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By Michele Smith
the Times 

Endowment Being Created for 4-H Membership Fees


November 8, 2018

DAYTON—An endowment to pay for all annual 4-H memberships has just been announced by WSU Dayton Extension Agent Paul Carter.

In 2017 the state instituted an annual $25 membership fee for attendance in 4-H, a move Carter says was discriminatory to families having financial difficulties. So he set about to see what could be done to help them

Carter said he recently met with the Blue Mountain Community Foundation to start the process of creating an endowment. The initial need is for $10,000 to establish the endowment, with a target goal of reaching $50,000, he said.

“$50,000 is enough to g...

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