Tag Archive: Heart

Horse Volunteers with Heart

UF IFAS Photo   Last year, more than 4,000 youth participated in the Florida 4-H Horse Project. These youth would have never had the opportunity to learn horsemanship and leadership skills without horse project volunteers. Project leaders not only work with 4-H clubs, they often serve on committees to help plan and implement shows and …

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The Heart of a Handwritten Note: The 2nd “H” in 4-H

My Heart to Greater Loyalty… A handwritten note or card can express one’s gratitude, thankfulness, care, or encouragement and has not gone extinct even in this age of technology. Just think about the last time you received a personal handwritten note from someone. You may have gotten emails, texts, or posts relating to the same …

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Flavonoids: Good for the Heart!

Photo taken by: Marjorie Moore February is heart month, a time to consider including foods in your diet that will benefit your heart. Much has been in the media during the last few years about the positive heart health benefits of blueberries, red wine and dark chocolate. According to research, the compounds responsible for the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/11/flavonoids-good-for-the-heart/

Be Heart Smart – Make Heart-Healthy Choices

Be Heart Smart – Make Heart-Healthy Choices The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that about 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States each year.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Eating habits are something we acquire as we grow …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/03/be-heart-smart-make-heart-healthy-choices/

From the Heart

4-H’ers celebrating a National Day of Service in January. February has long been associated with heart related events.  Of course, there is Valentine’s Day, a day of love.  Additionally, the full month is devoted to a focus on heart health.  Continuing on this heart related theme, I want to focus on generosity.  Generosity is one …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/02/18/from-the-heart/

Volunteers are the Heart of 4-H

Volunteers are the Heart of the 4-H youth program in each of our counties, throughout Florida, and throughout the United States and worldwide.  4-H volunteers truly have the best interest of youth as their major consideration.  After several years of working with 4-H volunteers in two different states, volunteers stated their reason for volunteering with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/11/26/volunteers-are-the-heart-of-4-h/