Rio Blanco County has a full 4-H program with thriving market livestock and general project clubs.
RBC I It is not too late to sign up for 4-H at this time as there are several clubs still open for enrollment.
4-H performed some recent community service by sprucing up the Rangely Animal Shelter and the surrounding area.
RBC I This year’s Beef Feeder Show was held recently at the Meeker Fairgrounds with 17 4-H members participating from Rio Blanco County. Ed Coryell, Trina Smith and Bill Ekstrom spent the morning weighing and tagging 49 steers from 32 4-H members (including four first time beef members) for the county fair.
RBC I 4-H is a community of young people learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. Studies show 4-Hers say they are better decision makers, problem solvers, public speakers and record keepers because of 4-H. They also credit 4-H with helping them develop leadership skills and commitment to their communities. In short, 4-H builds life skills.
Spring has sprung and summer is on its way in Rio Blanco County! Local 4-H members are diligently working on various projects from scrap booking to steer projects, eagerly awaiting the first week of August for the County Fair.