St. John Parish Clover Chronicle February 2020

4-H Night with the Pelicans

Purchase your ticket today if you would like to attend the 4-H night with the Pelicans game. St. John 4-H will provide a bus at no additional cost. Anyone who will be riding the bus will need to be a registered 4-H member or registered 4-H volunteer (Ms. Ashley has extra forms). Bus seats are limited, please let the 4-H office or Ms. Ashley know ASAP if you have a paid game ticket and will be riding the bus! Younger students must be accompanied by an adult at the game if they are riding the bus. The game is Friday, February Ticket pricing ranges from $31-$170. Call 504-593-4736 or visit to purchase tickets.

Jr. Leader Meeting

Our February Jr. Leader meeting will be held at the Laplace Library on February 17th from 6-7 pm. Food will be provided.

Livestock News

The Southeast District Livestock show is January 30- February 1 at the Covington Fairgrounds in Covington, LA. Please contact the office or Ms. Ashley for additional information and the schedule of events. All livestock exhibitors must participate in the District show in order to attend the State livestock show which is February 8-16 at Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, LA.

Junior Leadership Conference

Junior Leadership Conference (JLC) will be held March 13-15 at Camp Grant Walker! “JLC Under the Big Top” is the theme for this weekend camp. Any 4-H member 14 years and older may attend. Limited spots are available, let Ms. Ashley know if you would like to apply.

Deadline to apply is February 3, 2020.

Cooperative Enterprise Teen Leadership Conference

Cooperative Enterprise Teen Leadership Conference is open to any 4-H member in the 8th-12th grade. This conference will be held March 26th-28th at Grant Walker Educational Center. Students will compete in teams to build and manage their own cooperative business. An educational award trip and cash prizes will be presented to top business leaders. If you are interested in sharpening your marketing, money and management skills let Ms. Ashley know you would like a registration form.

Deadline to register is February 7, 2020.

Purrfect Valentines

St. John 4-H will be donating items to the St. John Parish Animal Shelter during the month of February. Let’s show some love to these pets until they get a Furr-ever home! Below are items the shelter will accept as donations:

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  • Purina Naturals Dry Cat food
  • Canned Cat food of any type
  • Canned Dog Food *NOT Gravy Train OR Old Roy*
  • Any kind of Toys for dogs or cats
  • Bully Sticks, Pig or Cow Ears or Hooves
  • Old or new towels and blankets
  • Dog and Cat beds
  • Collars, leashes, and harnesses

If you are interested in volunteering at the Animal Shelter’s adoption events, please contact the Shelter *Students under the age of 14 need to have a parent or guardian present. If a group of students are interested in volunteering, please let Ms. Ashley know and we can attend as a group. Adoption events are held once or twice a month on a Saturday at Tractor Supply or PetSense in LaPlace from 10am – 2pm.

Save the Dates for Summer 2020!

4-H Summer Camp

St. John is attending week 2 summer camp! This camp is for 4th-6th graders who want to enjoy 4 nights / 5 days of educational adventures, sports, swimming, canoeing, dancing, performing arts, science, making new friends, and much more! Adult Chaperones are needed!!

4-H Camp is May 25- May 29 at Camp Grant Walker!

4-H University

4-H University is for any 4-H members who are in 8th-12th grade (Must be 13 years old before Jan. 1st). 4-H U hosts over 40 events to compete in or attend Clover College which is a non-competitive event of instruction.

4-H U is June 23- June 26 at LSU Campus in Baton Rouge!

Parents, Adults, and Past 4-H Alumni!

St. John 4-H needs adult volunteers to help with project clubs, judging contests, and chaperoning events. Please fill out the form below and check any areas that you can help!

Name: __________________________________________________

Email: ___________________________________________________

Phone Number: ______________________________________

Sewing Club ____________

Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET) Club ______________

Shooting Sports / Outdoor Skills Club _____________

Robotics Club _________________

Judging Contests _____________________

Chaperoning Events ___________________

Overnight Camp Chaperones _____________

Other: _________________

Email, Fax, or Send forms with students.

Fax: 985-497-3409 or Call: 985-497-3261

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