Weekly Updates July 26!

Happy Friday! See below for Marathon County 4-H updates for July 26, 2019:

  • Animals
    • Horse Fireworks Policy: Same policy as in 2018 due to WVF fireworks on Tuesday
    • June Dairy Promotion: Funds available for clubs’ June Dairy Month activities!
    • Poultry:
      • Poultry Check-in forms are required for 2019. Paper copies are available in the Poultry Barn during set-up.
      • **Notice: Per the Wisconsin State Vet, “The Wisconsin Tested Flock status will not be lost if birds co-mingle with untested birds at the Fair. After the waiver is lifted, testing requirements will resume.”
  • Camp
  • Leader Volunteer Opportunities: Contact Kaitlyn if interested
    • Seeking Leaders Federation Treasurer: 4-H leader manage finances, write checks, maintain records, create invoices, communicate with Federation, accountants and Extension office
  • Wisconsin Valley Fair:
    • Display Set-up: Barns will be open for putting up Fair Boards:
      • Saturday and Sunday: 12pm-4pm
      • Monday: 9am-5pm
      • Tuesday: 9am-7:30pm
    • Educational Booths: These booths will be located in the Fieldhouse in 2019 **NEW** Same set-up times as previously
    • Judging Schedule: See the full listing of Junior Fair Premium events
    • Game-a-thon: Join in and compete with other exhibitors in daily FREE activities!
    • We are seeking volunteers:
      • Cloverbud Dept.: Judge/ place K-3 projects on Tuesday, July 30 Sign up here
  • Trip Experience Opportunities:
    • WI State Fair Bus Experience: **CANCELED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT**
  • Save the Date!
    • July 30-August 4: Wisconsin Valley Fair
    • August 18-21: 4-H Military Kids Summer STEM Camp
    • September 30: Scholarships, Trips and Charters due
    • October 6-12: National 4-H Week
    • November 1-3: WI 4-H Fall Forum

You can find this information and other important updates on the Extension website. Like and follow us on our Facebook, Instagram (@marathoncounty4h), and Twitter (@Marathon4H_WI) accounts for event remindersMonday Minute videos, and highlights from national, state and county events.



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