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Contributed photo The Chippewa 4-H Club came up with this creative display during last year's National 4-H Week to encourage young people to get involved in the program.

4-H is in the spotlight next week

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October 4-10 is National 4-H Week and Douglas County is celebrating with a display contest.

Look for displays about 4-H in your neighborhood.


In Douglas County, more than 500 4-H members and adult volunteers are involved in 4-H.

"There are currently 20 clubs that meet throughout the county and 4-H after school is alive and well in many of the local schools," said Jodi Hintzen, 4-H program coordinator in Douglas County.

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