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About: 4-H youth development extension agent for the La Plata County Extension Office.

My journey is moving ahead to Montezuma County Extension Office

Kopano ea sechaba ka temo. This Basotho phrase translates into, “unity of community through agriculture.” Basotho is the name associated with the people of the mountain kingdom of Lesotho, Africa....

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

4-H County Council to collaborate on community events

I am excited to announce the 2019-20 La Plata County 4-H County Council officer team. The team will take on leadership roles for our entire county program. In addition, members will act as our...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

4-H enriches young people’s lives in many ways; enroll now

Over the years, I have experienced the power of youth through the La Plata County 4-H program. 4-H club programs have contributed many benefits to our local communities. Youths develop the...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

La Plata County 4-H members shine at Colorado State Fair

As summer comes to a close, our 4-H program calendar year ends. As always, the year has been filled with many great achievements and accomplishments for our 4-H youth members. It is truly amazing...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

La Plata County Fair to feature 4-H members’ bright futures

“Proud of the past, poised for the future” is this year’s theme for the La Plata County Fair. The fair will be held Aug. 7-11, with pre-fair events Aug. 3-4. All activities will take place at the...

DATE: July 22, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

Day camp builds friendships, practical skills

The month of June is an exciting one for the La Plata County 4-H program, and it is filled with experiences that can positively shape our members’ lives into the future. Currently, local 4-H...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

You can participate in the La Plata County Fair as a judge

La Plata County 4-H is seeking livestock project interview judges for the county fair in August. Interview judging is based on a set of criteria and questions that will be asked of each project...

DATE: May 19, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

CODY Project promotes youth mental health at second annual event

The Community Overcoming Depressed Youth (CODY) Project will host its second Mental Health Mardi Gras on May 4. This pro-social, free community event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Exhibit...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

As spring arrives, La Plata County 4-H is bursting with activities

Winter weather has us optimistic for greener pastures this year. The month of March brings great excitement for many local 4-H members. Youths have and will participate in a variety of educational...

DATE: March 15, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

Through dialogue, we can understand one another

In the words of Martin Luther King Jr., “People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

Work of 4-H Ambassadors team builds crucial life skills

The 2018-19 La Plata County 4-H Council Ambassadors team is excited for the year ahead. This team will represent our 4-H program at local, regional and national events. The team consists of six...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

Join La Plata County 4-H to learn life, leadership skills

We are now accepting enrollment for the 2018-19 4-H youth development program. La Plata County has more than 15 after-school community clubs, which develop leadership and life skills for youths to...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

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