RESOLUTION NO. RS2002-1170
A resolution proclaiming the week of October 6-12, 2002, as 2002 National 4-H Week.
WHEREAS, the 4-H Program of the Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service is one of the state’s premier youth organizations; and
WHEREAS, the 4-H Program members from Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County are among the most active participants; and
WHEREAS, the youth of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County are its greatest natural resource; and
WHEREAS, 4-H is the largest youth development organization in Tennessee with over 180,340 youth involved; and
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County 4-H Program is the largest in Tennessee with approximately 7,000 active 4-H members currently enrolled in 268 clubs and groups who are led by adult volunteer leaders and Davidson County Extension Service agents; and
WHEREAS, 4-H is the youth educational program jointly led by Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County Government and Tennessee’s two land-grant universities, The University of Tennessee and Tennessee State University, to help youth become self-directing, productive, contributing members of the community; and
WHEREAS, 4-H members “Learn by Doing” through participation in leadership, public speaking, communication, citizenship, and other life skill building activities in over 40 project areas and performance of community service all over Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognizes and commends the 4-H Program of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County and extend a warm welcome to its members and leaders on the occasion of their visit.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as proclaiming the week of October 6-12, 2002, as 2002 National 4-H Week.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Council Office is directed to prepare a copy of this Resolution to be presented to the Davidson County 4-H.
Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Craig Jenkins
|Referred to:||Codes Committee|
|Introduced:||October 1 , 2002|
|Adopted:||October 1 , 2002|
|Approved:||October 3, 2002|