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2-20-17 4-H memo

Good Morning All,


March Council meeting will be, Tuesday March 14th @ 6:30 pm.


4-H Online Enrollment: Please get enrolled TODAY!!!
Please go to to enroll for the 2016-2017 4-H year. You will need to pay your enrollment fee of $22.00 at the Extension Office before you will become an “Active” member. You must be an active member to participate in any club or council activities and to weigh-in animals.


We need to have Families start signing up to clean the SCD Building. Please call the Extension Office to schedule a time.


2017 4-H District 11 and 12 Retreat is March 24-26 in Glenwood Springs!
4-H members ages 10-18 by Dec 31, 2016 are eligible to attend.  Here is the registration due in the Extension office asap and no later than Feb 28th!  We will need parent chaperones based on the number that plan to attend.  Please let Deb know if you are willing to chaperone because we will need to get you signed up as a volunteer and that will take a couple of weeks to process because of all the steps we take to enroll a volunteer.  It’s going to be a GREAT TIME!!!! If you are a Senior 4-H member consider being a Dot group leader this year. Read all about it in the Registration Packet.


Fairbook Thank you Ads
The Thank you ads for last year’s buyers are due to the North Park Fairboard by March 17th! It’s VERY important to do this if you sold an animal at Fair last year to show appreciation to your buyer(s). Email the ads to or mail them to PO Box 653. If you don’t remember who your buyer(s) are please contact the Extension Office at 723-4298.


Thundering Hooves Livestock and Horse 4-H Club will meet this Sunday, Feb 26 at 1:30 p.m. in the SCD Basement!  Contact Angie or Quentin Harper if you have questions at 723-4524.


Shooting Sports Leader Trainings
Pueblo County- March 24-26
Mesa County- March 31-April 2
Larimer County- April 7-9
Eagle County- April 28-30
Please let the Extension Office know if you are interested in attending a Shooting Sports leader training.


Please call the Extension Office at 723-4298 if you have questions!


Have a great one!

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