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EVENT: Program assistants needed for National 4-H

4-H youth (and agents) pause for a group photo in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., during the 2018 Leadership Washington Focus event.

National 4-H Council is seeking high school graduates to serve as program assistants this summer for the popular Citizenship Washington Focus and Leadership Washington Focus programs, in Washington, District of Columbia. Apply by Jan. 15, 2020, to become… Read More

Let’s Keep Moving! – Flexibility

two gentlemen stretch out along a city wall

In our “Let’s Keep Moving!” series, we’re looking at different types of physical activities and how they can benefit our health. Today, we take a look at flexibility. You should include flexibility exercises in your daily routine. Staying… Read More

Let’s Keep Moving! – Balance

a group of people works out in a public park

In our “Let’s Keep Moving!” series, we’re looking at different types of physical activities and how they can benefit our health. Today, we’re discussing the importance of balance. A chief, albeit obvious, benefit of good balance comes in… Read More

A curfew for poinsettias!

Poinsettias grow in a greenhouse at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center in Bradenton

Let’s talk poinsettias: most people either love them or hate them – there is little middle ground. Many people love their cheery colors, while many others hate that the plants can be temperamental, dropping all  their leaves if… Read More

Let’s Keep Moving! – Strength

people swim in an indoor community pool

In our “Let’s Keep Moving!” series, we’re looking at different types of physical activities and how they can benefit our health. Today, we’re discussing your strength. Even small increases in muscle strength can make a big difference in… Read More