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Office Assistant

Closing Date: March 24
Send cover letter and resume to Union County Extension, 811 N. Sumner Ave. Creston, IA 50801
Click here for complete job description: Complete Job Description

Summer AmeriCorps Workers- Applications Available!

Graceland University AmeriCorps Youth Launch is seeking 3 Quarter-time members to serve with the Union County Extension Office. Members will lead youth activities through the extension office including planning, organizing, and running day camps, helping at the county fair and assisting with the 4-H program where needed. 
 
Closing Date: April 7th to the Union County Extension office.
 
Full description HERE and application HERE

Union County 4-H Hall of Fame 2017 Nominations   

The Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame recognizes volunteers and staff who have exhibited outstanding service to their county 4-H program. Each County Extension office may select an individual or couple to induct into the 4-H Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Iowa State Fair 4-H Exhibit building the last day of the fair.
 
The individual or couple that each county selects becomes a member of the State 4-H Hall of Fame - there is no additional selection process at the state level. The 4-H Hall of Fame is an opportunity for counties to recognize their outstanding volunteers or staff at the state level.
 
Suggested criteria and application HERE
 
Mail form by May 1 to:
Union County Extension Office
Attn: Union County Friends of 4-H
811 North Sumner Avenue
Creston, Iowa 50801

 

WHAT CAN YOU DO IN 4-H?

4-H members can participate in a wide variety of 4-H projects and related activities, such as:

  • ANIMALS 
  • AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
  • CREATIVE ARTS
  • FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
  • SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

...and so much more!

Union County 4-H features 11 clubs -

3 Mile Sharp Shooters, Wiggles & Wags, Union County Achievers, Sand Creek Pioneers, Pleasant Valley Explorers, New Hope Boosters, Lincoln United, Horse & Riders, Highland Highlights, Douglas Boosters, and the new Lego League

along with 8 Clover Kid groups -

Creston Clover Kids, Douglas Boosters Clover Kids, Highland Highlights Clover Kids, Lincoln United Clover Kids,
New Hope Boosters Clover Kids, Pleasant Valley Clover Kids, Sand Creek Pioneers Clover Kids and Wiggles & Wags Clover Kids
Club descriptions and meeting information can be found HERE
 
 4-H only Fair Book     Rules, project descriptions, class listings, event schedules, club service schedules and more!

County News

4H Logo
February 8, 2017
Save the Date! March 25th, 9am-3:30pm
Money Talk for women
January 19, 2017
Learn to get what you want from your money
January 13, 2017

Annual PPAT training February 21, 2017

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2017 ISU Day at the Iowa Capitol

ISU Extension and Outreach shared the Land Grant Legacy at Iowa State University Day at the Capitol and reminded legislators that their elected positions give them a connection to Iowa State’s legacy.

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March 27, 2017 12:40 PM

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