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4-H’s week of window displays in Grass Valley

4-H clubs in Nevada County have decorated merchant windows in downtown Grass Valley. Displays can be seen through Oct. 8. Above, first place went to the: Meadowlarks 4-H Club, whose display appears at The Artist Workshop on Mill Street.
Submitted by Amy Brown |

In celebration of National 4-H week, community 4-H clubs in Nevada County recently decorated merchant windows in downtown Grass Valley. Five displays depicted the theme of this years’ event, “4H Grown.” Displays are created by individual community clubs which promote the 4-H program, including individual projects, community service and youth leadership development.

Window displays are in the Artist Workshop, Bamboo Store, Marshall’s Pasties, Swenson’s Woman’s Apparel and Tess’ Kitchen Store through Oct. 8. A panel of local judges including Mayor of Grass Valley, Jason Fouyer; Retired Police Chief of Nevada City, Louis Trovato; Investment Advisor Representative MKB Financial Services and Radio host of Money Matters, Marc Cuniberti and Holdrege & Kull Consulting Engineers, Chuck Kull. The windows were ranked in the following order:

1st Place: Meadowlarks 4-H in The Artist Workshop

2nd Place: Chicago Park 4-H in The Bamboo Store

3rd Place: Penn Valley 4-H in Tess’ Kitchen Store

4th Place: Kentucky Flat 4-H in Swenson’s Woman’s Apparel Store

5th Place: Cool Hollow 4-H in Marshall’s Pasties

For more information on the 4-H Youth Development Program, visit http://ucanr.org/sites/nevadacounty4h/ or call 530-273-4563.

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