October Update
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4-H Sign-up has opened up for the 2016 Season! Head over to, and get your participants enrolled! The sign-up process will let you pick the projects now, and you can add additional project up until March, but it is important to be signed up and in the system by January 24th!

If you are joining Archery, Outdoor Pursuits, Pistol, Rifle, or Shotgun, remember to pick "Shooting Sports" as the Club. You can still participate in your local club for all of your other projects. You can also pick "Shooting Sports" as your club for any other project and participate in our General Project Club. The club fees can be paid at any of our meetings, and must be paid prior to participating unless prior arrangements have been made.

All of our groups except Shotgun will begin meeting again in January, and Shotgun will start again in March. The full Project List will be published when the full Project Book is released October 19th. See you soon!

General Project Club Bowling Party

We'd like to invite the members of the General Project Club out to Casey's Lanes in Laporte on Sunday, October 25th at 6:00 p.m. for a Bowling Party! .There will be Pizza & Drinks, and shoes are included. The Club is paying for the members of the club, but other family members or friends are welcome for $9 each. Please RSVP by Monday, October 19th (via email to, or text to 219-878-7777 please) so we can give the Bowling Alley an accurate count!

Premium Checks

We have Premium Checks in hand for our Shooting Sports Participants. The checks will be available at the Bowling Party (see above) or the Open House on November 19th. We may be able to arrange other times if necessary. We'll be tracking everyone down over the next few weeks to make sure everyone that was issued a check receives it!

1st Annual Fall Breakfast

On Saturday, November 7at 7:00 a.m., we'll be hosting an all-you-can-east pancakes and sausage breakfast at Smith Hall in Red Mill Park. We have tickets available, email Jeremy ( There is an event on Facebook - please share it!
2016 Season Sign-up Meetings
We have two sign-up meetings scheduled for the upcoming 2016 season! The first will be Saturday, December 7th, from 1:00 to 4:00, and the second will be January 9th from 9:00 to noon. Both meetings will be at the Small Projects Building at the Laporte County Fairgrounds. All of our Superintendents will be onsite to answer questions about the upcoming year, and we'll have all the information required to get signed up for 2016. As always, if anyone has any questions or comments, feel free to contact Jeremy at 219-878-7777 or

Fair Projects

The Extension Office still has several Projects left over from the Fair. If you haven't stopped to pick up your Project, Please pick it up at your earliest convenience!
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