Putnam County 4-H Shooting Sports Going to Nationals!
The Putnam County 4-H Shooting Sports team will be competing at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational in Nebraska this June! As a result of this, they will be conducting various fund raisers this spring.
Sponsorships are available, you can download your sponsorship form by selecting :
2014 Shooting Sports Sponsorship Form
h3. IS YOUR 4-H’ER LOOKING FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS?
Below you will find a couple of links for the Putnam 4-H’ers who are looking for college scholarships:
WV State Fair Scholarship: http://statefairofwv.com/scholarships-awards/
Deadline for the WV State Fair Scholarship is January 15th!
- Putnam County 4-H’ers, please be sure to apply for the WV Cashin’ Recyclables, Inc. scholarship – this one is strictly for Putnam County 4-H’ers and is renewable!
2014 4-H & FFA Market Steer Registration:
All 4-H and FFA members interested in showing and selling a market steer at the 2014 Putnam County Fair, please fill out the following application and return it to the Putnam Extension Office no later than Thursday, January 2, 2014.
Steer Tagging will be Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Eleanor, WV
Change of Address:
Please take note that due to the Putnam County 911 Address change, the Putnam County Extension Service Office address is: 12093 Winfield Rd. STE 6, Winfield, WV 25213.
Putnam County 4-H Celebrates 25th Year of Special Lamb Program!
The Special Lamb Committee for Putnam County 4-H is now accepting applications for participants interested in this upcoming year’s program. Special needs youth (ages 9-21) are partnered with a Putnam County 4-H member to raise, show, and sell a lamb at the Putnam County Fair. This program will start with a mandatory meeting in Frebruary, the youth will receive the lamb in April and they will show and sell the lamb in July at the Putnam County Fair.
To learn more about this opportunity or to download an application, select : 4-H Special Lamb Program.
4-H’er applications are due by January 2, 2014
Participant applications are due by January 10, 2014
Go to: 4-H Club Information for more information and to find a club near you!
Also, feel free to contact: Beth Baldwin for additional information.
For more information, feel free to contact the Putnam Extension Office at: (304) 586-0217.
WVU Extension Brings Important Health Message to Putnam County Special OlympicsIt is an unfortunate fact that children with disabilities are almost twice as likely as their non-disabled peers to be overweight or obese. For disabled children, this
Helping children and their parents understand the importance of a balanced diet and its importance is one key step to reducing their risk of excessive weight gain. On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, Putnam County Extension Agent and registered dietitian, Sarah Sturgill, took part in the Putnam County Special Olympics by helping this year’s participants learn the basics of a healthy diet.
Continue reading about the importance of nutrition for Special Olympians.
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