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    There are a number of opportunities for you to take part in shooting sports & wildlife (SS&W) activities this summer! Watch the emails from the SS&W coaching staff for the most up-to-date information.  If you are not on their email list and would like to be added, please contact the Extension Office.

    Food Stand Manager Needed!

    Mower County 4-H is looking for an individual(s) to run the food stand and dairy bar. If you know of someone who may be interested please have them call the Extension Office 507-437-9552!

    Congratulations to our 2018 Youth Livestock Superintendents

    We are pleased to introduce our 2018 youth livestock superintendents.

    Summer Intern Spotlight

    Please join us in welcoming our 2018 Summer Intern, Natalie Sayles. Natalie was a Mower County 4-Her herself and brings a lot of experience to our program!

    Do you enjoy being outdoors or enjoy gardening?

    The Mower County Master Gardeners would like to invite you (youth & adults) to join them for the Open House & Planting Night on Thursday, May 24th from 4-6 pm in the Junior Garden (behind the 4-H Building). They will then be meeting at the garden on Tuesdays at 9 am throughout the summer.

    Message from Dorothy: 4-H is all about animals, right?

    Many people say that 4-H is all about animals. Is that true? Read why Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman is glad there's a strong connection between animals and Minnesota 4-H.

    Watch out for hoaxes, scams and phishing attempts

    A Minnesota 4-H adult volunteer recently received a phishing email containing club specific information – learn how to spot phishing attempts and follow up appropriately.

    Congratulations to the 2018 Helping Hands Grants Recipients!

    Extension Development and Minnesota 4-H are happy to announce the 2018 Helping Hands Grant recipients. Of the 26 applications we received, 18 projects totaling $22,000 were awarded to 4-H clubs from 20 counties across the state.

    2018 State Arts-In registration is now open!

    All youth currently in grade nine - one year post high school are invited to participate in a 22 day theater arts/leadership/team building experience at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. The 2018 Arts-In experience begins Aug. 9. Register by June 25.

    Sign up for the new 2018 Engineering Design Challenge (formerly Rube Goldberg) state event

    Sign up for the 2018 Engineering Design Challenge! Youth across the state in grades three and up can participate in this fun, team focused STEM based challenge. The event will take place on Monday, Aug. 6 at St. Cloud State University. Sign your team up by June 8 to guarantee a spot at the event. All Level 1 and Level 2 teams are invited to attend!
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