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March 2020 4-H Newsletter

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February 27, 2020

The annual Clayton County 4-H Omelet Brunch & Silent Auction will be Sunday, March 15 at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader. Serving will be from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. This annual event is sponsored by the 4-H County Council & Extension 4-H & Youth Development Committee.  The menu includes egg omelets with your choice of ham, sausage, cheese, mushrooms, green pepper, or onion. Toast, blueberry muffins, applesauce, orange juice, milk & coffee will also be served.  

February 26, 2020

This year’s Clayton County 4-H Lock In was held February 21 at the Northeast Iowa Wellness & Recreation Center in Postville. Thirty-four 6th, 7th and 8th graders attended. As a service-learning project  fleece lap blankets were made to  give to area nursing homes. 

February 19, 2020

Clover Kid Day registrations are due today! This years' theme is "It's a County Fair!" All K-3rd grade students are invited. Clover Kid Day is Saturday, February 29 in Elkader. Register online by February 19 at

February 17, 2020

The Clayton County Dairy Promotion scholarship applications are due March 13, 2020 to the Clayton County Extension Office. Award winners will be notified prior to the Clayton County Dairy Banquet on Friday, April 3, 2020. Applicants must be working toward a degree in an agriculture related field; preference is given to those pursuing dairy degrees.

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January 31, 2020

Join us for 2 days and 1 night for the 2020 4-H Intermediate Summer Adventure Trip. Youth will be staying overnight at a motel in Davenport. The adventure starts at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch.  Then travels to the Quad Cities to get behind the wheel of innovation at the John Deere Pavilion, have some fun at Michael's Fun World amusement park, discover new things at the science museum and much more!  This fun and educational experience is open to all 4-H members currently in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. The trip will be June 11 & 12. Registration deadline is April 15. 

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