2021 4-H Recognition Banquet Reservations Due November 1st

4-H members and volunteers being recognized for years of service and various other awards were recently mailed invitations for this year’s Wayne County 4-H Recognition Banquet.  The banquet will be held on Tuesday November 9th at 6 pm at the Wayne County Fair Event Center. 

All youth and adults that are being recognized will receive a complimentary meal.  Parents / family members or other guests are asked to pay $15 to cover the cost of their meals.  Reservations for award winners and payment for any guest meals can be made online at https://go.osu.edu/wc2021banquetAll reservations are due by November 1st.  Award recipients must RSVP by November 1st in order to be recognized.

2020 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge

Teens interested in learning more about government are invited to apply for the 2020 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge.

A select group of youth will learn how to make a difference through public policy and action. Delegates will travel to Columbus for an overnight training with legislators and aides in the State Capital, develop policy and prepare a presentation for public hearing. Don’t miss this great opportunity for a firsthand experience of government in action and the opportunity to win scholarships. More at go.osu.edu/OYCC2020.

4-H Science Saturdays

4-H Science Saturdays are back in 2020! Join us on January 11 for Can You Dig it? Our friends from OSU’s Orton Geological Museum will be provide fossils and gemstones, you create a volcano and dig into paleontology. It all happens at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Find the details and register at go.osu.edu/4HSciSat.

The Link – Wayne County 4-H Newsletter Fall Edition

View / Download a copy of The Link – Wayne County 4-H Newsletter Fall Edition today.  The Link is published quarterly (Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall Editions) and sent to 4-H volunteers based on their mail or e-mail preference marked in 4-HOnline.  A special Fair Edition of The Link is printed and mailed to all Jr. Fair Exhibitors and 4-H volunteers in August.

Nebraska Livestock Relief Supply Drive

Hello 4-H Family!

We have had some clubs wanting to donate supplies to the farms effected out west by the terrible weather!  And in the true 4-H way the community is coming together to help out their fellow farmers! We would love for your club to get involved with this project! Here are the details!

Drop off locations are: during business hours

Centerra Wooster 427 W Henry Street Wooster OH

Rural King 3541 Lincoln Way East Wooster OH

Herdmark Media Inc.: 8619 West old Lincoln Way Wooster OH

***Supplies need sheet is also attached

The Donations are due by the 27th of March!

If you have any questions please let me know, you may also contact Michelle Hiner at 330-465-6637 or Marleen Eick at 614-570-7589 !!! Thank you for everything you do!!!!!


4-H Grows True Leaders

By Doug Foxx – OSU Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development

4-H offers youth opportunities to develop life skills such as leadership, responsibility, initiative, confidence, the ability to speak in public, run a meeting, balance a checkbook, and so much more through hands-on experiential learning.  4-H delivers experiential learning through more than 200 different projects that youth can choose from as well as through opportunities at numerous camps, livestock clinics, and other special events. Continue reading