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Painting Workshop flyer
February 9, 2018

Come paint with us on Monday, February 19th at the Britt Municipal Building. K-12th graders welcome. Parents invited to stay and paint your own project or help your child. RSVP to the Hancock County Extension Office, 641-923-2856 or vschmidt@iastate.edu.  This is a reschedule date for the Britt class originally scheduled for January 15th.

Family Fun Night Flyer
February 9, 2018

Join us for Hancock County's 3rd Annual Family Fun Night on Saturday, March 24th from 5-8pm at the GHV Elementary.

There will be free pizza, Lisa Laird Ventriloquist, Bingo, Kid Crafts & Games, Face Painting, Gym play, Petting Zoo, and more.  Bring your entire family for a night of fun with Hancock County Extension. 

RSVP is required by March 21st so we know how much pizza to get.  to RSVP call the Extension Office at 641-923-2856.

Arts Affair Flyer image
February 2, 2018

Join 4-Hers from North Iowa counties to dive into the arts.  Pick two topics to explore: Media Mash-up, Design Dimensions, Ready, Aim, Shoot!, Sensational Shibori, Decorating Delicacies, 3,2,1 … Action!

Everyone will make and take a kindness rock.  Lunch is included.  End your day with new friends and new skills. Click for more information.

February 2, 2018

 Join Hancock and Winnebago County Extension and Outreach, along with guest speaker, Angie Setzer to talk about marketing grain! Learn marketing strategies, principles, and risk management as part of an operation full marketing plan. At the end of the 4 week course, you will walk away with your own personalized grain marketing strategy!

Help wanted for Summer Intern
February 2, 2018

Part time-temporary position with flexible work time. Assist with planning and implementation of the Hancock County Extension 4-H program and office clerical work. Must enjoy working with people, and have strong organizational and computer skills. Knowledge of ISU Extension and 4-H helpful.

Applications accepted until Feb. 16th, 2018. Application and job description can be obtained from the Hancock County Extension and Outreach, 327 West 8th Street, Garner, IA 50438, phone 641-923-2856, or email (trece@iastate.edu).

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Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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