Congratulations to Marshall-Putnam 4-H Livestock Judging team for their 9th place finish at the State Contest. Will Milashowski, Thomas Downey and Matthew Hahn competed in the contest held at the University of Illinois.
Matthew Hahn placed 11th overall in individual scores.
At the Illinois State Livestock Judging Contest Cody Blunier, Thomas Downey and Will Milashowski competed. Their team score placed them 4th. Individually, Will placed 9th overall.
If you are interested in joining the M-P Meats Judging team, please contact Debbie Leigh at firstname.lastname@example.org or (815)452-2605
The M-P Farm Bureau and M-P Extension are partnering to bring a variety of computer classes to our counties. The entire list of classes can be found at www.extension.uiuc.edu/marshallputnam/techtrain
Classes Offered for 2011
Holiday Help on the Computer ~ Oct 20, 6:30 p.m.
Online Taxes ~ November 17, 6:30 p.m.
Advanced Excel ~ December 6, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 7 @ 7 p.m.
Skillet Toss- Women ages 13 and older toss an iron skillet. Closest to the target wins!
Bale Toss- Men ages 13 and older toss a bale of straw. Wow the crowd your amazing strength!
Shooting Sports- Archery and Air Rifle - youth ages 8 to 18. Hosted by M-P 4-H Shooting Sports Clubs. Cash prizes in 3 age divisions.
Wheel Barrel Race- Teams of two (one guy and one girl) ages 16 & older. Anita has issued a challenge to have each 4-H club to have a team or two enter.
More plans are in the works for activities for youth under age 13. Watch your local news papers for more details.
Upcoming Federation events
Please contact Anita to sign up for volunteer positions at the 4-H Show: Asst. Judges, Jr. Superintendents, Food Stand Cash Register, Cook Pork Chops, etc.
Pie Auction - Wednesday, July 13th
Please bring pies to the Speed Office, no later than 6:30 p.m.
Salisburys - need to let Anita know kind
Bret - Apple
Matterns - Cherry
Kochers - Pecan or Strawberry - need to confirm
Streitmatters - Apple
Brooke - Rhubarb
Noah - Blueberry
Fechts - Coconut Cream? - need to confirm
Alli - Peach
Jillian - Boisenberry? - need to confirm
Matthew H. - Peach
Downeys - Triple Berry
Alysa - need to let Anita know kind
Evening Program - Please wear your Federation t-shirt to the awards program on Thursday, July 14.
Next Meeting - July 26th
Canoeing & Camping Trip - July 22 - 23rd
Water Park trip - Aug. 3
Chicago Train Trip - date change to Aug. 27th
Stage Design - Masquerade Ball is the theme. Painting part of the backdrop on June 16th at Kaitlyn's house in rural Henry.
Modeling in Weddings Remembered Style Show - Friday, July 8, 3:30 p.m. rehearsal and Saturday, July 9th, arrive at 9 a.m., show at 10 a.m.
Stage Set up - Monday, July 11 at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds. Please make it a priority to be there to help.