4-H Announcements 6-30-21

From the desk of Dana Berger, 4-H Program Educator

Hello 4-H Families!

Here are this week’s updates…


JULY / AUGUST NEWSLETTER IS OUT!

Visit: https://winnebago.extension.wisc.edu/4h/newsletters/

A copy will be mailed to you.

The 2021 4-H/Winnebago County Fair Guide will be out within the next couple weeks.  A copy of this will also be mailed to you.


PARADE OPPORTUNITIES FOR 4-H YOUTH & FAMILIES

Youth and parents are invited to walk in the following parades this summer along with our 4-H Ambassadors!

July 3rd
Neenah-Menasha Light Parade
Meet at 7:30PM at 600 S Park Ave, Neenah
Parade marches up to Menasha and lasts about 2 hours

July 24th
Winneconne Sovereign State Days Parade Parade starts at 10:30 AM
Contact Joe Kuehnl for meeting time & location: (920) 836-1736

**Youth under the age of 12 must have a parent or guardian walk in the parades with them.


ALL THINGS WINNEBAGO COUNTY FAIR…

SIGN UP FOR THE 4-H SPOTLIGHT STAGE
Have a special talent or project you’d like to share on the stage?  Sign up for the 4-H Spotlight Stage on Saturday, August 7th from 2-5 PM.  What types of acts are we looking for?

  • Music
  • Dance
  • Demonstrations
  • Poetry / Creative Writing
  • Magic Tricks
  • Juggling
  • Comedian Acts
  • or just about anything else…

Sign up for one or multiple 10 minute slots.
The Spotlight Stage will be located outdoors in the Family Tent.
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4ca9ad2cabfc1-spotlight1

4-H CLOTHING PROJECT FASHION SHOW
Come see what our talented youth have created!
August 4th @ 4PM under the Family Tent

BASKET RAFFLE
It’s time to put together baskets for the 4-H Leaders’ Association Annual Basket Raffle held at the 2021 Winnebago County Fair! We need the support of ALL 4-H clubs to make this year’s raffle a success. Anyone can donate a raffle basket! All clubs are encouraged to donate a theme basket(s) (bath/spa, date night, child-themed, holiday, sports, gardening, camping, birding, cooking, grilling, artist, etc).

Can’t donate an entire basket? Individual items can be combined with other items or placed in baskets by the Basket Raffle Committee.

All baskets must be: -In a container of some kind
– basket, tote, bucket, cooler, etc.
-Wrapped in cellophane or a clear plastic bag. Wrapping the basket will keep things clean and help ensure that the contents stay in baskets while on display at the fairgrounds.
-Include a clearly displayed card/sign listing items in basket and thanking any donors ·
-NO perishable items, alcohol or tobacco products.

  • Baskets must be dropped off at the Extension Office by noon on Friday, July 23rd. 
  • Volunteers Needed – We need volunteers to staff the raffle display table during the fair. Take a break during the Fair inside the air-conditioned Expo Building & help support our 4-H youth! If you have questions or would like to volunteer please contact Kay Lettau at kaylettau@gmail.com or (920) 419-4849.

DIPPER SIGN UP
New for 2021: 4-H and Farm Bureau will be teaming up at the fair. The Dipper committee has been working with Farm Bureau to create a new partnership that we hope will result in a great volunteer opportunity for our volunteers and great service for our customers. More details will follow soon but please make sure you are signed up for your Dipper shifts via the signup link at https://tinyurl.com/DipperSignUps

4-H YOUTH AWARDS CEREMONY
The 4-H Youth Awards Ceremony will be held on August 8th @ 11:30 AM in the Covered Arena at the Winnebago County Fair.


Have a wonderful  and safe 4th of July weekend!

Dana Berger, 4-H Program Educator

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