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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Clarke County

As time seems to fly by don't forget that Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is available with research based information for you. Be sure to check out the latest edition of Words on Wellness for the latest in nutrition and fitness.As always our office is open if you have any questions be sure to give us a call! See what Extension can do for you!

County News

Iowa 4-H State Council Members 2017-18 Class
November 8, 2018

You deserve to be recognized for your efforts and have some fun, too!  If you are a ninth through twelfth grader, there are many opportunities available to you for recognition awards or to represent Iowa on the state and national levels.  

September 27, 2018

The Clarke County Extension office has a full-time position available for an Office Assistant.  Duties include handling incoming calls, greeting visitors, providing support to programming staff, preparing monthly meeting agendas and related reports and other general office tasks.  Qualifications:  High school diploma or equivalent, ability to pass a background check, valid drivers license, strong communication skills, detail oriented, and computer/Microsoft office experience. 

August 29, 2018

Clarke County Extension is currently looking for a part time Nutrition Education Program Coordinator to provide nutrition education to the Clarke and Murray elementary students.  Applications are being accepted through Friday, September 7, 2018.  If you enjoy working with youth this may be the position for you.  

August 23, 2018

Paula has a deep dedication and love of the 4-H program that all started when she was just 9 years old.  She is always willing to step up and help any exhibitor reach their goals with their 4-H projects.  As a project leader, she enjoys sharing her knowledge of sheep with 4-Hers through workshops, guidance, direction, and hard work.  Paula is an active supporter and has a strong commitment to current and future 4-H members.  Congratuations to Paula on her 2018 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame induction.

August 21, 2018

We are pleased to announce the 2019 4-H Project Scholarship application is now available!  If there is a special project you have been wanting to do but have limited funding available this is the opportunity for you!  Applications are due to the Clarke County Extension Office by 4:30 pm on Friday, September 21st.  Call the Clarke County Extension Office at (641) 342-3316 if you have any questions or stop by to pick up a copy of the application. 

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