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Cox’s Hardware in Crossville makes a very generous donation to 4-H GIFT Garden

The White County 4-H GIFT Garden was buzzing Tuesday morning with kids harvesting, pulling weeds, and learning about composting from U of I summer intern Annamae Dziallo. While at the garden, the kids had a visitor from Cox’s Hardware in Crossville. Kenny May, representing the store, came and donated $2,100.00 worth of seeds for us to use in the coming year. White County 4-H and Amy McCarty, Extension Program Coordinator, would like to thank Kenny and Brad Cox for the wonderful donation.

Front row – Nevan Jordan, Aidan Jordan, Addison Koop, Violet Barbre, Addyson Rahlfs, and Luke Rahlfs

Back row – Amy McCarty, Isabella Pollard, Gracyn Barbre, McKenzie Koop, Whitley Barbre, Emily Glaser, and Kenny May

4-H is currently taking new members, so if anyone is interested in joining a club, call the Extension office at 618-382-2662, or attend the next club meeting of your choice! If you are interested in 4-H workshops or would like to see what 4-H is doing throughout the year, take a look at our Facebook page by searching “White County Illinois 4-H”. Be sure to “Like” our page so you don’t miss anything happening in White County. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Amy McCarty or Melissa Goin at 618-382-2662, University of Illinois Extension – White Co., 1715 College Ave., Carmi, IL 62821.