4-H News and Notes

Program Contact: 4-H Program
(509) 427-3932 • brandt@co.skamania.wa.us; missy.cummins@wsu.edu

4-H Clover Report

October 30th, 2017

Dear 4-H Members,

Dates to know!

  • October 28th – MANDATORY 4-H Financial Policy Training for Club Leaders at the Hegewald Center from 9:00am – 10:30am
  • November 1st – Online training for KYG County Coordinators.  Anyone interested in taking a group of teens to Olympia for the Know Your Government conference needs to attend this online training.  Contact Abby for information!
  • November 9th – Office Closed in Observation of Veterans Day
  • November 18th – Women in Ag Conference (open to women, men, and teens 16+ in agriculture). Learn from the two featured speakers about “Who Will Lead Next” and “Making your Mark on your Farm and in your Community”.  A discounted rate of $20 is offered to 4-H Members!
  • November 18th – Community Service Event join the Noxious Weed Department from 10 am – 3pm as we enhance the planting of the Pollinator Garden.  Dress for all weather and bring water. Snacks will be provided!
  • November 22nd-23rd – Office Closed in Observation of Thanksgiving Day & Native American Heritage Day
  • December 2nd – MANDATORY 4-H Financial Policy Training for Club Leaders alternative date.  Meeting at the Clark County WSU Extension Office from 9:00am – 10:30am.
  • December 3rd – Mandatory Livestock Meeting & Potluck at the Hegewald Center from 2 – 6 pm.
  • January 8th – 4-H Council Meeting 6:30pm All Members/Leaders are invited to attend.  Seeking nominations for the President and Secretary Positions.

General Information

  • Leaders & Members can Enroll/Re-enroll in 4HOnline today!  [../../Login.aspx?403D404D552F2B5A446F504E72383D]https://wa.4honline.com/Login.aspx?403D404D552F2B5A446F504E72383D 
  • Report your volunteer hours here: http://ext.wsu.edu/Volunteers/logon.aspx.  Your username is your email and your password is “password!” without the quotation marks.
  • International Travel with 4-H Exchange!  Travel to Korea, Costa Rica, Norway, and Japan in the summer of 2018.  4-H Teens (15-18) can participate, adult chaperones are needed too.  Contact Dianna Ullery (dianna.ullery@wsu.edu) for either a delegate or chaperone application.  Completed applications are due Dec. 1st.
  • 4-H Science Matters Curriculum on MAJOR markdown.  Interested in food science, gardening, or agriculture? How about all three? Thanks to a generous donation by Bayer, obtain almost $100 worth of curriculum for only $7.99! This bundle includes a total of 12 books.
  • Teens – enter to win a $25 dollar amazon gift card by completing this survey from the WA State Teen Ambassadors and 4-H Staff. It should take about 10-15 minutes to finish. This is for teens age 12-17.  The survey link is here:  https://wsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bpIKZZLbt3xteEB
  • Parents – please read this note from the researcher: http://extension.wsu.edu/skamania/16275-001-lile-np-passive-parent-permission/
  • Have something to share?  Let us know!  We’ll include it on our Facebook Page or in our newsletter.

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Resource of the Week

We have Project Guides in our office! The Washington State 4-H Office just released an updated project and publications guide.  Pick one up from our office or ask for a copy to be shared with you soon.  This has a full list of resources for each individual project area offered in Washington.  Looking for ideas?  This is a must have!

 

Leaders- A new group of resources on Diversity & Inclusion were just added to the 4-H website.  Check them out: http://extension.wsu.edu/4h/for-volunteers/volunteer-training/diversity-and-inclusion-resources/

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WSU Extension programs, employment, and volunteer service are available to all without discrimination.  Concerns regarding potential discrimination may be reported through your local Extension office or directly to the WSU Office for Equal Opportunity, web: oeo.wsu.edu, email; oeo@wsu.edu, phone: 509-335-8288.  If you require special accommodation, call Missy Cummins at 360-397-6060 x5714 two weeks prior to the event.

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