4-H Letters to Leaders Contest

Thank your leader and win a prize!!

4-H members can thank their 4-H leaders and win cash prizes at the same time by entering the Letters to Leaders Contest.To enter, members write a letter of appreciation to an adult club leader, project leader, or activity leader who has helped or inspired them. Send the letter to the Extension Center. The letter must be hand written and not more than one page in length. At the bottom of the letter the member must print their first and last name, 4-H Club, and age on December 31, 2016. Be sure to write the first and last name of the leader on the letter. Letters must be received by December 1. A $5 cash prize will be awarded to the top letter in four age categories: 8-10, 11-12, 13-14, and 15 & older. The winning letters will be read to their leader at the Leader Recognition Dinner in January. The leader the letter is written to will be recognized at the county Leader Recognition Dinner. After the contest, all letters will be forwarded to the leader they were written to.

Marketing Strategies for Business Expansion Class is Offered Nov. 14, 2017

This FREE class is offered Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at East Central Business and Industry Center, 42 Prairie Dell Plaza in Union MO.  This class will help you find specific and practical information on possible partners and trade leads in domestic and foreign markets.  Participants will learn about the best practices in advanced research methodology and resources for obtaining market data that is current and actionable.  This will help to identify the most promising markets with in the B2C and B2B environment.  E-commerce, social media and web optimization tips will be provided.  To register you must call 636-649-5803 or email cwd@eastcentral.edu.  Seating is limited so call today!

For a brochure on the two classes listed above please click (HERE)

4-H Club Officer Training to be Held November 30, 2017

The 2017 Franklin County 4-H Officer Training workshop will be held at the Union Middle School cafeteria. Pizza will be served at 6:00 p.m. and then 4-H officers will be divided into groups to learn how to do the job to with they have been elected to. for more information and a map please click (HERE) pdf

The Holiday's are upon us!

It's that time of year again.  The holiday's are upon us and occasionally so are those extra few pounds that we have a tendency to gain with all those special treats.  Why not join our Stay Strong Stay Healthy exercise program.  The winter session begins January 15, 2018.  Brochures can be found HERE

Gardening and Lawn Care Tips!

It's official, fall is upon us.  There are an abundant amount of tasks to be done that can keep you on top of your garden and lawn care.  The gardening calendar will guide you through weekly tasks so you don't feel so overwhelmed.  The November Gardening Calendar will keep you on top of everything you need. Be sure and scroll down to the calendar page for weed identification and many other resources.  If you have any question just give us a call.

Flood Recovery Information Packet for Home and Business

With the recent flooding throughout the state of Missouri, we encourage you to download this informational packet to assist you in the recovery process.
Flood Recovery Packet for your home (PDF)
Missouri Business Disaster Resource Guide (PDF)

Franklin County 4-H News

October 2017 (PDF)