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4-H Lawn Mower/Tractor Safety

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013by Courtney

The 2013 4-H Lawn Mower/Tractor Safety School will begin Tuesday, March 5 at the University of Illinois Extension Effingham County office in Effingham. If you are unable at attend the first meeting, you wont want to miss the next one on Tuesday, March 12. Each year the Effingham County Extension Office offers this important program, which is designed to enhance safety awareness among youth operating lawn mowers, garden tractors and farm tractors. The program is geared toward both rural and urban youths, as well as both boys and girls. The program fee is $20. You do not need to be a member of 4-H to attend, all is welcome.

The safety sessions are held each Tuesday in March and April from 6:45-8:45pm at the Effingham County Extension office. 4-H Lawnmower/ Tractor Safety school is sponsored by area implements dealers-Buening Implement. Bahrns Equipment, Green/Line Equipment, Sloan Implement, Dittamore Implement and Schilling Brothers.

For more infomation, contact the Effingham County Extension Office at 347-7773.