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For Immediate Release:
April 07, 2015
Media Contact:
Jeramy Smith
Jsmith-cn@miamidade.gov
305-769-4050

Local 4-H youth to hold mock legislature on April 25


(MIAMI, April 7, 2015) – The 4-H District XIII Council will hold a Mock Legislature on April 25, 2015. This event is for youth ages 11-18 and is open to non-4-H members. The Council is comprised of students ages 8-18 from Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties.

The event will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the University of Florida IFAS Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center, in rooms T-103 & T-104. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how a bill becomes law, analyze legislation, sharpen their debating skills and prepare for Florida 4-H State Legislature.

Registration for the event, which includes workshop materials and lunch, is $8. The dress code is business/business casual. The Education Center is located at 3205 College Avenue, Davie, FL.

For more information about District XIII’s Mock Legislature, contact the Council at district13council@bellsouth.net.

4-H Youth 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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It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices or materials in accessible format, please call at least five days in advance.