Honoring 4-H centennial with a celebration


COLUMBUS – Highlighting Ohio 4-H’s centennial year, a weekend of celebration will be Sept. 6 and 7.

The weekend begins with a fundraiser Sept. 6, at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus. The event will celebrate 4-H’s past and honor the program’s founder, A.B. Graham, in addition to all those who make the 4-H program a success.

The evening will include dinner, entertainment and a silent auction.

Activities continue on Sept. 7 with a groundbreaking ceremony for the Ohio 4-H Center located at the corner of Lane Avenue and Fred Taylor Drive on the OSU campus.

Big game. The ceremony is three hours before the kickoff of the Ohio State vs. Kent State football game. The halftime performance will spotlight 4-H’s centennial year.

There will be a 4-H centennial tailgate at the Agricultural Administration Building located on Fyffe Road, across from the site of the new center.

Reservations are required for the tailgate.

The events are rain or shine.

For more information call 614-292-4444.


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