Saunders County 4-H Smore

November 3 , 2017

In this week's Smore...

  1. Changes to 2018 Saunders County Fair
  2. Clover Crew- December (No November)
  3. SC Youth 4-H Council Applications due November 6 (extended)!
  4. 4-H Ambassador Program applications due November 6 (extended)
  5. Saunders County 4-H Achievement Celebration
  6. Saunders County Ag Society Indoor Arena
  7. Scholarships
  8. Available Opportunties
  9. 2018 SCF Superintendents/Leaders needed
  10. Other Opportunities

Changes for 2018 Saunders County Fair

CLOVER KID - All 4-H Livestock & animal shows (excluding horses) will include a clover kid showmanship portion following the Junior division of showmanship.


BEEF: County Bred Market Animals and County Raised Breeding Animals MUST have been born within the Saunders County lines.


GOATS: Pygmy goats have been removed from the fairbook.


RABBITS: Market rabbits have been removed from the fairbook.


SHEEP: County Bred & Fed Sheep has been removed from the fairbook.


SWINE: To decrease confusion during Weigh in during the County Fair, the following will be enforced:

Weigh in & ultra sound from 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

Weigh in ONLY from 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.


FAVORITE FOODS: New tables have been purchased to replace the octagon big wooden tables of previous years. More information to come!

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Saunders County 4-H Youth Council

Interested in serving on the Saunders County 4-H Council and making a difference in the Saunders County 4-H program and receive a $250 scholarship for each year served with completed duties? Click on the link to find out more information about how to apply! APPLICATIONS DUE(Extended) MONDAY NOVEMBER 6, 2017!


http://extension.unl.edu/statewide/saunders/4-h-council-ambassadors/

4-H AMBASSADOR PROGRAM!

Are you a 4-H youth, between the ages of 16-18 years of age (as of January 1, of current year) and want to get involved in the Saunders County 4-H program all while improving your leadership skills and receive a $500 scholarship for each year served with completed duties?! Check out the information and application here: http://extension.unl.edu/statewide/saunders/4-h-council-ambassadors/
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Achievement Celebration

NEW IN 2017! We will be having our achievement celebration here in November. We do need you to RSVP as there will be food served! Also, we will be recognizing the following people for their membership or service to 4-H. If you see a correction or addition that needs made please let Melisa (mkonecky2@unl.edu) know prior to November 1!

Saunders County Ag Society Indoor Arena Open

The Indoor arena is open Tuesdays and Thursdays until 8 P.M. It will open the next few weeks and here are the rules they ask you follow:

1. $10 per person, please sign in and pay before you ride

2. 4-H members ride free, sign in along with the name of your club

3. If you get there in the afternoon, turn on lights and leave them on when you leave.

4. Please call 443-6184 if you come in the evening, then i know you will turn off the lights and someone won't have to drive in to do that.

5.Sweep concrete and clean any manure in parking lot.

Available Scholarships!

Martha and Don Romeo Scholarship, 4S Goat Expo Scholarship, Others!

Looking for 2018 Saunders County Superintendents/Leaders!

Attention Parents! We are looking for Superintendents/Leaders for the following:


ATV

Archery

Shooting Sports

Horses


If we can't find people willing to serve as leaders or superintendents for these then they could potentially end up not being offered at the fair!

Please contact us if you would be interested in one of those!

Saunders County Extension

Extension is a Division of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln cooperating with the Counties and the United States Department of Agriculture.


University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension educational programs abide with the nondiscrimination policies of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the United States Department of Agriculture.