholarships. The goal was to
provide 4-H members with interview experience and feedback.
Because of the program:
- Participants in the mock interviews felt they improved eye contact,
communication, and self-confidence
- Since 2010, Warrick County 4-H members have been awarded $13,500
in 4-H scholarships
Program Empowers Landowners
A Purdue Extension-Warrick County educational series targeted small landowners
and the management of their properties. Topics included alternative yard practices;
management of woodlands, wildlife, and ponds; small farm opportunities; and
invasive species control.
Participants were educated and empowered to assess their property and manage their
resources sustainably and economically. One participant said, “Thank you! This program
made me realize I need to change some of my management ideas for my woods!”
Workshop Encourages Healthy Habits
Current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the current Physical Activity Guidelines
for Americans go hand-in-hand and provide important information for developing and
maintaining healthy lifestyles.
Purdue Extension Delivers
- Every $1 spent on the Indiana Family Nutrition Program
is expected to create $35.75 in economic returns.
- In a recent survey, 94% of Indiana 4-H participants
graduating from high school planned to pursue post-secondary
- In a similar Midwest state, an independent study concluded
that every $1 invested in Extension yielded $15 in
- Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing workshop recipients
received more than $7 million in grants to support
They are the basis for the Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops presented by
Purdue Extension-Warrick County.
After the workshops, participants said they plan to change their eating habits based
on what they learned. Participants also indicated they would become more active.
Program Helps Family
Because of the Purdue Extension-Warrick County Family Nutrition Program, a family of
six now sits down to eat their evening meal together. The mother said she now offers
a variety of vegetables and her family now asks for more vegetables, and her children
prefer fruit to candy.
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