Friday, May 30, 2014

Register Now for Greene County 4-H Fair in Springfield

Contact: Karla Deaver, 4-H youth development specialist
Headquartered in Lawrence County
Tel: (417) 466-3102

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The 2014 Greene County 4-H Fair is being held over three different days and gets underway June 27-28 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield.

“The fair showcases the finest 4-H projects in Greene County this year,” said Karla Deaver, the University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth development specialist that serves Greene County.

The 4-H Fair on June 27-28 will feature handmade exhibits, horse and livestock shows.

An offshoot of the 4-H Fair, the Greene County 4-H Dog Show will be held July 13 at Springfield Dog Training Club Facility, 454N. Farm Road 223, Springfield.

A complete schedule of events along with rules and entry forms for the 4-H Fair can be found by clicking the 4-H link and then the Greene County 4-H Fair link on the Greene County Extension website at

The website also includes an enrollment form for the Southwest Missouri 4-H Shooting Sports Regional Competition planned for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 8 at the Andy Dalton Conservation Range, Bois D’Arc, Mo.

The 4-H program helps to create opportunities for young people to be valued, contributing members of their community. To learn more about 4-H -- the world’s largest youth-serving organization -- and how to get involved locally go online to

Residents of southwest Missouri can also contact any of these 4-H youth development specialists for  information: Karla Deaver in Lawrence County at (417) 466-3102; Velynda Cameron in Polk County at (417) 326-4916; Bob McNary in Jasper County at (417) 358-2158; or Jeremy Elliott-Engel in Newton County at (417) 455-9500.


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