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4-H OFFICE PROFESSIONAL
Opportunity in the WILDCAT DISTRICT. Offices located in Girard, Altamont, Fredonia, Independence and Pittsburg, KS. Primary office negotiable. For responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure see:
HORTICULTURE EXTENSION AGENT
Please join us for a Retirement Reception honoring Jacob Weber and his 31 years of service to Extension!
December 19 | 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Girard Extension Office (come and go)
Please join us for the 1st Annual Wildcat Extension Education Foundation Kick-off Event!
January 16 | Cedar Tree Barn | Parsons, KS | 5:30-6:30 social hour, 6:30 meal
Wildcat District Quiz Bowl Champions
Congratulations to Wildcat Quiz Bowl members Dexter Small, Brenden Anderson, Cord Dodson, Keaton Herrmann, and Hannah Graybill on winning the National Contest! The team won the Kansas competition in August and traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to compete on the national level this week. They faced Iowa in the final round to win the contest!
A big thank you to coach Nicole Small for all the time she volunteered to coach this team and time spent traveling with them!
Montgomery County Holiday Happenings
Nutrition, Health & Food Safety Agent, Barbara Ames, presented on the topic: You Are What You Eat at the 2019 Montgomery County FCE Holiday Happenings. The topic explored our cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and musculoskeletal systems to find out how nutrients from foods impact our bodies. There were tasty, holiday snack samples, door prizes, and Barbara explained how to make a quick and healthy snack out of corn, black beans and sweet salsa.