University of Maryland Extension

Training - "Cooking Matters at the Store"

Twelve teens participated in the recent training to become Healthy Living Ambassadors as a part of our WalMart grant in collaboration with Share Our Strength.  These teens will be using their new skills to help young families make wise choices when they grocery shop.  

Do you have 4-H teens interested in participating?? Do you have 4-H teens in need of service learning hours for graduation??  See the attached letter that introduces the program - and provides a link for on-line training - then come to the Maryland State Fair - we will have a display for practice in the 4-H Building - and then become a Healthy Living Ambassador - come to our next training.

There is an upcoming training - September 20-21.  If you have teens interested in the program - please contact Sandy Corridon ( or Alisha Targonski (

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