or 4-H Club
[ fawr-eych, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˈeɪtʃ, ˈfoʊr- /
an organization sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, established chiefly to instruct young people, originally in rural areas, in modern farming methods and other useful skills, as carpentry and home economics.
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Origin of Four-H Club
so called from the aim of the organization to improve head, heart, hands, and health
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