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September 2019 4-H Newsletter

 
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crop scouting team
September 6, 2019

Clayton County Team A consisting of Laci Orr, Cassidy Penrod and Matt Whittle received first place; Clayton County Team B (Iowa) consisting of Lane Orr, Jonathan Whittle and Tom Whittle received third place in this year’s Regional Youth Crop Scouting Competition. The teams are coached by Joe & Suzanne Shirbroun, Farmersburg. The competition was held at the Field Extension Education Lab, in Boone, Iowa on August 26. 

County Council retreat
September 3, 2019

­­­­­­­­Clayton County 4-H Council members attended the Region 4-H County Council Leadership Retreat held in West Union.  Forty-nine county council members from Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek counties participated in team building activities while exploring the qualities of a strong leader.  The annual leadership retreat provides youth a chance to network and learn from neighboring councils as well as enhance their interpersonal skills, shared Kendra Crooks, State 4-H Youth Development Specialist.  In addition, each county council began program planning and are looking forward to new and exciting opportunities for the upcoming new 4-H year including recruitment of new members. 

August 22, 2019

Growing older is the greatest risk factor for acquiring Parkinson’s disease and many people live with symptoms for several years before being diagnosed.  Often people in early stages of Parkinson’s disease assume their symptoms are part of normal aging or are due to other health problems they may have, such as arthritis.  To learn about Parkinson’s disease, its effects, and possible treatments, register now to participate in “A Journey through Parkinson’s Disease” an educational series from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.    Clayton County Extension is offering the series in Guttenberg beginning September 10 2019.

T Muller
August 22, 2019

Tammy Muller of Monona was inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 18.  Inductees from across the state were honored for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. Inductees or their surviving family members were presented a certificate by Emily Saveraid, Executive Director Iowa 4-H Foundation and Tillie Good, Iowa 4-H Program Volunteer Development Specialist as they were introduced on stage.

 

August 15, 2019

Clayton County 4-H members exhibits were on display in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair this month. More than 3800 exhibits were displayed this year, showcasing excellence in project area learning by 4-H members across the state of Iowa. Divisions young people may exhibit in include agriculture and natural resources, creative arts, family and consumer sciences, personal development, and science, mechanics & engineering.

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