2017 Travel Opportunities – Apply by November 7, 2016

Ottawa for the Global 4-H Network Summit and to Japan with YBF/4-H Homestay

Senior/Adult 4-H members are invited to apply for these two exciting travel opportunities!  Up to 10 members will participate in the Global 4-H Network Summit, an international event to be held in Ottawa, July 11-14, 2017 and 10 more will travel to Japan from July 9-24, 2017 through the Japan Homestay Program.  Download eligibility criteria, full details and application form here.  Don’t delay, apply today!!

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Visit the 2017 Global 4-H Network Summit website to learn more about the event: global-4-h-network.com

 

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Watch this video by Noel Fenez from his trip to Japan through this program: 16 Days in Japan

Manitoba 4-H Council Staff Announcement

Manitoba 4-H Council is pleased to announce that Lynn Silver and Shannon Carvey have joined our staff team as the new Club Support Coordinators.  Lynn and Shannon will be attending Area meetings and also reaching out to Head Leaders in the coming weeks in order to introduce themselves to their clients.

Lynn will work out of Winnipeg and is the main point of contact for Eastman, North & South Interlake, Red River and Central Plains Areas, including all clubs within.  Lynn can be reached by e-mail at lsilver@4h.mb.ca and by phone or text at 204-573-4308.

Shannon will work out of the Brandon office and is the main point of contact for Valleys North, North & South Parkland, Southwest and Pembina Areas, including all clubs within.  Shannon can be reached by e-mail at scarvey@4h.mb.ca and by phone or text at 204-573-4829.  Please refer to the website at https://4h.mb.ca/staff-members/ for a complete list of all Council staff and their responsibilities.

Notice of Annual General Meeting – November 19, 2016

The Manitoba 4-H Council Board of Directors gives notice that the 2016 Annual General Meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Manitoba Ag. Extension Centre, 1129 Queens Ave., Brandon, Manitoba, for the following purposes:

  • To receive and consider the annual report
  • To receive and consider the financial statements
  • To approve the minutes of the 2015 Annual General Meeting

All members/leaders are invited to attend the 2016 AGM and meet the Board of Directors and staff.  If you are able to attend on November 19th, please call the office at 204-726-6136.

(Please note: parking is on the street or in the paid parking lot, only).

4-H National Volunteer Leader of the Year Award – Applications now open

Volunteer leaders truly are the lifeblood of the 4-H program! Now is the time to show appreciation to your leaders.  The winning leader from every province will receive a $100 cash prize, as well as a chance to be chosen as 4-H Canada’s National Volunteer Leader of the Year and receive a prize package of a $1000 cash prize and a trip to a 4-H Canada national event.  For more information, please visit https://4-h-canada.ca/national-volunteer-leader-year-award.  Nominations can be made at apply.4-h-canada.ca before January 31, 2017.

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