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    4-H Program Coordinator needed in Swift County

    Applications are now being accepted for the Swift County 4-H Program Coordinator position. Information can be found at: https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs. Priority will be given to applications received by November 4, 2019.

    Mark your calendars for a winter youth and adult leadership event!

    Join us for a one of a kind 4-H Youth and Adult Leadership event on Saturday, January 5.

    Consider applying for the 4-H Mentor position in LqP County

    We are currently seeking applicants for the 4-H Mentor position located in the Lac qui Parle Extension Office. The position is open until filled.

    4-H enrollment - it's that time again!

    4-H enrollment is required for 4-H participation and is easy to do. Has your family enrolled yet? If not, please take a few minutes to enroll and/or update your family's information.

    Invigorate your club meetings

    Adult and teen leaders - are you looking for new activities to kick off your club meetings? Check out this new resource on our website to engage your members in problem solving activities! These activities will not only build teamwork and problem solving skills, but will energize your members, setting the stage for productive meetings!

    Plan now for winter weather cancellations

    Plan ahead for winter weather cancellations of 4-H programs, activities and outings. Proper plan communication will help to ensure the safety of 4-H members and Minnesota 4-H volunteers during the winter months.

    Utilize the sales tax exemption for purchases appropriately

    Minnesota 4-H is an approved nonprofit organization. This provides 4-H exemption on paying Minnesota sales tax on most purchases. Purchases MUST be paid for directly by a 4-H organization check in order to utilize the sales tax exemption.

    Follow the 4-H policy when generating funds

    Fall is a great time to plan for fundraising activities for 4-H programs to generate dollars to use throughout the year. Utilize the information sheets linked in this article and work with your 4-H program coordinator when you have questions or are seeking advice about carrying out local fundraising efforts.

    Create a 4-H video to win a $50 gift card!

    The First Generation Initiative team is excited to announce a video contest to highlight the great work being done by 4-H'ers to recruit and orient folks new to 4-H! Submit your video by Dec. 15 for a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card!

    Enroll now for the 2018-2019 4-H program year!

    Re-enrollment for the 2018-2019 4-H program year is now underway at mn.4honline.com.
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