New rural youth hired for zone 1
Nancy Pirie is the new Rural Youth Coordinator for 4-H and Junior Farmer clubs in Zone 1. Zone 1 encompasses the counties of Dundas, Frontenac, Glengarry, Grenville, Lanark, Leeds, Ottawa Carleton, Prescott, Renfrew, Russell and Stormont.
The Rural Youth Coordinators are hired by the Ontario 4-H Council, the Junior Farmers' Association of Ontario and the Rural Youth Employment Network. The Coordinator position is funded by Human Resource Development Canada.
Nancy grew up on a dairy farm in the Ottawa Valley and was active in 4-H and Junior Farmers. She attended Trent University and upon graduation worked for the Quebec Young Farmers for three years as Provincial Coordinator.
Nancy is available to help 4-H clubs and associations as well as Junior Farmer Clubs with planning and conducting activities. She will be visiting each county to explain her position. Please let Nancy know about any events you might have planned that she can assist with. Her telephone number is 613-794-4226; fax number is 613-794-4238; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.