York County 4-H Blast

February 15, 2019

4-H Fest This Weekend!!

Join us on Sunday afternoon (4-6 pm) for 4-H Fest at the Cornerstone Building on the Fairgrounds! Fun for the whole family! Enjoy FREE hands-on activities and carnival-style games while experiencing the variety that 4-H has to offer. The first 50 youth in the door will receive a 4-H prize! There will be carnival games, a photo booth, inflatables, prizes and it’s all FREE! Concessions will also be available. Open to all York County families so bring a friend!!
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Flat Herbie is Here!

Flat Herbie February 15, 2019 marks 150 years since the day the state of Nebraska chartered the University of Nebraska. This means that on February 15, 1869, the University of Nebraska became a part of the fabric of our state.

Flat Herbie is here to celebrate this milestone. Cut out Herbie and make him part of your community by taking him on a tour of your town. Snap a picture of him at local events, favorite landmarks, or 4- H activities. Upload the pictures to your social media channels with #N150Herbie or email us at nebraska4h@unl.edu. We encourage everyone (students, faculty, staff, 4-H families, and alumni) to get in on the fun with Flat Herbie throughout 2019!

Flat Herbies are now available to pick up at the Extension Office.

The first 12 participants to post their Flat Herbie photos in York County will receive a red glowing bouncy ball!

Participate during the month of February to win the Grand Prize! All photos submitted during Nebraska 4-H Month will be included in the N|150 Grand Prize Drawing, sponsored by Nebraska 4-H. Two winners will receive a UNL Prize Pack, filled with Husker Gear!

Download your own Flat Herbie here: https://4h.unl.edu/documents/N150-Flat-Herbie.pdf

4-H Enrollment is Now Open - Sign up Early!

Time to re-enroll in 4-H! All youth and volunteers who would like to participate in the York County 4-H program should complete their online enrollment here: ne.4honline.com


Early enrollment is due March 15. Those who enroll by March 15th will be entered to win clover cash and 4-H Swag in March. Payment must be received by the office for enrollment to be complete.


The enrollment fee is $5 per member. Visit our website www.york.unl.edu for a link to the enrollment website and instructions on how to enroll. You are able to pay the $5 enrollment fee on line or bring a check to the York Extension Office. You do not need to fill out the health information unless your child is going to a State 4-H camp.

Free Nebraska Danger Tickets!

The Nebraska Danger Ag Appreciation Night will be held at the Heartland Events Center at 7 p.m. (CST), on February 23rd. York County 4-H members are invited to attend the game for FREE! You can pick up your tickets at the Heartland Event Center’s box office with the code word YORK COUNTY 4-H. It is located at the northeast entrance of the arena. If you would like to purchase any additional tickets for $10 a piece you can do so at the link below. This would be a great club activity!

https://www.fevo.com/edp/Bismarck-Bucks-vs-Nebraska-Danger-1W19HjhH

Scholarships

Scholarship season is in full swing. Click on this link for the latest information on local and state-wide scholarship opportunities: 4-H Scholarship Opportunities


Applications Due in February

York County 4-H Council Scholarship - Due February 15

Dorothy & Howard May Trust Scholarship - Due February 15

York Chamber of Commerce & York County Corn Growers Scholarship - Due February 15


Applications Due in March

York County Pork Producers Scholarship - Due March 1

NACEB Scholarship - Due March 15

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.