HALL COUNTY 4-H CLUB
Upcoming Events

IT’S CHICKEN BBQ TIME
Our annual 4-H Fundraising Campaign kicked-off on August 10.  Thank you to all of our 
wonderful 4-H families who are helping us raise money by selling chicken BBQ tickets to their friends, families and neighbors.  Each BBQ ticket is $6.00 and each
4-H’er is asked to sell 8 tickets.  Checks collected are made payable to Hall County
4-H.  The BBQ will be held at Mule Camp Market Festival on October 10 and 11.  Plates and whole chickens are available from 11 am through 3pm.


We will need help during the event.  Please take a look at the schedule and let us know if you can lend a hand.
                Thursday, October 9 – 5:30 pm, downtown Gainesville Square, set-up
Friday, October 10, 6:30 am, Grill Team
Friday, October 10, 10 am – 3 pm, Booth Sales
                Saturday, October 11, 6:30 am, Grill Team
                Saturday, October 11, 10-5 pm, Booth Sales
                Sunday, October 12, 3 pm, until the job is done, 4-H office, clean-up

Thank you to everyone for supporting this event.

Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree
If you missed orientation and still want to compete, give Miss Head a call. We can still add a couple of people to the team roster. Practice is held on most Monday’s, 6:30 pm at the 4-H office.  The contest is in November.

Portfolios
Yes, it’s that time of year!  PORTFOLIOS!  Many of you have already started working on this.  Good going!  Everyone planning to compete at District Project Achievement in the spring is required to submit a portfolio.  They aren’t hard to do but you probably need a little help.  DON’T WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE!  Make your personal portfolio appointment NOW.

4-H BOYZ NIGHT OUT – September 5 & 6
This event has filled up!  We know our guys will have a great time at the campout.  Tell us all about it!

Creative Writing – West Hall Middle School only
This activity begins on Wednesday, September 17 and is led by Mrs. Cothran.  If you are interested in writing and sharing your work, check this out!


Clermont Days – September 19 & 20 - It’s fair season again!  Come to Clermont Days and help support our amazing Archery program.  Hall County 4-H Traditional Archery coaches will have a booth set up for both the young and old to shoot.  It’s a lot of fun!  Help is always needed.

Pet Appreciation Day at Tractor Supply Company, Oakwood
4-H has been asked to help Tractor Supply Company with their annual Pet Appreciation Day at their Oakwood location.  The event will be held Saturday, September 20, 10am-2pm.  We will be in charge of the water station and the coloring station.  It will be fun!  Can you help?
Call or email Ms. Tilford.

National 4-H Week – October 5-11
Listen to our live radio program on Glory 1330 on Tuesday, October 7, 9:05 am.  Our 4-H’ers will tell about their projects, leadership activities and service programs.  Throughout National 4-H week Hall County 4-H’ers are asked to wear their 4-H t-shirts to school and invite their friends to 4-H Club meeting and events.  Let’s celebrate!


Weekend in the Classic City – October 17 & 18
This event is an opportunity for high school 4-H’ers to go to UGA and learn about college.  The flyer for the weekend will be given out at the September High School 4-H Club meeting.  If you need additional information, contact the 4-H office.


4-H Family Halloween Party – October 25
Mark your calendar for our first 4-H Family Halloween Party!  The party will be held at  the Hall County Farmers Market on Saturday, October 25 from 6:30 – 8 pm.  Junior and Senior 4-H’ers are invited to stay later for hang-out time, an outdoor movie, music and eats.  Watch for more information about the games, activities and contests that will be offered at the party.


Fall Yard Sale – November 1
GOT STUFF?  The 4-H Club will have their annual Fall MEGA Yard Sale on November 1.  This is a great opportunity to clean-out your closets before the holiday season AND make a little extra cash!  To participate, simply fill out the registration form and mail it to our office along with a check for the appropriate amount.  This is a large event held at the Hall County Farmers Market.  We always have lots of shoppers and vendors.  Spaces are rented on a first come, first serve basis.  Thank you to everyone who supports this event!
  Click here for the registration form.

Junior Conference – November 8 & 9, Rock Eagle 4-H Center
Check this out!  Statewide Junior Conference (7th and 8th graders) will be slammed with recreation, workshops, service projects, dances, exhibits, a color run, inflatables and more fun than humanly possible!  Information about Junior Conference will be shared with you at middle school 4-H club meetings.  If you miss the meeting, contact Mrs. Alligood for details.

County Commissioner Recognition Night
4-H’ers who competed at District Project Achievement will be recognized for their 4-H Project work at the November 13th County Commissioners meeting.  The meeting will be held at the Hall County Government Center.   This is a great opportunity for you to meet with our local government leaders.  Please save this date!  We will all meet at the center between 6 – 6:15pm.  Dress nice.  High School 4-H’ers, please wear formal 4-H attire.  We’ll bring the green jackets.  Be on the lookout for more information.


Junior Portfolio Workshop  – November 17, 6:30pm, 4-H office
7th and 8th graders are invited to come to the 4-H office to get help with their portfolios.  In order to compete at District Project Achievement, you will need to submit your completed portfolio to the Hall County 4-H office no later than Friday, December 19, 5pm.  Call or email to register.  Please don’t wait until the last minute.

Hall County 4-H Equine Classic – December 6, Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center (tentative)

Senior Fall Forum – December 13 & 14, Rock Eagle 4-H Center
Portfolios Due – December 19, by 5pm
Donation Delivery Day December 20
4-H Winter Day Camp December 22
Certified Teen Leader Training December 30

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