This is a digital version of the information that was mailed out in the fair packet. There is also a video tutorial for using FairEntry.com
We need adult and youth volunteers to help with many aspects of the Marion County Fair in order to make it a success. Please sign up to help out with clean up, project check in and judging, events, and building watchers. This page will be updated as more volunteer opportunities become available.
Resources to help your 4-H club get more involved in the community.
This is a list of our Marion County 4-H Clubs and contact information.
Resources for club meetings
This is a listing of area businesses that have partnered with Marion County 4-H to provide discounts to 4-H members and volunteers.
Help support Marion County 4-H by making purchases through Amazon Smile.
Resources for Cloverbud (K-2 grade) 4-H members, leaders and parents.
Clubs have the chance to work together to produce exhibits that represent activities conducted by their members. Areas include community service, club display, health/safety. and education stations.
Join the Marion County 4-H Adult Leader/Volunteer Team!
Incident/Accident Report Form, Insurance Claim Form, and Event Insurance Information
4-H members and leaders get a discount at JoAnn Fabric and Crafts while also giving back to 4-H.
HELP MARION COUNTY 4-H ADVISORY COUNCIL WHILE YOU SHOP! ENROLL IN KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS TODAY! Visit https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards Create an Account, or Sign In to your existing account* Click Enroll Now and enter 48790 in the organization search bar. Select Marion County 4-H Youth Development Advisory Council, and click Enroll. *Be sure to have your Kroger Plus Number or Alternate ID handy. If you do not yet have a Kroger Plus card, these are available at the customer service
Links for Marion County 4-H events calendar and social media pages.
Resources for Marion County 4-H leaders.
In an attempt to better communicate 4-H opportunities to members and volunteers, each Monday you will receive a 4-H weekly update. This will replace our monthly newsletters. Any items of interest that you would like to share through the update or on social media can be sent to Cara Kowal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You're invited to the 2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum. Join us and get energized as you network with volunteers, county-based staff, and state specialists from across the country! This event is open to adult volunteers as well as Jr. Leaders (7-12 grade 4-H members). This is an excellent opportunity for Jr. Leaders to be part of a national program.
4-H Natural Resources online project support
The Marion County 4-H Advisory Council is certifying organization for the President's Volunteer Service Awards. We would like to recognize our volunteers and youth for their efforts. Adult volunteers can track their hours volunteering for 4-H. Youth can track hours volunteering for 4-H or other community service that they do as part of an individual community service project (please make sure that your 4-H leader can verify your hours of volunteering). In 4-H individual community service project
Procedures to ensure that all programs involving minors are planned carefully and include safety as the highest priority.
Resources for 4-H Clubs to make their spring flower sale successful.
Recently there have been some questions about Tax Exempt Status for 4-H Clubs with regard to State Sales Tax. Below is the official policy Purdue 4-H From Purdue 4-H Policy and Procedures Manual: Tax exempt status of 4-H Units/Clubs 1. In August 2013, Purdue University was granted a Group Exemption Number (GEN), 5924, by the IRS which provides federal tax exemption status to the 4-H Clubs and 4-H Affiliates in Indiana which have agreed to be under Purdue University's general supervision