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4-H - Lancaster County September E-Newsletter

4-H at State Fair

The 2014 Nebraska State Fair will be Aug. 22-Sept. 1 at Fonner Park in Grand Island.Get ready for fun at the 2014 Nebraska State Fair, Friday, Aug. 22 through Monday, Sept. 1 at Fonner Park in Grand Island! A free app is available for iPhone and Android, "4-H at the Nebraska State Fair."

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State Fair Exhibit Release, Sept. 3

All Lancaster County 4-H static exhibits at State Fair must be picked up at the Lancaster Extension Education Center on Wednesday, Sept. 3 between 8am-6:30pm.

Teen Council Invites New Members

4-H Teen Council organizes a 4th & 5th grad Lock-In each January.4-H Teen Council is a leadership organization for youth in grades 7–12. Meetings are held the 2nd Sunday of each month at 3pm at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. The next meeting will be Sunday, Sept. 14 at 3pm. Continue reading…

Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Shows

The Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show includes dairy, feeder calf & breeding beef, market beef, market broilers, meat goats, market lamb, market swine, rabbit and dairy steer. The Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Horse Show will be held on Sept. 20–21 at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln. A veterinarian health check is required within 15 days of the exhibition date. The Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show will be held Sept. 25–28 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.

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Horse Awards Night, Oct. 2

The annual Lancaster County 4-H Horse Awards Night will be Thursday, Oct. 2, 6:30pm 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.

UNL Animal Science Open House, Sept. 23

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln Animal Science Open House will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 6-8pm at the Animal Science Complex on East Campus. Youth and parents can learn about the opportunities at UNL's Animal Science Department. No cost to attend. For more information, call 402-472-6458.

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TSC Paper Clover Campaign

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.

Originally published Thursday August 21, 2014 - Submit an Item