Fur and Feather Ambassador Program Announced

April 4, 2017 - 11:50am -- rowe.316@osu.edu

The Fur and Feather Ambassador Program is accepting applications for 2017. The program is open to both boys and girls who completing 7th grade this spring through 4-H age 17 who are actively enrolled in Adams County 4-H or FFA rabbit, goat, or poultry projects.  Rules and the application for the Fur and Feather Ambassador Program are available to interested youth on the OSU Extension Adams County website at https://adams.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/policies-and-forms. Completed applications, along with the required essay, are due to the Extension Office by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 1.

Up to three Ambassadors will be selected for the 2017-18 season. They will be selected by a panel of judges following individual interviews and announced prior to Fair. The interviews are set for Friday evening, June 9. The Ambassadors will receive a polo shirt and will be expected to participate in the 2017 Fair parade on Sunday, July 9, help out with the rabbit, goat, and poultry shows during Fair, represent the program at the Fair small animal and livestock sales, and represent the program at next spring’s clinics and quality assurance programs.

The Fur and Feather Ambassador Program is coordinated by the Adams County 4-H Small Animal Committee. Contact the Extension Office at 544-2339 for more information or copies of the Contest rules and application if you do not have access to the internet.