Sewing, snack course planned
STERLING – There will be a sewing and nutritious snack workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 17 at CGH Medical Center, 100 E. LeFevre Road.
Those who chose to sew will make two pillow cases. One will be taken home, the other donated to a CGH cancer patient.
There will be three stations for making snacks, including smoothies.
For more information or to register, contact the extension office at webs.extension.uiuc.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=9333 or 815-772-4075.
Junior leaders to meet in Decatur
The 4-H Junior Leadership Conference will be Feb. 8-9 at the Decatur Hotel and Conference Center, 4191 U.S. 36 West, Decatur.
The Saving the World Through Leadership conference is for 4-H’ers and friends in seventh and eighth grade.
The cost is $135 and includes all meals, lodging, and conference supplies.
Go to webs.extension.uiuc.registration /?Registration ID=8847 to register.
Sign-up for annual ski trip
MOUNT CARROLL – The deadline for Whiteside County 4-H members to sign up for the Carroll County 4-H Federation annual ski trip to Chestnut Ski Resort is Wednesday.
The $40 cost includes skis or snowboard, lift ticket, and lesson.
Rates are lower for skiers with their own equipment.
Mail checks, made payable to the Carroll County 4-H Federation, c/o Leanne Rahn, to 807D S. Clay St., Mount Carroll, IL 61053.
Volunteers sought for show
MORRISON – Plans are underway for this year’s fair show.
To volunteer in the evaluating process and planning, call Alice at 815-772-4075.
Beef weigh-in deadline nears
SHANNON – Beef weigh-in for beef rate-of-gain and state fair beef steers will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 1 at Jim Ruter’s farm, 14584 Shannon Road.
Members to cook and serve food
MORRISON – 4-H Federation members will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Whiteside County Extension office, 100 E. Knox St. Birthday kits will be assembled. Members will serve food at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 at the PADS Shelter. Those 12 and older are asked to arrive by 5 p.m. to prepare the food.
The ambassadors will meet at 2 p.m. Feb. 9 at the extension office.