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  • Message from Dorothy: Volunteering is a gift we give ourselves

    During a month we often spend expressing gratitude for good things in our lives, associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages adults to add the gift of volunteering to your list.

  • Apply for National 4-H Conference!

    Nov. 10 is the deadline for MInnesota 4-H youth to apply 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).
  • Plan ahead for Citizenship Washington Focus 2018!

    Minnesota 4-H youth in grades 9-13 are invited to strengthen their communication, leadership, and citizenship skills at a national level by attending Citizenship Washington Focus in Washington D.C. from June 23-30, 2018. Pre-application materials will be available online Jan. 10, 2018.
  • Sign up for the BLU regional youth leadership workshops!

    Register for a regional youth leadership workshop for youth in grades 6-12 at one of five locations across the state. Activities are planned and facilitated by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors!
  • Clovermart winter sale now open!

    Did you miss your favorite Minnesota 4-H styles at the state fair? Are you thinking of holiday gifts for 4-H loving people in your life? Good news - Minnesota 4-H Clovermart is open for a winter sale through Dec. 14.
  • It’s time to re-enroll!

    Re-enrollment for 4-H members and adult volunteers is open. The volunteer re-enrollment period is Sept. 16 - Oct. 31. And remember, starting this fall, 4-H volunteer enrollment will last for three years.
  • Consider applying for an AMC 4-H Community Leadership Award

    The Extension Committee of the Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) will select two 4-H club projects that will each receive awards of $500 in recognition for their contributions and service to their communities. The application deadline is Jan. 22.
  • Re-Enrollment Continues

    Each year, 4-H families must re-enroll both youth members and adult volunteers. The process is quick and easy; even families with multiple members should be done in ten minutes or less.
  • Club Chartering

    As we move into to fall, we end one 4-H year to begin another. With that comes annual planning and officer transitions as well as enrollment. Also, each club must complete their annual charter documents. Changes have been made to the document this year to make this process easier for Key Leaders. Your clubs’ Key Leader should have received their charter documents and can contact Justin Crowley with any questions.
  • Federation October Meeting

    At the October meeting, the Advisory Council will lead the process for approving the new budget for the year. We will also be previewing project bowl for the next year. If you are interested in joining a team, please come to learn more and have fun testing your knowledge with fellow 4-Hers. We hope you can make it!
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