The Fairfield County 4-H Fashion and Nutrition Board invite you to be part of their 2017 Community Service project.
Come and help make simple sundresses for ‘Dress A Girl Around the World’ Saturday morning, March 25, 9 am to Noon at the Extension Office.
This can be a great opportunity for a Citizenship Activity for this year’s 4-H projects!
What do you need to bring? Sewing scissors or pinking shears labeled with your name. Sewing machines will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. The board is accepting donations of 42-44” cotton fabric [please avoid white or thin fabric, patriotic theme, printed English words, holiday themed (Halloween, Christmas) and Disney or character fabric]. Donations of ½” elastic, double fold bias tape and embellishments for the dresses would be appreciated.
Please see the attached flyerDress A Gilr Flyer 2017-2gx6322 for additional details.
OSU Extension Announces Grilling Program for Grandfathers & Grandchildren
“Grillin’ with My Grandchild,” a new program by Ohio State University Extension will have Fairfield County grandfathers and their grandchildren grilling dinners together, creating an electronic memory book, and having a great time. The three-session program series will be held on consecutive Monday evenings, March 13, 20 & 27 from 5-7 p.m., at the Fairfield County Agriculture Center, 831 College Avenue, Lancaster. The program fee is $15 per pair, and is open to Fairfield County grandfathers and one of their grandchildren, grades 5-12. Space is limited to the first 10 grandfathers who register. “This new program is not only informational but it’s designed to create some cherished and lasting memories for grandfathers and their grandchildren,” said professor Jim Bates, Field Specialist with OSU Extension and director of the project. See attached flier for more information.http://fairfield.osu.edu/sites/fairfield/files/imce/FCSPDFs/Grilling%20with%20Grandchild%20-%20flyer.pdf
For more information, contact Shannon Carter at 740-652-7270 and to register, contact Kelley Scott at 740-652-7263 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration and payment required by March 6.
“Come one, come all to the 4-H Carnival!” Join the fun at the 2017 Plowboy Prom hosted by the Collegiate 4-H Club at The Ohio State University. All ages are welcome for a night of 4-H family fun. The 2017 Plowboy Prom is March 11th, 2017 from 6-10 p.m. at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. Join us after the Ohio 4-H Conference for a night of dancing, carnival games, prizes and more! Admission is $5/person of $3/person with a current BuckID. See you under the big top! For more information, view the event flyer below:
4-H Day is Saturday, March 4th, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the AAA Building at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds. Come learn about 4-H program in Fairfield County including projects, clubs, camp, and other opportunities! Find a club to join, learn about fun opportunities, and meet 4-H members and advisors! For more information, contact Sherry Kilbarger at email@example.com.
The ONLINE Ohio 4-H Scholarship Applications – Due February 15, 2017. The link below will go to the youth awards page, and will take you to the Ohio 4-H Scholarships.
The Ohio Columbia Sheep Association is sponsoring a starter flock giveaway. Applications are due April 1st, 2017. For a copy of the rules and the application please contact Mike Copeland at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Ohio Columbia website at www.ohiocolumbiasheep.com.
The Wilmington College – Little International is a showmanship contest designed to teach 4-H and FFA members how to show multiple species of livestock. This year Little International will be held on April 1st, 2017. This event will be located at the Wilmington College Equine Center. Registration will be from 7:00AM-8:00AM. From 8:00AM-9:00AM we will have demonstrations on how to show each species, with the contest starting promptly afterwards.
There will be THREE age divisions:
- Beginner (Ages 9-12)
- Intermediate (Ages 13-16)
- Senior (Ages 17-21)
There will be FOUR species that will be shown:
- Beef Cattle
Participants can either choose to show all four species OR they can pick whichever species they would like to show; however it is a great learning experience. ALL ANIMALS AND SHOW EQUIPMENT WILL BE PROVIDED.
This is a perfect opportunity for youth to learn or enhance their showmanship skills and gain new interests in showing livestock.
Click here for an informational flyer and pre-registration form: Little International Pre Register Form 2017
Wilmington College Student
Collegiate 4-H President
Please pass the following information on to interested individuals about the OSU Junior Swine Day on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Sessions will be held in Columbus and Wooster. Here is a link for the event brochure: 2017 OSU Junior Swine Day
A regional 4-H volunteer training will take place on Saturday, February 25th at the Ohio Farm Bureau and Nationwide 4-H Center in Columbus. Register by Friday, February 17th to attend and learn more about Ways to Welcome New Members and Their Families to Your Club! This session will take place from 10:30 a.m. – 12;00 p.m. Additionally, the first half of the training will cover Cloverbud Meeting Management and More (from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.). This is a free event – just register at this link: go.osu.edu/winter4htraining
Questions? Contact Leslie at email@example.com.
A regional 4-H volunteer training will take place on Saturday, February 25th at the Ohio Farm Bureau and Nationwide 4-H Center in Columbus. Register by Friday, February 17th to attend and learn more about Cloverbud Meeting Management and More! This session will take place from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Additionally, the second half of the training will cover Ways to Welcome New Members and Their Families to Your Club (from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.). This is a free event – just register at this link: go.osu.edu/winter4htraining
Questions? Contact Leslie at firstname.lastname@example.org.