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Box Butte County 4-H Horse Practice Schedule

Questions or Problems:  Extension Office @ 762-5616, Sally Bryner @ 487-3842(home), 760-5495(cell), or dsbryner@bbc.net

 All practices will be held in Hemingford this year. 

If you want to complete the Riding portion of your levels test,  please contact Sally Bryner ahead of time, to arrange a date and time that works best for both parties.

Please remember your level I testing needs to be completed by July 1, 2021

On Monday, September 13, 2021, Jeanne Murray, Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) volunteer, will be at the Nebraska Extension Office in Box Butte County, 415 Black Hills Ave., Alliance from 9 – 3 to explain 2021 Medicare enrollment procedures, compare/enroll in prescription drug plans for those new to Medicare and assist Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries needing to change their prescription drug plan.  Please wear a mask due to COVID 19.  For an appointment, call 308-632-6554.  Leave a message with your name and phone number.  Your call will be returned.

Are you yearning for spring and the growing season? Beat the winter doldrums by attending Nebraska Extension Master Gardener classes starting Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. This year’s lineup of classes will be taught completely online due to COVID-19 protocols.

Gardening enthusiasts can participate by attending individual classes without extra commitment to the program for a nominal fee for the entire series. Participants can attend the classes of their choice to increase their personal horticultural knowledge.

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