Lee Rasch, Mike Swenson of the LaCrosse Downtown Rotary Club and Chin Idirisu Medortni, Founder and Executive Director of the Cameroon Education Foundation, spoke about the Cameroon project. The LaCrosse Rotary club will be focusing on providing sanitary facilities, training teachers, and shipping textbooks for schools and libraries in Kumbo, Cameroon. They welcome support from other Rotary Clubs.
Rebecca Paulson, 4-H Program Coordinator in Houston County, spoke about the 4-H program in the county. Some of the programs with which she is working now include:
- Expanding program development committees for all animal projects.
- Reviving the shooting sports program
- Partnering with Community Education for after school programming
- Getting ready for the county fair
- Initiating a new cake decorating contest in association with the food revue
The overall focus of 4-H is positive youth development.