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It is time to nominate for the 2017 Achievement Night Awards. Do you know an outstanding 4-H leader or member or a non 4-H person or business that has helped 4-H in extraordinary ways? You have the opportunity to nominate your favorite person. Please use the Nomination Form, or stop by or give us a call here at the Extension Office to nominate for the following awards:
Friend of 4-H
Volunteer of the Year – served less than 10 years as a 4-H volunteer
Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer – served more than 10 years as a 4-H volunteer
Outstanding 4-H Member – can nominate two 4-H members
Find record books and more information at: http://www.wyoming4h.org/washakie4h/record-portfolio/ or stop by the Extension Office and pick up paper copies. Please note there is some helpful tips for printing and typing in the record books available on the above link.
The Worland Community Garden has a series of garden classes and youth activities scheduled. All events are free and everyone is welcome! For more information, call the Washakie County Extension Office at 347-3431.
4-H and HughesNet have teamed up to provide ten states with free access to a hands-on 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) engineering kit designed to help grow youth interest in STEM. Incredible Wearables – a 4-H NYSD challenge kit – encourages young people to work together to design, build and refine a wearable fitness tracker. With HughesNet’s support, 4-H will give away 100 free Incredible Wearables kits to each of the winning states, reaching an estimated 10,000 kids across the country.
- Go to www.4-H.org/IM4STEM to select the state you want to receive free 4-H NYSD kits
- Share your support using #IM4STEM to help your state get more votes towards winning
FilmFest 4-H is a national film festival for youth who are filmmakers, visual artists, aspiring actors, or interested in meeting other creative people. The festival is in Kansas City, MO on July 23-26, 2017. Registration is due June 30th. For more information, please visit http://filmfest4h.org.
Gail Carver, owner of Gail Carver Photography in Worland, is leading a workshop on the 12 Elements of an Image. The workshop is open to 4-H members or non-4-H youth who may be interested in photography. If you would like to attend this workshop, please RSVP by June 26th!
4-H Shooting Sports Members,
Many of you have qualified for State Shoot after participating in County Shoot last week. If you plan on attending State Shoot (July 6-9), you will be responsible for registering yourself online by Monday, June 19th. This year we will be holding a MANDATORY State Shoot Meeting on June 19th at 7 pm at the Extension Office (you can register during that meeting, if you would like). Please see the letter below for more information and details for registering, along with the 2017 County Shoot Results. If you have any questions, please give us a call at the Extension Office.