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County News

January 28, 2014

ISU Extension and Outreach in Clarke and Union County will be partnering together to offer FSQA trainings with live presentations from SWCC Ag students on the required topics and also live animal presentations by volunteers.  Along with the trainings which is mandatory for 4th-6th graders to attend every year; there will be testing available for 7th-12th graders.  If a 7th-12th grader would like to test out and also attend the live training they can do so by testing out after they have completed the training.  The dates have been scheduled for Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from 6:00-9:00 pm and Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Southwestern Community College’s Ag Site in Creston, IA.  The live training will begin promptly so all exhibitors must be ready to start the training at the beginning time. The testing session will follow the same timeline as the live trainings. Pre-registration is required to your home county by March 21, 2014.

September 10, 2012

Are your kids looking for a new adventure?  If your kids are grades 4th – 12th then 4-H may be just for them!  Youth get to pick a club of their choice, create projects that interest them, and overall get involved in an awesome organization, 4-H!  Club members explore a wide variety of life skills including healthy living, the environment, citizenship, plants and animals, science and technology, and expressive arts.  Members participate in hands-on activities in a non-competitive environment. 
If you are a new family to 4-H follow the New 4-H Family Enrollment instructions to get enrolled in 4-H Online!  If you already have a family member in 4-H but this is the first year for them you will need to follow the “Returning 4-H Member Enrollment Help Sheet” process through 4-H Online.  
There is a $10 Enrollment Fee due for those new members in grades 4th – 12th.  Once you have completed all the information in 4-H Online, stop by the Clarke County Extension office to take care of your fee and let the adventure begin! 
If you have any questions regarding the enrollment process or would like to schedule a time to use one of our computers please give Jennifer Pollard a call at (641) 342-3316 or email her jpollard@iastate.edu!

August 31, 2012

Are you ready to continue your adventure in 4-H?  Returning 4-H members can start the reenrollment process in 4-H Online.  Use the Returning 4-H Family Enrollment help sheet to complete the enrollment process through 4-H Online.  Just log in to your 4-H Online account and follow the steps included on the help sheet.  Don’t forget to stop by the Clarke County Extension office to take care of your $10 Enrollment Fee. 
Don’t forget to check out the latest 4-H Newsletter for more details.  If you have any questions regarding the enrollment process or would like to schedule a time to use one of our computers please give Jennifer Pollard a call at (641) 342-3316 or email her jpollard@iastate.edu!

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