The Clover Journal, December 2019

The 4-H Office has been temporarily relocated to 409 Second Street in Lake Providence (the old health unit building). There is NO telephone service at this time. To contact Mrs. Powell, please stop by or email her.

Cancer Awareness Event


The East Carroll 4-H Junior Leadership Board organized a Cancer Awareness event at a General Trass High School football game. The teens set up a booth, distributed information regarding breast cancer awareness and collected donations. All funds received were donated to the Cancer Foundation League which assists individuals with cancer. Pictured: Principal Rickey Taylor and Junior Leader Members Kelton Burks, Simiya Whitty and Kedriona McLemore. Together We Can Make A Difference!

Service Learning Focus

Disability Awareness is our state and parish service learning focus for the 2019-2020 year. Opportunities will be offered for you to participate in our state wide focus. Let's get busy making a difference in our community and state.

4-H Fashion Camp

"4-H Diving into Fashion" - 4-H Fashion Camp is a textile/apparel project for 4-H members 10-13 years old. In addition to basic sewing fundamentals, a few of the educational activities for campers include: a sewing caddy, tote bag, nine-square pillow, a community service project, plus more. You will return home with completed projects and ideas to host your own fashion workshop.

Deadline for registration is Friday, December 6 by 4:30 p.m.

Costs: Arriving Friday night $130; Arriving Saturday morning $110; Volunteer leaders $80

4-H Day of Service: December 7

4-H Senior Honor Cord

The 4-H Honor Cord Award recognizes 4-H members who are graduating seniors. For 4-H youth to receive the 4-H Honor Cord, they must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a currently enrolled 4-H member and in good standing.
  • Must be a graduating senior.
  • Must have been enrolled in 4-H for at least 3 years of their high school career.
  • Must have participated in at least 1 state sponsored 4-H program in the past 3 years.
  • Must complete the application by the deadline of January 31.

4-H Cookery Contests

The East Carroll Parish Cookery Contests will be held Monday, December 16 with registration from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. and judging at 9:30 a.m. All 4-H members may enter any or all categories. Only one dish per category, please. Only one serving per contest entry is required. All entries must arrive on ice in a hard insulated ice chest-type carrier. Entries must be dropped off at the 4-H office between 8 and 9 a.m. Winners will be announced by the end of the school day. First place winners will compete in the Regional Cookery in Rayville. See your 4-H leader or Mrs. Powell for complete details.

4-H Emerald Achievement Award

The 4-H Emerald Achievement Award was formerly known as the 4-H Key Club Award. A club member may win this award only one time. The purpose of this award is to encourage project growth and to recognize a broad program of 4-H club members who have shown outstanding leadership ability in their club and parish.

  • Must be 15 years of age by January 1 of the year application is made.
  • Must have three years of 4-H club work, including award year.
  • Must have completed one year of active Junior Leadership work excluding award year.
  • Must score at least 360 points on the application and scorecard.

4-H Golden Clover Award

The 4-H Golden Clover Award was formerly known as the Award of Excellence for Junior 4-H members. A club member may win this award only one time.

  • Must be 14 years of age or under by January 1 of the club year application is made.
  • Must have at least two years of 4-H club work, including award year.
  • Must score at least 250 points on the application and scorecard.

Valentine Card Contest

Create a card to be given to residents at Shady Lake Nursing Home. Bring your card to the February 4-H Club meeting.

Junior Leadership Conference

"Say Aloha to JLC" - March 13-15, 2020

The conference is open to 9th-12th graders. Each parish may send a maximum of 8 delegates with preference being 4 males and 4 females. Workshop tracks are filled as registration is received by earliest date. Deadline to register is February 10 and cost is $35.

Cooperative Enterprise Teen Leadership

"Own It" - Sharpen your leadership, marketing, money and management skills as you compete with your team to build and manage your own cooperative business. Educational Award Trip and Cash Prizes will be presented to top business leaders. Deadline to register is February 10 and cost is $30.

Scott Foundation Scholarship

Submit completed Scott Foundation Scholarship applications by 4:30 p.m. on March 2 at the 4-H Office.

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