Bulk Rate U.S. Postage Paid Fillmore, UT Millard County Courthouse Permit No. 44 50 South Main Non-Profit Fillmore, UT 84631 Other Contact Information: Phone: 435-743-5412 or 435-864-1480 Fax: 435-743-4221 or 435-864-1488 E-mail: email@example.com Check us out on the web: http://extension.usu.edu/millard Upcoming Events OCTOBER • 9 Delta Craft Club 2:30 @ Ext. Office • 31 Fillmore Science Day @ Armory 9-3 • 14 Combined Teen Councils Christmas Party with Special Needs @ 4:00 Fair Bldg. NOVEMBER • 15 Fillmore Craft Club 3:00 @ Armory • 2 Delta Teen Council @ 2:40 Ext. Office Fillmore Teen Council Christmas Party TBA • 4 Delta Cooking Club 3:30 @ Ext. Office ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ • 5 Fillmore Teen Council 3:00 @ Pod HOT CHOCOLATE MUG CAKES • 12 Fillmore Teen Council 3:00 @ Pod Bake your favorite chocolate cake batter in • 12 Fillmore Quilt Camp Committee Meeting at 10:00 Commission Room Individual mugs for a warming winter dessert • 13 Region Ambassador Training/Beaver Simply coat the insides of oven safe mugs with cooking spray, then fill the mugs halfway with chocolate cake bat- • 18 Fillmore Cooking Club 3:00 ter. German chocolate cake is lighter color and looks more like hot cocoa. • 23 Delta Teen Council @ 2:40 Ext. Office Follow the cupcake baking instructions on the cake mix • 26 Thanksgiving, Have a good Holiday package. The cakes are done when a toothpick inserted into the center of one comes out clean or with just a few crumbs. DECEMBER Allow the cakes to cool for about 15 minutes. • 2 Delta Cooking Class 3:30 @ Ext. Office Top each mug with a generous dollop of marshmallow crème and serve with a spoon. One cake mix makes enough • 7 Fillmore Teen Council @ 5:30 Little Rock batter for 12 mugs. If you want fewer than a dozen, bake School House for whole family the remaining batter in a small pan. MILLARD COUNTY 4-H NEWSLETTER November/Dec 2009 Welcome New Agriculture/4-H Agent GIFT IDEA Trent Wilde is Millard County’s new Utah school athletics-including football, basketball HOT State University Extension Agriculture/4-H and high school rodeo. COCOA agent. Trent recently graduated from Utah State As a new Extension agent, his first priority is to CONE University with a Masters degree in Agricultural assess the needs of the county-including agricul- Systems Technology and a specialization in Ag- tural needs, 4-H needs, and other program needs. 3/4 cup cocoa mix ricultural Extension Education. He has worked He will be holding meetings in the near future 2 (6x12”)cone-shaped cello- with Utah State University Extension in Garfield for each focus area and invites everyone to at- phane bags (available at party and Kane Counties for the last two years work- tend to express their input and recommendations stores) ing on soil moisture monitoring and water qual- for the future of Extension programs in the 2 clear rubber bands, pony- ity projects. county. tail holders Trent is a native of Summit County Utah. He Trent is married to Paula and they have four Scissors grew up in the small community of Oakley children - Derek (13), Michael (10), Anna (8) 1/4 cup mini choc. Chips where his family owned and operated a small and Emma (3). 3/4 cup mini marshmallows alfalfa and dairy farm as well as a small beef Trent is excited to be in Millard County and is 1 large red gumdrop cattle operation. looking forward to serving the needs of the peo- Pour the cocoa mix into one Trent was active in the 4-H horse program as a ple in this area. of the bags. Close the bag youth, a member of FFA and was active in high with a clear rubber band, then trim the end of the bag MILLARD COUNTY EXTENSION WEB SITE 1 inch above the band. Place Keep connected and updated on activities, events, and information with 4-H through the the cocoa-filled bag into the Extension web site: extension.usu.edu/millard second bag and flatten its top so the end doesn’t stick up. TRY (TEENS REACHING YOUTH) PROGRAMS Layer the choc. Chips and marshmallows, then top with the gumdrop. Secure the bag Utah 4 -H has a new program that offers Check out the exciting choices: with the other rubber band. fun, hands-on learning taught by a TRY ~Lotions & Potions team. TRY (Teens Reaching Youth) is ~Science Polooza ~Fun, Food & Fitness a team of 