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4-H News in Washington County – October 2019

Volume 14, Issue 10 Dates to Remember October 9-20: Paper Clover Campaign at Tractor Supply Company, Calais October 14:  Office Closed  November 11:  Office Closed  November 27: Deadline for Reenrollment Paperwork December 31: Final Deadline for Reenrollment Paperwork 2019 Washington County 4-H Photo Contest Congratulations to all the 4-H photographers who entered the Washington County […]

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Dining with Diabetes Down East in Cherryfield Oct. 3–24

Cherryfield, Maine—University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free, four-week Dining with Diabetes Down East series beginning Thursday, Oct. 3, from 3–5 p.m., at Maine Seacoast Mission Weald Bethel Community Center, 7 Weald Bethel Lane, Cherryfield.  Remaining dates are Oct.10, 17 and 24. The program complements medical care by teaching people with Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, along with their […]

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4-H in Washington County – September 2019

Volume 14, Issue 9 Dates to Remember September 13: Washington County 4-H Photo Contest Deadline September 14: Eastern States Bus Trip September 30: 4-H Project Records Due September 30: 4-H Club Treasurer Report  Due October 9-20: Paper Clover Campaign at Tractor Supply Company, Calais November 27: Deadline for Reenrollment Paperwork December 31: Final Deadline for Reenrollment […]

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4-H Tech Changemakers Address a Growing Need

National 4-H Council and Microsoft are working together through the 4-H Tech Changemakers program to empower teens to create opportunities for people to participate in today’s increasingly digital world in unique ways. Tech Changemakers began with 43 teen leaders from 12 communities who invested over 1,600 hours in innovative community projects and digital skills training. […]

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UMaine Extension to offer Cooking Matters for Parents 

Machias, Maine—University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free nutrition education program to adults with children living at home beginning Sept. 18, from 5-7 p.m., at the UMaine Extension office, 28 Center Street, Machias. Classes meet each Wednesday through Oct. 23.  Topics include nutritional information, how to plan and prepare healthy meals, and sampling budget-friendly recipes. Participants will receive ingredients […]

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4-H in Washington County – August 2019

Volume 14, Issue 8 Dates to Remember August 21:  4-H Horse Show at Union Fair August 24-25: Washington County Fair, Pembroke Fairgrounds August 27: Exhibits are Due at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds, 3–7:00 pm Aug. 29 –Sept. 2: Blue Hill Fair – Blue Hill Fairgrounds September 13: Washington County 4-H Photo Contest Deadline September 13:  New England Horse […]

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UMaine Extension adds ‘Swine 101’ seminar dates, locations in August

To meet demand in Hancock and Washington counties, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has added two sessions of the free seminar “Swine 101: Raising Pastured Pork.” The sessions, both from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 13, UMaine Extension Washington County, 28 Center St., Machias; and Wednesday, Aug. 14, UMaine […]

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4-H in Washington County, July 2019

Volume 14, Issue 7 Dates to Remember July 19-21: Maine 4-H Days, Windsor Fairgrounds September 13: Washington County 4-H Photo Contest Deadline August 27: Exhibits are Due at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds, 3–7:00 pm Aug. 29 –Sept. 2: Blue Hill Fair – Blue Hill Fairgrounds New 4-H Club in Whiting A new club in Whiting had a great inaugural […]

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4-H News in Washington County, June 2019

Important Dates June 22– Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Greenland Point, 2:00 p.m. June 25–July 30– Kids Can Grow and Parents Too! June 25-August 1– 4-H Summer of Science June 29-July 6– Citizenship Washington Focus, Washington D.C. June 30- Animal Approval Forms are Due in the Extension Office July 4– Office Closed […]

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