4-H County Council – Tuesday February 28 and March 28
5:00 Workday—work on Arts for Life and Henderson County 4-H photo album. Bring food to share.
West District 4-H Ski Event
Friday, February 24th, 6:00 – 10:00pm, Cataloochee Ski Mountain
Fees: Lift ticket $20.00
Lift & Rental- $30.00
RSVP to Barbara or call 697-4891 by Wednesday, Feb. 15. She will email you these papers to take with you: Equipment rental w/ parents signature, Release form- if taking lessons, and Packing list and rules. Parents, please provide transportation to this event.
4-H Achievement Night
A time to recognize 4-H clubs and graduating seniors.
Thursday, Feb. 16, Grace Lutheran Church, 1245 6th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28791, 7:00 pm
Speakers arrive 6:30 pm
Flagbearers arrive 6:45 pm – report to Annamarie Jakubielski
Snow Date: Thursday, Feb. 23
4-H Presentation Training
Tuesday, March 14, 7:00 pm, NC Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center, across from the ball fields in Jackson Park. RSVP to Barbara_Walker@ncsu.edu or call 697-4891. You do not need to be a 4-H member to participate. 4-H alumni tell us that learning public speaking in 4-H has helped them tremendously in life. Contact Denise_Sherrill@ncsu.edu or call 697-4891 for more information.
West District 4-H Teen Retreat
March 25 – 26, YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain – a weekend of workshops, a dance, friends, recreation, and fun! All of this is planned by your West District 4-H Officers.
Click here for the registration form, and here for the schedule. Registration forms are due to Denise by March 6.
Poultry Science Summer Institute at NC State
July 30- August 3, 2017
4-H Shooting Sports Training for Instructors
For approved Henderson County 4-H Volunteers who have been through volunteer training.
Volunteers will be trained in one discipline: archery, shotgun, rifle, pistol, muzzle loading, or hunting. They will be asked to rank their preferences for the discipline.
Click here for a volunteer application to submit to Denise by March 17. Registration fee:
$70 for overnight lodging, $50 for commuting, Friday and Saturday
Space is limited, so apply soon.
March 31 – April 1, Black Mountain and McDowell County
Contact Denise_Sherrill@ncsu.edu for more information, or call 697-4891.
4-H Livestock Events
Registration form and payment due in Raleigh by March 17.
Livestock Judging Contest, Skillathon Contest, Swine Show, and Cattle Show
4-H Project Record and Portfolio Judging
4-H Project Record Judging will take place in Raleigh on April 21-23, 2017 as well as Portfolio Judging April 24-26. RSVP to Denise if you’re interested in helping with this judging. It is a great way to learn how to do a project record and portfolio, and an honor to see work from 4-H members across the state!
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.
Tractor Supply Paper Clover Days
4-H clubs are asked to do fundraisers for their club and tell people about 4-H. Please sign up with Denise for a time slot.
4-H Spring Paper Clover – 4/26-5/7
4-H Fall Paper Clover – 10/4-10/15
Purchase 4-H items online
www.4-HMALL.org When you purchase items online, NC 4-H will receive 10% of the purchase price if you: click on the ‘Sign in’ Button on the left hand side of the website. ‘Create a New Web Account- if you do not have an online account with the 4-H Mall. Then purchase items online.
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 or call 697-4891
to be added to the “Fabric Alert” list