4-H Program in Spotlight at Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 is 4-H Day at the Winter Fair in Brandon.  Manitoba 4-H Council staff will be at the 4-H booth at the fair to share information about the 4-H Manitoba program, which is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year.  CO-OP, in partnership with the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba, is offering free and discounted gate admission to 4-H members.  Clubs must submit their ticket orders and payments by Monday, March 13.  Visit https://provincialexhibition.com/4-h-ticket-order-from/ for more details.

Senior/Adult Member Facilitators Required for Intermediate Event – May 27/28, 2023

The Intermediate Members’ Event committee is looking for Senior and/or Adult Members to lead groups of 4-H members at the event taking place May 27 and 28 at Camp Manitou.  This would be an excellent opportunity to add Leadership to your resumé.  We would ask you to join our planning meetings held via Zoom in the evenings and be prepared to spend the weekend with our Intermediates, sharing your knowledge and leadership skills.  If you would like to help make this a fun and memorable event, please contact Linda McRae-Walker at lmcrae-walker@4h.mb.ca by Friday, March 17, 2023.

4-H Manitoba – YBF Japan Homestay Program

We have received the exciting news that there will be 20 Japanese students arriving from Japan to stay for 2 weeks with 4-H Manitoba Host Families from July 28–August 11, 2023.  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to make a new friend from across the globe?  Here’s your chance for just 2 short weeks to show your student what life is like in Manitoba, Canada, learn some Japanese words and make a lifelong friend.  Check out the 4-H Manitoba York-Benimaru Foundation Homestay video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzjfzlYMfMw&t=56s to learn more about this program and what hosting would involve.  For more information, contact Linda at lmcrae-walker@4h.mb.ca or 204-726-1914.  Please fill out the Japan Homestay Application and return it to Linda on or before May 1, 2023.

New Peavey Mart Discount Cards for 4-Hers

Peavey Mart’s digital version of the 2023 discount card for 4-H Manitoba members will be distributed via email.  Head Leaders, members and families are reminded to accept the @4h.mb.ca domain as a trusted sender in their email systems to ensure they will receive correspondence from staff.

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