Wakulla County 176th Birthday Celebration
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http://In the Spotlight: Wakulla’s 176th Birthday Greg James, Chairman of Wakulla 4-H Advisory Council Board, and Brooklynn Green, a 4-H member, stop by the studio to tell us more about Wakulla’s Wonderful Week to kick off its’ 176th anniversary. That week will be March 10th through March 16th. A celebration at the Wakulla County Courthouse will be on the 11th starting at 6 p.m.
Monday, March 11 at 6 pm – Wakulla Wonderful AGENDA (click here for printable copy)
On Monday, March 11 at 6 pm, Wakulla 4-H invites the Board of County Commissioners, all elected county officials, our business community and all citizens to join Wakulla 4-H at the Wakulla County Courthouse for a celebration of Wakulla’s birthday. Weather permitting, the celebration will be on the front lawn and will be moved to the large courtroom if it rains.
Wakulla County has a rich and extensive history dating back 12,000+ years! Wakulla County was formed on March 11, 1843 by an act of the Florida Legislature as the 23rd county of Florida.
County Commissioners Declaration
In recognition of Wakulla’s history, Wakulla 4-H has asked the Board of County Commissioners to declare March 10-16, 2019 as Wakulla Wonderful Week in Wakulla County.
Wakulla Wonderful Week seeks to send a message of recognition and celebration of Wakulla’s 176th birthday. This week will allow time to reflect on the wonderful county we live in and the benefits we have living here. Wakulla 4-H serves the purpose of educating our citizens and youth, inspiring growth in everyone and pledging our heads to clearer thinking, our hearts to greater loyalty, our hands to larger service, and our health to better living so that our citizens can make Wakulla County even more wonderful.
Wakulla Wonderful T-Shirts For Sale: $10.00
A Wakulla Wonderful T-shirt, designed by volunteer Lesley Cushman, is available for purchase at the UF/IFAS Extension Office at 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Wakulla Wonderful T-shirt is intended to further engage our youth and the general community in celebrating Wakulla Wonderful Week and due to the generous support of sponsors, the shirt is available for $10 which will be donated directly to support Wakulla 4-H youth programs.
Wakulla 4-H Thanks Our Sponsors
Wakulla 4-H thanks the following sponsors for their generous support: Barksdale Custom Pools, Blackfoot Roofing and Construction, C&I Property Management, Keith Key Heating & Air, Ameris Bank, Southern Telecom Trading, Waypoint Properties, Capital City Bank, Hydra Engineering and Construction, David Pienta, Sheriff Jared Miller, Frank and Quincee Messersmith, Steve and Lesley Cushman, Ken and Trena Gooding, John and Petra Shuff, and Brad Harvey.
For more information about Wakulla Wonderful Week or other Wakulla 4-H programs, please call (850) 926-3931 or visit sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/4-h/.
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