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New Saputo and Armstrong Cheese 4-H Dairy Club Fund Recipients Announced

Ottawa, Ontario – November 7, 2019 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the 10 recipients of the new Saputo and Armstrong Cheese 4-H Dairy Club Fund.

4-H Canada launched a new club funding opportunity this fall for registered 4-H dairy clubs in Canada. This grassroots-level support offers the approximately 4,200 4-H members registered in cow and goat clubs the chance to participate in learning activities, while developing their confidence and knowledge relative to the dairy industry.

This opportunity is made possible through a partnership with Saputo Inc. and its Armstrong Cheese brand. The dairy company pledges to continue to promote best practices in the dairy industry by supporting the next generation of dairy leaders through 4-H Canada.

The following 10 clubs will each receive a $1,000 award towards supporting their 4-H members in reaching their full potential:

Alberta

Green Acres Dairy 4-H Club - Lethbridge

Ontario

Chatham-Kent 4-H Dairy Club – Ridgetown
Goldfield Calf Club – Finch
Lennox & Addington 4-H Goat Club – Napanee
Mitchell 4-H Dairy Club – Bornholm
Not Just Kidding 4-H Goat Club – St. Anns
Wiarton 4-H Dairy Club – Georgian Bluffs

Quebec

Richmond 4-H Club - Cleveland

Nova Scotia

Double-D 4-H Club – Oxford
Landing 4-H Club - Antigonish

“This new club funding highlights the importance of access to relevant learning opportunities in creating responsible, caring and contributing young leaders,” said 4-H Canada CEO Shannon Benner. “Together with Saputo and Armstrong Cheese, we work to advance positive youth development in Canada, by ensuring youth have the necessary tools to succeed in life-long learning.”

Please visit 4-h-canada.ca/clubfunds for more information on club funding.

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About 4-H Canada

For over 100 years, 4-H Canada has been one of the most highly respected positive youth development organizations in Canada. 4-H Canada has close to 24,000 members and more than 7,600 volunteer leaders. Our goal is to help young Canadians “Learn To Do By Doing” in a safe, inclusive and fun environment. We believe in nurturing responsible, caring and contributing youth leaders who are committed to positively impacting their communities across Canada and around the world. To learn more about 4-H Canada, please visit 4-h-canada.ca and follow our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

For more information, media may contact:

Camille Ferrier
Communications Manager
4-H Canada
communications@4-h-canada.ca