A complete list of honorees from last week's Lancaster County 4-H's Achievement Celebration, and links to photos and the 2013 Year in Review video, is now online. Congratulations on all your 4-H achievements!More details at: http://go.unl.edu/fafr
Do you enjoy riding your bike and helping youth? A 4-H Bicycle Contest Superintendent is needed for the annual contest usually held in June. Training and direction provided. If there is no superintendent, there will be no contest. If interested, contact Tracy at 402-441-7180.
4-H'ers ages 11 & up are invited to participate the new Interview Judging Contest which give youth the opportunity to practice the real-life skill of applying for a job. This regional contest will be held Thursday, May 22, 1-7pm at UNL East Campus. Registrations are due to Lancaster Extension May 2. Continue reading…More details at: http://go.unl.edu/3out
4-H youth ages 8 and up are invited to practice their basic sewing skills and make jammie bottoms at the “Jammie Jamboree” sewing workshop on Saturday, March 15, 9 a.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Sign up before March 12 by calling 402-441-7180. Continue reading…
4-H youth ages 8 & up are invited to participate in a furniture painting workshop on Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road. Bring a small piece of unpainted furniture, such as a shelf, stool or chair. Register by April 9 by calling 402-441-7180. Continue reading…
Kiwanis Karnival, a FREE family event, is sponsored by the Lincoln Center Kiwanis. This year, it will be held Saturday, April 12, 6–8 p.m. at Elliott Elementary School, 225 S. 25th St., Lincoln. 4-H clubs are needed to provide carnival-type booths. Call Lorene at 402-441-7180. Continue reading…
In the Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest, 4-H’ers submit a 60 second “radio commercial” promoting 4-H. Submit a PSA via CD to extension by Monday, April 7. The 2014 PSA theme is “Making a Lasting Impact.”
New this year, please use .wav or .mp3 audio formats when recording your PSA.
The 4-H Speech Contest will be held Sunday, April 13 at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Registration 1–1:30 p.m., contest begins 1:30 p.m. Register by April 7 by calling 402-441-7180 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, speech title, age division, and if it is “Speech for YouTube.”More details at: http://go.unl.edu/hfwd
4-H Clover College is four days of fun-filled, hands-on workshops for youth ages 6 and up, June 17–20 at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. If you have workshop ideas, or would like to teach a workshop or volunteer to help, please contact Tracy at 402-441-7180 or email@example.com.
A 4-H poultry club is forming in Lancaster County for youth ages 8-18! The first meeting which will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 6:30pm at the Lancaster Event Center 4-H office, 84th & Havelock Ave, which is located on the north side of Building 3. Questions, call Marty at 402-441-7180.
UNL Extension will present its annual statewide 4-H Paws-On Dog Workshop on Saturday, March 8, 9 a.m.–
3 p.m. at the Greater Lincoln Obedience Club Building, 5740 Johanna Road, Lincoln. Fee is $15 per person, which includes a lunch. Registration must be postmarked by March 1. Continue reading…
All youth ages 8-18 are invited to the 4-H Spring Rabbit Show, March 29, 9 a.m. at the Lancaster Event Center - Exhibit Hall. Classes include fancy, commercial, pet and pee wee. Great opportunity to learn and practice showmanship! For more info, call Marty at 402-441-7180.
Now is a good time to start thinking about new 4-H horsemanship level goals! The 2014 group testings will be held in Lancaster Event Center – Amy Countryman Arena on the following Tuesdays evenings: April 15, April 29, June 3, June 24 and July 1.
The Farm Service Agency (USDA) makes operating loans of up to $5,000 to rural youth age 10–20 to finance income-producing agriculture-related projects. For more information please contact Farm Loan Manager Wes Finkner or Farm Loan Officer Gina L Essink at the Syracuse FSA office 402-269-2361.More details at: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=fmlp&topic=ryl
Nebraska’s “Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter” is is packed with information and resources to educate, inform and motivate 4-H members & families. The February issue is now online and includes Clover Kids Resources, 4-H Public Speaking Contests, Animal Science & Record Keeping, and New Clothing Projects!More details at: http://go.unl.edu/a8oy