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June 2015 4-H Newsletter

 

County News

June 2, 2015

It's that time of year again to recruit new County Council members for 2015-2016. If you will be in grades 11 or 12 in the fall of 2015, you can apply for County Council. Council members are active role models in Clayton County 4-H, and they gain valuable leadership and team-building life skills. Make new friends and have fun! The Council is made up of 16 youth and we have 13 positions to fill this year.   Deadline for applications is July 1.  Interviews will be July 9.

June 2, 2015

The Clayton County Dairy Promotion Committee is sponsoring a Dairy Spotlight featuring items made with dairy products. Judging will be held Wednesday, June 17 at Norway Lutheran Church, rural St. Olaf. Doors open at 6:30 pm with judging and potluck at 7 pm.

May 21, 2015

The Clayton County Dairy Banquet will be held on Friday, June 5, 2015 at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader. The banquet meal will be served from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.   The program is scheduled to begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the door or at the Clayton County Extension Office in Elkader.

May 19, 2015

We've got a great new line up of summer day camps this year for kids K-6.  There include Grow Your Own Pizza, Mystery Solved, Take a Hike, Robotics, Ninja Turtle Training, A Day in Ancient Greece, and Fair Funtivities.  Check them out and register today.  Our first camp starts June 4.

May 14, 2015

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members enrolled a total of 53 lambs and 51 meat goats at the weigh-in held May 9  at the fairgrounds in National.  These lambs and meat goats are now eligible to compete in the market show at the Clayton County Fair on August 7, 2015.   Daily rate-of-gain will be determined on the lambs and goats.  This will be used in the evaluation of the project by the judge at the fair. 
 

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