York County 4-H Blast
July 19, 2019
Reminder: Bucket Calf Record Books are Due July 21st!
4-H Clothing Day - July 26
As a reminder, all 4-H Clothing projects will be judged on Friday, July 26. This includes STEAM Clothing 1, STEAM Clothing 2, STEAM Clothing 3, Knitted and Crocheted items, Beyond the Needle, Shopping In Style, Attention Shoppers, Accessories, Quilt Quest and Fashion Show.
The 4-H Clothing Judging Day informational letter, clothing exhibit guidelines, and the judging schedules for fashion show, clothing construction, and quilts were mailed out last week. If you did not receive this information, please contact our office right away.
Plant Science ID Contest Results
Congrats to all of the Plant Science ID Contest participants! The results from Tuesday's contest are as follows. To see your official score in each category, contact the Extension Office.
Kate Otte - Champion
Bridget Kavan - Reserve Champion
Annah Perdue - Purple
Harley Hedrick - Blue
Jack Luebbe - Blue
Emarie Bowman - Blue
Luke Otte - Champion
Dakota Wollenburg - Reserve Champion
Hannah Luebbe - Blue
Kate Luebbe - Blue
FAIR ENTRY CARDS READY FOR PICK UP
4-H Exhibit Entry Tags are printed and available for pick up at the Extension Office. This will allow exhibitors to tag their items prior to bringing them to fair, which will make the check-in process much more efficient. Stall cards and back tags for large livestock exhibitors are also available for pick up at any time.
4-H FOODSTAND FREE ITEM TICKET
York County 4-H Council wants to show their appreciation for your commitment to 4-H. Each 4-Her will receive one free item of $2.00 or less from the 4-H Foodstand at the fair. Each 4-Her must pick up their free item ticket from the Extension Office and present it to the cashier at the 4-H Foodstand during fair week. This ticket cannot be used towards credit for larger items and no cash back will be given.
BONUS: If you enrolled in 4-H before the March 15 deadline, you will receive an EXTRA free item card!
Beef Barn set up!
If you would like to get your stalls set up in the beef barn below are the times Tanya will have the barn open before fair officially starts.
July 28th Sunday 2:00-6:30
July 29th Monday 8:30 a.m. -7:00p.m.
July 30th Tuesday 8:00 a.m. -8:00p.m
Wednesday – all day – Remember all animals must be in place by 9:00 p.m.
Home Ec Building Host Schedule
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:
Tuesday, July 23 -- 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
FIRST Lego League & FLL Jr Informational Meeting
Tuesday, July 23rd, 6pm
2345 North Nebraska Avenue
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 402-362-5508
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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.
4-H Foodstand Sign-Up
REMINDER: PLEASE WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES AND A HAT OF SOME KIND.
County Fair Shirts Are Here!
Shirts are now available for pick at the Extension Office. Additional shirts may be purchased for $5 each during fair week.
Static Exhibit Interview Judging
Reminder: All static exhibits must be checked in by 10:00 a.m. each day!
4-H Family Pie Donation
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
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