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Henderson County 4-H Upcoming Events

It’s time to start working on a 4-H project record for 2018!
For forms, visit this website: http://www.nc4h.org/youth/awards.html
Project records are due January 2, 2019 to the N.C. Cooperative
Extension, Henderson County Center. Contact Denise_Sherrill@ncsu.edu
if you have any questions. Here is the link for project record forms for

4-H Parent and Leaders Meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7:00, at the Extension office. RSVP to Denise_Sherrill@ncsu.edu or call 697-4891. A light meal will be served.


Resilience Movie

Crossnore School and Children’s Home is providing a free special screening of the documentary “Resilience” at 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at Flat Rock Playhouse in downtown Hendersonville. The one-hour film is about the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences. A few 4-H volunteers were able to watch this video online this spring. It would be great if more could come to this screening. Teens are welcome also. RSVP to Denise_Sherrill@ncsu.edu by Friday, Aug. 24, or call 697-4891. Crossnore School and Children’s Home will have a panel discussion after the movie. The County Council group will leave before the panel discussion.


4-H County Council

Tuesday, August 28
5:00 Meet at the Flat Rock Playhouse for the Resilience movie. RSVP to Denise by Aug. 24. Denise will need to know if you need a ride from the playhouse to the extension office for the County Council Meeting.
6:30-8:00 Meeting only – A light meal will be provided.


Apple Festival Volunteers Needed

The Environmental Programs Coordinator for Henderson County is looking for volunteers to man the recycling stations at the Apple Festival, Friday, Aug. 31 – Sunday, Sept. 2. The main job will be helping people put waste in the correct barrel. There will be several of these stations on Main St. RSVP to rkipar@hendersoncountync.org with the time slot that you or your 4-H club can volunteer.


Apple Festival Parade

Monday, Sept. 3, starting at 2:30. Meet in our spot (usually on Oakland St., behind Hendersonville High School) at 1:00. Bring a staple gun to help decorate the float. Wear a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a 4-H t-shirt, and good walking shoes. Parade participants may give out candy, or other items, but they may not throw it.


Barnyard Bandit 4-H Club Auction

Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Livestock Sales Building at the WNC Ag Center. 4-H clubs are welcome to bring items to auction.
5:00 meal
6:00 auction


4-H Volunteer Conference of Southern States

September 27 – 30, Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton, Geogia

Fee:  $325 Includes meals, lodging, and supplies
Henderson County 4-H will pay registration fees for leaders who attend. The conference is offering prizes for people who reply to their comments on their Facebook Page.


Farm City Day

Saturday, October 6, 10:00 – 4:00
Sign up to help your 4-H club or the Henderson County 4-H Program!


4-H Officer Training

Tuesday, October 23


Book Collection

The Dana Wildcats 4-H Club is collecting gently used children’s books for the Little Free Library that they will place at the Dana Community Park. The purpose of the library is “take a book, leave a book,”  but the 4-H club plans to have extra books to keep the library stocked. They will also label the books and make bookmarks. Please deliver books to Dana Elementary School, 690 Ridge Rd, Hendersonville, NC, and note that they are for the Dana Wildcats 4-H Club.

Sewing Mentors Needed!

Do you sew or quilt? 4-H needs individual Sewing Mentors for kids in classes that will happen in September and November 2018. For more information, call 697-4891 or email sue_janowiak@ncsu.edu.


Recycle Christmas Lights

LIT 4-H Club is recycling Christmas lights. Drop them by
the Extension office 8:30 – 5:00 Mon. – Fri.

Do you love fabric?

Occasionally we get donations of fabric and craft materials. Contact Sue_Janowiak@ncsu.edu or
call 697-4891to be added to the “Fabric Alert” list.


Did you know? Henderson County 4-H is dependent on donations and fundraisers for awards and programs for youth. Click here to learn how to support 4-H : https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/?page_id=154121

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Photo of Denise Sherrill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDenise SherrillExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (828) 697-4891 (Office) denise_sherrill@ncsu.eduHenderson County, North Carolina
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