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 More than 140 4-H members from the seven northwest counties of Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Jackson, Grand, Eagle and Garfield counties took part in the annual District 11 and 12 retreat to discover which “H” they relate to most in the 4-H pledge. This year Rio Blanco County brought 18 members to district […]
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.