4-H Flea Market Food Stand

2017  Schedule: 

April

23 – County Line

30 – Wolf River

May

7 – Bonduel

14 – Horse Key Comm

21 – OYG

27 – Landstad

28 – Green Valley

June

4 – Tiger Tribe

11- Poultry/Rabbit Key

18 – 4-H Leaders Inc.

25 – County Line

July

1 – Seneca Stingers

2 – Seneca Stingers

9 – Gresham T & C

16 – Wolf River

23 – Tiger Tribe/Angelica

30 – Belle Plaine

August

6 – Town Line

13 – Belle PLaine

20 – Caroline Aces

26 – Angelica

27 – Waukechon/Bonduel

September

3 – County Fair

10 – Gresham T&C/Lonesome Pine

17 – Pella Eagles

24 – Waukechon Wildcats

Guidelines as a Check List

The Flea Market Food Stand is the major fundraiser for Shawano County 4-H. 4-H Clubs and Key Committees operate the stand. Clubs profit is figured after bills (bakery, inventory supplies, etc.) are paid. The 4-H Leaders, Inc. commission of a flat 15%, is used to pay for the bad weather guarantee, food stand equipment, manager services and repairs/maintenance. The Leaders, Inc. voted that clubs will get reimbursed from the Leaders to make their profit at leat $150.00 for rain-out or unprofitable Sundays.

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Fair Food Stand Funds

When choosing shifts for working at the fair food stand, some leaders wonder why it is necessary to help out as you feel you don’t receive any benefits from working. Actually, this is the major fundraiser for Shawano County 4-H Leader’s each year. It is because of this that we don’t need to be out there selling candy bars, pizzas or any of the other numerous possibilities. Funds help pay for:

  • Sponsorship’s for campers and award trip recipients.
  • Funds for educational grants to key committees.
  • Literature used by members, the fee you pay for books is discounted from full price.
  • Volunteer background checks at $7 per leader. Mandatory on each leader every 4 years, having 60-70 volunteers re-checked each year.
  • Awards and discounts on meals at the annual 4-H experience.
  • Support for the Adventures in Dairyland Program, a two-week curriculum offered to 4th grade classrooms throughout the county.
  • Many other incidental expenses we don’t need to pass along to the members because this food stand raises that money.

So when your club leader asks you to volunteer a couple hours of your time, we hope you look at this as an opportunity to give back to the organization that has offered so much for your family this year.

 

Shawano County 4H Program is on Facebook!

 

If you have any questions regarding 4-H Youth Development in Shawano County, please contact:

 

 

Crystal Lepscier 4-H Youth Development
Shawano County Courthouse
311 North Main Street, Room 101
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-526-4867
Fax: 715-526-4875
Email: crystal.lepscier@co.shawano.wi.us
Terri Brunner Terri Brunner, 4-H Educator
Shawano County Courthouse
311 N Main Street, Room 101
Shawano, WI 54166-2198
Phone: 715-526-6136
Fax: 715-526-4875
Email: terri.brunner@co.shawano.wi.us
Charlotte Charlotte Schwartz,  Office Assistant
Shawano County Courthouse
311 N Main Street, Room 101
Shawano, WI 54166-2198
Phone: 715-526-6136
Fax: 715-526-4875
Email: charlotte.schwartz@co.shawano.wi.us

 

 

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