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					     The 4-H                IN 4 -MER
GRAHAM COUNTY FAIR / 4-H 2006
                     4-                 NOVEMBER/ DECEMBER




                                              Melvina Adolf
                                         4-H Youth Development


                                               This newsletter was
                                                  created by
                                                 Diana Deiter




                                          4-H Fair Pictures          1
                                          4-H Livestock Show
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                                        Completer/ Recordbook
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                                        Join the fun at WRLF

                                            4-H Calendar
                                        November & December
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                                         Registration 2007
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                                        4-H Camp CANCELED

                                          Safeway/E-Scrip &
                                       Bashas’ /Thanks a Million!
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                                           4-H Fair Pictures

                                             4-H at the
                                      Graham County Fair Pictures
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IT IS HARD TO BELIEVE THAT THE YEAR
HAS PASSED BY SO FAST! WE ARE AT         A.T.V. Safety Event
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THE END OF OUR 4-H YEAR, AND THE      4-H Slogan– 4-H Community

COUNTY FAIR IS OVER!      FROM THE    L.E.A.P. CAMP PLANNING
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OVER-ALL REPORTS, 4-H DID A GREAT            4-H Birthdays
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JOB ON BRINGING HOME THE TROPHIES             _________
                                        National 4-H Congress
AND RIBBONS THIS YEAR!
                 UPCOMING EVENTS & 4-H INFORMATION

                          4-H Large Livestock Expo Arizona Invitational Event

          Please mark your calendars for the upcoming event scheduled for all large livestock
      exhibitors within Arizona 4-H. We hope to have competitors coming to this event from
      across the state.

                                Date: Saturday, January 27, 2007

      Location: Pinal County Fairgrounds 11 mile corner in Coolidge, AZ

      For more information, call the 4-H office 428-2611



                                      2006 RECORDBOOK JUDGING
                                   THE TOP RECORDBOOK ENTRY WAS
                                            CLINT DRYDEN
                                        A 7 YEAR 4-H MEMBER!
                                      CONGRATULATIONS CLINT !!
                                      A GREAT JOB, WELL DONE


       W.R.L.F. - 2007 Western Region 4-H Forum



                               January 11-15, 2007
                     Sheraton Crescent Hotel: Phoenix, Arizona

Welcome to the 2007 Western Region 4-H Forum, hosted by Arizona 4-H volunteer leaders and youth! We
are in the process of planning and organizing this event, which will take place in the beautiful city of Phoe-
nix. The 14 western states will be represented, in addition to U.S. territories in Guam, and certain Canadian
provinces. In 1997 Arizona last hosted the Forum and we look forward to your involvement in 2007!Special
Announcements: Early Bird Registration has been extended! Early Bird Registrations must now be post
marked by no later that Tuesday, October 31st. Hurry and get yours in today to take advantage of this great
opportunity! The extension is retroactive. Regular Registrations must still be post marked by Wednesday,
November 15th, and Late Registration ends December 1st.Please Note: The Sunday Night Closing Banquet
is included in the price of Early Bird, Regular, and Late Registrations. The Additional Meal Tickets available
for purchase on the Registration form are for guests.
                4-H CALENDAR AND 4-H INFORMATION

                           CALENDAR 2006
  Day   Date    Time                    NOVEMBER
        NO                           NO - Community Club
Tue      7                Project Club Point Sheets OUT to ALL Leaders
                             Please complete and return to the office!
                                                                         It’s that time again
Wed      8                            Register NOW!! for
                                                                                     to
                           Decorating a Gingerbread House Workshops       RE-REGISTER
Tue      14     5:00          Project Club Point Sheets RETURNED                  for the
                p.m.                    to the 4-H office!
                                                                          4-H NEW YEAR
                6:00      4-H Decorating a Gingerbread House Workshop
Thur     16                                                                        2007
                p.m.              at Safeway - cost $12.50

                                      ENTRY FORMS DUE                           Members
                5:00
Fri      17                     “The Gingerbread House Contest!”            fill in the form
                p.m.
                              to the Gingerbread & Co. 428-8183
                                                                         and return with the
                         4-H Decorating a Gingerbread House Workshop
Sat      18     10:00                                                               $10
                                 at Safeway - cost $12.50

                3:00–        DROP OFF YOUR “ Gingerbread Houses!”          Registration fee
Tue.     21     6:00              at the Pro Office Equipment
                 p.m          on the corner of Main St./ 5th Ave.

                              “GINGER BREAD HOUSE CONTEST!”
                                                                          Leaders will need
Fri      24
                              DOWN TOWN MERRY MAIN STREET                   to fill in the
Fri/Tue 24 28                     NATIONAL 4-H CONGRESS
                                                                           Leaders form!
                                         DECEMBER

                5:00    4-H CELEBRATION NIGHT END of the 4-H YEAR
                                                                             4-H office
Tue      12
                p.m.                      2006                             P.O. Box 127
                         THANK YOU FOR A GREAT YEAR!
                                                                           Solomon, AZ
                                                                               85551
                                                                                 or
                                                                         bring it when you
                                                                             attend the
         4-H                                                              4-H Celebration
        CAMP                                                              Tues. Dec. 12 !!
      HELP 4-H AND JOIN TODAY — NEW WEB SITE

HELP 4-H get signed up today!
                                      SIGN UP NOW FOR E-SCRIP
                                    4-H Family, Friends, and Relatives
                                        Help 4-H Earn Money Today

