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Union County 4-H Students Share Valentine’s Day Greetings with Air Force National Guard

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Student members of the Union County 4-H Dog Lovers Club put their hearts and hands into a community service project last Saturday, silkscreening and painting dozens of handmade Valentine’s Day cards for an Air Force National Guard company adopted by the club.

The company is stationed at McGuire Air Force Base and is currently deployed overseas.

Displaying a sample card alongside their mothers are club members Kaelin Tricoche (l.) and Emily Del Monte (r.).

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A program of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County supported in part by the Freeholder Board, Union County 4-H Clubs foster leadership, civic engagement and other life skills. They are open to all Union County students in grades 1-12.

For more information contact 4-H Agent Jim Nichnadowicz, jnichnadowicz@ucnj.org or 908-654-9854, or visit online at ucnj.org/rce.

For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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