Wreath Sale Winners

The Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation would like to thank all the 4-H members who helped make the Wreath and Evergreen fund raiser a success this year. The total amount earned will be announced as soon as expenses have been paid. Member and club incentives will be sent to each 4-H club organizational leader for distribution. 
Also a big thank you to the 4-H members, Jordan Camp and Lauren Stuck and the 4-H Foundation members, who helped decorate and distribute the wreaths. Congratulations to those 4-H members who won the high individual sale incentives.
Shelby Fricke        1st Place
Lauren Stuck 2nd Place
Addison Bell 3rd Place

1st Antelope Crossing 4-H Club        76 items
2nd Cove Circle Creations 4-H Club 35 items
3rd Smoky Hill 4-H Club                   14 items
Leadership Development Conference
Leadership Development Conference information is now available. This event is for 4-H members ages 14 - 18. Mark your calendars for Saturday, 1/25/20 and Sunday, 1/26/20. Your 4-H enrollment must be completed in 4HOnline in order to participate in this event. Click on the image to the left for more info!
2020 Extravaganza!
You can RSVP for our annual Extravaganza 2020 today! This is a free event open to all ages who are interested in learning about science, backyard chickens, beekeeping, crafting, 4-H, and more! Invite your friends to join you in a morning full of hands-on activities and expert education. See you there on February 1 st !
Citizenship Washington Focus
Attention 4-H members ages 15 - 18 (as of December 31, 2019)! There will be information sent out to members the week of 1/6/20 for the 2020 Citizenship Washington Focus trip. There is an application process within the County and you will have to interview with the Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation CWF committee. Our Foundation selects 1 - 2 members to represent Arapahoe County for the trip. Shaylen will work on information when she returns the week of 1/6. the application deadline is TBD, but the interview date is set for Monday, 1/27/20, in the evening. The exact times are TBD. The interviews will be held at the Arapahoe County CSU Extension Office.
Office Closures & Staff Schedules
With the holidays coming quickly, we wanted to let you know the days our office will be closed and our staff schedules.

Office Closed:

Staff Schedules:
Ethan - Starting on 1/6/20.
Shaylen - Off 12/19/19 - 1/5/20, returning to office 1/6/20.
Claudia - Off 12/20/19 - 1/5/20, returning to office 1/6/20.
Dani - Off 12/26/19
Jean - Off starting at 12:30 p.m. on 12/20/19 through 1/5/19, returning to office 1/6/20.

Newsletter Update:
There will be no 4-H newsletter on 1/3/20, due to so many of us still being out of the office. The next issue after this one will be on 1/17/20.
Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Awards
We still have a Grand Champion Jacket for Morgan Beil and several Reserve Grand Champion Sweatshirts in our office that have not been claimed. If you haven't gotten yours yet, please call the office to set a time to come and pick them up. It is very important that you call first, due to the fact that we are going to be a reduced staff due to vacations being taken over the holidays.
Attention High School Seniors!
The time is now to apply for the Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation college scholarship. You can work on it over your break and get it done early! All applications are DUE by 2/1/20. Late applications will not be accepted. Click on the image to the right for more info and the application. Scroll down to Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship and click on the link.
Front Range 4-H Activity Calendar
Are you interested in finding 4-H events outside of Arapahoe County? A new Front Range 4-H activity calendar has been created! Click on the image to the left to view it. You can then save the site to your web favorites.
Returning Member & Cloverbud LATE Enrollment Period ($25 late fee assessed)
December 2, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline
February 1, 2020
Leadership Development Conference
January 25 & 26, 2020

CWF Interviews
January 27, 2020 - Evening (Time TBD) - Arapahoe County Extension Office

Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation Scholarship Interviews
February 20, 2020 - Evening (Time TBD) - Arapahoe County Extension Office

Consumer Choices Contest
March 14, 2020 - Click on the date for more info.

Creative Cooks Contest
April 11, 2020 - Click on the date for more info.

Speech and Demonstrations Contest
April 24, 2020 - Click on the date for more info.

Cake Decorating Contest
May 22, 2020
Project Updates
**Please note - the State Office is in the process of updating their website and if the links on our website do not work, this will be why. Once the State completes their site, we will then be able to update our links.
(303) 730-1920
6934 S. Lima St., Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112

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