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4-H Spin Club to start new year

Published: Saturday, March 8, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
The University of Illinois Extension Office-Whiteside County held a 4-H Sewing and Nutrition Workshop Jan. 17 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. The workshop was created by Allie Lancaster, 4-H program coordinator. The sewing section was led by Janice McCoy, family life educator; and the snacks section was led by Natalie Rodakowski, nutrition and wellness educator. The youth split up into two groups to make healthy snacks and pillow cases to take home. The extension will donate some of the extra pillow cases to cancer patients at CGH. Go to to learn more about joining 4-H. Photo submitted by Susan O'Connor.

MORRISON – The University of Illinois Extension, Whiteside County 4-H Scrapbooking Spin Club will meet March 16, 23, 31 and April 6, 13, and 27 at the extension office, 100 E. Knox St.

Each week, from 3 to 5 p.m., a new technique to add to a scrapbook will be taught. At the end of the spin club, members will take home a scrapbook and extra projects.

The supply fee is $5 for members and $20 for nonmembers. To register, go to or call the extension at 815-772-4075.

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