Jackson County 4-H offering fire safety classes

Jackson County 4-H offering fire safety classes

Youth interested in learning about fire safety and the job of a firefighter are invited to participate in the Jackson County 4-H Fire Safety SPARK Club.

Donald Schnitker, chief of the Hamilton Township Volunteer Fire Department, will be leading the three sessions, which will be from 6 to 8 p.m. March 6, 20 and 27 at the fire department at 6905 N. County Road 400E, Cortland.

This activity is open to all Jackson County youth in Grades 3 through 12, regardless of their current involvement in Jackson County 4-H.

To register, call the Purdue Extension Jackson County office at 812-358-6101 or email Heather VonDielingen at schneidh@purdue.edu.

The cost is free to current 4-H members who have paid their program fees. For youth not currently enrolled in 4-H, there is a $20 fee. The registration deadline is March 1.

For information about Jackson County 4-H, visit extension.purdue.edu/Jackson or “like” Purdue Extension Jackson County on Facebook.

At a glance

What: Fire safety classes, sponsored by the Jackson County 4-H Fire Safety SPARK Club

When: 6 to 8 p.m. March 6, 20 and 27

Where: Hamilton Township Volunteer Fire Department, 6905 N. County Road 400E, Seymour

Cost: Free