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September 2018

September 2018 E-Newsletter
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GREAT OPPORTUNITIES FOR DAIRY CLUB MEMBERS Deadlines to apply for two great opportunities for dairy club members are quickly approaching.

The Bertram and Hazel Stewart 4-H Dairy Youth Education Award & Bursary is a bursary of $1,000 available to 4-H Ontario members in grades 9, 10, or 11 who have been a 4-H Dairy Club member for a minimum of three years and are in good standing as a current 4-H Dairy Club member. Applications must be received no later than 9:00 a.m. on September 30, 2018.

The Justin Parish Memorial Bursary is a $1,000 bursary that honours the spirit of Justin’s dream of one day attending the Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic Show at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (RAWF). This bursary will support a 4-H Ontario Dairy Club Member in attending the RAWF in Toronto for the first time. You should apply if you are attending the Classic Show for the first time as a team member, fitter or herdsperson. Applications must be received by October 1, 2018 and must be made in the form of a one-page nomination letter from a 4-H Ontario Dairy Club Leader in-good-standing.

Amanda Henderson Selected as 4-H Ontario Young Leader Attendee for AWC-East 2018 
4-H Ontario is proud to announce that Amanda Henderson has been selected to attend the 2018 Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference - East (AWCE) as the 2018 4-H Ontario Young Leader Attendee, through the generous support of Iris Meck Communications. Find out more about Amanda, AWCE and 4-H Ontario's Alumni Networking Event here>  
Kick The Tires Success 
The 4-H Ontario Alumni & Friends Kick The Tires event was a great success at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show on September 12. Overall more than 60 4-H supporters attended the event and enjoyed free grilled cheese and participated in a fun lawn tractor judging competition. Congrats to the winners of this competition who will receive tickets to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair! View photos from this event online
4-H Canada Science Fair Registrations are Open
The 4-H Canada Science Fair is an opportunity for you to explore, experiment and discover! As part of the 4-H Canada Science Fair, 4-H youth plan, research, complete and submit science projects, independently or as pairs, to be judged virtually, in the hopes of moving to our in-person round and ultimately to the Canada-Wide Science Fair. To find out more visit 4-H Canada here>
Nominations Open for 4-H Ontario Arbor Awards - These awards are 4-H Ontario’s most distinguished volunteer awards given out each year at 4-H Ontario’s Conference & Annual Meeting in March. Volunteers are nominated by their local Associations and recipients are chosen by a selection committee. Nominations are due by November 30, 2018 and details can be found online.
Policy Updates - Updates have been made to the 4-H Ontario Policy Manual. The sections that have been updated include: Section 1.1 - Definitions – Board, Section 1.2 - Governance Model, Section 2.1 - Organizational Chart, Section 3.1 - Preamble: Organization, Section 4.1.2 - B-BO-08 – Committees (Policy Committee), Section 4.2.2 - O-HS-01 – Alcohol and Drug Policy, Section 5.1 - Appendix B – i) Nominations, Election & Resolution Procedures
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