WALDO, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H in Waldo County is holding a live 4-H auction and bake sale beginning at 1 p.m. on Oct. 14 at Dirigo Grange on Route 137 in Freedom.
Numerous Waldo County businesses and individuals generously donated to make the auction possible and all proceeds support Waldo County 4-H scholarships and programs.
The community auction is the largest annual fundraiser of the Waldo County 4-H Leaders’ Association, which supports county 4-H youth programming and offers full and partial scholarships for national 4-H events and youth citizenship programs, including Citizenship Washington Focus.
Preview the auction online or at the Grange at noon the day of the auction. Freedom Grange will provide lunch items for purchase. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Joyce Weaver at 207-342-5971.
UMaine Extension 4-H is open to all Maine youth ages 5-18. Participation can include animal science projects involving dairy, goats, horses, poultry and sheep. Other options include community clubs, special interest (SPIN) clubs, 4-H camps, STEM programs, and engaging youth in leadership and citizenship opportunities.
— University of Maine Cooperative Extension