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4-H achievement day a win for students and the public

Lakeland-area 4-H clubs are getting ready to show off for Achievement Day in Bonnyville. The day is being hosted at the Bonnyville Rodeo Grounds and will see multiple clubs taking part. One such is the Ardmore 4-H Beef Club. Lori Davediuk is assistant leader of the Ardmore 4-H Beef Club, she expects Monday to be jam-packed

“So the day is going to start off at 11 am. We’ll do the 4-H pledge, Oh Canada. Then we’ll introduction are judges for the event. We’ll introduce the beef clubs, Ardmore Beef, Beaver River Beef and the Bonnyville 4-H Beef Clubs.”

Throughout the year, 4-H members learn about care for their 4-H animals. Davediuk says local veterinarians and producers speak to the young producers about skills and tips when it comes to the rural lifestyle.

The day will feature a beef sale of 4-H raised cattle. Davediuk says potential buyers will have an easy time when they make a bid.

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“The buyer can come and take that calf and get it processed. We have spots set up at Bob’s Custom Cuts in town, so that we can have them processed for the buyer.”

The fun starts at 11 am at the Bonnyville Rodeo Grounds. The public is encouraged to come down and for day celebrating the western way. For more information on local 4-H clubs around the area, click here.

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