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UMaine Downeast Agriculture Conference Coming to Machias in January 2020

UMaine Downeast Agriculture Conference Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 8:30 am – 4:15 pm (Snow date is January 25). Location: Lee/Pellon Center, Machias Register here or by calling 207-581-3175 by January 12. Registration Fee: $0-$50 (Contribute what you can!) Contact: Mary Michaud mary.michaud@maine.edu 207-581-3175 Both land and sea based production will be included. The […]

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Employment Opportunity – 4-H Youth Development Professional – Washington County

This position will provide educational leadership for 4-H Youth Development in Washington County and collaborate with the leadership staff at the UMaine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Greenland Point. 4-H is a non-formal, experiential education program for youth, and adults working with those youth, to develop life skills necessary to be self-directing, productive and […]

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4-H News in Washington County – December 2019

Dates to Remember December 25: Office Closed (Christmas) December 31: Final Deadline for Reenrollment Paperwork January 1: Office Closed (New Years Day) January 18: 4-H Public Speaking Workshop, 10 a.m. January 25: Snow date for 4-H Public Speaking Workshop February 6: 4-H Page Day   4-H Tech Changemakers Help Distribute Fresh Fruits and Vegetables On November 14th, the 4-H Tech […]

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Make family gifts from the kitchen with UMaine Extension

Machias, Maine—University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free program on making edible holiday gifts beginning Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 4-4:45 p.m., at the Porter Memorial Library, 92 Court Street, Machias. Classes meet each Tuesday through Dec. 17.  “Family Gifts from the Kitchen” will focus on creating mixes using basic ingredients and learn healthy eating tips. Jars, ingredients, and samples will be provided. Mixes will […]

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4-H News in Washington County – November 2019

Volume 14, Issue 11 Dates to Remember November 11:  Office Closed (Veteran’s Day) November 27: Deadline for Reenrollment Paperwork November 28 & 29: Office Closed (Thanksgiving) December 25: Office Closed (Christmas) December 31: Final Deadline for Reenrollment Paperwork January 1: Office Closed (New Years Day) January 18: 4-H Public Speaking Workshop, 10 a.m. January 25: […]

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4-H Focuses on Photo Contest in Washington County

Washington County, Maine- If a photo is worth a thousand words, then 4-H members spoke volumes this year during the annual Washington County 4-H Photo Contest sponsored by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension.    The Washington County 4-H Photo Contest encourages 4-H members to use photography as a meaningful communication tool and develop life […]

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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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