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November 11, 2019

Fayette County 4-H members and families are invited to the Fayette County 4-H Movie/Awards Program being held this Saturday, November 16th at the Sumner Sunset Theater. Doors will open at 9:30 am with the movie starting promptly at 10 am. The movie is free and each attendee will be given a coupon for a small popcorn and small pop. Other concessions will also be available for a fee.

October 31, 2019

Over 80 middle school students from fourteen schools in eight counties participated in “Youth Voice in Action”, a regional youth summit hosted by a team of Iowa 4-H/ISU Extension and Outreach county and state staff. This summit provided middle school youth the opportunity to gain skills in communication and leadership so that they feel empowered to take action and use their voices to create positive change in their communities.

October 9, 2019

Schools across the state are signing up to participate in Iowa Local Food Day on Oct. 11. They will serve two or more dishes of Iowa grown or raised foods to celebrate Iowa agriculture.

Forty-two school districts have already pledged to participate in the celebration. Local schools registered include Allamakee, Postville, Decorah, Central, New Hampton, Riceville and Oelwein.
 

August 27, 2019

Fayette 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.

August 20, 2019

"Youth in grades 9-12 who compete in the 4-H fashion classes at the Fayette County Fair can be awarded a special recognition opportunity to participate in the state fair Awardrobe Clothing Event.” said Michele Kelly, County Youth Coordinator at the ISU Extension and Outreach Fayette County office. Val Boleyn, Elgin and Jocelyn Kuker, West Union represented Fayette County in the runway clothing classes at the Iowa State Fair.”

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