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For Immediate Release:
February 27, 2015
Media Contact:
Jeramy Smith

Local 4-H youth to hold fundraiser for the Armed Forces Foundation

(MIAMI, February 27, 2015) – Members of the 4-H District XIII Council will hold a 4K run/walk on March 7, 2015, as part of their project “4-Helping Hands,” which serves those who serve us. Students ages 8-18 from Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties make up the Council.

This untimed race starts at 8 a.m., with check-in at 7 a.m. at Topeekeegee Yugnee Park, #12 Corporate Shelter, 3300 North Park Road, Hollywood.  The fundraiser website provides registration information and other details. After the race, there will be food, drinks, music, fun family activities and awards.

All proceeds will benefit the Armed Forces Foundation, whose mission is to support service members and their families during times of need and transitions to civilian life.

For more information about this event, contact the 4-H District XIII Council at

4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization. More than 230,000 members in the State of Florida help to make up the community of more than 6.5 million young people across America. 4-H is a non-formal, practical educational program for youth. Florida 4-H is the youth development program of Florida Cooperative Extension, a part of the Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

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