4-H Alberta mourns the loss of Bruce Banks, an inspiring mentor and dedicated supporter who passionately served as the CEO of the 4-H Foundation of Alberta from 2000 to 2016. His unwavering commitment and forward-thinking approach left an indelible mark on the organization and its members.
Saturday, April 15, the success of the 4-H Alberta Communications program was exemplified by 28 senior-aged 4-H Members who gathered in Sherwood Park, Alberta to compete for the top place at the 4-H Alberta Communication Competition.
Four talented young scientists have earned their way into the prestigious Canada-wide Science Fair, after participating in 2023 4-H Canada Science Fair.
The annual 4-H Alberta Judging Competition was held in Vermillion at Lakeland College on March 10, 2023. One hundred two members participated, 24 juniors, 44 intermediates and 35 seniors. Classes judged in this competition were: Commercial Heifers, Purebred Bulls, Horses, Dairy Cows, Market Hogs, Sheep, Silage, Canola, Steak and Sale Catalogues. 4-H Members compete within their age group.
Simone Demers-Collins has been an advocate for the agriculture and agri-food industries, an educator and food champion for over five decades. Through her work with industry organizations and the Alberta government, she led initiatives to promote accurate, science-based information about food, food production and food quality to consumers, health professionals, media and students. In her marketing work, Demers-Collins is credited with the simple, yet powerful messaging that canola oil is Healthy. Local. Affordable.
Entrepreneur, Ken Keis has been named 4-H Canada’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipient for 2022.
The Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Ken during the 2023 4-H Canada Leadership Awards, which be held virtually with host, Canadian Olympic Gold Medallist, Jon Montgomery, on Feb. 28, 2023.
4-H Canada is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2022 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship.
Today, McDonald’s Canada and 4-H Canada are announcing the launch of the National Youth Scholarship program as a part of the next iteration of a longstanding relationship between the two organizations. As part of this partnership, sixteen scholarships totaling $80,000 will be awarded over two years to senior youth leaders from coast to coast to coast and will be aimed at advancing important work in sustainability and educational pursuits in agriculture.
4-H Alberta is pleased to announce that Lorraine Parkinson will be inducted into the 2021 4-H Alberta Hall of Fame.
4-H Canada is celebrating Show Your 4-H Colours Day on Nov. 2, as part of 4-H Month. The annual celebration sees youth members, volunteer leaders, alumni, and supporters displaying their pride in being part of this 109-year-old community by wearing green, and lighting up landmarks in their communities.