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Friday Flyer - October 11, 2019

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IMPORTANT DATES

OCTOBER
10-20- NEFL Fair
22- Hippology, 5:30 pm Appy Acres*

NOVEMBER
5- 4-H Association Meeting, 10am Callahan
5- Extension Overall Advisory Meeting, 11am Callahan
15- Tropicana County Contest, 6:30pm
18-19- Agent at Conference
21- YET Graduation
26- Hippology, Barn

DECEMBER
5 - County Council Meeting
5- Officer Training
7- Callahan Christmas Parade
17- Hippology, Office
20- Holiday Party

20- Registration for Day at the Capitol Closes
COUNTY NEWS
 
4-H of the Month!
 
ANIMAL SCIENCE
 
2019 Fair Information
  • October 10-20
  • A reminder to be our best selves at the fair
  • 10/9 Receive dairy goats, dairy cattle, poultry, and rabbits
  • 10/10 Enter Exhibits for Home Arts, 8am - 5pm. Judged 10 am on 10/11
  • 10/14 Poultry Judging Contest, registration opens at 5:30 pm
  • 10/15 receive youth market animals, 12 - 4pm
  • 10/18 Livestock Judging, registration opens 8:30 am
  • Looking to bring home the blue? Here's some tips!
 
 
Hippology
  • Hippology is the study of horses. That's right, a place just to geek out over equines! We will cover a myriad of topics including anatomy, physiology, behavior, equipment, management, and training. Hippology is designed for youth ages 10+ and offers a state competition for youth ages 11 and up. Our meetings are mixed between classroom learning and hands-on lessons with our partnership barn, Appy Acres.
  • Our next meeting is October 22, 5:30 pm at Appy Acres* We're going to try and beat the sunset!
  • For more information about this program, contact Ms. Kelsey at 904-530-6354 or kelseymirvine@ufl.edu!
Young Riders Host Community Service Educational Petting Zoo
  • The Nassau County Young Riders club has opened their community service event up to all 4-H members.
  • They will host an educational petting zoo at Our Lady of Consolation Parish, November 2 at 9am
  • To find out more and RSVP to help, Call Patti Walker at 904-879-1286
LEADERSHIP
 
Youth Emergency Team
  • The Nassau County Youth Emergency Team is an award winning program available to all Nassau County Residents ages 11+. The YET program teaches youth fundamentals of emergency and disaster response such as: fire suppression, hands-only CPR, animal sheltering and handling, search and rescue, first aid, and more!
  • The program is FREE and offers youth 25+ community service and a fair point.
  • All meetings are held at the Nassau County Emergency Operations Center in Yulee. 
  • For the full schedule, click HERE
  • Both Youth and Adulty volunteers are needed for the 11/14 final exam. Please contact Ms. Kelsey for more information. Community service hours will be provided.


County Council
  • County Council Kicks off the year November 4, 4pm at the Callahan Extension Office!
  • **This is an unusal meeting date and time due to several other scheduling conflicts**
  • We will conduct Elections
  • Those interested in running for elections should prepare advertisements and a speech. Think full campaign :)
What is County Council?
  • A group that represents the entire 4-H program and provides a link between community clubs
  • A chance for teens to exercise their leadership abilities and provide input to the county program
  • A club focused on leadership, communication, citizenship, and community service
  • County Council is open to youth ages 11-18 to grow their leadership skills. County Council is a very active club that helps organize many of the county's events as well as teach officer training. 
Teach The Agent
  • Ms. Kelsey is knowledgeable about many things, but there are lots of 4-H'ers that know about topics she doesn't! We are offering up a fair point opportunity to youth who can teach Ms. Kelsey about something.
  • The Teach the Agent sessions will need to be scheduled in advance and should last 5-15 minutes. Depending on the topic she is willing to come to you!
OTHER EVENTS
Project & Record Books
  • Need a project or record book? Call or swing by our office to pick yours up!
  • Only Full members can receive books
  • Remember, only 1 project book can be given out at a time but you can have multiple record books
  • Always due June 1st to the office WITH the completed reports
CLUB MEETING DATES

Callahan Country Kids:11/18, 12/2, 1/6, 2/10 at 7 PM- Extension Office

Town & Country:

Barnyard & Beyond:

Hilliard Back 40:

Nassau County Archery:

Next Generation:

Young Riders: 11/2, Educational Petting Zoo

Sunshine Crew:

CMS Earth Warriors:

Zooming In Photography:
Nominate a 4-Her of the Month!
Do you have what it takes to be 4-Her of the month?  This contest is for all Nassau County youth. You may be nominated by yourself, a 4-H volunteer or club leader, a 4-H friend or even by a community member (examples include: teachers, fair board members, etc.). A descriptive statement needs to be sent via email by your 4-H leaders to Ms. Kelsey (kelseymirvine@ufl.edu) or delivered to the Callahan Extension Office by the 20th of each month.  This statement should include why you deserve this recognition and include your current and former 4-H activities. If you are selected as the Nassau County 4-Her of the month, you will be featured in the newspaper and be in the competition for 4-Her of the year.
Nassau County 4-H
Office Phone Number, 904-530-6353
Kelsey Irvine, Agent, kelseymirvine@ufl.edu
Laura Laroche, Program Assistant, llaroche@ufl.edu

Our mailing address is:
543350 U.S. Highway 1, Callahan, FL 32011

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