York County 4-H Blast

July 12, 2019

4-H Foodstand Sign-Up

If you have not yet signed up to work in the food stand, this is the final call. Starting next week, 4-H Council members will be contacting those who have not signed up. The 4-H Foodstand is a major fundraiser for the York County 4-H Program. The money raised will go directly to York County 4-H'ers through scholarships, workshop, and other learning experiences. It is expected that at least one person from every family works at least one shift! Go to the link below, pick a spot, put in your name(s) and hit submit.



Fashion Show Modeling Practice Sessions

Practice session opportunities will be available at the 4-H Building. Come learn how to model or get in some extra practice before the Fashion Show. Receive one-on-one instruction and feedback to promote success in modeling. These are informal, come and go sessions. Please call the extension office at 402-362-5508 to sign up for one of the following sessions:

Thursday, July 18 -- 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, July 23 -- 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

FIRST Lego League & FLL Jr Informational Meeting

Tuesday, July 23rd, 6pm

2345 North Nebraska Avenue

York, NE

We are gearing up for the 2019/2020 season. Challenges will be released August 1st and teams will start practicing. If you are interested in learning more about First and want to be on a team, plan to attend the meeting. If you cannot make the meeting but are interested give Tanya a call at 402-326-5508

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

4-H & FFA Family Meal

Kick-Off the Fair With Us!

You are invited to a 4-H meal on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the 4-H Building. Families can sit down and eat or grab and go. The meal is provided by our Diamond Level Sponsors: Cornerstone Bank, Henderson Bank, and Western Edge. This is exclusively for 4-H & FFA exhibitors and their families.

County Fair Shirts Are Here!

Thanks to a generous donation, each enrolled 4-H member (including Clover Kids) will receive one FREE 4-H shirt again this year. Youth and adult sizes are available - no need to pre-order. These t-shirts will be the official show uniform for all 4-H events at county fair.

Shirts are now available for pick at the Extension Office. Additional shirts may be purchased for $5 each during fair week.

4-H'ers Receive FREE Admission to Fair Events

NEW THIS YEAR! All York County 4-H members will receive free admission to the Figure 8 Races and Read Southall Band Concert. Wear your RED, 2019 4-H shirt to gain entry into these events.

Courtesy of the York County Ag Society

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Static Exhibit Interview Judging

Static Exhibit Interviewing Judging is OPTIONAL! If a 4-H’er chooses to interview judge, there will be a limit of 2 interview items per project area each day. Interview times are available from 8:30 a.m. to Noon each day. If you would like your exhibits interviewed, stop at the Extension Office to make appointments.

Reminder: All static exhibits must be checked in by 10:00 a.m. each day!

4-H Family Pie Donation

Each 4-H Family is asked to furnish at least one pie (two pies would be even better) for the 4-H Food Stand during the fair. These pies support the 4-H Council Food Stand, which remains the only fundraising activity the York County 4-H Council operates for the year. It is asked that the pies be 9 inches in size and fruit pies, nothing that needs to be refrigerated.

Bring Pies to the 4-H Food Stand by Last Name:

Wed. July 31 or Thurs. Aug. 1 …...... A - G

Fri, Aug 2 …………........................... H - P

Sat, Aug. 3 …………………...…........Q - Z

Camper Spots

County Fair camper spots are still available! The cost is $75 per spot. Spots are available the Sunday before the fair through the Sunday of fair. Payment must be received in order to complete your reservation. They are reserved on a first come, first served basis. Call the Extension Office to reserve your spot! 402-362-5508

About Us

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.