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January 12, 2018

The 7th Annual Mahaska County 4-H & FFA Gala will be held on Friday, March 9
This event is the major fundraising event for the 2018 Southern Iowa Fair 4-H & FFA Youth Shows Fund. 
A meal will be offered for free will donations.  To-Go Meals will be available!
Full details and a list of Silent Auction items can be found by clicking the link above.
Back by popular demand is the Pie & Cheesecake LIVE Auction! 
This fund covers the cost of 4-H and FFA judges, premiums, trophies, banners, and plaques for the Southern Iowa Fair.

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February 19, 2018

Mahaska County Master Gardeners have upcoming speakers of interest to many in March!

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February 17, 2018

This is a newer form that has been created by the Mahaska County 4-H Youth Committee.  Form must be signed by member and parent/guardian once.  You may either sign a paper form or e-sign the document in our webform.  This only has to be completed ONCE ever.  Deadline for new members is Tuesday, May 15, 2018.  Click the clover to find more information.

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January 24, 2018

Junior 4-H members in 4th-6th grade are invited to take part in the Junior Trip to the Henry Doorly Zoo on April 21-22.  Click the link above for full details. 

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January 24, 2018

4-H members in 7th-9th grade are invited to take part in the Intermediate Trip to the Black Hills on June 11-13.  Click the link above for full details. 

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