Monthly Archive: October 2013

New Robotics Club Meeting Set

Calling all Robotics Club members!!!!!!!!

Great news every one!  We have received the Lockheed Martin 4-H Enhancement Grant!

Our first meeting of the Robotics Club will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 3:45 pm.  The meeting will be here at the Jackson County Extension Office.  Please contact the …

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4-H’ers in the News at PYE

Several 4-H members were interviewed by WJHG Channel 7’s Bergen Baucom at the Panhandle Youth Expo on Wednesday, October 23rd. See what Faith Hardin, Hunter Tyus, and Colby Hargrove had to say about their swine, goat, and rabbit projects exhibited at the event.

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Reminder To All PYE Participants With Purebred Cattle Entries

We are missing registration papers for some of the purebred cattle entries. Entries are not considered complete until they have the papers turned in to the Jackson County Extension Office.

Registration papers must be turned in no later than October 18, 2013 or your entries will be categorized as commercial.  Registration papers can be …

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North Florida Fair Judging Teams Reminder

Don’t forget that  4-H Judging Team lists have to be submitted to the 4-H office by October 15, 2013 in order to be  eligible for participation at the North Florida Fair.  Also, youth must be enrolled as current members of the Jackson County 4-H Program to avoid disqualification. Please contact me if you are …

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Common Measures Survey

I realize this is short notice, the survey closes on October 18, 2013, but we need to get as many youth as possible to complete the following survey. The data collected is part of a National evaluation called 4-H Common Measures.  The information is needed to:  (1) Gather data on 4-H youth’s outcomes related to …

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****Deadline for NFF Judging Team Entries****

Attention all club leaders.  The deadline for submitting judging team entries to the North Florida Fair is October 15, 2013. Leaders need to submit their team information no later than October 14, 2013 to 4-H Agent Angel Granger, Jackson County Extension Office.  For more information call  (850) 482-9620 or  email:  amgranger@ufl.edu.

**Categories for judging will …

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JOIN THE CHALLENGE

 

The 2013 Peanut Butter Challenge has begun.  Help us “TAKE A BITE OUT OF HUNGER” as we collect unopened jars of peanut butter for donations to local food pantries.  The drive runs until November 15th.  You can help by spreading the word, or get your schools and clubs involved.  Help us make this a banner year for Jackson …

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New 4-H Robotics Club

The Jackson County 4-H Program is sponsoring a new robotics club through a grant received from Lockheed Martin.  We have some awesome volunteers spearheading this program (one of whom is an engineer), and they have some great ideas.

Youth participating in this club will:

1.  Design and program a robot.

2.  Use skills in …

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Country Bumpkins Start Off Year With a BOO!

I had the wonderful opportunity to visit with the members, parents and leaders of the Country Bumpkins last night at their club meeting/officer election/ Halloween Costume Party!  Wow do they know how to get it done!  They started off the evening with a power point presentation from a representative of the office of the …

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PYE Beef Health Papers

Do you still need health papers for your Panhandle Youth Exhibit Beef entry?  Marianna High School FFA will be providing an opportunity to get health papers for $10 per head.

WHEN:  Saturday, October 5, 2013 starting at 11:30 AM

WHERE:  Marianna High School Land Lab (behind the bus barn on Pennsylvania Avenue, just North of the Jackson County …

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