News Notes To Parents is a publication of Purdue Extension in Northeast Indiana. It is a very helpful resource for parents, childcare workers, agencies and anyone involved in the lives of infants and toddlers.
The DeKalb Co. 4-H Council is taking applications for "Tops In 4-H." Just follow the link below to get more details and the guidelines for applying. If you are a sophomore, junior or senior, you could win a $250 award. Check it out...
The 4-H Flower Sale is on for 2015! Again this year, 4-H clubs will share the proceeds for flowers sold 50/50 with 4-H Council. Be sure to place your order with any 4-H member or club by May 8th. Flowers and plants will be ready for pick-up on May 21st at Nagel's Garden House located at 1701 N. Indiana Avenue, Auburn (4:00-6:30 pm).
Stay informed with Purdue Extension - DeKalb County's newsletter, "The Extension Edge." Find out what is happening in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Health and Human Sciences, and 4-H Youth Development. If you would like to have the newsletter emailed to you or to come by mail, contact the Extension Office at (260) 925-2562.
New for 2015!
Beekeeping has been added to our list of projects in 4-H this year! Check out what is involved with raising bees, beehive care, how to extract and bottle honey, and more!
Jason Henderson, Director of Extension, shared a sneak peek of a video highlighting the initiatives on which Purdue Extension will focus going into its next century of service (to educators at PDC). Click here to view this video...
Joining a local 4-H club is the first step in becoming involved in your 4-H community. Clubs can be organized by community or project, and generally meet on a monthly basis. Club meetings are a great place for members to share their work, plan community service programs and learn leadership and communication skills.