2013 4-H Enrollments are due to the Cherry County Extension Office by April 1

Join the Revolution of Responsibility and become a Cherry County 4-H member today!  Project information and enrollment forms can be found at http://cherry.unl.edu/cherrycounty4h. Bring your forms and enrollment fee to the Extension Office. The enrollment fee is $5 per child, not to exceed $20 per family. Leaders and volunteers, including Independent Club leaders/parents, need to fill out an enrollment form also. If you are a new leader this year, you must fill out the volunteer screening forms and mail it to the address listed on the form. Enrollment forms will not be mailed to families this year, unless requested. Don’t hesitate to call the Cherry County Extension Office at (402) 376-1850 if you have questions.

 Communications & Expressive Arts Contest

The important life skills of being able to speak before a group and to perform before a crowd can be strengthened by taking part in the 4-H CEA Contest on Saturday, April 20, at the Valentine High School at 10:00 am. Divisions include music, talent, public service announcements, speech, presentations and the newly added job interview contest.  Entries are due April 15. Go to http://cherry.unl.edu/cherrycounty4h to see complete guidelines and to find the entry forms.

Summer Camps

2013 4-H Summer Camp brochures are now available online and at the Extension office. Most youth should have received a booklet from school. Camps are open to all youth ages 5–18. With three unique Nebraska locations at Halsey, Gretna, and Alma, there are nearly 50 camps ranging from half day to seven days/six nights! More details at: http://4h.unl.edu/web/4hcamps/4hcamphome

 Your Opinion Matters

Just a reminder to 4-H volunteers (club leaders, committee members, project leaders, coaches, council members, etc…) Your input is important and if you have a few minutes to complete the following survey would be great.  It helps the state committees know what our volunteers need to make their experience a great one.  The date to complete by is April 1.  Thanks for your time and thanks for all you do. Go to http://4h.unl.edu

Beef Watch

The UNL Beef Spire Team would like everyone to be aware of a new beef e-newsletter entitled UNL BeefWatch.  UNL BeefWatch will be published monthly.  The first issue was sent out on March 8, 2013.  Here is the link to UNL BeefWatch:  http://go.unl.edu/BeefWatch.  On this site you will be able to subscribe to UNL BeefWatch.