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4-H - Lancaster County October E-Newsletter

Horse Awards Night, Oct. 2

Horse awards presentation includes the incentive awards (pictured are the 2013 silver level recipients).The annual Lancaster County 4-H Horse Awards Night will be Thursday, Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Rd., Lincoln. The Horse VIPS Committee will provide snacks. Awards presentation includes Incentive Awards, Horsemanship Levels and All-Around Awards.

National 4-H Week is Oct. 5-11

National 4-H says, "We know that 4-H youth are making extraordinary changes in their communities every day. Now it's time to share their faces with the world."Express your 4-H pride with this year’s National 4-H week theme, “#iam4H.” From October 5-11 post a picture of yourself with your #iam4H sign on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, along with the #iam4H and #4HWeek hashtags.

Leader Training, Oct. 16

Extension Associate Tracy Anderson will lead the 4-H Leader Training on Oct. 24.All 4-H leaders and volunteers helping with clubs and independent members are encouraged to attend the Fall 4-H Update on Thursday, Oct. 16 at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Attend either the 9 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. update. You MUST preregister by Oct. 14 by calling 402-441-7180. Continue reading…

Rabbit Clinic, Oct. 18

A session at the 4-H Fall Rabbic Clinic will be how to judge rabbits. Pictured are 4-H'ers judging rabbits at the 2014 Lancaster County Super Fair.A free 4-H Rabbit Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m.-12 noon at the Lancaster Extension Education Center will be a great opportunity to learn about the 4-H Rabbit Program. No registration needed.

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4-H Seeks New Council Members

Individuals interested in serving on the 4-H Council are encouraged to contact Tracy at 402-441-7180 or for more information.Lancaster County 4-H Council is composed of youth (9th grade or higher) and adults working together in the interest of promoting activities of Lancaster County 4-H. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Continue reading…

Specialty Clubs Invite New Members

A newly formed poultry 4-H club, The Egg Basket, is welcoming new members.The following clubs invite current 4-H'ers and those interested in joining 4-H to join: • 4-H Teen Council Leadership Organization • The Egg Basket • Household Pets • Rabbits R Us and South Prairie Wranglers Rabbit Clubs • Paws & Pals • Llama and Alpaca • “Horseless” Horse Club

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Award & Scholarship Forms Due Dec. 31

Awards due Dec. 31 include the Nebraska 4-H Diamond Clover Program. Pictured are last year's Level 1 recipients.Lancaster County 4-H award forms and college scholarship applications are due by Dec. 31. Recipients will be announced at the 4-H Achievement Celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Information and forms are available at and at the Extension office. Continue reading…

TSC Paper Clover Fundraiser

The fall 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign will take place Oct. 8-19. Shoppers at both Lincoln Tractor Supply Company stores will have the opportunity to support 4-H by purchasing paper clovers for a $1 or more at checkout. All funds raised will be donated to 4-H.

NaturePalooza, Sep. 30

Wildlife Club members help a young visitor identify an animal skull.UNL's School of Natural Resources free NaturePalooza Sept. 30, 3-8 p.m. at Hardin Hall will give families the opportunity to see wildlife up close, cast for bass, call for turkeys, learn to make your yard a wildlife habitat, and more!

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Originally published Friday September 12, 2014 - Submit an Item