                                Group Name - Graham County 4-H
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                                Last Name

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                                First Name

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                                Address

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                                City                    State

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                                Zip Code

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                                Email Address

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                                Phone Number

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                                Safeway Club Card#

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                                Signature
                                Send completed form to:
                                Graham County 4-H
                                P.O. Box 127, Solomon, AZ 85551
4-H PICTURES FROM THE COUNTY FAIR
      ATV SAFETY TRAINING WORKSHOP & SLOGANS


          GILA VALLEY RIDERS
          RUN THE CLOVER
         The ATV Safety Workshop conducted by the Graham County Teen Council was
        a great success. We had participants from the age of 5 up, and from as far
        as Tucson and Silver City, New Mexico. Many thanks need to go to our out-
        standing volunteers and collaborators: Cochise County Search and Rescue, Gra-
ham County Search and Rescue, Drew and the Crew, Desert Riders Motor Sports, Gila
Valley Cycle and Ski, Eastern Arizona Ag Center, Inc., Bureau of Land Management,
Forest Service, State Parks and
Recreation, Southwest Ambulance
Service, Lindsey Foods, Eastern Ari-
zona Courier, Lee Clark, Cindy Pear-
son and her BBQ crew, and ALL the
4-H TEENS, 4-H members, leaders,
friends, and families that helped
make the first Graham County 4-H
ATV Safety Workshop something to
be proud of.




 HEAD              HANDS                             HEART               HEALTH

           4-H SLOGAN                                4-H is a Community
      "Learning by Doing"                           Of young people across
   emphasizes the goal of 4-H                      America who are learning
members To improve themselves,                    leadership, citizenship and
their work, and their communities.                        life skills.
            UPCOMING EVENTS & 4-H INFORMATION

                      LEAP PLANNING TEAM OVERNIGHTER
 WANT TO BE A COUNSELOR FOR LEAP? WANT TO HELP PLAN THE SCHEDULE FOR LEAP?
 COME JOIN US FOR ANOTHER OVERNIGHT AT TIPI CAMP! BRING IDEAS
 FOR ARTS AND CRAFT PROJECTS, COMMUNITY SERVICE, ACTIVITIES,
 GAMES, ETC.       COST $10.00 PER PERSON
 Contact the 4-H office for the registration.
                             SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 5:00 P.M.
                          TILL 10:00 A.M., SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5
                     HAUACHUCA OAKS TIPI CAMP, HEREFORD, AZ




                           GRAHAM            COUNTY            4-H    MEMBERS             AND
                           LEADERS

                   Megan Burge, Nathan Chavez, Trystin Chavez,
                   Patti Cunningham, Kathy Garrett, Sara Garrett,
  Wyatt Hoisington, Karen Sherlock, Tonie Skinner, Alisha Thomas,




Gather with top 4-H members from around the country in Atlanta Georgia for National 4-H Con-
gress. Tour the area, meet with national 4-H sponsors and in general have a great time. National
Congress offers interactive leadership experience through quality educational and cross cultural
experiences. There are seminars, discussion groups and a service learning experience, which bring
home ideas that you can implement into your 4-H club and community. Outstanding speakers and
educators are brought in by the "Design Team" made up of youth and adults.
Event Date: November 24 - November 28, 2006 / Location: Atlanta, Georgia
For more information check out the National Website: http://national4-hcongress.com/
                                                                                                                                                Solomon, AZ. 85551
                                                                                                                                                P.O. Box 127
                                                                                                                                                U of A Cooperative Extension
                                                                                                                                                Graham County 4-H




                                                             4-H Completer Requirements                                        2006
 1. Attend 75% Project Club Meetings.
 2. Attend 75% Community Club Meetings (9 are held 7 = 75%). Or 6 community club meetings with 2 hours of
    documented community service pre-approved and signed, by your leader, Or 5 community club meetings with 4 hours of
    documented community service pre-approved and signed, by your leader. (Must attend entire event to receive credit,
    one community club credit can be from another county’s community club, if documented correctly.)

3. Demonstration/Informative Speech - County level (in your project area). Must attended entire event to receive credit.
   Demonstration/Informative speech must be given at one of the scheduled demonstration/informative speech days.
   DEMONSTRATIONS A demonstration puts words into action. An effective demonstration teaches others how to do
   something by showing while telling -- and showing really is worth a thousand words. At the end of a demonstration, you
    should have a finished product to show to your audience.
    INFORMATIVE SPEECH An informative speech tells about something. Topic must be 4-H project related. It also uses
    visual aids and should include a minimum of three posters, slides, or other visuals.

4. TWO other County 4-H Events
     A. Fundraiser                                                    B. Spring/Summer Fair                                       C. Parades
     D. County 4-H Camp                                               E. Judging Day                                              F. County Community Service
     G. 4-H Promotion                                                 H. Demo Day Attendance                                      I. Awards Night Attendance

5. Recordbook, Scrapbook or Portfolio (must score at least a white ribbon)
6. Enter and participate at the county fair in your 4-H project area.
7. Extra credit activities could include: Other camps, Civic Governance activities, state and national events, etc.
   Note added changes!                                                                          01/06/06

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, James A. Christenson, Director, Cooperative
Extension, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, The University of Arizona. The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. Persons with a disability may request a
reasonable accommodation, such as sign language interpreter, by contacting UofA Graham County Cooperative Extension at 928 428-2611. Requests should be made as early as possible to
allow time to arrange the accommodation.