REMINDER: 4-H Clothing Project Help Session

The Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board are offering a 4-H Clothing Project help session on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Licking County Extension Office. Drop in during those hours for help with your project. Not sure how to lay out your pattern and cut your fabric? Having trouble with your sewing machine? Don’t understand the instructions? We’re here to help!

 

4-H Clothing Project Help Session

The Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board are offering a 4-H Clothing Project help session on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Licking County Extension Office. Drop in during those hours for help with your project. Not sure how to lay out your pattern and cut your fabric? Having trouble with your sewing machine? Don’t understand the instructions? We’re here to help!

 

Introduction to Food & Clothing Projects Workshop

The Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board will be hosting workshops to help members new to food and clothing projects be better prepared to complete their project(s) and participate in judging. The workshops will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Licking County Extension Office. There will be two separate workshops that will be held back-to-back. The Foods and Nutrition Project Workshop will start at 1:00pm. The Clothing Project Workshop will start at 2:30pm. Members may attend one or both. A parent or adult project helper is required to attend with the youth. These workshops will focus on completing your projects and preparing for 4-H project judging. To register for the workshops, please visit: go.osu.edu/4HProjectWorkshop.

 

Savoring Ohio Produce Webinar Series

The Ohio State University Extension Food Preservation Team will be hosting a series of webinars on food preservation throughout the next several months. Each webinar will be held on a Tuesday from 4:00-5:00pm and features specific vegetables or fruits. This would be a great opportunity for those taking the Canning and Freezing project, or anyone interested in learning more about food preservation. Register for free at: https://go.osu.edu/2022FoodPreservationWebinarSeries.

Royalty Applications Due

There are several royalty applications that are due in the upcoming week or so. Please review the list below to ensure you have submitted your application if you are interested in one of these opportunities.

2022 Commodity Royalty Applications

There are several Licking County 4-H and Hartford Fair Commodity Royalty Applications that are available. Please check the applications below to see if you qualify and when applications are due.

2022 Licking County Dairy Princess Contest – Applications due by May 1, 2022.  Mail application to: Leanne Rex, 959 Newark Granville Road, Granville, OH  43023

2022 Licking County Dairy Feeder Princess Application – Applications due by May 1, 2022.  Mail application to: Leanne Rex, 959 Newark Granville Road, Granville, OH  43023.

2022 Licking County Family & Consumer Sciences Queen/Princess Contest Application – Applications due by May 1, 2022.  All entries should be submitted to: OSU Extension – Licking County Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH  43055.

2022 Licking County Goat King & Queen Contest Application – Updated 2.1.22 – Applications due by May 1, 2022.  Mail entries to Lori Lee, 18355 Utica Road, Utica, OH  43080.

2022 Licking County Lamb Royalty Application – April 14, 2022 to: Licking County Lamb Royalty Contest, Licking County Extension Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH 43055.

2022 Hartford Fair Pork Queen / Princess Contest Application and Guidelines – Entry Deadline: June 22, 2022.  Mail entry to:  Pork Queen/Princess Contest, 5691 Sunnyside Road, Granville, OH  43023

2022 Licking County Poultry Royalty Contest Application – Entry Deadline: April 22, 2022.  Mail application to: Sarah Henry 11413 Blue Jay Road, Newark, OH 43056

2022 Licking County Rabbit Royalty Contest Application – Entry Deadline: May 4, 2022.  Mail applications to: Sonia Tilley, 10630 Baker Road, St. Louisville, OH  43071.

4-H Clothing Project Help Sessions

Are you sew ready to get started on your 4-H clothing projects? Get help from the experts! 4-H Master Clothing Educator volunteers are offering three different Zoom sessions. Register at the links below!

April 18, 2022 at 6:30pm – Beginner level: go.osu.edu/beginnerlevelsewingproject2022
April 25, 2022 at 6:30pm – Intermediate level: go.osu.edu/intermediatelevelsewing2022
May 2, 2022 at 6:30pm – Advanced Level: go.osu.edu/advancedlevelsewingproject2022

2022 Sewing Smorgasbord

The 47th Annual Sewing Smorgasbord will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Sheridan Middle School in Thornville, Ohio. Doors will open at 8:30am and the cost to attend is $10. Offering dozens of classes, the Sewing Smorgabord is a great opportunity for new and experienced sewists, knitters, crocheters, and other crafters to learn new skills, visit vendors, and compete in the people’s choice contest. Details can be found on the Perry County OSU Extension website here.

Don’t Forget! Achievement Award Forms Due October 15th

Are you at least 14 years of age, or will be 14 years of age by January 1, 2022? Then we have just what you need!

You are now eligible for county, state and national project award recognition, selection to attend 2022 state and national trips, and possibly even the opportunity to apply for scholarships as a high school senior! All of these opportunities are available to YOU – but you have to apply for them! The deadline to apply is Friday, October 15th, and all of the 2021-2022 application materials can be found on our Teen Opportunities page.

2022 Food and Fashion Board Application

The application for the 2022 Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board is now available. To be eligible to apply, members must at least 14 years old as of January 1, 2022. They must have completed a 4-H food or clothing project in 2021 and plan to complete a 4-H food or clothing project in 2022. Members serve in a leadership role to support the food and clothing project areas. Members will plan and host workshops, help with judging, plan and run the style revue, and host other events to support our Licking County 4-H members. The application is due by Friday, September 17, 2021 at 11:59pm. Interviews will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 3:00-4:00pm and 7:00-8:00pm. When you complete the application, you will also be able to select your interview time. Please reach out to Adrienne Anderson (anderson.1410@osu.edu) with questions. You can complete the application by visiting http://go.osu.edu/2022FFB