2-4 youth, with a coach , who ~Robotics have been trained to teach a group of at Science Polooza. (Ages 9 & up) least 15 for six hours during the year. Call Kristine Camp 743-8006 to sign up FUTURE NEWSLETTERS The six hours of teaching can be done The 1st Science Polooza will be all day from 9-3 on Halloween Day, Oct. 31 at the Armory in If you would like to receive over a period of time or all on one day. the 4-H newsletters by email Fillmore. Millard County has several teams Lotions & Potions instead of a hard copy in your trained and ready to teach the youth the Call CaraLee Wood 795-2636 to sign up mail box, please email us at: fun curriculum they have been taught by Fun, Food & Fitness & Robotics firstname.lastname@example.org USU 4-H staff members. Call Extension Office 743-5412/864-1480 to sign up. Check out the Newsletter for more details. 4-H Newsletter Darlene Scott – 4-H Coorindanitor Nov./Dec. 2009 What is 4-H? 4-H is a community of more than 6.5 million young peo- Volunteers and Parents ple across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. The 4-H community also includes 3,500 staff, 538,000 The Heart of 4-H! volunteers and 60 million alumni. 4-Hers participate in The greatness of 4-H is found within the power that fun, hands-on learning activities supported by the latest volunteers and parents have to change the lives of research of land-grant universities that are focused on youth. 4-H volunteer leaders and parents work with and three areas: healthy living, citizenship, and science, support youth in their development of various skills, engineering and technology. Youth can experience 4-H enabling them to reach their fullest potential and lead by becoming a member of a 4-H club, attending a 4-H productive lives. camp, or joining after-school 4-H programs. 4-Hers can compete with their projects in contests at the local, state, regional or national levels and also attend confer- A Parent’s Role in 4-H ences and events. Your child needs your encouragement to get them Millard County 4-H needs more volunteers to help our started in 4-H and to keep them involved in the pro- local youth with their various interests. If you have angram through their teen years. You can help if you: interest that you would like to teach to a 4-H club • Share: Take interest, look, listen and offer suggestions, please contact the Extension Offices: but avoid the temptation to “take over” and do things your- 743-5412 or 864-1480. self. Being a 4-H Volunteer only takes a few hours of your • Prepare: Help your child value having their projects, time each month and will make a world of difference in duties, and presentations done right and on time. a child’s life. • Be There: Parents are part of 4-H, too. You are wel- come and very needed. Lend a hand where you can. Volun- What do the four H’s in 4-H stand for? teer! Head, Heart, Hands, and Health are the four H's in 4-H, Care: Support your child’s participation and abide by the and they are the four values members work on through policies set by the 4-H Youth Development Program. fun and engaging programs. Head - Managing, Thinking Heart - Relating, Caring Hands - Giving, Working Health - Being, Living MAGIC REINDEER FOOD What is the 4-H pledge? In a small Ziploc bag mix: 1/4 cup oatmeal1/4 cup sugar "I pledge my head to clearer thinking, My heart to Sprinkle of red or green sugar crystals greater loyalty, My hands to larger service, and my Attach the following poem: health to better living, for my club, my community, my Sprinkle on the lawn at night country, and my world." The moon will make it sparkle bright As Santa’s reindeer fly and roam ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This will guide them to your home. ———————————————————— CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES REMEMBER!!! 4-H awards night and 1 can sweetened condensed milk the 4-H horse awards night will be held 3/4 cup butter (4 1/2 tablespoons) 3/4 cup cocoa powder (unsweetened) together on Thursday, October 29th. 