Applebees “Together We Care Night” to Benefit 4-H Horse Program

The Washington County Saddle Horse Committee is excited to announce their partnership with Applebees to host a fundraising event.  Mark your calendars for June 29, 2021 and stop in and order off the “Together We Care Menu”.  If you prefer not to dine in then call for your curbside to go order and help raise funds to support the 4-H horse program in Washington County.  The 4-H horse program will receive 50% of the menu item profit for all items purchased off the “Together We Care” menu on Tuesday June 29th.  We are encouraging all of our 4-H members, volunteers, business supporters and others to order lunch or dinner to help us with needed supplies and awards for the horse program.  This event will run all day and the Washington County Saddle Horse Committee Members and 4-H members will be present to greet guests from 4-8pm.  Please review the attached menu to see qualifying items. 

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, April 28th through Sunday, May 9th.
  • As usual, counties will receive 80% of the funds. The funds will be used for camp and youth leadership experiences.

Bulls-Eye Hosting Applebees Fundraiser

4-H Shooting Sports Fundraiser:  Join us on April 27 for Marietta Applebee’s Together We Care Tuesday. Bull’s-Eye 4-H Club will receive 50% of what is spent on a menu of five Applebee’s favorites. No flyer or receipt needs to be turned in. Just ask for the “special menu” to order from and the cash register will  keep track of the proceeds. Thank you for your support to help purchase supplies, equipment, and recognition items for the 4-H shooting sports program!

Flyer: Applebees TWC BullsEye 4H Flyer

Joann Reward Cards Benefit 4-H – Through April 30

@JOANN & @4-H are creating #Opportunity4All kids to create, make and learn through hands-on experiences. You can help inspire a child’s creativity by donating $1 or $4 at checkout when you visit JOANN in-store or online now through April 30. Learn more: #JOANNLOVES4H

Thank you @JOANN for partnering with @4-H to create #Opportunity4All kids to be inspired through creativity! #JOANNLOVES4H

Help @4-H inspire a child’s creativity! Now through April 30, donate $1 or $4 when you visit a @JOANN in-store or online. Learn more:  #JOANNLOVES4H #Opportunity4All

Have you gotten your JOANN Rewards Card? Sign up for free at your local @JOANN store or online.’s a great way to shop with purpose while supporting @4-H!  #JOANNLOVES4H #Opportunity4All

@JOANN is helping @4-H bring more hands-on programs to local communities across the nation to create #Opportunity4All kids to be inspired through creativity. Now through April 30, you can support 4-H at JOANN in-store or online. Learn more:  #JOANNLOVES4H

Kevin F. Arnold Memorial Endowment to Benefit Local Extension Work

On Feb. 10 at 10 a.m., the Monroe County Community Foundation and the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) will announce an exciting new platform to connect donors with nonprofit projects making a difference for causes and communities! In Washington County, you will note that the The Kevin F. Arnold Memorial Endowment Fund is an option for donors who support the work of OSU Extension in Washington County to connect with Matching Funds!

Your gifts to these causes will be matched The Endowed fund match is $.50 on the $1 (up to $5,000 per donor)! We invite you to make a gift, by going directly to Cause Connector at and choose your Monroe cause. The “matching program” will begin Feb. 10 @ 10 a.m.

Please help us spread the word! Thank you for your support of The Kevin F. Arnold Memorial Endowment Fund and its support of Washington County OSU Extension work.

Hervida – Annual Building Fund Drawing

This will be Hervida’s only fundraising event this year. Due to Covid the camp board will not be having the dinner or silent this year. The drawing will be held virtually on November 14. Tickets can be purchased from a Hervida Board Member or at the Extension Office.

Tickets are $35 donation.

Barlow Fair Catfish Tournament – June 27



June 27, 2020 Barlow Fairgrounds

Fishing is the ultimate social distancing event!!

Sign in will start at 5 pm-6:45 pm at the 550 parking lot where the covered bridge is.

Stringer location, RIGHT, CENTER, or LEFT of mouth of fish will be drawn following sign in and then fishermen will be released.

You must be in line to weigh-in by 2 am in the 550 parking lot by the covered bridge.

Individual entries only. No team entries allowed

Open to all ages.

All participants ages 16 and up MUST POSSESS a current Ohio fishing license at sign in.

All minors must be accompanied by a licensed adult.

Only live fish can be weighed. Dead fish will be disqualified.

May fish any legal waterway.

Can fish from boat or bank.

Rod and reel only. No seines, trout lines, or cast nets.

Participants will weigh-in 1 fish each per division entered.

Winner will be determined by weight. In the case of a tie, the longest fish will win.

All fish that are weighed in will be released by officials after the tournament.



2.All Other Species of Catfish

$10 entry per angler per division. Anglers may enter one or both divisions.

1st place per division – 25% payout and Plaque.

2nd place per division – Plaque

Questions contact Barlow Fairboard Director Gary Newlen 740-629-2664.


Smitty’s Night

The Washington County Saddle Horse Committee is hosting a Smitty’s Pizza night.  All are encouraged to have a pizza night on Thursday June 18, 2020 and place an order with Smitty’s Pizza to help the horse committee raise some dough.  All funds raised will go toward sponsoring awards at the Washington County Fair, along with judges fees, and other horse events.

Hervida Cabin Replacement Fundraiser – Update #1

The Cabin #8 replacement project is moving right along. So many donors have stepped up to provide funds for this project!! Our goal is $15,000 and we have reached 10%

Do you have a favorite camp song that you used to sing at Hervida? Check-out this song from our camp counselors Sierra and Tyler!

Interested in mailing a check rather than donating online?

  • Please make checks payable to “The Ohio State University”.  Include “Camp Hervida – 20977” in the memo line.
  • Mail checks to:
  • Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
  • Attn: Crystal
  • 2201 Fred Taylor Drive
  • Columbus, OH 43210

Volunteers Needed for Endowment Dinner

Please review the available slots and visit the link below to sign up. You are welcome to sign up for as many slots as you wish – just make sure the times don’t conflict. If you plan to eat at the dinner you will need to purchase a ticket $10 for youth and $20 for adults. When you complete this survey, you will need to indicate if you plan to eat early at 3:30 pm prior to the event. Thank you!

Click this link to sign-up!


Contact Maggie Webster at 740-350-7584 or