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4-H Friday Newsletter - Friday, September 10, 2021

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4-H Enrollment now open

Go to https://v2.4honline.com/ to enroll.

Volunteers in Preparation (VIP) Training

New Adult Volunteers are welcome and essential to the 4-H program! 4-H is proud of being a proactive, youth-serving organization with an excellent reputation for providing a healthy and safe environment for its members. The volunteer orientation process assures the quality of the program. 

This training will be held virtually via Zoom. A minimum of 5 participants will be required for the training to be held. Registration is required three days before the date of the session. If the minimum is not reached, you will be notified two days before the training. 

Fond du Lac County 4-H Leaders Raffle Winners

1.  $300.00 Cash Prize donated by Frey Livestock Trucking - Doug Peterson 
2.  Radisson Hotel, Fond du Lac - One night stay - Karilyn Martins
3.  AmericInn Hotel, Waupun - One night stay, value $120 - Caitlin Oelke
4.  Comfort Inn, Fond du Lac, One night stay - Diane Schomner
5.  $100.00 Gift Certificate, Brandon Meats - Tricia De Jager
6.  YMCA 3 month Family Membership, $269.79 value - Anita Konen
7.  $100.00 Cash donated by Senland Farm - Karen Sterr 
8.  Rolling Meadows Golf Course Certificate for 2 - 18 hole w/ cart $100.00 value - Brett King
9.  Dock Spiders - 4 vouchers for 2022 baseball season $40.00 value - Jason Duscheck
10. $50.00 Certificate Holiday Automotive - Jake Flasch
11. 2 - $25.00 Cash donated by Steffes Trucking Two, LLC - Izak Johnson & Laurel Huizenga 
12. $100.00 Rens Nursery certificate donated by Weeping Willow 4-H - Brianna Lundt
13. 4 - $25.00 Kwik Trip gift cards, 4 - Pizza slice and drink, 2 free pizza certificates -   Pee Wee, Patricia Loehr, Bret  Johnson, & Mark Williams
14. $25.00 Kwik Trip donated by Taft 23 4-H - Dustin Schultz
15. King Pin Lanes, Family Pkg. Bowling and Food $65.00 value - Louis Averbeck
16. Ledgeview Lanes, 2 - 10 free games bowling - Kevin Loehr & Julie Krueger
17. 2 - $14.00 Car Wash Certificates, Fire Bug Car Wash - Tina Engelhardt
18. Studio One, 4 - Indoor Family Session with 8 X 10 portrait - Jessie Jordan, Jessica   Resch, John Achterberg, & Mary Koplitz
19. $25 Gift Certificate to Eden Meat donated by Taft 23 4-H - Laurel Huizenga
20. The Little Farmer, 2 - Apple Pie Certificates - Cullen Priepke
21. Campbellsport News one year subscription - Jason Belling
22. Baker Cheese Certificate - Austin Flasch
23. Stan's Service Center $25.00 Certificate - Jenni Riedeman
24. 2 - $25 Gift Certificates, Katy’s Log Cabin - Mc Kenzie Oelke & Brian Cahoon
25. 2 - Free Oil Changes, Koffman Auto Body - Dylan Ryan & Stephanie Gutermann
Top Sellers
Steger Family from Welcome 4-H Club - Sold 507 tickets
Koplitz Family from SpringValley 4-H Club - Sold 187 tickets
Costello Family form Ledgers 4-H Club - Sold 127 tickets

Congratulations to the Steger Family, Koplitz Family, and Costello Family on being the top three sellers in the county! 

October Focus Youth-Adult Partnerships

Join Tracy Keifenheim and Jayna Hintz for an hour on Youth-Adult Partnerships! The conversation will be engaging and offer several tips and resources for working with youth. Youth leaders and adult volunteers are welcome to join us! Register here!
Green poster with paint splash advertising the Tri-County Visual Arts Afterschool 4-H Club
Lego exhibits displayed at the county fair

New in 2021-2022

Join Lego Club

Who: Any youth signed up for the Lego Project
Where: UWO Fond du Lac Campus
When: 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:30-7:30 pm
In the 2021-2022 4-H year, we are excited to announce we will have Lego Club. A youth leader is taking initiative to plan and organize Lego Club meetings. Youth can join the Lego club or be in the Lego Project. Sign up through 4HOnline. Lego Club is looking for volunteers to help support and supervise youth in Lego Club. If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please reach out to Tracy. This is a very exciting opportunity for a youth leader to share his spark with others who also have this interest! 

Award Applications Due Sept 15

Are you eligible? Have you applied? Find out below. There is a list and a brief description of the awards you can apply for. All applications can be found here.

Key Award

  • This is the highest state 4-H award earned by members who have shown consistent growth in their 4-H involvement, developed and applied their leadership skills, and actively participated in their  4-H club and community.
  • Grades 11-13
  • Up to 5 recipients from Fond du Lac County


  • Recipients have contributed back to 4-H at several levels such as: project, club, county, district, state, or beyond. They will also have high participation, strong achievement, and various leadership and community service roles.
  • Completed at least grade 11
  • Two recipients from Fond du Lac County


  • Recipients display outstanding work as a youth leader on the club and county level, with emphasis on leadership, teaching, and sharing knowledge.
  • Completed at least grade 9
  • Maximum of 10 recipients from Fond du Lac County

4-H Growth & Achievement

  • Recipients have shown accomplishments in 4-H overall for an extended period of time. They show a positive attitude, involvement, growth, depth in projects, and in activities on the club and county level.
  • Completed at least grade 9
  • Maximum of 10 recipients from Fond du Lac County

Community Service Awards

Service to the community is a fundamental principle of 4-H because involvement in service helps shape lifelong values. Members are eligible to receive this award. Clubs are eligible to receive this award.
  • Two members in grades 5-8
  • Two members in grades 9-13
  • One small Club
  • One large Club

Market Livestock Project Forms due September 10

  • Submit to Extension Office by Friday, Sept 10
County Wide Record Book Reading September 11
  • Record books due to Extension Office Friday, Sept 10
  • September 11, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm at Extension Office

Volunteer Recognition Nominations due Sept 15
Award Application Deadline Sept 15

  • Key Award
  • Citizenship
  • Leadership
  • 4-H Growth & Achievement
  • Community Service awards

Market Livestock Committee Applications due Sept 15

Tri-County Visual Arts Afterschool Club
  • First meeting- September 22, 4:30-6:00 pm via Zoom 

Educational Experience Funding and Key Award Interviews

  • Tuesday, Sept 21, 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm, UWO Fond du Lac Campus
  • Saturday, Sept 25, 9:00 am- 12:00 pm, UWO Fond du Lac Campus

Teen Leaders Association Meeting

  • September 27, 7:00 pm at Rolling Meadows meeting room

Lego Club

  • First meeting September 28, 6:30-7:30 pm at UWO Fond du Lac Campus

4-H Reboot Kick-off Meeting

  • RSVPs are due Sept 22!
  • Wednesday, September 29, 6:30 pm at UWO Fond du Lac Campus
  • Club officers and General leaders


National 4-H Week

  • October 3-9

Volunteers in Preparation

County Achievement Night

  • October 18, UWO Fond du Lac Campus Prairie Theater

Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest

  • TBD, Hounsell's Greenhouse

Teen Leaders Association

  • October 25, 7:00 pm at Rolling Meadows Meeting room

Lego Club

  • October 26, 6:30-7:30 pm at UWO Fond du Lac Campus

Tri-County Visual Arts Afterschool Club

  •  October 27, 4:30-6:00 pm via Zoom 
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