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                                                          July 2011 4-H Newsletter



               WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY STEVENS COUNTY EXTENSION  4-H PROGRAM

Record Book Policy Update
Stevens County 4-H Leaders’ Council appointed a committee to work up a Record
Book Policy. The committee has completed the draft and presented it to Leaders’
Council. The policy now needs to be voted on. Voting will occur at the next
Leaders’ Council meeting on July 20 at 5:30 pm at the Extension office (986 S.
Main, Colville). A draft of the policy is available at
http://county.wsu.edu/stevens/youth/youth/Documents/Publications/recbkpolicy.
pdf.                                                                                       WANTED: 4-H Photos
All enrolled leaders and teen leaders are eligible to vote. Please review the policy       4-H leader Matt Harbin is
and come prepared to discuss and vote on July 20.                                          putting together a 4-H
                                                                                           display for the fair to
Outstanding 4-H Leader Nominations                                                         showcase what our 4-H
Nomination forms are due August 3. Take time to nominate your leader for                   clubs are doing. Please
Outstanding 4-H Leader of the Year. Leaders will be recognized in two categories.          bring pictures of your club
The first is for New Leaders with one or two years of service and the second is for        activities to the Extension
Experienced Leaders with 3 or more years of service. Winners will be recognized at         office by August 1 so they
the 4-H Awards Banquet in November with a plaque and gift. Additionally the                can be part of the display.
Experienced Leader will be recognized at the State 4-H Forum in October.




                WSU Stevens County Extension, 986 S. Main Ste. D, Colville, WA 99114
                        509.684.2588  stevens.wsu.edu  509.684.9790 fax
Cooperating Agencies: Washington State University, USDA, and Stevens County. Extension programs and policies are
available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.
                       Upcoming Events and Other 4-H News
Meat Goat Educational Day                                     Dog and Cat State Qualifier
The Inland Northwest Meat Goat Association                    Panorama 4-Paws will host a Dog and Cat state-
invites you out for a full day of goat education              qualifying show on July 31 at the NE WA
and fun! It is scheduled for July 23 from 9 am –              Fairgrounds. Showmanship, type, obedience
6 pm on the Cheney Rodeo Grounds.                             and agility classes will be offered. Entry forms
Seminars include Selecting a Market Wether,                   available soon on our website stevens.wsu.edu.
Showmanship, Feeding your Goat, and Fitting &
Clipping. Mock Showmanship Classes, Judging                   Fundraising Opportunity
Contest, and a Raffle will also be held!                      Are you interested in earning money to attend a
It is $5 for a single youth or $20 for a family.              statewide 4-H event like state fair? If so 4-H
                                                              leader Robin Minaker has arranged for the Dairy
For more information please contact Jana                      Wives Ice Cream Wagon to be at Chataqua as a
Roberts at 509.251.9551 or Teresa Baldarama                   4-H fundraiser. To sign up for a time contact
at 208.660.3596. Or visit www.inwmga.org.                     Robin at 935.8174.

Horse Shows and Other Events
Ride for the Red, White, and Blue at a 4-H and Open Show in Ferry County July 9-10. Dressage,
equitation over fences, performance, and western games classes are planned. Entry forms available at
http://county.wsu.edu/stevens/calendars/Lists/Events/Attachments/139/RidefortheRedWhiteBlue.pdf.
A state-qualifying Horse Judging Contest will be held at Horse Camp on July 12 at 9 am. Horse Camp is
held at Camp Princess Pine on the shores of Lake Thomas.
Horse Heritage will sponsor a 4-H and Open Horse Show on July 16 and 17 at the Melody Riders Arena in
Chewelah. Classes include Western, English, Pony, Jumping, and Dressage. This is state-qualifying event.
Pre-entries must be postmarked by July 8 and can be obtained at
http://county.wsu.edu/stevens/calendars/Lists/Events/Attachments/126/horseheritageshow2011.pdf.
The Summer Classic 4-H and Open Horse Show is set for July 30 and 31 in the Arden Arena. This will be a
performance and western games state-qualifier. Pre-entries are due by July 25 and are available at
http://county.wsu.edu/stevens/calendars/Lists/Events/Attachments/128/summerclassicshow2011.pdf.

Northeast Washington Fair
Premium Books are scheduled to be out the last week of June and they will be available online at
http://www.co.stevens.wa.us/NE_WA_Fair/new_fair_home_page.htm. Registrations are due August 5.
Royalty Applications are currently available at the website above and are due by August 1. To apply you
must be at least 15 years of age by August 1 and entering grade 9, 10, or 11. You must have exhibited at
the NEWA Fair. Complete rules can be found on the application.


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Persons with a disability requiring special accommodations while participating in this program may call WSU
Stevens County Extension 509.684.2588. If accommodation is not requested in advance, we cannot guarantee the
availability of accommodation on site. Extension programs and policies are consistent with federal and state laws
and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, and
sexual orientation. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.


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                                 July 2011 Clover Quest
1. When are NE WA Fair registrations due?



2. When is the next Leaders’ Council meeting?



3. Name a fundraising opportunity?



4. What is the subject of the picture you will turn in for the fair display and when do you need to
   have it turned in by?



5. What is the name of the July 30 and 31 Horse Show?



Club Name:


Member Signatures:




  Your club president, secretary, and three other members must sign this page to be an eligible entry!
                       If you have less than five members—everyone must sign!

                      Return to WSU Stevens County Extension
                986 S. Main Ste. D, Colville, WA 99114 by July 31, 2011


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