There’s an opportunity for everyone to help “leave a legacy!”

The 2019 4-H Endowment Dinner is less than 1 month away!! Please mark your calendar for Thursday, June 13 and plan to join us at the Ed Sands/Farm Bureau Building on the Historic Fairfield County Fairgrounds for our Annual Legacy Dinner & Auction.

Can you believe this will be the 10th Anniversary of Legacy Dinner celebrations that have been held for the benefit the 4-H Youth of Fairfield County? The goal of the Endowment Committee remains to raise funds to permanently endow a position for the Fairfield County 4-H program in Fairfield County. This dinner is the major fundraising event hosted by the Fairfield County 4-H Endowment Board.

We hope you will consider attending the dinner. The cost is $40.00 per ticket or bring a groups of friends and sponsor a table of 8 for $400.00.

Another way to show your support is to Continue reading

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Generous Sponsors Make Legacy Dinner Possible

The Fairfield County 4-H Endowment Dinner might be six week’s away, but the Endowment Board is already busy making plans to be sure the 10th Anniversary Celebration is the best one yet.

The Legacy Dinner and Auction is slated for Thursday, June 13 at the historic Fairfield County Fairgrounds in the Ed Sands/Farm Bureau building. We invite you to mark your calendars now and make plans to attend. This is the only fund-raiser hosted by the 4-H Endowment Committee, which is dedicated to ensuring a bright future for Fairfield County’s 4-H Youth Development program.

Regardless if you can attend the June 13 event, if you would like to assist with our efforts, check out the opportunities to help sponsor the dinner and all that is associated with it posted under the Legacy Dinner event tab linked above.

A special thanks goes out to the folks listed below who have already committed their financial and in-kind support to this year’s Fairfield County 4-H Endowment Legacy Dinner & Auction:

  • Krile Communications for designing and printing the Legacy Dinner invites (to be in your mailbox very soon!!)
  • Beef entrée sponsors: Majors Farm and The Insurance Advisor Group; Taylor Justice and Justin Bachman
  • Pork entrée sponsor: Eversole Builders
  • Lamb entrée sponsors: Leigh and Toni Miller, Kris and Denny Doyle Club Lambs
  • Water and drink station sponsor: Eversole Angus.

Make plans now to join us on June 13 and enjoy an evening of fellowship, while reliving your 4-H memories so that our youth can continue to make their memories!

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2019 4-H Endowment Dinner & Auction coming on June 13

Dear Friends of the Fairfield County 4-H Endowment . . . mark the date – June 13th – on your calendar for the 2019 Legacy Dinner and Auction.

Join us for the 10th anniversary celebration of the Fairfield County 4-H Endowment Dinner and Auction, held this year in the Ed Sands/Farm Bureau Building on the Fairfield County Fairgrounds. We’re excited about this new location that offers ample parking, no need for portable restrooms, and an opportunity for lots of reflection back on the great traditions of years gone by.

Mark the date – June 13th – and plan to bring a friend and join us to celebrate Fairfield County 4-H.

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You’re Invited . . . to Help Leave a Legacy!

Make your reservation today, and plan to join us for an evening of fun, food and giving at the 2018 Fairfield County 4-H Legacy Dinner and Auction! This year’s event is being held in the Miller Farm shop on Thursday, June 14, and tickets are now on sale.

The Fairfield County 4-H Youth Development program strives to teach leadership, citizenship and life skills to the 1342 4-H club members who have enrolled in 3197 projects this year. While most young people are participating in traditional 4-H club experiences, children who are not yet 4-H age can participate in a non-competing, activity based curriculum known as the Cloverbud program. Beyond that, nearly 800 additional youth are exposed to 4-H work through school enrichment programs. In addition, the 4-H Youth Development program also offers Continue reading

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Meet Adam Sharp, Featured Speaker for the 2018 Legacy Dinner

“Fun learning, friends and instilling good citizenship principles are top of mind when I recall my days in 4-H”

We’re proud to welcome Fairfield County’s own Adam Sharp to the 2018 Legacy Dinner & Auction. During the evening Adam will share insight into what it’s meant to him to have grown up participating as a local 4-H member. He’ll expand on what it means when he says, “We learn through 4-H how groups can properly organize, operate and are governed, we elect our leaders, we learn to compete respectfully and how to volunteer and help others.  All of these skills are needed now more than ever in society and 4-H provides them.”

Today Adam Sharp serves as the Executive Vice President of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, Inc. As executive vice president, Sharp serves as the chief executive of the statewide organization and leads efforts to advance its mission of working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities.

Sharp has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing farm policy at the state and national levels and has Continue reading

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Everyone Plays a Vital Role in Leaving a 4-H Legacy!

Eight years ago the 4-H Legacy Dinner & Auction was begun in an effort to create a formal annual event where local 4-H alumni and supporters could come together for an evening of fun and fellowship benefiting the Fairfield County 4-H Endowment. To conduct such an event each year, it takes the cooperation and support of many different individuals and businesses. One of those groups of supporters are the contributing sponsors that generously donate funding and services that allow for the comfortable evening everyone enjoys when they come together in celebration of 4-H Youth Development.

This year is no different as several have already committed to contributing sponsorships for 2018. Included among those are Continue reading

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Thanks for Another Great Legacy Dinner & Auction!

While we don’t have all of the final details or numbers just yet, judging from all the smiles, handshakes and kind remarks, the 2017 Legacy Dinner & Auction was a great success.  Over 280 individuals were registered for the event and with all of the helpers and Junior Leaders attending we estimate over 300 individuals were served.

A great meal featured Leg of Lamb – expertly prepared by Kris Doyle and Frank Cox, Pork Tenderloins – cooked to perfection by Doug and Aaron Leith, and some awesome Beef Loins – prepared by Cheryl Majors. Special thanks to Bower and Sons Meats & Sausages for some of the biggest baked potatoes ever, to Maradore Farms for providing the Swiss cheese, and to Ruffwing Farms for sharing their newly created Tuemma (Sheep) Cheese for great additions to the appetizer table.  Not to mention some Continue reading

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Thanks to the Contributing Sponsors of the 2017 Legacy Dinner & Auction

In 2010 the 4-H Legacy Dinner & Auction was begun in an effort to create a formal annual event where local 4-H supporters could come together for an evening of fun and fellowship benefiting the Fairfield County 4-H Endowment. To conduct such an event each year it takes the cooperation and support of many different individuals and businesses. One of those groups of supporters are the contributing sponsors that have generously donated funding and services that will allow for a comfortable evening on the 22nd celebrating 4-H Youth Development.

Special thanks to this year’s contributing sponsors that include Continue reading

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Eversole Angus, a Sponsor for Your Legacy Dinner & Auction

Long time local 4-H family, and county, state and national livestock show participant, Eversole Angus is to be thanked for sponsoring the ice cold water that will be enjoyed by those who attend the 2017 Legacy Dinner & Auction.

Three weeks remain to get your reservation in. As you know by now, the dinner and auction are being hosted this year by the Grube Family at their farm (1225 Canal Road near Baltimore ) on June 22nd. Find more details about the 4-H Legacy Dinner linked above. Also find details linked below about Continue reading

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