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For Immediate Release:
February 28, 2014
Media Contact:
Ruth Santos, M.S.

Join the fun at Miami-Dade County Extension's 4-H/FCS Open House!

(MIAMI, February 28, 2014) – Parents, Kids, come join the fun as Miami-Dade County Extension’s 4-H Youth Development/Family and Consumer Science proudly host their first Open House: “Helping Kids Make Healthy Choices.” This event will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at 4-H’s new headquarters, The Farm Village at Amelia Earhart Park located at  401 E. 65 Street in Hialeah, FL.

Families are encouraged to participate and engage in a day filled with fun, hands-on learning activities and exciting events!  Activities include:  Planting a Florida Friendly Garden, Creating Healthy Trail Mix Treats, Discovering Fruits and Vegetables, The Importance of Bees, “Why we Love Worms”, Fun Facts about Diet and Exercise,   giveaways and much more!  Visitors can interact with the Farm Village animals and learn how to become involved with 4-H programs throughout Miami-Dade County.

ABOUT 4-H (Ages 5-19)
4-H Motto: Head, Heart, Hands and Health

4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization that serves to encourage and empower our youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership, with caring adults.  Setting positive goals help enable youth to emerge as leaders through hands-on learning, research-based 4-H youth programs and adult mentorship.  Youth build self-esteem, confidence, connect with and give back to their community, develop leadership skills, make friends, share interests and gain valuable knowledge and lifelong skills.

Miami-Dade Cooperative Extension 4-H/FCS
Open House - Helping Kids Make Healthy Choices
March 22, 2014, 11:00 a.m.- 03:00 p.m.
Amelia Earhart Park - The Farm Village
401 East 65 Street
Hialeah, FL