2017 4-H Dairy Promotion Program

Presented by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Each 4-H club in Wisconsin is invited and encouraged to participate in the 2017 Dairy Promotion Program, presented by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB). Please read the information below very carefully to ensure that you don’t miss out on the opportunity to earn free dairy promotion merchandise! […]

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June Dairy Breakfast – Opportunities for 4-H Clubs

The Lincoln County June Dairy Month Breakfast will be held on Sunday, June 11th, at the MARC(1100 MARC Drive, Merrill). Breakfast will be served from 8am until 12 noon. Menu includes all you care to eat Dad’s Belgian Waffles with toppings, cheesy scrambled eggs, sausage links, locally produced cheese curds, chocolate and white milk, cranberry […]

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Youth Leadership

One of the unique aspects of 4-H is the club meetings are run by youth officers!  This is an excellent opportunity to become confident talking in front of groups helping 4-H members get to know one another, determine what your club will do to make your community a better place to live and to have […]

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Club and/or Project Printouts

With the 4-H Online enrollment system, all club general and project leaders are now able to access their own membership lists.  Club project leaders should have access to seeing all members within your own club that have enrolled in the project you are leading.  If you are the chair of a countywide key committee, you […]

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Thank you to 2017 Coordinators

Thank you to everyone who has stepped forward to take on these important roles to coordinate the following 2017 opportunities. Communications Contest – Usually held on a Saturday in mid-February. This includes the Speaking, Demonstrations, Illustrated Talks and Puppetry Contests (Maxine and Peter Schuetze and Becky Schleif agreed to coordinate this event) Drama, Music and […]

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Installation Ceremonies

Leaders looking for some new ideas for installation of officers should check out Missouri 4-H Installation Resources for some great ideas.  They also have an initiation ceremony as a welcome for new members available. Other good ideas can be found at: Florida Installation Ceremonies Texas 4-H Installation Ceremonies    

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Adopt-A-Highway Safety

With the approach of springtime and (hopefully) better weather, many 4-H groups will participate in Adopt-A-Highway projects. We want to encourage our volunteers and parents to address safety concerns when working on the roadsides. There are educational resources on the Wisconsin Department of Transportation website that address safety issues. This includes information related to portable […]

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Tree Seedlings Available for 4-H Clubs

The Wisconsin DNR – State Nursery Program would like to encourage 4-H clubs and other youth groups to plant trees. Trees provide a home for wildlife, protect our soil and water, and help clean our air. The State Nursery Program has a long tradition of providing tree seedlings to 4-H, FFA and other youth groups. […]

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Welcoming New Families to Your Club

Making new families in your 4-H Club feel welcome will help your club be more successful.  Here are some ideas you can implement to make sure new families feel welcome: Play interactive games to get acquainted. Establish a welcoming committee—an ideal group might be the club officers. They greet people as they come to meetings […]

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