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4-H in Martin County

  • Message from Dorothy: Who in your community needs 4-H?
    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages members to help new youth and families get connected. In 4-H, youth build the skills they need to lead. Who can you share 4-H with this month?
  • Nominate a 4-H volunteer for a Salute to Excellence Award
    Consider nominating an outstanding volunteer for a 2018 4-H Salute to Excellence Award. This National 4-H recognition award honors volunteers who demonstrate exemplary service to 4-H, while promoting service through volunteerism as both an opportunity and a privilege. All nomination materials are due by Sept. 15.
  • Become a 2018 National 4-H Conference facilitator!
    Applications are being accepted now through Sept. 15, 2017 for 2018 National 4-H Conference roundtable facilitators. The 2018 National 4-H Conference which will be held in Washington, D.C. April 7-12, 2018. All college students with a desire to participate in this leadership experience are encouraged to apply!
  • Are you due to re-enroll as a 4-H volunteer?
    Beginning this fall, 4-H volunteer enrollment will last for three years! Watch for a message from your regional office in early September about next steps. Re-enrollment for the next term will take place Sept. 16 - Oct. 31.
  • Now is your chance to attend a Minnesota 4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife leader certification training!
    The Minnesota 4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife program development committee invites adults and youth (9th grade and older) to attend a leader certification training Oct. 7 - 8 in Alexandria. Be prepared for the new 4-H year with trained volunteers - register by Sept. 22!
  • Apply for National 4-H Conference!

    Minnesota 4-H youth are encouraged to apply by Nov. 10 for the National 4-H Conference to be held in Washington D.C. April 7 - 12, 2018. You must be 15 years old by Jan. 1 and not older than 19 by June 1 (in the year of conference attendance). Read more

  • Plan ahead for Citizenship Washington Focus 2018!
    Minnesota 4-H youth interested in joining thousands of young people from across the United States at next summer’s CWF in Washington D.C. should plan ahead. Pre-application materials will be online Jan. 23, 2018 – mark your calendars so you don't forget!
  • 2017 4-H Presentation Day Results
    The Fairmont Opera House hosted Martin County 4-H’s Presentation Day on Saturday, June 24. All 4-H Clothing & Textiles (Clothes You Make, Clothes You Buy, & Fashion Revue), Demonstrations & Presentations, Food Revue, and Performing Arts projects were evaluated. The day ended with a Public Fashion Revue & Performing Arts Showcase with this year’s theme, “Let nothing dim what shines within."
  • State Shoot in Martin County - September 8-10
    Martin County 4-H will be hosting the 2017 State Shoot! This means that we need help on the grounds and in the Food Stand! Please consider signing up to help! There are prize incentives for working in the Food Stand!!
  • 2017 Fairground Clean Up Days
    Here is the list of fairground clean up days for each club.

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