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County 4-H News

brick patio
May 20, 2018

Help remember those special 4-H events and people by purchasing a commemorative brick for the patio in front of the Washington County Extension office.  Proceeds go to the Washington County Endowment.  Click here.

horse driving team
September 21, 2018

With assistance from the Horse & Pony 4-H Club parents, leaders and the Southeast Iowa Draft Horse & Mule Association the 1st annual 4-H Horse Driving Clinic will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds. October 6 from 2pm-4pm youth will be paired with their own hitched draft horse team and an experienced teamster to help train youth. The clinic will include harnessing demonstrations, hitching demonstrations, driving clinic and end with a driving class competition.  Click here for flyer.

girl in kitchen
September 21, 2018

Kids in the Kitchen is a new afterschool club to teach members to have kitchen sense and safety while they learn about the major food groups and making healthy choices for their growing bodies. Members will explore the tasty fun of the kitchen through new recipes each week. Click here for flyer.

September 12, 2018

Washington County 4-H would like to recognize volunteers who have had a big impact on 4-H this year and in the past. These adult awards will be presented at the 4-H Award & Family Night November 4.  4-H'ers may apply for Special Awards, Community Service Award and CBI Bank and Trust 4-H Participation Awards.

4-H Record Book Cover
September 12, 2018

Washington County 4-H’ers are reminded 4-H record books need turned in to 4-H club leaders soon. Leaders will evaluate and nominate all record book award winners to the Extension Office by October 1. All members are eligible to apply for the CBI Bank and Trust 4-H Participation Awards and intermediates and seniors are eligible for up to three project awards. The special award applications for leadership and citizenship are also due to the Washington County Extension Office by October 1.

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