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North Madison Happy Pals 4-H Club (Mahaska County, Iowa)


The North Madison Happy Pals 4-H Club of Mahaska County, Iowa was organized on October 24, 1952 with eight girls present. The group held monthly meetings with various discussions, talks, and demonstrations by members or guest speakers scheduled at each one. Topics included "Planning Your College Wardrobe" and "Freezing Fruits." The members also participated in programs such as Rally Day and Achievement Day.

The North Madison Happy Pals and all other Iowa 4-H clubs are a division of the youth phase of the collaborative Extension Service of Iowa State University. The purpose of the national 4-H program, run through the United States Department of Agriculture, is to help youth learn and grow through informal education and experience. The goal is for these young people to become more self-directed and productive and contribute more as members of society. Anyone between the ages of nine and nineteen may join 4-H. The club motto is "To Make the Best Better."

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North Madison Happy Pals 4-H Club records

Identifier: IWA0666
Abstract Local chapter of 4-H organized in Mahaska County, Iowa, 1952.
Dates: 1952-1979