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4-H Know Your Government Conference Feb. 25-28

PUYALLUP, Wash. — Three hundred Washington teens will learn how a bill becomes state law at this year’s 4-H Know Your Government Conference, scheduled Feb. 25-28 in Olympia.

Scheduled speakers include Kyle Thiessen, code reviser, at 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26; Heather Hansen, agricultural lobbyist, at 9 a.m., Monday, Feb. 27; and Lt. Gov. Brad Owen at 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Owen will address a legislative breakfast where youth delegates will spend time with legislators. All events will be held at the Red Lion Hotel in Olympia.

The 4-H Know Your Government Conference is a hands-on educational opportunity for youths ages 14-18.

4-H is the largest youth-serving organization in the nation. More than 70,000 young people participate in 4-H programs in Washington, including leadership, science, service learning, the arts and technology.

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