February/March 2016 4-H Forecast

4H-colorFebruary/March Waupaca County 4-H Newsletter:  2016 Waupaca County Fair Dates:  While planning for 2016, please note the Waupaca County Fair dates are August 24-28, 2016. Check out the Waupaca County Fair website at http://waupacacountyfair.org/ for more information.

Elections for the 4-H Leaders’ Board will be held at the March Association meeting.  If any leaders are interested in learning more about this rewarding experience have them contact a current board member or the UW-Extension Office.  The positions the board is looking to fill are Vice President, District Representatives (one from each District each year), and two Youth Representatives.

Top 10 Reasons to be a part of the 4-H Leaders’ Board

Learn about other 4-H clubs in the county and how they work.

  • Work closely with other leaders who are committed to making the Waupaca County 4-H Program the best it can be.
  • There is food and a $10.00 drawing at each meeting (to help reimburse travel)!!
  • You meet a lot of fantastic people and develop life-long friendships.
  • You learn and/or practice the proper way to run a meeting following Robert’s Rules of Order.
  • You have the opportunity to help shape our 4-H program.
  • You meet some pretty impressive youth (who may someday be your boss) and learn about things they have participated in and value about 4-H.
  • Get the scoop on the latest 4-H opportunities and news.
  • Ensure funds are budgeted for items most important to the membership.
  • We NEED you to fill some vacancies on the Board!!

Thank you for considering this important role in our 4-H Program!

Penny Tank, 4-H Program Advisor