The annual Sauk Valley Community College Child Fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon March 29. Whiteside County 4-H members and families are needed to help with the petting zoo, information tables and other activites.
Cat, natural resources, and food committee chairmen are needed.
For more information or to volunteer, email Allie at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 815-772-4075 for more information.
The annual volunteer banquet will be Feb. 6 at the Candlelight Inn, 2200 First Ave., Rock Falls. Sign in is at 5:45 p.m. and dinner at 6. Each volunteer may bring one guest.
Go to web.extension.illinois.edu/clw/ to make reservations.
Essay deadline nears
This year's beef bucket calf essay contest entries are dued Feb. 10. Criteria includes care for and showing of the calf during the 2014 4-H show and as a second-year buck calf in 2015. Participants only qualify to win a calf every 2 years.