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    Food Stand Cleanup

    Food stand cleanup will be on July 21. Club leaders will receive a signup sheet that is due to the Extension office by June 30.

    Summer Evening Horse Clinics

    There will be five summer evening horse clinics held at the outdoor arena in Windom.

    State Cattlemen's Tour

    The Cottonwood Cattle Producers are hosting the 2018 Minnesota State Cattelemen's Tour on July 10 and are requesting help from 4-H families. Please check your calendars and let us know if you can volunteer.

    Shooting Sports Practices

    The Sun Valley Gun Club is available for six practices during the summer. Please RSVP the Monday prior to the practice and let the office know what discipline you plan to shoot.

    Agronomy opportunities coming your way

    Make plans to participate in 4-H Agronomy opportunities being offered in your county.

    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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