On the Beat in Bluffton

Friday, February 18, 2011


The annual 4-H Sign Up Day and Open House will be held Saturday, February 19th, 8 AM - 12 Noon at the Wells County Community Center at the 4-H Park in Bluffton.

4-H members and families are encouraged to stop by to fill out membership forms, meet with your club leaders (pick up last year's record notebook), pay your club dues, and pick up this year's manuals and meeting schedules.

4-H volunteers will answer questions and get you signed up for 2011.

The club schedule for the event will be:

8 - 10 AM Hurryin' Harrisons (Harrison Township)
Liberty Township Happy Go Lucky
Jackson Township Jaguars
Rockcreek Rollers (Rockcreek and Union Townships)

10 AM - 12 Noon Chester Chargers
Jefferson Township Knightriders
Lancaster Township Achievers
Nottingham Township Nobles

Information tables will also include schedules and forms for Archery, Horse & Pony, 4-H Dog Obedience Club, 4-H Shot Gun Safety, and Mini 4-H.

If the date is not convenient, families are welcome to stop by the Purdue Extension Service Office located at the 4-H Park where they can pick up a 4-H membership form. The membership form can also be found at: www.extension.purdue.edu/wells

4-H membership forms for Wells County are due April 1, 2011.

Youth may become 4-H members when they enter third grade and may continue their membership through the completion of grade 12. Each individual may continue membership for a maximum of ten (10) consecutive years.

Mini 4-H forms will also be available for youth in grades 1 & 2.

If you have questions about any project, please call your 4-H Club Leader or the Wells County Extension Office, 1240 S. 4-H Road, Bluffton IN 46714, 260-824-6412 or email rsherer@purdue.edu.

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