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The White County 4-H News - July/August 2015 is now ready for your viewing.
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Help support the 4-H program and save money at Rural King during the first Rural King and 4-H bucket promotion. From July 12th - July 25th, shoppers at Rural King can purchase a 4-H bucket and save 10% off anything they can fit in the bucket (a few exceptions apply). $1.00 from the sale of each bucket purchased will be donated to 4-H. This is a great opportunity to support 4-H and save money!
Sometimes an unexpected crisis or meeting at work consumes our lunchtime. Or we forget a sack lunch in our hurry to get out the door. Having some well-packaged back-up foods tucked away in a briefcase, handbag or backpack can help keep us from missing a meal or tide us over until we have a chance to eat. It also can help us avoid hitting the vending machines, scouting for well-filled candy jars or scavenging the break room table. Think twice, however, before stocking a grocery
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The final step in getting ready for the 2015 White County 4-H Fair is a new Fair project registration process. This year, all 4-H projects (animals and building projects) will be registered prior to the Fair through an online program called Fair Entry. The Fair Entry program will open for use on June 1st. Depending on the specific project type, there are different deadlines by which you must register your projects. Please be sure to take note of these deadlines.
If your budget isn't up to a tropical vacation this summer, you can at least take your taste buds to the tropics with some nutrition-packed choices in the fruit section. Tropical fruits such as guava, kiwifruit, mango and papaya are low-calorie, nutrient-dense options for adding variety to your menus. Although most tropical fruits are available year-round several of these are at their peak (and also most affordable) in summer or early fall.
Summer time holidays are a time when families get together and share quality time. The Fourth of July is a time to enjoy family and friends but also a time to remember safety tips with fireworks. On average 240 people go to the emergency room daily around this holiday. Enjoy the holiday and be safe. The Consumer Product Safety Commission gives the following tips:
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Pork Shoulder Grilling/Smoking Contest Fundraiser, Sunday July 26, 2015 at the White County 4-H Fair. Amateur and Professional Divisions. Additional contests for grilling contestants include: Cook's Choice Sampling Contest, Side Dish and Dessert Contests. All contest and fundraiser proceeds will be used towards general support of the White County 4-H Program & Fairgrounds. Entries due July 19th.
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