By Whitney Bunn
Ingham County Chronicle staff writer
Spring is in the air. The birds are chirping, and the cows are … moo-ing?
4-H clubs around the county are gearing up for the 160th Annual Ingham County Fair this August.
Ranging from livestock sales to dog agility to sewing, 4-H participants around the country make final decisions in early spring about the projects they will pursue at the fair.
The 4-H organization emphasizes hands-on learning, promoting teamwork, responsibility and cooperation, said Carol Fanson, leader of the Aurelius 4-H Club in Ingham County.
Fanson, an active member of Ingham County’s 4-H community for more than 50 years, manages a club of more than 75 members.
“At this point in the spring, it’s time for the kids to decide what they’re doing,” said Fanson. Continue reading