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Wayne County 4-H News

4-H'ers Thank the County Commission

On October 3, 2019, 4-H members visited the Wayne County Commission who proclaimed in National 4-H Week in Wayne County. 4-H members also extended their many thanks to the County Commission for their continued support of 4-H and Extension programs. To learn more about the 4-H program, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.

4-Hers Thank County Commission 2019

4-H'ers Thank Board of Education

On October 22, 2019, 4-H members and leaders attended the Wayne County Board of Education meeting at Wayne High School and extended their thanks for their continued support of the Wayne County 4-H program. The photo features 4-H leaders Phyllis Brumfield and Felicia Adkins, 4-H members Jenna Adkins, Conner Hall, Danielle Adkins and Benton Hall, and Julie Tritz, 4-H Extension Agent. The photo also features Superintendent Todd Alexander and members of the Board of Education.

4-Hers Thank Board of Ed 2019

Ambassadors Conduct Community Service Project

The 4-H Ambassadors met on October 22, 2019. Community service is a major focus of the Ambassador group. At this meeting, they decorated cards for the Charter House in Wayne and started work on the My Hands to Larger Service 4-H Project. To learn more about the 4-H Ambassador program, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.

4-H Ambassadors at October 2019 Meeting

First Meeting of New 4-H Club in C-K

new 4-H Club in C-K held its first meeting on October 26 at the C-K Public Library. Led by 4-H volunteers, Autumn Starcher and Michael Patton, the club called "The Wonders 4-H Club" had a short business meeting, hands-on science activities and a health snack as part of their first meeting. The next club meeting will be Saturday November 23 at 10 a.m., at the C-K Library. All interested youth are welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, please contact our office at 304-272-6839

Youth at The Wonders 4-H Club First Meeting

Whites Creek Critters 4-H Club Elects Officers

The Whites Creek Critters elected officers for the 2019-2020 4-H Year on October 27, 2019, at their monthly meeting. The following 4-H members were elected (l-r): Duke Parsley, Vice President; Brenna Barnett, President; Danielle Adkins, Secretary; Haylee Christian, Treasurer. Please help us congratulate these youth willing to lead and serve their local 4-H Club.

2019-2020 Whites Creek Critters Officers

First Meeting of Fort Gay Viking 4-H Club

Fort Gay has a 4-H Club, the first in a long time. The first meeting was held October 16 at Fort Gay PreK-8. Many thanks to Lillian Dillon and Lesa Marcum for their willingness to lead this club. To earn more about this 4-H Club in Fort Gay, please email Julie Tritz, 4-H Extension Agent. 

Fort Gay Viking Club First Meeting

Club Elects New Officers

The Sharp Shooters 4-H club on Wayne recently held officer elections. The youth elected to an office include (l-r): Bekah Napier, Treasurer; Ayden Copley, Secretary; Rileigh Copley, Vice President; Andrew Kelley, President. These officers will practice parliamentary procedure and help lead their club during the 2019-2020 4-H year. Please call the our office at 304-272-6839 to learn more about this 4-H Club!

2019-2020 Sharp Shooters Club Officers

Highlights from the 2019 4-H Chili Cook Off

Many thanks to our cooks (Jon Christian, Keith Harless, and Gene Bell), sponsors and judges at this years 4-H Chili Cook-Off held at the Wayne Fall Festival today. Congratulations to Keith Harless on winning 1st place and People’s Choice and to Gene Bell on winning 2nd place!

Winners of Chili Cook Off 2019

First Meeting of Trout's Hill 4-H Club

For the first time in years, the town of Wayne has a 4-H Club. The Trout's Hill 4-H Club held its first meeting on October 4 at the Wayne Methodist Church. Fun, hands-on activities were held. The next club meeting will be held Friday November 1 at 5:00 p.m. at the same location. For more information, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.

Activities Conducted at Trout Hill 4-H Club Meeting

Beef Bowl Quiz Practices Underway

Beef Bowl practices are underway at the Wayne County Extension Office. Practices will take place every Wednesday afternoon after school through Thanksgiving. Call our office at 304-272-6839 for details.

Youth Participate in Beef Bowl Quiz Practice