4-H Shotgun Team recently held a fundraiser at Save-a-Lot

March 9, 2010 - Save-a-Lot supports 4-H Shotgun Team in Blairsville, Georgia

Union County 's 4-H Shotgun Team recently held a fundraiser in the Save-a-Lot parking lot where they sold hotdogs, drinks, desserts, and raffle tickets.

Blairsville Save-a-Lot Manager Phyllis Murphy is proud to support the Shotgun Team. All proceeds raised during the event go towards supporting the Safe Program. The Union County 4-H Safe Program teaches and promotes gun safety, sportsmanship, and team work for girls and boys in the 7th through the 12th grades.

4-H is a community of more than 6.5 million young people across America learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. The 4-H community also includes 3,500 staff members, 538,000 volunteers, and 60 million alumni. 4-H involves fun, hands-on learning activities focused on three areas: healthy living, citizenship, and science. Youth can experience 4-H by becoming a member of a 4-H club, attending a 4-H camp, or joining school-based or after-school 4-H programs. 4-H members can compete in contests at the local, state, regional or national levels and also attend conferences and events.


Union County 4-H Shotgun Club

Raffle winner donates to Union County 4-H Shotgun Club

Robert Barlow, Chairman of the Union County Republican Party, and Patrick Fix, winner of the shotgun raffle, present the prize gun to Mickey Cummings, County Extension Coordinator and advisor for the 4-H Shotgun Club. Justin Wight, Vice President of the Union County Republican Party looks on as the Winchester changes hands.

"This gun will be used at practice by team members who don't own a gun," says Cummings. "We shoot modified trap. About 40 kids are involved in the club. We appreciate Patrick donating the gun to the club. We also appreciate Robert and the Republican Party for holding the raffle to help raise awareness about the club."