Each club is asked to pick one member that has shown the most “4-H Spirit” this year. So who will it be for your club?
As I am sure you are all aware, there have been several changes to the screening policies for volunteers in Pennsylvania. 4-H is no exception, and will be following the new Pennsylvania policies.
Well over 200 people helped honor the Susquehanna County 4-H program's 4-H leaders and 4-H members for their outstanding work this year!
Susquehanna County 4-H Educator Abby Onyon recently accepted a generous donation from the members of the Silver Lake Rod and Gun Club. This donations will go towards the 4-H Shooting Sports program.
Susquehanna County 4-H had nine 4-H members participate at the 55th Annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, from October 24-26th.
Susquehanna County 4-H member Kelly Oliver and her horse Lady from the Blue Ribbon Driven 4-H Club place 1st and 2nd!
The Friends of Susquehanna County, Inc. recently presented Susquehanna County 4-H Educator Abby Onyon with a generous donation for the Susquehanna County 4-H Program. The Friends of Susquehanna County, Inc. select several local organizations and offer financial support to their missions.
Susquehanna County 4-H was recently presented with a gracious donation from Visions Federal Credit Union. Visions Federal Credit Union has a branch office on Route 706 in Montrose.
Penn State requires that all volunteers working with minors must complete Reporting Child Abuse training (per Policies AD39 and AD72) each calendar year. For 2013, this must be completed by December 31.
Susquehanna County 4-H held its Annual 4-H Achievement Night and Leaders Recognition Celebration at Mountain View High School, on November 9th. The evening began at 6:00 with an excellent covered dish dinner that was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone! It was a great evening of celebrating and recognizing the accomplishments of our Susquehanna County 4-H meetings, as well as the many hours of service of our volunteer leaders!
On November 14th, Susquehanna County 4-H Educator Abby Onyon accepted a very generous donation from the members of the Silver Lake Rod and Gun Club. The check was presented by Vice President Todd Everitt.
Over the weekend of October 25-27th, Susquehanna County 4-H had a record showing of twenty eight members participate at the 54th Annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.
Recently twenty-four Susquehanna County Dairy 4-Hers traveled to the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg to compete at the PA State Junior Dairy Show. Participants qualified for the State Show by exhibiting and receiving a blue ribbon at the district level. Susquehanna County was very well represented, and did an excellent job competing against other 4-H Dairy members from across the state!
The 2013 PA 4-H State Competitive Trail Ride, known as "The Keystone Ride", was held recently in Rothrock State Forest.
Susquehanna County 4-Her Zach Van Winkle recently traveled to Grand Island, Nebraska to compete at the 2013 4-H National Shooting Sports Invitational. The event ran from Tuesday, June 25 through Thursday, June 27th.
The 4-H Community Gardens at Penn State Extension Office in Montrose are growing beautifully. The gardens are producing beets, squash, beans, corn, pumpkins, herbs, onions, peppers, lettuce, carrots, tomatoes as well as some perennial flowers.
The Susquehanna County 4-H program, through the generosity of the Montrose Rotary Club, was recently awarded a grant to begin a 4-H Community Garden in Montrose! The 4-H Community Garden will be planted at the Penn State Extension Office at 88 Chenango Street in Montrose.
On Saturday, April 6th, nine Susquehanna County 4-Hers took part in the PA Pork Producers Youth Expo at the Lebanon Ag Expo Center, Lebanon. Participants challenged their swine knowledge through a Swine Skill-a-thon contest and the Pork Bowl contest.
John and Rachel Stahl, Montrose presented Abby Onyon, Susquehanna County 4-H Extension Educator with a check in the amount of $875 on Saturday, April 27, 2013 in honor of their late son, Matthew Waldron Stahl. The check is a result of a perpetual memorial fund established in Matthew's name with the Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains.
On Saturday, April 20th, Susquehanna County 4-H Clover Pups Club member, Rachel Serfilippi, braved the wind, rain, snow, and cold to participate in the PA 4-H Wildlife and Forestry Field Day at Rock Springs!