2011 Southern Region Volunteer Forum

Jaye Guerin  |  7/12/2011 12:30:50 AM

Join adult volunteers and Extension staff from the 13 southern region states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Texas), Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands for the 2011 Southern Region 4-H Volunteer Forum. It will take place October 6-9, 2011, at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. The theme of this year’s forum is “4-H—It’s A Natural!” It will feature informative workshops, inspirational speakers, recreation, networking and more fun!

The charge of the Southern Region 4-H Volunteer Forum is to increase the capacity of volunteers and salaried staff in their role to achieve the 4-H Youth Development mission in the Cooperative Extension System.

If you would like to be a part of this year’s conference, please fill out the attached registration forms and send them to:

Louisiana 4-H Youth Development
Attn: SRVF
P.O. Box 25100
Baton Rouge, LA 70894-5100
Fax: 225-578-7847

Call 225-578-2196 if you have any questions or concerns.

We hope you will join us as part of the Louisiana delegation for the 2011 Southern Region 4-H Volunteer Forum!

Give Back and Serve

Arkansas chose The American Cancer Society/Relay for Life as the 2011 service project. They want your state to raise money for the American Cancer Society by involving volunteers and 4-H members.

Arkansas chose this project because there is no direct cost for participants. Their goal is to see how much money each state can raise by hosting an event. ALL money will stay in the state where the event is hosted.

Each state will have a volunteer contact person responsible for keeping track of the money raised in state. The total will be reported at final assembly. Arkansas will provide each state with the contact information for their American Cancer Society state contact. The contact will provide the necessary information to raise money.

For more information, see page 8 of the Delegate Packet.

Come Early and ExCel

ExCEL is a University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture experiential-based training and development program. The 4-H Camp Program team provides opportunities that engage learners in the development of skills to address issues and challenges that one may face in their daily environments.

The activity will be offered on October 5-6, 2011 at a cost of $30.00 per person. Registration will be separate from the SRVF.

See page 4 in the Delegate packet for more details.


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