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The Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteers Add Value to the Community What are the benefits of volunteering? Most of us recognize the tremendous value of volunteerism to society. Every day, thousands of volunteers support education, outreach, service, government and compassionate causes throughout the… Read More

4-H Day Camps Back for In-Person Learning

Orange County 4-H is excited to offer in-person 4-H day camps again this summer. Though we offered virtual versions of camp in 2020, we know kids are ready to get together for learning and fun alongside their peers…. Read More

Using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself

Diversity and inclusion is a very hot topic these days. One of the first things necessary to look at when you are considering diversity, equity, and inclusion is unconscious bias. Everyone has bias and a lot of the time… Read More

Is it really about having good luck?

In my whole life, I’ve never found a four-leaf clover. Until now. Last week, I found one. Today, two more. So is luck really something that is that hard to find? Do we really have to spend our… Read More

Be S.M.A.R.T. and Say “NO” to Resolutions in 2021

Resolutions Rarely Succeed Since the time of the Babylonians, people have used the transition to a new calendar year as a time to make positive changes (history.com). Unfortunately, few people actually follow through with these commitments. In fact,… Read More

Budget-friendly gift giving ideas!

  Think outside the box – literally the gift box – when considering budget-friendly gift giving. Stay within your budget by creatively rethinking what makes a good “gift.”  Give gifts that cost less from your wallet but instead… Read More

Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest

Florida Gateway Fair’s Coloring Contest has taken on a new spin this year! The Ichetucknee Partnership has partnered with UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County this year to develop some fun pages. The Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest will feature… Read More