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The Colfax County Extension Board will be meeting on May 20th at the Colfax County Extension Office. The meeting agenda is included below:

January 28 Agenda * March 18 Agenda * May 20 Agenda @ 7 p.m. * June 17 * August 19 * November 18

On-line enrollment is now open to enroll your 4-H'er for 2024! You can access 4HOnline 2.0 by visiting the following link: https://v2.4honline.com/#/user/sign-in. 4-H Leaders and Council members are required to enroll on-line too! Google Chrome and Firefox are the recommended web browsers to use when enrolling online. Enrollment fee is $10.00 per 4-H'er and no charge for Leaders or Council members. Card payment is at end of enrollment process.

NEW for 2024: A simplified project list within 4HOnline for 4-H members to choose from.

View the May 2024. 4-H Newsletter to learn more about what is going on with the Colfax County 4-H Program! Past newsletter articles can be viewed here.

Extension publications available by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Online NEBGuides.

Quilt of Valor

On Sunday, January 28th, 2024, the Colfax County 4-H Council held their annual Volunteer Banquet at the St. Benedict Center near Schuyler. During the banquet a very special presentation was made. A Quilt of Valor, sewn by Colfax County 4-H members was presented to a Colfax County Veteran. A Quilt of Valor is a quilt sewn of Americana fabric and donated to service members to welcome them home. As part of the Quilt of Valor Foundation, a not for profit foundation of volunteer quilters, the quilt presented was created by Colfax County 4-H members as a service project.

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