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Leader Retreat Rescheduled

The 4-H Leader Retreat scheduled for next week, June 28th has been postponed to Thursday, July 7th.  The timeframe has also changed.  We will meet for a morning brunch at 9:30 and conclude by lunchtime.  More details will be sent next week.  

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4-H Celebration Cookout – July 10th

Please join us, and bring a friend, for a volunteer celebration cookout July 10, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the fairgrounds Youth Activity Building to thank you for all you do for Vernon County 4-H. Enjoy a complimentary meal and network with other volunteers to see how we can continue the good work we do. […]


For Teens Who Want to Make a Difference

Calling all Vernon County teens – Would you like to develop leadership skills? Be a role model for younger youth? Earn community service hours?  Build your confidence, skills and resume? Meet new people? We are searching for teens who are interested in making a difference in the lives of youth grades 2 -5th grade. The program is called CHAT […]


County 4-H Van No Longer Available

University of Wisconsin-Extension risk management policy prohibits the use of 12/15 passenger vans.  The county liability insurance endorses this policy due to safety concerns.  Please be aware, effective immediately, the county owned “4-H” van is no longer available. Please contact the office with any questions, 637-5276.   Colleen Pulvermacher, 4-H Youth Development Educator Karen Ehle-Traastad, […]


Volunteer Celebration Postponed

It happens every once in awhile. We print the 4-H newsletter and plans change! The Volunteer Celebration, planned for April 16th, has been postponed to Sunday, July 10th at 6 p.m. This will also be our traditional pie and ice cream social, where scholarships are awarded and award trip delegates share their experiences. Circle the […]


Presidential Inauguration Opportunity!

Interested in being one of 30 Wisconsin youth delegates going to the 2017 Citizenship Washington Focus Presidential Inauguration (CWF PI) program in Washington, D.C. in January 2017? We are passing along registration information from National 4-H Council to you. Registration is a two-step process, register in your wi4honline account and return signed expectation forms. Participants will […]


Spotlight on 4-H Arts Fest

4-H Arts Fest is a great opportunity to showcase your talents in speaking, demonstrations, music, photography and arts and crafts.  Full details pages 10-13 of December-January newsletter, H Newsletter December -January