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Wayne County 4-H Newsletter
Results from National 4-H Shooting Sports Competition
The WV 4-H Air Rifle Team wrapped up competition last Thursday June 27, 2019 in Grand Island, NE. The team finished 5th out of 19 teams nationally. Andrew Kelley and Chase Smith of Wayne County, placed 11th and 12th respectively, after three days of competition, out of 79 air rifle competitors. Please help us congratulation them and their coaches on a job well done!
L-r: Coach Chris Scamehorn, Chase Smith, Brandon Scamehorn, Justus Kirkland, Andrew Kelley, and Coach Bruce Crockett.
2019 Older Camp Award Winners
The 2019 Wayne County 4-H Older Camp concluded on Friday, June 28, at Cabwaylino State Forest. The photo below features Spirit and H award winners (l-r): James
Cox, Hands H; Blake Cox, Health H; Abby Kincaid, Spirit of Camp; JoJo
Vanhoose, Heart H; and Cameron Cade, Head H.
The following list cites other award winners.
2019 Energy Express Program Underway
The Energy Express program in Wayne County kicked off on Friday, June 7. We are proud to have so many talented Site Supervisors, Community Coordinators and Mentors willing to work with elementary aged youth this summer to help them improve their reading and provide them two nutritious meals every day! Call the Wayne County office to learn more 304-272-6839.
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Wayne County Ag News
Open Horse Show Set for Wayne County
The Wayne County Fair Open Horse Show will start at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 27, at the Shirley Burgess Park near Wayne. Negative Coggins required for all horses and health certificate for all out of state horse. Questions - call our office at 304-272-6839.
Results from State 4-H Forestry Contest
Youth include (l-r): Alivia Adkins, Josie Parsley, Addy Smith, Daniel Adkins, Duke
Parsley, and Jenna Adkins
Several Wayne County 4-H youth competed in the
2019 State 4-H Forestry Contest on May 4 at the Westvaco Natural Resource
Center near Morgantown. Below, Coach & Ag Agent Evan Wilson stands with the
youth participants from Wayne County. The Junior Team of Duke, Addie and Josie
placed first in the state in the junior division. Individual placings are as follows:
Duke placed 4th in the state; Danielle placed 6th in the state; Addy placed 7th
in the state; Jenna placed 9th in the state, Alivia placed 10th in the state; and
Josie placed 11th in the state.
Farmers Market Information Meeting
The WVU Extension Service-Wayne County invites you to the Farmers Market Informational Meeting on May 2, 2019, from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. The meeting will be hosted at the Wayne County Extension Office at 27572 East Lynn Road, Wayne, WV 25570.
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Wayne County CEOS News
Quilt & Fiber Club
The CEOS Quilt and Fiber Club meet twice a month. New members are always welcome.
Their next meeting is June 11 - for location details, please call the Wayne County Extension office at 304-272-6839. Below are a few items featured at their May 2019 meeting.
Wayne County Hosts Charleston Area Meeting
The Wayne County CEOS program hosted the 2019 Charleston Area CEOS Meeting on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The meeting was held at the Wayne Methodist Church, 615 Cleveland St, Wayne, WV 25570.
CEOS Members Learn about Orchids
The CEOS Garden Club had Loretta Wright (far right) speak on growing orchids on April 9, 2019. Other CEOS members present include (l-r): Patricia Harris, Sarah Marcum, and Nancy Fry. To learn more about orchids, check out "Beautify Your Home with Orchids" by Cornell University Cooperative Extension. The CEOS Garden Club always welcomes new members. To learn more, call the Wayne County office at 304-272-6839.
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4-H Youth Development
Did you know that in 4-H, you can build a rabbit den, go on a hike, learn photography, be a news reporter, raise small pets and livestock, safely shoot an air rifle, shot gun, or bow and arrow, learn about other cultures and customs, go to camp and make new friends? Did you know that 4-H is for everyone between the ages of 5 and 21? That’s right, everyone! In 4-H you can learn leadership skills and contribute to your community! Here are just a few exciting activities that Wayne County 4-H members are involved with:
- 4-H Heritage Quilt Trail
- Shooting Sports – air rifle, shot gun, and archery
- Livestock and horses
The Wayne County 4-H program has lots of opportunities for youths of all ages. Call
our office to receive more information.
Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS)
In many ways, CEOS is 4-H for adults! The purpose of CEOS is to provide leadership development, continuing education and service. CEOS members have lots of fun while learning and giving back to their community through various service projects. Wayne County CEOS Clubs are always looking for new members - call our office to learn more.
Gardening & Horticulture
Do you have questions about your garden or the vegetables growing in it? Or do you need your soil tested? Or do you have questions about your lawn? If you answered yes to any of these questions, feel free to call our office anytime 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Family Nutrition Program
The Family Nutrition Program (FNP) is comprised of numerous nutrition, food and physical activity projects designed to help limited resource families, youths and adults improve their health. FNP targets risk factors associated with obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension and other chronic diseases. For more information, please contact Lisa Bell, Adult Health Educator at 304-272-6839.
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