Wayne County 4-H is hiring! We are currently seeking a 4-H program assistant to develop various aspects of the Wayne County 4-H program. The complete position description and application instructions can be found at go.osu.edu/wayneco4hpa. Applications are due by March 7, 2021.
Are you interested in joining one of Wayne County’s judging or quiz bowl teams? Feel free to contact the coaches listed below if you are interested!
General Livestock Judging Team:
Erin Lucci 240-682-0801 email@example.com
Brianna Gwirtz 419-989-8987 firstname.lastname@example.org
Meats Judging Team:
Clint Walenciak 330-465-3649 email@example.com
Russ Johnson 330-345-1290 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rabbit Quiz Bowl Team:
Sarah Zimmerly 330-201-6349 email@example.com
Dairy Quiz Bowl Team:
Lisa Gress 330-231-0284 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dairy Judging Team:
Kristin Mensching 330-466-5350 email@example.com
Attention 4-H’ers! The University of Minnesota 4-H program has created a photo challenge open to all 4-H members in the Midwest (that means YOU!) in grades K-12. Explore the world in TONES for the Black & White Photography Challenge. In this challenge, we encourage you to play with shadows, look at texture, layer dark and light tones to create stunning black and white photographs. Submit up to three (3) black & white images by 11:59 p.m. on March 15. Find more information here: https://extension.umn.edu/event/4-h-black-and-white-photo-challenge
We want to hear from you! While reviewing our current 4-H program, Extension staff are seeking the input of 4-H families, members, volunteers and supporters. Let us know what is important to you, what you value in the current program, and potential changes you might like to see. Go to go.osu.edu/wc4hreview to take the survey, which will be open until March 15th. We value your ideas and opinions!
In case you missed the volunteer training session on February 9, a recording of the meeting is now available at go.osu.edu/2021wc4Htraining. All volunteers must complete the training session by February 28 in order to maintain their volunteer status. Be sure to complete the survey noted at the end of the presentation to record your attendance.
Enrollment in 4-H Online is now open at oh.4honline.com! A new version of 4-H Online is being used this year, so your screens will look a bit different than what you’ve used in the past, Videos and help sheets are currently available at https://wayne.osu.edu/help, and Extension staff is available to assist you. Enrollment is due on April 1.
The Wayne County 4-H Food and Fashion Board has opened up applications for some additional youth. Applicants must be ages 14 – 18 as of January 1st. Food and Fashion Board members help plan and conduct the annual Wayne County 4-H Style Revue and State Fair Awards program, assist with the Baked Goods Auction at the Wayne County Fair, and participate in a variety of other fun and educational trips and activities. Applications are due February 16th. Click here to download the application.
It’s time to register for the 2021 Ohio 4-H (Virtual) Conference! This year’s event for 4-H volunteers and teens features virtual sessions on Feb. 20, 23, and 25. Read through the conference booklet for a complete description of sessions, then register online at www.go.osu.edu/2021O4HC. There’s no cost to participate – don’t miss it!
Ready to Take the Leap to career readiness? Join the Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council as they guide teens through creating resumes, developing interview skills, and setting future goals. Open to teens 13-18. Register at go.osu.edu/taketheleap by January 24.
Updated guidelines for in-person meetings and events are available at https://ohio4h.org/families/stay-connected.