4-H Toy Drive – Items Due December 7

Washington County 4-H is partnering with the Salvation Army Washington County Angel Tree program to collect toys for area families.

1. Toys must be newly purchased and unwrapped

2. Washington County 4-H will be taking donations until Wednesday, December 7 at 4:00 pm

3. All unwrapped toys must be dropped at the OSU Extension Office located at 1115 Gilman Ave, Marietta. There will be a box in the front lobby and in the Extension Office

4. Call 740-376-7431 if questions

 

Paper Clover Campaign at TSC until Oct 16

The Marietta TSC will be participating in the national Paper Clover Campaign and the store is hosting our 4-H display at the front of their store. Stop by and support the campaign!

  • Paper Clover Runs Wednesday, October 5 through October 16.
  • Customers will be invited to add an additional donation at check-out or round-up.
  • As usual, counties will receive 80% of the funds. The funds will be used for camp and youth leadership experiences.

Since 2010, TSC’s annual Paper Clove fundraiser has helped raise more than $18 million for 4-H programs across the country, and more than $400,000 has been raised for Ohio 4-H in the past five years alone. One hundred percent of the proceeds from these fundraisers goes back to 4-H, with 90% of the donations going directly to supporting 4-H youth in the state where the paper clover was purchased and the remaining 10% supporting 4-H programming at the national level.

Paper Clover Campaign at Tractor Supply

The Marietta TSC will be participating in the national Paper Clover Campaign and the store is hosting our 4-H display at the front of their store. Stop by and support the campaign!

  • Paper Clover Runs Wednesday, October 5 through October 16.
  • Customers will be invited to add an additional donation at check-out or round-up.
  • As usual, counties will receive 80% of the funds. The funds will be used for camp and youth leadership experiences.

Since 2010, TSC’s annual Paper Clove fundraiser has helped raise more than $18 million for 4-H programs across the country, and more than $400,000 has been raised for Ohio 4-H in the past five years alone. One hundred percent of the proceeds from these fundraisers goes back to 4-H, with 90% of the donations going directly to supporting 4-H youth in the state where the paper clover was purchased and the remaining 10% supporting 4-H programming at the national level.

Volunteers Needed to help Stuff County Fair Buyer Letters

We are looking for volunteers to help stuff Washington County Fair Sale buyer invitation letters on Tuesday, August 23 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the OSU Extension Office. We have over 400 packets needing stuffed for the mailing.

The office is located at 1115 Gilman Ave, Marietta on the 2nd floor of the Job & Family Services Building.

If you are available, please email Bruce Zimmer at zimmer.2@osu.edu

Thanks!!

Night to Shine in the Show Ring – needing participants and mentors

A night to shine in the show ring is to give our special needs youth in the county the experience of showing a livestock animal in the ring at the fair.  Mentors will meet with their special needs partner on September 5th at 4:30pm in the show arena at the Washington County Fair for ice breaker games, meet your partner, and prepare for show.

Mentors and their partners will show the animal during our Night to Shine in the Show Ring on Monday, September 5th at 5:30pm in the Multi-Purpose Barn at the Show Arena.

A night to Shine Mentor Application 2022

A night to shine Participant Application 2022

Help & Donations Needed for Hervida Lemonshake Stand at Sternwheel Festival

Would you or your club or family be available to work a shift September 8 – 11 at the Hervida Lemonshake Stand during the Marietta Sternwheel Festival?

Help is needed for the following:

  • Friday, Sept 9 from 7-9 pm
  • Friday, Sept 9 from 9-11 pm
  • Saturday, Sept 10 from 5-7 pm

Bags of sugar can be donated and dropped off at the Extension Office or donations to purchase lemons, sugar, ice, and cups can be make payable to “Hervida 4-H Camp, Inc.” and mailed to 1115 Gilman Ave, Marietta

The schedule in draft form is posted here: Worker Schedule 2022 -draft

Contact Jane Lennox at 740-568-8044

Bake Sale & Farmers Market Opportunity at TSC

Marietta Tractor Supply would like to partner with local 4-H Clubs and Members to attend their Farmer’s Market Event on Saturday, October 1. The event will be held in the store parking lot from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Clubs and members can sell baked goods, produce, etc. Contact Maryanna O’Brien or Gibson Cline at 740-373-1289

Volunteers Needed for County Fair Food Stand

The Washington County Fairboard is looking for volunteers to help staff the food stand (formerly the Farm Bureau booth) under the roller rink during the county fair.

  • Volunteers are needed for: Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday   6:30a-11:30a, 11:30a-4:30p,  4:30p-10:00p
  • Monday 4:30p-10:00p

They are looking for 8 workers total for each shift: A griller, fryer, food preppers, 2 cashiers, and then food runners/extras.

Volunteers can contact Emily Griffin at 740-213-2091 or Lisa Barth at 740-525-1602 help out.

Ohio State Fair 4-H Food Drive

The Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council’s Community Service Committee (chaired by Melina Matics) has developed a plan for a non-perishable food drive that will support multiple counties in Ohio! Please help the Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council reach their community service goals by contributing to the canned food drive at Ohio State Fair! All 4-H families are welcome to contribute by bringing in non-perishable foods to the Lausche Building (where 4-H projects are judged) each day of the State Fair. Ongoing counts of the top-contributing counties will be tallied throughout the Ohio State Fair from July 27-August 7! Thank you for supporting our communities!

Food items collected will be donated to the Mid-Ohio Food Collective. The Mid-Ohio Food Collective is Ohio’s largest food bank and it serves 20 counties covering nearly 10,000 square miles! Will your 4-H families help us contribute to the 170,000 meals provided each day in central and eastern Ohio?  – Kayla Oberstadt, 4-H Program Specialist

Paper Clover Campaign at Marietta TSC

The Marietta TSC will be participating in the national Paper Clover Campaign and the store is hosting our 4-H display at the front of their store. Stop by and support the campaign!

  • Paper Clover Runs Wednesday, April 27 through May 8
  • Customers will be invited to add an additional donation at check-out or round-up.
  • As usual, counties will receive 80% of the funds. The funds will be used for camp and youth leadership experiences.