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 7:00 p.m. @ Senior Citizen Center in On stove, melt butter on low heat. Add cocoa and stir. Let cool then add milk and vanilla. Chill 3-4 Fillmore hours. Roll the cho. goop into little balls and then ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ into powdered sugar. Put on a plate. Chill and Serve. TEEN COUNCIL NEWS CLOVER BUDS FILLMORE We would like to thank those who have volunteered to ~ Oct. 29——-6:45 Awards night Fillmore run a clover bud group. More information will be given ~ Oct. 31——-9:00-3:00 @ Pod, Science Palooza in the near future as to when and where the clubs will ~ Nov. 5——–3:00 @ Pod, meet. ~ Nov. 12——3:00 @ Pod, help with Christmas lights We still need more volunteers to meet the needs of this ~ Dec. 7——--5:30 @ Rock School house program. ~ Dec.14——-4:00 @ Fair Bldg. Delta Special Needs Party Consider becoming a Volunteer. YOU DELTA ~ Oct. 29——-6:45 Awards night Fillmore could make a difference!!!!! ~ Nov. 2-——-2:40 @ Ext. Office, Birthday Bags If you have children younger than 8 and still in the ~ Nov. 23——2:40 @ Ext. Office, Dec. Tree 2nd grade, you need to become active in the 4-H ~ Dec. 14——4:00 @ Fair Bldg. Special Needs Party Clover Buds program. Drop by the Extension Office and pick up the curriculum for this excellent program and start memories with your children Remember, no previous experience is necessary, just the desire to have fun and learn together as a club. 4-H OPEN HOUSE A SUCCESS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4-H TRY PROGRAM Here is your chance to attend a club where you will Fun was had by all who attended the 4-H open have hands-on learning by a team of 4 youth and a house in Delta, October 7th and Fillmore October coach that have been trained to teach you!! 8th during National 4-H week. Upcoming clubs, pro- The four project areas are explained below: jects, camps, and activities were on display. Crafts Science Polooza: were made, games played and refreshments en- If science is your style, you will LOVE the Science joyed. Polooza club. You’ll discover the world of science Door prizes were given throughout the days through awesome activities like making slime, monster Thanks to all who attended and signed up to join bubbles, C02 sandwiches, potato gun launchers, Men- this years fun. We thank each of you who have reg- tos volcanoes, and more! You don’t have to be a sci- istered to become new volunteers to help with the ence genius to enjoy this tract! clover buds and clubs. Robotics: THANKS to a great community our youth are on Learn how to build and program robots using Lego their way to a fun and successful 4-H year. Mindstorm kits. This club is awesome. You will learn how to create a program that will instruct your robot to complete the assigned challenges. There are theme- based missions to make it even more fun. 4-H CLUBS Lotions & Potions: There are lots of 4-H clubs and camps for the up- If pampering is more your style than science and tech- coming year. Sewing and quilt camps, ceramics, nology, you may choose to attend the Lotions & Po- crafts, rockets, just to name a few. Check out the pos- tions club. You will learn how to make body lotion, lip sibilities at the Extension Offices in Delta and Fillmore. balm, bath salts, and other wonderful spa products. 435-864-1480-435—864-5412 They make GREAT gifts. Fun, Food & Fitness Learning to eat right and stay active has never been so fun. The Recharge Fun, Food & Fitness club uses an NFL theme to help you discover healthy eating and Re-Registration lifestyle habits. It is full of games, sports, food prepara- If you missed the 4-H open house you can still register for all the fun PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB Staring in January 2010, a 4-H photography club will be- activities and projects being planned gin. Kathy Wilson will be the volunteer for this class. She for the 2009-2010 year. Start a new will teach lots of fun tips on taking pictures and displaying neighborhood, family or community them in an interesting way that can be displayed at the fair. club or join one already going. It just takes a few minutes to call or stop COST: $4.00 for book plus cost of developing pictures. by the Extension Offices and you will be AGE: 8 and older ready to roll. 743-5412 or 864-1480 SUPPLIES: Digital camera if you have one. Can still be in club if you don’t have one Pre-registration (including $4.00) required by December 23rd.
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