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Henderson County 4-H Upcoming Events

Click here for the 2020 Henderson County 4-H Calendar: Henderson County 4-H 2020 calendar
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It’s time to start working on a 4-H project record for 2021!

Project records are due January 4, 2021 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
Cloverbuds, ages 5–7 as of January 1: cloverbud project record age 5-7
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Make sure your enrollment in 4-H Online is Active for 2020!
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Help make the Henderson County 4-H Scrapbook!

Tuesday, January 28, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., before 4-H County Council meeting
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4-H Talent Opportunity

Henderson County 4-H plans to hold 4-H Entertains at County Activity Day, May 16, but here is another opportunity for 4-H’ers to display their talent:

The National Association of County Agricultural Agents Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference (NACAA AM/PIC) will be held in Virginia Beach, Virginia next July. They have announced the Call for 4-H Performers for the 2020 NACAA AM/PIC 4-H Talent Revue!  The 4-H Talent Revue will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020 right next to the beach! The 2020 4-H Talent Revue is open to all enrolled 4-H members in the states of the NACAA Southern Region – Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Puerto Rico. 

The application process will be directed through the 4-H Talent Revue page:  https://sites.google.com/vt.edu/2020-nacaa-talent-review/home. Applications will be received until the deadline on January 31, 2020. The 4-H Talent Revue Committee has determined that approximately 13 acts will be chosen, ideally to have each Southern Region state represented. Acts may include dance, music, opera, theatre and musical theatre, magic, illusion, mime, spoken word, puppetry, circus arts, performance art.

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Volunteers are needed for “Night to Shine”

a prom for people with special needs. Click here for more information:  https://www.destinationchurchnc.com/night-to-shine-2020

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Save the Dates for 2020!

4-H Scholarship and Honor Club Applications due Jan. 15 to county office

4-H clubs submit financial paperwork by Jan. 30

4-H Portfolios due Feb. 3

4-H Achievement Night: Tuesday, February, 18,at 6:00 p.m., with Tuesday, February 25 as the Snow Date! A meal will be included this year!

West District 4-H Teen Retreat March 14-15, Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain

4-H Ambassador Portfolios due to Denise May 1

Henderson County 4-H Activity Day, Grace Lutheran Church, Sat., May 16

NC 4-H Citizenship Focus (for teens):  Mon. – Wed., June 15-17

West District 4-H Activity Day, Saturday June 27th, Mitchell County

NC 4-H Presentation Competition at NC State July 18
NC 4-H Congress July 18-21

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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.
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Books for Good

Do you have gently used books, cds, and  dvds that you no longer want? Bring them to the Cooperative Extension office. “Books for Good” will sell your books. The profit will go to the 4-H club that you specify, or to Henderson County 4-H. Please bring the books in a cardboard milk carton. Books for Good is also a great place to shop! Read more at http://www.booksforgoodinc.com/

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Sewing Mentors Needed!

Do you sew or quilt? 4-H needs individual Sewing Mentors for kids in classes that will happen 1:00 – 3:00 or 3:30 – 5:30 September and November. For more information, call 697-4891 or email hlworel@ncsu.edu.

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Recycle Christmas Lights

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

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

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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