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HOLIDAY DRIVE THRU PARADE FOR PARKVIEW
Ridgeway 4-H Club invites you to join them on Sunday, December 4th for a drive thru parade around Parkview Health Center. Decorate your car with signs, bows, lights and whatever else you like! Meet in the JPCC parking lot at 2:45pm. The parade will start at 3PM and will take 2 laps around the Parkview grounds.
4-H HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE
ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT!
December 18th from 2-4PM at JPCC
Bring 4 dozen of one type of cookie or bar to exchange.
Bring 20 copies of your recipe.
We also will put together hot cocoa mixes with: Snowman, Reindeer and Grinch Poop!
Deadline to Register December 9th – Limit 20!
Register at: https://bit.ly/3NJq8wz
YAC SURVEY FOR YOUTH IN GRADES 6-13
Last week the Youth Adventure Committee (YAC) met and brainstormed some ideas for winter, spring and summer adventures! We need your feedback to see which adventures interest you the most. Please complete the following survey no later than December 9th: https://forms.office.com/r/CF1ZtNi37h
Winneconne Holiday Parade: Dec 10th 2022
- Meet at Jim Selle’s farm (5360 E State Rd 116, Winneconne / (same as 5310 E County Rd 116) any time between 2-2:30PM to decorate the float. The property does not have a house, only a farm.
- Parade starts at 4:30 PM
- All 4-H families are welcome to walk in the parade!
December Meeting: Dec 11th 2022
- 6PM at Joe’s home: 6767 Cty Rd T – Oshkosh
- Finalize Fun Day Sessions
TITLE IX TRAINING REQUIRED TO BE AN APPROVED VOLUNTEER
We have many volunteers who have not completed the Title IX training that rolled out earlier this year. If you have not completed it yet, it is now a requirement in order for your enrollment to be approved. The training is not attached to 4Honline but can be accessed at: https://youthtraining.compliance.wisc.edu/ I have attached an instructional guide for the training to this email.
4-H NATIONAL CONFERENCE
National 4-H Conference annually brings 4-H youth and adults from around the nation to work towards strengthening and expanding the 4-H Youth Development program at the local, state, and national levels. National 4-H Conference is the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture’s premier youth development opportunity to engage youth in developing recommendations for the 4-H Youth Development Program.
State applications, complete with signatures, are due to the State 4-H Office on January 2, 2023. The application materials are available at the link below. The application process includes answering a list of questions, obtaining a county educator (or equivalent) reference, and a resume. Delegates are chosen by a group of State staff members after reviewing each applicant’s qualifications. Interviews may also be conducted.
CITIZEN WASHINGTON FOCUS
Registration for Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) is now open in 4HOnline for members in grades 10-12. Registration is open now until December 31. This year the state is sending a delegation to week 3 of CWF, June 24-July 1, 2023. CWF is a premiere citizenship and leadership experience and will send youth to Washington, D.C. for a weeklong experience. Participants learn about the roles of Senators and Representatives in the United States’ government and how these parts work together to form an effective Congress. Additionally, youth get to see and experience government in action by meeting with their State’s members of Congress and watching a House of Representatives meeting.
You can find more information about CWF and the registration process on the state’s 4-H website: https://4h.extension.wisc.edu/opportunities/statewide-events-and-opportunities/citizenship-washington-focus/.
Please contact email@example.com with any questions about CWF.
DATES TO REMEMBER
12.8: Exploring Workshop (must be registered)
12.9: Deadline for YAC survey
12.9: Deadline to Register for Cookie Exchange
12.10: Winneconne Holiday Parade
12.11: Camp Counselor Interviews 1PM -? at JPCC
12.12: Live Chicks Hatching at JPCC! (we hope 🙂 )
12.18: Holiday Cookie Exchange – 2PM @ JPCC (must be registered)
12.23: Office Closed
12.26: Office Closed
12.30: Office Closed