April 13, 2021
A HUGE THANK YOU to all of the kiddos who signed up and received the Edible Soil Science Kits!! I've gotten some great feedback and it sounds like the kids had a great time. If you didn't get the chance to sign up or receive a kit, you can still download the instructions from our webpage.
More EXCITING NEWS: 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
DUE 4/15: SENIORS: Scholarship applications DUE for the Volunteer Leaders Association Scholarship, and the Livestock Committee Scholarship. Applications can be downloaded from our MS/CR scholarship WEBPAGE. These are DUE at the farm office on the 15th (not postmarked). The office is still closed to the public, except for appointments. I have a 4-H box located outside the front door of Kerttula Hall that has an envelope inside for completed scholarship applications. I check this daily. If you do not feel comfortable leaving it in the box, please email me to set up a time for hand-off.
Tuesday 4/20 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.
4/21: 4:00pm Market Livestock Workshop: Blood Draws, etc., sponsored by Pioneer Peak 4-H. Limited to 10 enrolled 4-H teens. Contact Millie Tormey 907-460-0736 for more information and registration.
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.
Registration now open for our Mat-Su/Copper River 4-H District Presentation Day (4/17). Go to events in 4h.zsuite.org to register your presentation! We will be taking appointments for in-person presentations as well as live video presentations. The state presentation day will be in June this year. The District presentations will all be LIVE and in front of judges (video or in-person).....no sending in recordings.
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!