Washington County Weekly 4-H Update

September 3, 2021

WHAT YOU WILL FIND IN THIS WEEK'S 4-H UPDATE...


  1. Washington County 4-H Calendar
  2. We're Hiring!
  3. Welcome Back Tayler!
  4. Apply Now To Be A 4-H Ambassador
  5. 4-H Premium Checks and Livestock Booster Fund Checks
  6. 4-H Items From County Fair
  7. 2021 WCF Photos
  8. State Fair Exhibits
  9. State Fair Schedule
  10. State Fair Results
  11. 4-H State Rodeo - register by September 17th
  12. Nebraska 4-H Foundation Charity Shoot
  13. Other Statewide Events and Resources


*NEW OR UPDATED INFORMATION IS BOLDED!

4-H CALENDAR

August 27-September 6..........................Nebraska State Fair

September 6.............................................Office Closed - Labor Day

September 7............................................4-H Ambassador Applications Due in our office

September 8, 9 & 10................................Pick up State Fair projects in our office

October 9.................................................4-H State Rodeo

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Washington County 4-H Calendar

Did you know that you can find the Washington County 4-H Calendar on our webpage? View just the month or download and print the whole program year!

Visit https://go.unl.edu/washingtoncounty4hcalendar to view. As dates/events continue to be added we will update the calendar. The webpage will show the most recent date that the program calendar was updated!

APPLY TO BE A WASHINGTON COUNTY 4-H JUNIOR OR SENIOR AMBASSADOR!


The purpose of the Senior Ambassador and Junior Ambassador programs is to develop leadership skills and build communication skills to be utilized in an advocacy role for the Washington County 4-H Program as well as in other aspects of the 4-H'ers life.

SENIOR AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

Youth ages 16-18 as of January 1, 2022 may apply.

Application (typed) due Tuesday, September 7 by 5pm.

JUNIOR AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

Youth ages 13-15 as of January 1, 2022 may apply.

Application (typed) due Tuesday, September 7 by 5pm.

Find the application and more information here: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/washington/washington-county-4-h-leadership-program/

Questions? Reach out to Mickayla (washingtoncounty4h@unl.edu)

4-H Premium & Livestock Booster Checks

4-H Premium Checks and the Livestock Booster Fund Checks have been mailed out to 4-Hers this week. Please be sure to cash them promptly.

These awards are made possible through the generousity of our donors - a list of donors was included with your checks - please thank them in person if possible. Please also mail a thank you to them. If you'd like addresses in a label format please call and we'll email that to you.

2021 Washington County Fair Projects

We have several projects here in the office that were not picked up from the 4-H Exhibit Hall after the county fair. Please stop and pick up your items soon.

2021 Washington County Fair Photos

You will find photos from the 2021 4-H shows on Flickr: @Washington County 4-H

State Fair Exhibits

If you sent a project to the Nebraska State Fair you may pick it up here in our office on September 8th, 9th or 10th. Office hours are 8:30am-5pm - Call us if you need to schedule a pickup time before or after regular business hours 402.426.9455

State Fair - Schedule


Planning to catch some 4-H events at the Nebraska State Fair? Check out the full schedule of events at 4h.unl.edu/state-fair-schedule.
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State Fair Results

Congratulations to all of our local 4-H members who exhibited at this year’s Nebraska State Fair! We’re so proud of you! For 4-H results from the 2021 Nebraska State Fair, visit Nebraska4HResults.com or download the Nebraska 4-H mobile app for Apple or Android.
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4-H State Rodeo

Register by September 17th for the 4-H State Rodeo!!

The 4-H State Rodeo will be held October 9th at the Lancaster Event Center

Find more information at: https://4h.unl.edu/horse-rodeo
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4-H Foundation Charity Shoot

Looking for a fun way to support the Nebraska 4-H program? Join us on September 30th in Brainard for the 2021 Nebraska 4-H Foundation Charity Shoot! Learn more at ne4hfoundation.org/charity-shoot.
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Washington County Extension | 4-H

Tayler Wickham, Extension Educator - tayler.wickham@unl.edu

Mickayla Blender, 4-H Ext. Assistant - mblender2@unl.edu

Mary Larsen, 4-H Support Staff - mlarsen9@unl.edu