April 27, 2021
EXCITING NEWS: TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER! We are partnering with Motley Moo Creamery in Anchorage for an Ice Cream Flavor Contest!! Mat-Su/CR 4-H youth (8-18) can find more information and sign up in EVENTS on 4h.zsuite.org
-GOAT: Mini Alpine Buck. Owner is willing to donate to a 4-H youth interested in raising mini alpines. Contact Marlene Wenger firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
-TURKEY POULTS: Colony Clovers 4-H club has some turkey poults for sale. These are the giant broad breasted whites. Hens and Toms available. They are 10 days old today. $12 each. Text (907) 355-1310 or (907) 841-3334
Dates to keep an eye on:
Thursday 5/6 at 6:30pm: Volunteer Leaders Association monthly meeting. We are allowed to have an in-person as well as video meeting. Our maximum number of bodies allowed in the meeting is 20. Sign up on this google doc to attend. Sign-up is required as well as masks, screening questions, and social distancing. If you are unable to or choose not to wear a mask, please participate via the zoom ID link 945 296 187. In-person meeting will be at the UAF Matanuska Experiment Farm and Extension Center, 1509 S. Georgeson Rd. Palmer, Kerttula Hall Rm 208.
Thursday 5/6 at 7:00pm: MatSu Livestock Committee monthly meeting. As with the VLA meeting at 6:30, we are allowed to have in-person meetings at the Farm. 20 people max and the same safety guidelines as above. If you feel you are ill or cannot accept the UAF safety guidelines, please attend via the zoom meeting ID link: 945 296 187. Sign up is required for this meeting as well. Sign up sheet will be posted on the Livestock Facebook group page.
Tuesday 5/18 at 7:00pm is the 4-H State AVLO (Alaska Volunteer Leaders Organization) monthly meeting. Please join in to find out how this state volunteer-run organization can help you and your club! Zoom meeting ID and agenda are available on the calendar on our webpage.
Through the end of April: the Triple Crown Showcase Competition, sponsored by the Pioneer Peak 4-H Club and leaders Crystal Roberts and Milly Tormey. Please see the flyer below and download the packet.
June 9-10: Rally Days at the Palmer Fairgrounds. More information coming.
Tuesday 6/15: Registration is due for Leggett's Livestock Clinic. Clinic is July 29-30. Information and registration form can be found HERE.
We are in the process of switching over email listservs with the University. As soon as the process is solid, I'll let you all know. This will make it easier for YOU to share information with the rest of the District.
As always, keep an eye on the calendar for up-to-date information on happenings in our 4-H District and Statewide. Let me know if you have anything you would like shared and I'll pop it into our next installment.
Have a great rest of your week everyone!