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The Adams County Record Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Page 9 Extension D Corner By Shanna Hamilton -- 253-4279 Better late than never right?! The months keep slipping away from me, and June was no exception. There have been field days from Marsing to Council, Record book trainings and workshops, and as always meetings galore! The 2nd "Farm Tour" was in Cascade this year on June 19, and had a good turnout of around 32! We were able to visit 3 ranches, including Little Land & Livestock, Shaw Herefords, and Davis Cattle. There will be an article to the paper, as one Farm Bureau press staff was able to join us and will submit when he is finished. Thank you the Valley/Adams Farm Bureau for helping with this event. Looking forward to next year's tour! If you have ideas that would be educational in, or around Adams County, let us know. The Adams County Fair is right around the corner, literally! The time has flown by, and here are some fantastic events we are doing to celebrate the 100th year of Idaho 4-H! Idaho 4-H has been around since 1912, which means 4-H has been impacting our youth for 100 years! To kick off the celebrations we are hosting an Idaho 4-H's 100th Year Tree Planting Ceremony, on Monday, July 23rd at 5:30 PM. Come out to see a new tree planted at the Adams County Fairgrounds in recognition of another 100 years of Idaho 4-H. Amongst the high spirits at Fair we are also having a Veggie People Contest on Thursday, July 26th at 1:00 PM. Test your creative skills and design a creation entirely made of vegetables grown in the Council Community Garden. They will be judged and displayed for all to see. Prizes to first, second, and third~ Another exciting event that is definitely worth the trip to the Fair is the Old Fashioned AG Challenge on Thursday, July 26th at 4:00 PM. Test your strength in an obstacle course that will take you back to the good o1' days. There will be three legged races, hay stacking, donut eating, and sack racing! If that doesn't entertain you, bring your pet or come just as a spectator at our first ever Parade of 100 Pets, on Friday, July 27th at 4:00 PM: Bring your favorite pets of all shapes and sizes, dress them up, dre s them down, and just come out! The best representation of 100 years of 4-H (be GREEN!) will receive a $45 prize, and the prizes keep coming all the way to 5th place. If you like cake you will definitely like to bite your sweet tooth into our 100 Years of Idaho 4-H Celebration, on Saturday, July 28th at 1:00 PM. A birthday cake will be provided for the celebration and saying thank you to the buyers at the Market Ahimal Sale. Finally to wind things down, a messy display of Tug of War in mud will be held following the Market Animal Sale, on Saturday, July 28th. Kids and adults alike will get dirty bring extra clothes and towels! All events are located at the Adams County Fairgrounds and are open to the public. Everyone will have fun in the sun, and not to mention our new Livestock Show arena! Come join us in our Idaho 4-H 100th year celebrations at the Adams County Fair July 25th - 28th. See you at the FAIR!! Fair books are out and around town, and of course at our off~ce. To those of you who love to bring in Open Class exhibits, you can still drop them by on your way past at the fairgrounds. If you want to fill out your forms previous to the Fair, to take up less of your time and reduce your wait in line, please stop by to get an entry form. You may bring back entry forms to our office, or show up in hand at the specified time during Fair week There is a busy busy busy July fully in swing, so keep updated on the Extension Office and 4-H information! Important Dates to Remember: July 6--ALL 4-H Adams County Fair Entry forms due July 9--County Demonstration Contest! 10 am and 7pm at the Exhibit Hall. First come, First present. July l 1--Sale Committee 5:30pm & Leader's Council 6pm July 16--4-H Record Books are due. ONLY the market animal "Feed & Growth" records will be allowed to be submitted after the final weigh-in! July 18--4-H Interviews begin at 10am, schedule here in office if you have forgotten! July 19--Fairgrounds Clean-Up 6-8pm July 21-22--Horse Show Registration begins 8:30am July M--Fair Post clean up *See the schedule in the Rule Book for the rest of Fair Week! For more information on any of the events above call the Adams County Extension office. 203 S Galena /RO. Box 43, Council, ID 83612 Office: 253-4279 Fax: 253-4578 / Email: shannas@uidaho.edu by AMen Fisher, Club Reporter April/May Report The Cuddy Mountain Clovers April and May meetings were normal in procedures. The club cleaned the Fire Hall after the Fireman's Ball as part of community service. Mrs. Fisher gave the required presentation about what to wear and how to act. The club old Chocolate Bars for one dollar each. The club also sold flower bulbs and plants through Flower Power. Thank you to all who supported the Cuddy Mountain Clovers. Our funds will help to re-do the Sheep Barn at the Fairgrounds. The club is going to replace the latches and paint in the barn. June Report The Cuddy Mountain Clovers June meeting was normal in procedures. The club met and discussed all the upcoming events. The club will be meeting a lot to work on record books and final project needs. All members will need to complete all demonstrations and required activities before a leader will sign off on their book. Fair entry forms are due on July 6% and members will need to be sure to get them turned in. Record books are due on July 16% with interviews being held on July 18th. The next monthly meeting will be July 9th at the Fairgrounds. Pastor's Corner Right now, we have some of our grandchildren visiting for a couple of weeks, and we are beginning to get worn out. As I watch them and listen them and they talk about their worries and the nightmares they sometimes have, they are afraid of the unknown. But I also have talked to a lot of adults who are fearful and are afraid of the unknown. I suppose we are all afraid of something. But there is great news! God tells us we don't need to be afraid! For many of the adults I have talked to, their biggest fear is dying. But even in that, God says "Trust Me!" 1 Corinthians 15:48-55 says, "Every human being has an earthly body just like Adam's, but our heavenly bodies will be just like Christ's. Just as we are now like Adam, the man of the earth, so we will someday be like Christ, the man from heaven. What I am saying, dear brothers and sisters, is that flesh and blood Cannot inherit the Kingdom of God. These perishable bodies of ours are not able to live forever. But let me tell yQu a wonderful secret God Rowland Auction Service COTTTONVgOOD, IDAHO (208) 96.2"3284 Sales are Fridays at 12:30 PM. 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To be transformed into the likeness of Christ! Let's keep preparing for our awesome adventure! Low e,o.st 9hot Clinic 9aturday, July l4th Hosted by North Fork McPaws Regional Animal Shelter 831 S. 3rd Street McCall, ID 208-634-3647 www.mcpaws.org Veterinary Services 1 lam to Spm McCall Fire 9tation Peinhard Ln and Thula 91 McCall. IP gO Council Valley Free Library Book Shelf New Books at the Council Library Adult Fiction The Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer The Saga of Harlan Waugh by Terry Grosz Coming Home by Karen Kingsbury Big Sky Country by Linda L. Miller The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson lust Down the Road by Jodi Xhomas Non-fiction Smoking Meat by Jeff Phillips They Came Before Us by The Cambridge Museum Juvenile The Scariest Thing of All by Debi Gliori The Best Bike Ride Ever by James Promos Machines by Wdliam Low 9 Years of Quality Dental Care for the Community We Live In Monte R. www.cottonwood ivestock.com