sealPurdue News

August 5, 2002

4-H celebrates centennial anniversary during Indiana State Fair

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A dedication ceremony recognizing 4-H's 100th anniversary will be held at the Indiana State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 10.

News media are invited to attend the event, which will start at noon in front of the 4-H Exhibit Hall. David Petritz, director of Purdue Extension, William Stinson, State Fair executive director, and state 4-H staff will help dedicate the plaza in front of the Exhibit Hall to commemorate 4-H's 100th year.

Press credentials for the Indiana State Fair can be obtained through the fair's media office by calling (317) 927-7577 or by faxing a request on media letterhead to (317) 927-7578.

CONTACT: Beth Forbes, (765) 494-2722; Carl Broady, Department of 4-H Youth, (317) 927-7650.