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4-H Friday Newsletter - Friday, March 11, 2022

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Armstrong 4-H Helps at Serenity Villa

Assisted Living In Campbellsport

On Sunday, February 13, 2022, the members of the Armstrong 4-H club went to Serenity Villa Assisted Living Facility in Campbellsport to help the residents play Bingo. Afterwards, members had fun tubing at Sunburst Ski Hill in Kewaskum for their recreational activity.

Submitted by Jackson S., Club Reporter
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“Hit Me with Your Best Shot”

4-H Photography Contest

Minnesota 4-H Photography is excited to offer another multi-state photography contest open to youth in grades K-13!
Submit one (1) jpg or jpeg image to fourhphoto@umn.edu by 11:59 p.m. (CST) March 31, 2022. Volunteer 4-H photography judges will provide feedback via a slideshow. Top photos will be recognized with a prize and random prize drawing winners will also receive a gift.
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Pictured on the right are white sheep, a red cow and a black and white cow, spotted pigs, and a brown horse in a pasture by a fence.
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12th Annual Arlington Sheep Day

April 2nd, 2022 | Arlington Research Station
Join UW-Arlington Research Station and WI Sheep Breeders Cooperative for the 12th Annual Arlington Sheep Day April 2, 8:30 am to 12 noon. Two tracks will be offered, one for adults and youth, and one youth-oriented.
The fee is $5 per person or $15 per person.  For more information, please contact Bernie O'Rourke at borourke2@wisc.edu.
This meeting will count 3 points towards the minimum 8 points needed to qualify for the Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Sale.  To receive meeting credit, please complete the online form at http://bit.ly/fdllivestockpoints.
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Wisconsin Southdown Association 2022 Southdown Ewe Lamb Award Application

This award promotes youth involvement with Southdown sheep in Wisconsin by awarding youth with a quality registered ewe lamb to begin their flocks.
Wisconsin youth ages 11-16 enrolled in 4-H or FFA who do not already own Southdown sheep are eligible.
Mail application materials postmarked by April 15, 2022, to:
Shelly Smerchek
202978 Bentley Road
Rosholt, WI 54473
or emailed to sasmerchek@outlook.com.

Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project

Market Livestock Orientation Meeting 

March 21 | Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds-Cow Palace | 7:00 pm

Join the Market Livestock Project Committee for the annual orientation meeting. Updates to fair and sale rules will be shared, important dates, expectations, etc. For those who need additional ear tags, ear tags will be available at the meeting.
Please visit https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/fdlmeat/ for any livestock project and sale information, as well as a calendar of events and committee contact information.  
For more information, please contact Chairperson Ed Schrauth at eschrauth67@gmail.com or at 920.960.8106.
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WI 4-H Foundation Scholarships

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation supports Wisconsin 4-H'ers in many ways, including scholarships for higher education. Application information is available now. The deadline to apply is March 15.
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New Volunteer Training is being advertised for March 31, 2022 at 6:30 pm. A woman with black hair, a blue shirt and green pants is sitting on an orange chair with her white laptop. A woman with brown hair and a white and orange shirt is on the green screen with blue and green buttons.
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WI 4-H Herd Game 

  • Sunday, March 13, 2:30 pm at Oshkosh Arena

WI 4-H Foundation Scholarships Due March 15

Market Livestock Orientation Meeting

  • March 21 at Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds-Cow Palace, 7:00 pm


  • Tuesday, March 22, 6:30 pm at UWO Fond du Lac Campus

Conversation Corner

TLA Meeting

  • Monday, March 28, 7:00 pm at Rolling Meadows Meeting Room and via Zoom

Dog Project Orientation

  • Thursday, March 31, 6:00 pm, Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds Cow Palace

Photo Contest

  • Entries due Thursday, March 31 at 11:59 pm

Volunteer in Preparation Training (VIP)


Arlington Sheep Day

  • April 2, 2022 | Arlington Research Station

Adult Leaders Association meeting

Bean Bag Tournament

  • Saturday, April 9, 8 am - 12 pm | Lomira High School
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