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July 2016 E-Newsletter

July 2016 E-Newsletter
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50% OFF SALE Get your 4-H Ontario branded items now! The MiniStore is closing and everything must go. With the introduction of the new 4-H Canada Mall there will still be plenty of opportunities to customize items with their logo generator. Many great items are still for sale in the 4-H Ontario MiniStore and while supplies last we'll be selling them at a discounted 50% off sale. (Prices have already been reduced in the MiniStore). Check out these items here>
Thanks to Syngenta Canada
Pollination and pollinators are crucial to agricultural and wild ecosystems. With the recent release of the Pollinators Project, we'd like to thank Syngenta Canada and Paul Hoekstra who visited our office last month for a special presentation. For more info on this project and others click here>
Awards & Conferences 
The Giles Hume Centennial Award of $2,000 is granted to a 4-H member to assist with their post-secondary education. Apply for this award by July 31 here. Also the National Members Forum will take place in Toronto this fall and is open to 4-H members ages 16-21. Submit your applications by August 1 here>
GROWMARK Essay Contest Winner
Congrats to Kieran Shannon of Glenburnie, Ontario, who has been named the Ontario provincial winner of the 2016 GROWMARK Essay Contest. The theme of this year's contest was "What can young people do to ensure the sustainability of agriculture?" For the full story and his winning entry click here>
Good Luck Cristy Nurse! - Georgetown's Cristy Nurse, a 4-H alumni from the Halton 4-H Association, will be representing Team Canada in Rio this summer in rowing at the Olympics. Let's cheer her on all the way to GOLD. Visit the Team Canada webpage here>
Tell Us Your Story - Want to share your 4-H story? We're always looking for great 4-H success stories from our members, volunteers and alumni. Tell us your story in the "5 Questions With..." feature here>
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