4-H 100th Anniversary
UPDATE: 100TH Anniversary Celebrations 29 May – June 1
Manitoba 4-H Social Tickets Available Now!
As part of the 100th Anniversary celebrations, Mac Don is sponsoring a Manitoba Social starting at 8.30 pm on Wednesday, May 29 at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg. Tickets are $15. Contact the Manitoba 4-H Council office at 204-726-6136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get yours.
Tickets purchased before Tuesday, May 14 have been mailed out. Tickets purchased after May 14, will be available for collection from the 4-H registration desk on the conference floor of the Fairmont Hotel prior to the start of the Gala event. Please also report to the 4-H registration desk if your tickets do not arrive in the mail. Individual Gala Tickets ($75 each) will be available until Thursday, May 23 for purchase on-line at (http://www.regonline.ca/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1196233). For group orders, email email@example.com
Night at the Museum
An outline program for this open evening is available to download. Food will be available for purchase – cash only – and a number of exciting new 4-H Store items will also be available for purchase (cash or cheque only). Everyone welcome.
McConnell 4-H Beef Club Celebrates – June 1, 2013
The McConnell 4-H Beef Club will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of 4-H in Canada with its own very special event. As the longest continuously active 4-H club in the country, a celebration will be held on Saturday, June 1st at the Hamiota Fair Grounds. For more details see the attached news release and invitation.
Calendar of Centennial Celebrations
Check out what 4-H Centennial Celebrations are taking place near you. Download calendar.
4-H Manitoba 100th Anniversary Banners
Each Area 4-H Liaison now has a set of the three new 4-H Manitoba 100th Anniversary pull-up banners. To book them, contact your Area 4-H Liaison or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (204) 726-6136 for the Western half of the province or email email@example.com for the Eastern half of the province.
MacDon Highlights 4-H with Magazine Article
MacDon is again promoting the 4-H program by including an article about the organization and its 100th anniversary in its spring issue of Performance, their company magazine which is published twice a year. Read the article here or see the complete issue online at http://www.macdon.com/performance/issues/spring-2013.
Manitoba Women’s Institute Salutes 4-H
Manitoba Women's Institute was pleased to salute the 100th Anniversary of 4-H in Canada by featuring a selection of the Provincial Communications’ winners as entertainment at the Future Leaders of Manitoba Banquet held in conjunction with the Provincial Women's Institute convention in Winkler on April 26th. Read an article about the event here.
100th Anniversary Gala Reception and Banquet – May 30, 2013
Celebrate 100 years of 4-H in Canada at the Gala Reception and Banquet being held in conjunction with the 2013 Annual meeting of the 4-H Canada Council. Connect with old friends and hear keynote speaker, Dr. Roberta Bondar, on May 30 at the Fairmont in Winnipeg. Individual tickets are available through the 4-H Canada website (http://www.regonline.ca/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1196233). For group orders, email firstname.lastname@example.org
100th Anniversary Night at the 4-H Museum – May 31, 2013
Come out to Roland, Manitoba, home of Canada’s first 4-H club, and join Premier Selinger and other guests for an evening of celebration. This free evening is open to the public and will feature a variety of special presentations, along with a rededication of the cairn erected in 1963 for the 50th anniversary. Member projects will be on display along with some 4-H project cattle and a local club will perform a musical ride. In honour of 4-H’s association with Food Banks Canada, a collection will be taking place for the local food banks throughout the evening. Food will be available for purchase, and fireworks will cap off the night of celebration.
100th Anniversary Gala Reception and Banquet – Purchase Tickets Now
Celebrate 100 years of 4-H in Canada at the Gala Reception and Banquet on Thursday, May 30, 2013, being held in conjunction with the 2013 Annual meeting of the 4-H Canada Council. Connect with old friends and hear keynote speaker Dr. Roberta Bondar. See flyer. Tickets are available through the 4-H Canada website
Send a 100th Birthday Greeting to 4-H
In honour of 100 years of 4-H in Canada, take a minute to tell the world why you love 4-H! Selected comments will be featured on a commemorative deck of cards and may be posted on a 4-H website. Click here for more details.
100th Anniversary Commemorative Items Available
A boxed pen and pencil set ($5) and a memory stick ($7) commemorating 100 years of 4?H Manitoba are available for purchase from the 4-H Store through the usual channels. In addition, a limited number of free candies, tattoos and balloons are available for use as give-aways at 4-H parades and events. The items can be viewed here. To request supplies, email the Council office at email@example.com
The 4-H 100th Anniversary Year is Here!
What is your club or community doing to celebrate this milestone event? Check out some ideas on this downloadable flyer. Also, email your plans to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in a province-wide website calendar.
Commemorative Calendar for 2014 Year
Your photographs of our centennial celebrations and special events could be included in a 2014 calendar – check out the details here.
Do More With Less Recipe Challenge
As part of the 4-H Canada 100th Anniversary Food Bank Initiative, a “Do More With Less” Recipe Challenge is being held to encourage 4-Hers to create tasty recipes with both budget and nutrition in mind. At the end of the program, a recipe book will be created in digital and print formats. For more details, click here.
