4-H Announcements 10/15/2021

Here are this week’s updates…

WE NEED PIZZA MAKERS!
Please sign up for Pizza Making.  We are in need of volunteers for pizza making set up on October 22 and many, many pizza makers for October 23.  The sign up link is:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4ca9ad2cabfc1-fall
THANK YOU to all that sold and bought pizzas!


MAKE APPLE PIES WITH RIDGEWAY…TONIGHT!
This will take place via Zoom at 6:30 PM  Click the link for evite signup and more info:

ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR 4-H LEADERS’ ASSOCIATION ELECTIONS

Elections will be held at the 4-H Family Banquet on Saturday, October 23, 2021.

Nominations will be accepted up until the time of the election at the banquet.

(In order to be printed on the ballot, nominations were to be received at the Extension Office by Oct 13).

Absentee Ballot: Return to the Extension Office in a SEALED envelope by Friday, October 22, 2021.

  • One ballot per person – no joint ballots 
  • Please send NOMINATIONS separately, as ballots will not be opened until vote counting 
  • Mail to: 4-H Ballot Clerk, 625 E County Rd Y, Suite 600, Oshkosh, WI 54901

Who Can Vote? Youth and Adults in ANY leadership role who will be enrolled in 4HOnline by Nov 20 of current year:

  • Club or County-wide Volunteers (Club Leaders, Club Enrollment Coordinators, Activity/Event Volunteer, Adult Advisor/Chaperone, Committee Volunteer, Project Leader) 
  • Youth enrolled in the Youth Leadership project (Ambassadors, Project Leaders, Club Officers, etc

WELCOME 2 NEW 4-H CLUBS!
We have 2 new 4-H Clubs starting up this fall:
County Line 4-H Club (Neenah)
Leader:  Nancy Pieper
Gegan Elementary Afterschool 4-H Club (Menasha)
Leader:  Brooke Holland
Welcome to our 4-H Family!

NEW CLOVERBUD WORKSHOPS AND RECORD BOOK FOR 2021-22

Beginning in November, ALL Cloverbuds will have the opportunity to attend a fun activity workshop each month!  All of the activities are put together in a brand new Cloverbud Record Book where they can check off their projects completed and reflect on their progress throughout the year.  Each Cloverbud will receive their very own spiral bound record /activity book at their first project meeting.  The workshops are not mandatory, but they are a great way for Cloverbuds to dip their toes into many project areas.  Sessions will be led by Sarah Thompson.  Parents are welcome and a parent helper would be great!  All workshops will be held at JPCC at 6:30PM.  More info to come.

Tentative Schedule:
  • 11/29/21: Making Trail Mix – Voting and Roberts Rules for Cloverbuds (Leadership)
  • 12/13/21: Make A Holiday Gift Ornament (Arts/Crafts)
  • 1/17/22:  Marshmallow Catapults (STEM)
  • 2/14/22:  Valentine Celebration (Culture & Music)
  • 3/14/22:  Pi(e) Day (Math and Baking Fun)
  • 4/11/22:  Get Popping! All About Popcorn (Agriculture)
  • 5/16/22:  What Do Seeds Need? (Plant Science)
  • 6/13/22:  Healthy Choices with FoodWIse
  • July/2022 TBD:  Cloverbud Camp!

RE-ENROLLMENT DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 20TH

Re-Enroll NOW!  Please refer to the Sept/Oct newsletter for more info.

Youth, choose ALL the projects that  *SPARK* your interest!


NEWSLETTER ARTICLES DUE OCTOBER 20TH
Do you have any info to share in the Nov/Dec 4-H Newsletter?

If so, please email your article to dana.berger@wisc.edu


CLOVERBUD BLAST!

Sunday, November 7th.  All Cloverbuds are welcome to attend!  Registration begins at 12:30 PM.  Youth will enjoy crafts, games and fun activities.  Crossover (parents encouraged to attend) begins promptly at 2:45PM.

Please RSVP by calling 920.232.1970.  Registration deadline is October 29th.  


OFFICER TRAINING
The YAC (Youth Advisory Council) is helping to plan an Officer Training set for November 13th from 10AM to Noon at JP Coughlin Center. All Club Officers are encouraged to attend.  Register at:  https://forms.office.com/r/3U3gAsPqPq
DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS NOV 5TH

4-H DAIRY PROJECT MEETING
There will be an All-County 4-H Dairy Project meeting on November 11 @ 6:00 pm at the J,P Coughlin Center.
We will discuss the upcoming year and make plans to expand the project committee and make the Dairy Project more active and educational for any youth enrolled or interested in enrolling in the Dairy Project.Please bring questions, suggestions and ideas to grow the Dairy Project in Winnebago County.

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