Glen Valley 4-H Club members wait to show their rabbits at PNE. From left

Local 4-H club earns top awards at 2015 PNE

Open House Information Day to welcome new members coming up on Oct. 24

The Glen Valley 4-H Club earned top awards at the 2015 PNE.

The five 4-H members of the club earned first place in the 4-H Herdsmanship Competition. The Herdsmanship Competition is designed to encourage clubs to maintain their exhibits at the highest standard of efficiency and attractiveness throughout the period of the 4-H Festival.

The club members also earned the Kiwanis Perpetual Trophy (Top Club). This trophy is awarded to the club whose total points in Herdsmanship, Interclub and club average in Showmanship classes along with displaying an outstanding contribution to the show.

Member Emma D. (age 12) also won Reserve Champion Intermediate Rabbit Showman at the 2015 PNE.

The club is also hosting an Open House Information Day on October 24, at Laurica Farm located at 25775 12th Avenue in Aldergrove from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The club is hosting this event for families to come out and see what 4-H is all about. Information, fun activities and refreshments will be available throughout the day, stop by for five minutes or four hours.

Come join 4-H because you will have lots of fun, learn a lot and do many cool things in a family-friendly club that promotes healthy, active, social, community living through a wide variety of fun and interesting projects.

Our club has members who participate in one or more of the following projects: outdoor living (camping/hiking), photography and rabbits. We are also open to kids who would like to participate with horses or guinea pigs or goats. If you are interested in a project that is not listed please inquire as there are 10 clubs in the Langley District that have many different projects.

4-H members can also participate in fun activities such as speeches, demonstrations, educational displays and speak-and-shows. We also help others in your club and community and meet new friends from our community and around the province.

If you might be interested in joining our club contact our leader Jessica Johnson at glenvalley4h@gmail.com or visit our Facebook Group at www.facebook.com/groups/glenvalley4h/ for more information.

Glen Valley 4-H Club is open to members from Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Langley and Surrey.

Glen Valley 4-H Club members receive the Kiwanis Perpetual Trophy (for Top Club) from the Kiwanis Club of Vancouver. Pictured left to right: Raven S., Emma D., Caylea D., Frisco “the Fox”, Wyatt H., and Kali S.