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BUCKS COUNTY − January 7, 2020 − State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) announced the award of $3,000 in grant funding through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Ag & Youth Grant Program to Penn State University to host the Bucks County 4-H (Head, Heart, Hands, Health) Animal and Veterinary Science Clinic.

“Time and again, 4-H has proven that they do, in fact, make the best better,” said Senator Santarsiero. “The qualities that 4-H embodies are essential for the good of our children and our communities. I am happy to see 4-H’ers continuing the proud agricultural legacy of Bucks County.”

A 6-week intensive course for experiential learning and interaction with professionals, the Bucks County 4-H Animal and Veterinary Science Clinic is an opportunity for Bucks County youths to explore their interest in animals with experts in the field.

Bucks County 4-H, operated via Penn State Extension, is located in Doylestown Township and serves youths in Bucks County aged 8-18 who have an interest in citizenship, agricultural and veterinary sciences, technology, healthy living, engineering, and technology. In addition, 4-H hosts School Enrichment programs for grades 3-8, offers summer programs covering a variety of topics, and provides scholarship opportunities to members. For more information on Bucks County 4-H, please visit their website.

For more information on various grant opportunities available through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, please visit their website.

Sen. Steve Santarsiero represents the 10th Senatorial District, which includes: Bedminster Township, Buckingham Township, Chalfont, Doylestown, Doylestown Township, Dublin, East Rockhill Township, Falls Township, Haycock Township, Hilltown Township, Lower Makefield Township, Morrisville, New Britain, New Britain Township, New Hope, Newtown, Newtown Township, Perkasie, Plumstead Township, Sellersville, Silverdale, Solebury Township, Telford, Tullytown, Upper Makefield Township, West Rockhill Township, and Yardley.

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