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May 13, 2022 - Friday News

Wyoming County

4-H Friday News

MAY 13, 2022

The entire Wyoming county 4-H staff is here for anything you and your families may need, please do not hesitate to reach out to any of us with your question(s)!

Wyoming County 4-H Centennial Celebration!

Wyoming County Fairgrounds, Pike, Sunday, June 12th 12pm-4pm

  • 12-4pm - Exhibit & memorabilia display…Youth Building
  • 1-3pm - Kelly’s Old Timers…Ag Expo Center
  • 1:30-3pm - Old Fashion Yard Games…Ag Expo Center
  • 3:30pm - Formal Ceremony…Ag Expo Center
  • 12-3pm - Pike Fire Department Food Stand
  • 12-2pm - Catered Creations Beef on Weck Dinner Pickup
  • 1-3pm - Yummies Ice Cream Truck

THE 4-H OFFICE IS SEEKING PARTICIPATION IN THIS EVENT! Please call/email the 4-H office by May 20th for all of the following opportunities: 585-786-2251 or

  • Teen Council- A reminder that we have a meeting upcoming this Monday, May 16th at 6:30pm. Any teens 13+ that want to help plan the activities and games for our centennial celebration, please call the 4-H office to register!
  • Memorabilia - The 4-H office is seeking past 4-H projects, and photos to display in the youth building for this historic event. Please call or drop these items off to the 4-H office in Warsaw by May 20th.
  • Barn quilts – There are still blank barn quilts available for clubs to pick up! Clubs will decorate the wooden squares, and they will be on display in the youth building for the centennial event on June 12th, and at fair!
  • Booths – Get a head start on your fair booth! The youth building will be open Friday the 10th and Saturday the 11th for booth setup before the centennial event, with the option to leave up, partially take down or fully take down the booth before the fair in August.
  • Fruit Pie Contest – adults and/or youth can register for this event taking place in the youth building. Pies must be in place by 2pm on the day of the event. Call the 4-H office for more details.
  • Centennial Cookbook – Community & 4-H members are welcome to email, mail, or drop off recipes for a commemorative centennial cookbook to be put together and sold later this year. Recipes from club meetings, 4-H events and family recipes are highly encouraged!
  • VOLUNTEERS – seeking individuals who want to help make this celebration a success! Specifically for games, youth building setup, organizing, and setting up exhibits ahead of time, and more!!

Horse Program

  • Tour of Wolcott Farms – Please call the 4-H office to pre-register for this equine educational event! We’re excited to partner with this successful local business and learn how they operate and tour their facility! The tour will start at 6:30pm. Location: 4085 Quakertown Rd. Warsaw, NY 14569
  • Erie County 4-H Standardbred Day - Saturday, June 11, 2022. You are invited to participate in the Erie County 4-H Standardbred Day to be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Buffalo Raceway at the Erie County Fairgrounds. On the agenda for the day is a tour of the paddock and barns along with sessions talking about: Shoeing Standardbreds, Racehorse health 101 (pending vet schedule), Trainer Talk, Diving in with a Driver, Performance Horse Nutrition (with Purina Rep), Harnessing Demo, Race Calls with announcer Wayne Teaven, behind the scenes of the Post Time Show, and activity sheets. We will have the opportunity to watch the races live! At the conclusion, the Erie County 4-H Horse program will present the winner of our sponsored race with a cooler. Please plan to bring a snack and beverage.
    • We invite all 4-H Horse members to get involved and enjoy a day filled with fun, laughter, education, and friendships.
    • Please RSVP to: Tammi Kron at by Friday, June 3, 2022, if you are interested in participating in this event. Include, family name and number attending.

Giant Vegetable and Gladiola Bulb Pickup!

  • If you registered youth for the giant vegetable or gladiola projects, those items are available at the office! Please pickup as soon as possible!

Cornell Junior Dairy Leaders

  • The online applications for both the Beginning Dairy Leader for students in 10th grade to seniors not graduated from high school, and the Junior DAIRY LEADER program for youth age 16 to 19 are now open. More information about the programs can be found at
  • Applications are due June 30th.
  • Beginning Dairy Leader link:
  • Junior DAIRY LEADER Link:
  • If you have any questions, please reach out to Debbie Grusenmeyer at

Goat Kahoot!

  • Saturday, May 21st - The game will be open from 8:00am – 8:00pm on the scheduled day. The virtual game platform will feature questions on a wide range of topics. This will be a chance for youth to dial in skill for their goat project in a fun format from the convenience of a smart phone, tablet, or home computer.
  • Pre-registration is required so participants can receive the game link via email. Must register by May 20th! Register here:

4-H Staff Email Contacts

Holly Harwood:

Sarah Clark:

Stephanie Luders:

Alesia Ackerman:

General 4-H:


Alesia Ackerman
Senior Administrative Assistant
585-786-2251 ext 110

Last updated November 2, 2023