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4-H Projects Influence Career Choices

In Honor Of Upcoming 75th Anniversary Celebration of Busy Bees 4-H

A 4-H project of today may lead to the career path of tomorrow.

Jim Garlich’s interest in poultry started when he raised chickens for a project when the Busy Bees started in 1948.

Garlich’s younger brother, Bill was also influenced by 4-H in pursuing a career as a veterinarian. Bill Garlich had dairy cow 4-H project on the family farm near Okawville.

Florist Annette Eade had her first experience in flower arranging as a project in 4-H. “When I was nine years old, I knew that I wanted to be a florist,” she said.

Read more in this week’s issue.

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