October 2018 Yellow Medicine County 
Clover Update
Here's what's new on the Yellow Medicine County 
4-H website this month!
Record Judges are needed!

Please volunteer to help judge records! We will need at least 15 volunteers to help. Thank you so much in advance!

Yellow Medicine County 4-H 
State Event results!

We have sixteen wonderful youth representing YMC 4-H at State Events this summer and fall! 

Want to sign up for 4-H Remind texts?

Just like school text reminders, YMC 4-H has decided to give remind texts a try based on parent interest in this option.

Club Charters due October 31st!

It's our annual Club Charter time! Charters are due to the 4-H office on Oct. 31.

It's time to re-enroll in 4-HOnline!

Be sure to re-enroll for the 2018-2019 4-H year! There's so many reasons why!

4-H t-shirts for National 4-H week!

National 4-H week is October 7-14! Be sure to wear your t-shirt for national 4-H week!

More 4-H news this month
Interim Minnesota 4-H state leader Jennifer Skuza celebrates all the ways youth and adults can take action in 4-H. As the new program year begins, set your intentions for a year full of doing.
The 4-H State Horse Show will be on Sept. 14-17. The 4-H State Dog Show will happen Sept. 22-23. Will you be there? Download the app before you go!
It's time for 4-H clubs to develop their annual budgets. Budgets provide a written plan for raising and spending money to accomplish club goals. Sharing budget reports with your club throughout the year is a great way to help all 4-H members understand where and how funds are being used.
Now is the time of year to plan for risk and keeping youth safe as they participate in a variety of programs, activities and events. Use our online planning tool and risk management materials to ensure safe and healthy environments for youth and adults participating in 4-H programs and activities.
Powerful things happen for youth when they're in a positive relationship with caring adults. The 2018 annual volunteer training, "4-H Grows Relationships," will ready youth and adult volunteers to connect to young people in meaningful ways. Dates and locations are planned across the state this fall. Be sure to bring a team of youth and adult volunteers.
The First Generation Initiative team is excited to announce a video contest to highlight the great work being done by 4-H'ers to recruit and orient folks new to 4-H! Submit your video by Dec. 15 for a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card!


Check out all of the   upcoming events.  The events are in chronological order and can be filtered by subtopic at the top of the web page.

Alicia Webb | Program Coordinator | 612-669-4471 |  aawebb@umn.edu |  www.extension.umn.edu/county/yellow-medicine/4-h

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