Thursday, August 26, 2010


During October, Warrick County youth at St. John's Elementary and Boonville Middle School will join young people across the nation as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day. Youth will be conducting the same experiment:4-H2o.

4-H2o teaches youth how carbon dioxide can affect aquatic animals and plants. To view more about the experiment check out the National Youth Science Day site.

Making A Difference

"Making A Difference" Conference scheduled for Saturday, October 30th at Ivy Tech Community College Campus, Evansville, IN sponsored by Purdue Extension. The conference will begin with registration at 8:30am CDT and the first concurrent session will begin at 9:00am. The program will include 12 concurrent sessions and a keynote as well as booth presentations throughout the day. The conference will end at 2:30pm and does also feature two tours of the Ronald McDonald house. Registrations are being taken at Purdue Extension in Vanderburgh County, 13301 Darmstadt Rd., Evansville IN 47725 and will be $15 which includes lunch. Please log onto the Warrick County Purdue Extension website for reservation forms at Sessions will include information on Children and Families; Food and Health; and Home & Family. You won't want to miss it!

Friday, August 13, 2010

Walks Across Indiana

Walks Across Indiana 5KRun/Walk will be held in Warrick County on October 2, 2010 at the Warrick County 4-H Fairgrounds, 133 E. Old Degonia Rd., Boonville, IN beginning at 9:00am (CDT). All proceeds will benefit Helping Hands of Warrick County. INShape Indiana is a sponsor and supporter of Walks Across Indiana along with Purdue University Extension. Registration before 9/24/10 is $15.00 and after this date $20.00 for the event. Registration forms are available at the Purdue Extension Office and any Helping Hands member organization as well as on-line with Greater Evansville.