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Kirkland receives Friend of 4-H Award
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Effingham County 4-H agent Abby Smith presents Christine Kirkland, right, the Friend of 4-H Award. - photo by Photo provided

Effingham County 4-H agent Abby Smith recently presented Christine Kirkland the Friend of 4-H Award.

The award is given to a strong supporter of 4-H who has gone above and beyond the call of duty when called upon. Kirkland has touched the lives of many young people involved in the 4-H program and South Effingham Middle School as an educator. Her countless hours serving as a volunteer, liaison, judge and board member have left a lasting impact on the 4-H program, staff and students.

The Effingham County 4-H program appreciates dedicated individuals, like Kirkland, who are willing to sacrifice their time to invest in others.

For more information about becoming a volunteer with the Effingham County Extension’s 4-H program, call 754-8040.