The Buckeye Barn Busters 4-H Club of Adams County was recognized with the 4-H Community Service Award at the Bob Evans Farms 4-H Volunteer Recognition Luncheon held Saturday, March 12, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. This luncheon is part of an all-day 4-H volunteer education conference.
The Community Service Award recognizes adult and youth 4-H volunteers who have collaborated or cooperated with other community or 4-H groups, or undertaken community service projects or activities with their 4-H club or unit. This award is sponsored by Steve and Cindy Rasmussen of Columbus.
Ohio 4-H is the youth development program of Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. In 2015, 289,298 individual youth participated in traditional 4-H clubs, camps and school enrichment programs, and in other group educational activities. Ohio has more than 16,000 active 4-H volunteers.