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4-H Friday Newsletter - Friday, October 9, 2020

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Club Charters- Due October 15th

New Charter F.A.Q. Document and Videos
Thank you to everyone who attended our 4-H Charter Chats. The questions led to great conversation and idea-sharing! Based on our Charter Chats, we have developed a F.A.Q. document for leaders who were not able to attend. Please view this Frequently Asked Questions document here. Please remember that the financial parts of the charter were due by September 15th please be sure to turn them in if you haven’t already. 
1. Financial checklist
2. Copy of checkbook registry or Excel document that has all transactions documented
3. Financial report (page 5)
4. Accounts information and financial review/audit (page 6)
Wisconsin 4-H has also developed videos to help. Check these great resources!
1. Completing Wisconsin 4-H Charters, 2020-2021 https://youtu.be/vUnTDRotc-8
2. Completing Wisconsin 4-H Financial Records, 2020-2021 https://youtu.be/Kf952whFgV8.
Charter Documents Due October 15th:
1. Charter Annual Renewal Form (pages 1, 2, and 3) 
2. Annual 4-H Club or 4-H Group calendar covering October 1 – September 30 (page 4)
3. *Current 4-H Club or 4-H Group Bylaws (now need to be included with the charter each year)**This is a great chance to update them!*

Final reminder for Fall Forum Registration!

TODAY, October 9th, is the final day to register for the 2020 Virtual Fall Forum! Don't miss out on our interactive workshops ranging in fun topics from cake decorating and origami to leadership training and life skill building!
Check out all of the available workshops here

Link to register: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/.../SV_3BDXnHMbL2eX0EZ

New Wisconsin 4-H Website

After almost a year of development, the newly redesigned website is ready.  The URL has not changed. Check out the new website here: http://4h.extension.wisc.edu
If you have any trouble locating something please let us know!

4-H Online 2.0 Registration is Open!

The moment everyone has been waiting for is here! Families are able to register in the new system. For step-by-step instructions, please click here
If you need help, please reach out to us and we can help answer questions! This system is new, so please be patient while enrolling for the 2020-2021 4-H year.
You can enroll by clicking here!   

Livestock Judging

We are happy to announce that registration is open for the 2020 Wisconsin 4-H Virtual Livestock Judging Contest on Sunday, October 18, 2:30-6:00 pm.

Juniors (grades 3-8, age 8-13) and Seniors (grades 9-13, age 14-19) are invited to register as individuals to participate and display their livestock evaluation skills in this competitive educational experience. Youth will judge classes and enter placings through www.LivestockJudging.com. Seniors will present oral reasons via Zoom. Juniors and Seniors will also answer questions for a portion of the classes through Livestockjudging.com. 

*With the cancellation of all national 4-H livestock judging contests in 2020, these will be stand-alone, non-qualifying state educational contests.

Registration Deadline: October 12, 2020. No cost to enter! Registration available at this link: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6hzcm6iHKWG3J89

Also, save the date for the WI 4-H Virtual Meats Judging Contest on Saturday, November 22! Registration and details coming soon.

More information at https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/wi4haganimalscience/livestock/.  Please direct all questions to Joe Muellenberg at joe.muellenberg@wisc.edu or Bernie O’Rourke at borourke2@wisc.edu
Campbellsport 4-H is celebrating National 4-H Week. Check out the project display at the Campbellsport Library!

National 4-H Week

National 4-H Week is coming to an end; however, we still will be celebrating 4-H throughout the month of October.  Please share with us on Facebook or email what you are doing to celebrate and promote 4-H! This past week there was a State-wide Trivia night, Zoom Townhall Celebration, spirit days, and more! If you missed Tuesday night's celebration, the recording can be viewed! 

Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest

Details will be coming! The contest may look a little different than in the past. Details are being finalized. Cloverbuds watch your emails as we will be sending out more information soon! 

Virtual Officer Training- SAVE THE DATE

  • Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. or Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
All officers and leaders are strongly encouraged to attend! Our 4-H Club/Group Officer Training will be held via Zoom on the evenings of Thursday, October 29, and Tuesday, November 10! Club leaders and officers should save one of these evenings for time together with other Fond du Lac and Area 4-H Members and Leaders. Our agenda will include virtual and face to face team builders that officer teams can lead, introducing the 4-H Movement, and of course break-out sessions for each officer position!  
Register Here!

Graduation Shoutout- Congratulations Mitchael! 

4-H Conversation Corner: October

Join the Conversation! Calling all 4-H Club and Project Leaders!!

Each month we will be offering a different Conversation Corner topic! Club and Project Leaders from Fond du Lac, Ozaukee, and Washington County are invited to join these one hour, optional, Zoom meetings. The conversations are an opportunity for leaders to ask questions, brainstorm with other leaders, and share ideas!

Our October topic is the “WI 4-H Movement.” Pick a date and time that works for you. Register now for one of our three sessions! Learn about what your club can do, see what promotional items are available for your clubs to share, learn about what other clubs are doing in Fond du Lac County as well as around the state! 

Tuesday, October 13 from 6:00-7:00 pm
Monday, October 26 from 6:00-7:00 pm
Thursday, October 29 from 10-11 am


National 4-H Week October 4-10 See our Facebook page for more 

Virtual Livestock Judging

  • Registration Deadline: October 12, 2020
  • Livestock Judging Contest on Sunday, October 18, 2:30-6:00 pm 

Teen Leader Association Meeting

  • October 26, 7 pm in person & via zoom - Look for details to be emailed out!

Officer Training - (Choose one of the following dates)

  • Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Upcoming Deadlines:

  • Virtual Exchange - Meeting Michigan- October 5
  • Fall Forum Registration- October 9
  • Club Charters - Due October 15
  • Coloring Book Contest- October 30
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