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4-H Friday Newsletter - Friday, March 25, 2022

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Family Learning Day

The Family Learning Day Committee is looking to gather some more information to help plan the 2023 event. Planning for the 2023 Family Learning Day has already started. There were some changes implemented this year, and we are looking for some feedback. We HIGHLY encourage people who didn't participate in this year's family learning day to complete the survey. We would like the survey to be completed by Friday, April 1. The survey is only 7 questions and 6 of them are multiple-choice.  
 Here is the link to the survey or scan the QR code below: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aXI8ILbP4syB8Bo
Scan to complete the Family Learning Day Survey.
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People's Choice Awards Voting Open 

Celebrate the incredible artwork of youth in our community! People’s Choice Voting is now open for the 2022 Tri-County 4-H Visual Arts Festival sponsored by the Ozaukee, Fond du Lac, and Washington County 4-H Leaders Associations.   

All youth in grades 3-13 from each county were invited to submit “Find Your Sparks” artwork.

One People’s Choice winner will be selected from each of the four submission categories: Drawing, Painting, Photography, and Other Media. Please help select the winners by casting your votes! The four People’s Choice winners will be announced after the voting closes and the winners have been contacted.

Qualified volunteer judges will also be evaluating artwork based on age and category, selecting winners, and providing participants with feedback.

Join in the celebration and vote online: https://go.wisc.edu/7a8660 by Noon, Friday, April 8
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Cornhole Tournament - Registration Due March 30 
4-H Members- South Byron 4-H club is organizing a Cornhole Tournament! Please join them for this fun event being held on April 9 at Lomira High School! Registration details are above and will be sent out to all FDL County club leaders this week! Please be sure to ask your general club leader for more details! 
PArticipants selling lemonage at their stands. Lemonade Day is being advertised. It is May 7, 2022
Lemonade Day 2022 for Fond du Lac County Registering Teams Now!
A Youth Fundraising Project that Teaches How to Run a Business: Save. Spend. Share.

Since 2015, Lemonade Day has been a tradition in the Fond du Lac County. Registration is happening NOW! to create your youth team that plans their own business in their community…a lemonade stand that opens on Lemonade Day: May 7, 2022!
Any 4-H youth, 3-6th grade, with an adult, can form a team (youth of other grade levels can join in to help those in 3-6th grade). Your club or even an individual family can create a team. This is a short-term fun project that has teachable moments about real world skills of starting a business along with the fun of designing a lemonade stand to make money! What a great fund-raising project for your club!
Youth designs their stand, picks a location (usually in front of a business that has good visibility), and open up on May 7th from 11a-2pm. Judges then visit the stands to choose awards on their stands. A youth chosen as ‘Entrepreneur’ of the county has an opportunity to win a national award.
Lemonade Day is a no-cost program but registration is required. The lessons can be done in as little as 4 meetings. The UW Extension office has the free lesson books, and can also assist with teaching the lessons. Materials are made possible by the generous donation from Society Insurance, and UW-Madison/Division of Extension and other community organizations in Fond du Lac County.
Register: (and learn more) at https://lemonadeday.org/fond-du-lac-county

Deadline to form a team is April 8, 2022!

 Questions? Contact Ron Jakubisin, Positive Youth Development Educator at ron.jakubisin@wisc.edu or phone 920-929-3144.

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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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 Adult Leaders Meeting

The Spring Adult Leaders Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 6, at 7:00 pm via  Zoom or in-person at UWO Fond du Lac Campus. Please RSVP by completing the Google Form: https://forms.gle/X98y7U6S8JFPnFfAA. 
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TLA Meeting

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

Cornhole Tournament Registration

  • Entries are due March 30

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

Cornhole Tournament

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