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Franklin County 4-H News - November 15, 2022
4-H Council By-Law Update & Meeting
The November 2022 4-H Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at the Franklin County Extension Office at 7:00pm.
During the meeting, members will have the opportunity to review and vote on proposed updates to 4-H Council By-Laws. We will are also looking for nominations for officers. Please consider lending your hands to larger service by serving on the Franklin County 4-H Council.
Note that each club has a vote at 4-H Council meetings. Please make sure your club is represented.
4-H Enrollment Now Open
Returning Member Re-Enrollment
Ohio 4-H Family Guides Now Available
Copies of the Family Guide will be mailed to all of last year's 4-H families in the next couple of months. Advisors wishing to have copies for new members can pick some up at the Extension Office beginning in November.
Franklin County Teen Leaders Council
You’re Invited to apply to be on the Franklin County Teen Leaders Council for 2023. We are looking for Franklin County 4-H members who are at least 13 years old or in the 7th grade. Our meetings will mostly be held on the 4th or 5th Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8:30.
The Teen Leaders Council is a Franklin County 4-H club that focuses on preparing teens to be caring and contributing leaders through educational and leadership opportunities. Other opportunities will include fun outings and service-learning projects.
Tentative Teen Leaders Council Calendar
(All Dates and Times are subject to change)
January 24, 2023 6:30-8:30pm
February 28, 2023 6:30-8:30pm
March 28, 2023 6:30-8:30pm
April 25, 2023 6:30-8:30pm
September 26, 2023 6:30-8:30pm
October 24, 2023 6:30-8:30pm
November 28, 2023 6:30-8:30pm
Interested in applying to serve on the Franklin County Teen Leaders Council?
(2022 members must reapply.)
Franklin County Fashion Board
They meet monthly (January - July), often on Sunday afternoons in Hilliard but have also planned other dates/times when attending field trips and exhibits.
Requirements: Open to 4-H clothing members (with at least one year of construction experience) who are at least 12 years of age (by 1/1/23)! The board is looking for bright, motivated 4-H'ers who want to learn more about clothing and textiles.
- help with a station at the Winter Project Fair
- help plan and conduct a county sewing workshop
- organize at least one event for Franklin County clothing participants
- read the fair fashion review narration cards
- assist with various activities surrounding the judging and the fashion review
Fill out the application today!
Deadline to apply 12/1/2022
They typically meet the first or second Tuesday, monthly, at the Franklin County Extension Office.
Requirements: Youth must have their driver's license or temps with plan to get their license.
- Teen drivers interested in leadership / community service opportunities should join CARTEENS!
- Use your skills to teach court mandated teens with driving offenses once a month.
- Items like gift cards and college scholarships are great incentives for CARTEENS members.
No application is required. Contact Sue Hogan for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teen Opportunity - Ohio 4-H Foundation
If you are interested in applying for the teen position, you can find the application and more information here: https://go.osu.edu/join4hfoundation
Recognition Packets Available For Pick-Up
OSU Extension, Franklin
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