Oakhurst Dairy Continues Support Of 4-H
PORTLAND, Maine (November 4, 2008)––As they have done for the past three years, Oakhurst Dairy continued to show its support of the 4-H Youth Development Program in both Maine and New Hampshire at a total of 11 fairs in 2008. Oakhurst Dairy believes the program is essential to generating awareness of dairy farming among our youth, which serves as the all-important first step in attracting our future dairy farmers.
Oakhurst provides funding to help the 4-H Youth Development Program participate in Dairy shows across
“The 4-H does a great job of raising the profile of dairy farming within our communities and helps nurture kids into our future dairy farmers, which as a local, family run dairy company is important to us,” Said Stan Bennett, President of Oakhurst Dairy. “We feel strongly about the mission of the 4-H and its dedication to teaching kids life skills through the unique hands-on projects they offer through their various programs.”
In addition, Oakhurst provided sponsorship dollars to the
“Thanks to the support from Oakhurst, any child in the state of Maine can try out for the team making it affordable for any family, not just those who’s families have the means to pay,” said Harold Brown, President Pine tree state 4-H Foundation. “We are grateful for Oakhurst’s contribution and their dedication to continuing the education of dairy farming in our area.”