Have the Special Edition MacDon M155 Windrower at Your Event – Book Now!
In honour of 4-H’s 100th Anniversary, MacDon, a proud supporter of 4-H, produced a Special Edition – MacDon Self-Propelled Windrower which is available for display at your 4-H events or local fairs. To reserve your date, contact Jim Gladstone or Nathan Mitchell at (204) 885-5590 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
100 for 100 – 100th Anniversary Legacy Fund
The 100th Anniversary “100 for 100” national legacy fundraising campaign will have its Manitoba launch at Ag Days on January 17. More information/donation forms are available to download from the website.
100th Anniversary Food Banks Initiative
Has your club made a food collection recently? Don’t forget to forward the totals to email@example.com to ensure the collection is included in the Manitoba and national totals. Download the recording sheet (xls/pdf) from the website now.
Volunteers Required for 100th Anniversary National AGM/Gala Event – May 28-31, 2013
The Host Committee is seeking volunteers to help the Registration and Hospitality Committees at the National AGM/Gala event in Winnipeg. If you are able to commit any time (a little or a lot) to assist at this celebratory event, please click here for further information.
4-H Manitoba 100th Anniversary Banners and Logo
Two new 4-H Manitoba 100th Anniversary pull-up banners are available for club/Area Council use – to book them, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (204) 726-6136. In addition a 4-H Manitoba 100th Anniversary logo is available for use on t-shirts, sweatshirts and other commemorative items that clubs may wish to purchase for their members.
100th Anniversary Promotional Leaflets
Canadian 4-H Council has produced four promotional leaflets that are available to download:
100th Anniversary Community Signs — Note to Club Leaders
By now many of you should have seen these signs posted in communities around Manitoba. Hopefully the sign for your Club has made it into your hands or into your local municipal office. If this is not the case or you still require a sign to be made, please read this note.
4-H Canada Launches 100 for 100 Legacy Campaign
4-H Youth from each of the ten provinces attended CanadaÕs Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock, Ontario to promote 4-H Canada’s 100 for 100 Legacy Fund Campaign to raise $100,000 for the next 100 years of 4-H in Canada. Details of the campaign’s launch in Manitoba will be coming soon.
Farm Credit Canada Supports 4-H
For preliminary details of the Shout-Out for Ag contest and the Centennial Public Speaking Program, two initiatives sponsored by FCC for the 4-H Anniversary year, click here.
This campaign offers an opportunity for 4-H members and clubs to celebrate the 100th Anniversary by partnering with, and providing support to, their local Food Bank through:
• The collection/delivery of canned goods, fresh produce or non-perishable food products, or
• Fundraising to generate monetary donations, or
• A combination of both. [more]
100th Anniversary Gala
On Thursday, May 30th, 2013, 4-H Canada will host a special 100th Anniversary Gala evening - themed “Food for Thought” - a nod to the importance of food production, sustainability and feeding a growing planet and to the community involvement that has been at the core of the 4-H experience. Over 300 4-H members, leaders, distinguished alumni, patrons, partners, sponsors and special guests are expected to attend. 4-H Canada is pleased to welcome and announce Cargill as presenting sponsor of the 100th Anniversary Gala to be held in the Ballroom of the Fairmont Winnipeg.
4-H Night in the Country/4-H Museum Ceremony
On Friday, May 31st, 2013, several attendees at the 100th Anniversary AGM and Gala event in Winnipeg will be making the journey to Roland, MB, as part of the Night in the Country evening that is an annual event associated with the national meetings. This coordinated tour will feature several stops along the way and culminate with an evening banquet in the hall near the museum. Following the banquet, a special ceremony is being planned to commemorate the Centenary Anniversary of the 4-H program in Manitoba and in Canada. A new display case will be constructed for this ceremony and delegates from all ten provinces will place a symbolic item in this case to remain in the museum in perpetuity. Rededication of the cairn and the unveiling of a new 100th Anniversary plaque on the cairn will also be included in the ceremony.
Feeding a Hungry Plant is the title of this summit to be held in Calgary, Alberta, August 19-25, 2013. Since launching the 4-H Youth Ag Summit website in December 2012, young adults from around the world have shown great interest in coming to the table to help solve the issue. For more information, see the latest media release.
The launch of the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the 4-H program in Canada was held at the 4H Manitoba Council booth during Ag Days at the Keystone Centre on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012. A number of media representatives and spectators were present to hear greetings and well wishes. [more]
The national announcement of the formalized partnership between Food Banks Canada and the 4-H Canada Council was held on the front steps of the Manitoba Legislature on Monday, May 28, at 11:00 am. This announcement was the result of an agreement between Food Banks Canada and 4-H Canada to co-promote and co-ordinate the collection of non-perishable foods and financial donations in support of local Food Banks across Canada over the next 18 months. This agreement is part of the 100th Anniversary celebrations occurring during that time and is a testament to the community service for which both organizations are so well recognized. [more]
The 4-H Manitoba Council 100th Anniversary Pride Committee has coordinated the production of 192 commemorative signs, one for each Club active in 2012, to be placed in their communities as recognition of the existence of the 4-H program in their area. [more]