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4-H Ontario


Nov 2016

November 2016 E-Newsletter
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OMAFRA ANNOUNCES CONTINUED 5-YEAR SUPPORT OF 4-H ONTARIO Ontario is helping youth across the province to pursue careers in agriculture and food by continuing to support 4-H Ontario in delivering community-based education and leadership opportunities. The province, whose previous commitment was $700,000 per year for three years, has now extended their commitment for an additional two years at this level. For more about this announcement click here>
Discounted Senators Tickets 
The 4-H Ontario Ottawa Senators Fundraiser Program is back. The Sens are offering 4-H'ers discounted tickets and for each ticket purchased, a donation will be made to 4-H, supporting both 4-H Ontario and 4-H Canada. Several games are coming up before the end of the year, so get more info here>
Syngenta 4-H Ontario Arbor Award
4-H Ontario's most prestigious award acknowledges volunteers who have served the organization for over 10 years. Nominees must have shown significant leadership, initiative and have made a positive impact on 4-H at various levels. Nominate a volunteer in your Association by November 30 here>
Want to be the next 4-H Ontario Ambassador?  
4-H Ontario Ambassadors are selected each year to represent and promote
4-H Ontario by attending both 4-H and community events across the province, from camps and conferences to fairs, grand openings and special events. Each year up to six youth ages 17-21 are selected as Ambassadors. Apply by December 15 here>
Available Grants - The OMIA/FMRP Grant offers $250 to your Association. Application details can be found here. Be sure to apply by November 25. As well, the Journey 2050 Social Activation Grant is open to volunteers and Associations to run a Journey 2050 program in your area. Applications are due by December 16 here
National Opportunities - 4-H Canada has released many great upcoming opportunities and contests that are open to 4-H youth. Deadlines are fast approaching so check out their website here. To nominate a volunteer for the National Volunteer Leader of the Year Award click here. And to apply for the USA National 4-H Members Conference submit your applications here
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