Alexander 4-H Newsletter
January Newsletter 2020
Project Books & Portfolios
Reminder:  These are due the first of the calendar year!  Do not wait until the last minute to work on these.  Forms are available online or you can come to the N.C. Cooperative Extension-Alexander County Center to get forms and instructions.  2019 Project books and portfolios will be due January 6, 2020.

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It's Time to Re-enroll or Enroll in 4-H Online!!
Take a few minutes and please update your profile or if you have never enrolled in 4-H Online please do so.  If you plan to be active in a 4-H Club or enroll in any of our 4-H events you have to be enrolled in 4-H Online.  Below is the link:

If you do not have internet access or need help completely your profile please email DJ Salyer, Alexander County 4-H Agent, at  dj _salyer@ncsu.edu
 or call 828-632-3125 to get an appointment.   

4-H Volunteers Conference
The 2020 NC 4-H Volunteers Leaders' Conference will be held January 31-February 2, 2020 in Durham, NC.  Here is a link to the registration information and cost:   2020 NC 4-H Volunteer Leaders' Conference Information.  If you are interested in going or need more information please contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension-Alexander Center at 828-632-3125.  This is a great experience for leaders to meet other leaders across the state.  Early Bird registration has now passed, but there is still time to register.  There are funds to help pay for registration if you would like to attend.

NC 4-H Camp
Want to attend 4-H Camp at the Eastern 4-H Center in Columbia, NC this summer?  Great!!  Alexander 4-H will be taking a group June 21-26, 2020.  4-H Camp is open to youth ages 8-14 and offers a variety based upon age.  If you would like more information please contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension-Alexander County Center at 828-632-3125.  For more information about the Eastern 4-H Center please click the following link:     http://www.eastern4hcenter.org/




4-H in the  News

Southern Grace 4-H Club met  in November and made pretty pumpkins out of jar rings and festive tape.  These were very fun to use decorating our Thanksgiving tables.  The club met in December and made different ornaments recycling Christmas cards, some which held treats!  They even got in a little hand sewing with one.  Everyone seemed to enjoy that, so they are looking to do some more hand sewing this year.   The club also enjoyed Christmas music, hot chocolate, and snacks.  


Alexander County Offices 
will be closed:  

January 20-  Martin Luther King Day



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