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Events for October 25 — October 31, 2020

Most Extension events will be offered exclusively online through November 30 due to coronavirus concerns. In limited cases, certain events may be offered in-person following health and safety recommendations from the University and public health officials, including the Centers for Disease Control and the Alabama Department of Public Health.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Red Ribbon Week Virtual Poster Contest (Health Rocks!)

819 Cook Ave, 819 Cook Ave Huntsville AL, 35801

RED RIBBON WEEK is organized by the National Family Partnership and is the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the nation. Alabama 4-H is excited to support this great week through a poster contest as part of our Health Rocks!® program series. 4-H Youth will create a virtual, interactive poster promoting drug prevention and awareness using platforms such as Google Slides, Google Drawing, Glogster, Canva, and others.

Contest Guidelines:
1. All participants must register as an Alabama A&M 4-H Youth Development Participant. http://www.aces.edu/go/4HRegistration.

2. The due date is October 28, 2020

3. All of the following must be displayed on the poster:
(a) The Red Ribbon Week 2020 theme “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.TM”
(b)The Red Ribbon Week 2020 logo.
(c) The Alabama 4-H logo.

4. The poster must have an anti-drug message or theme.

5. The poster must be interactive. Two links must be included: a picture, icon, emoji, or other media linked to http://www.redribbon.org and at least one other interactive experience linking audiences to other sources of information pertaining to drug awareness.

6. Posters will be submitted by emailing jnf0017@aces.edu , tagging Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University on Facebook, or sending it in a private message to our Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/AL4HAAMU/

7. All posters will be shared to the Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University Facebook page. The winning poster will be determined by a combination of staff recommendations and social media voting (likes and shares).

Instructional Resources:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_RZV0eMo8 Canva (4 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzNzF7vOVes Google Drawings (5 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tuer–zFKo Google Drawings
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9RSWti2E40&t=471s Google Slides (22 mins)

These are just a few, but there are many more platforms and resources out there to learn how to create interactive posters. Research and find more!

Address:
819 Cook Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact:
James Fountain II
jnf0017@aces.edu
(256) 309-7876

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Online, Statewide

Monday, October 26, 2020

Red Ribbon Week Virtual Poster Contest (Health Rocks!)

819 Cook Ave, 819 Cook Ave Huntsville AL, 35801

RED RIBBON WEEK is organized by the National Family Partnership and is the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the nation. Alabama 4-H is excited to support this great week through a poster contest as part of our Health Rocks!® program series. 4-H Youth will create a virtual, interactive poster promoting drug prevention and awareness using platforms such as Google Slides, Google Drawing, Glogster, Canva, and others.

Contest Guidelines:
1. All participants must register as an Alabama A&M 4-H Youth Development Participant. http://www.aces.edu/go/4HRegistration.

2. The due date is October 28, 2020

3. All of the following must be displayed on the poster:
(a) The Red Ribbon Week 2020 theme “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.TM”
(b)The Red Ribbon Week 2020 logo.
(c) The Alabama 4-H logo.

4. The poster must have an anti-drug message or theme.

5. The poster must be interactive. Two links must be included: a picture, icon, emoji, or other media linked to http://www.redribbon.org and at least one other interactive experience linking audiences to other sources of information pertaining to drug awareness.

6. Posters will be submitted by emailing jnf0017@aces.edu , tagging Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University on Facebook, or sending it in a private message to our Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/AL4HAAMU/

7. All posters will be shared to the Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University Facebook page. The winning poster will be determined by a combination of staff recommendations and social media voting (likes and shares).

Instructional Resources:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_RZV0eMo8 Canva (4 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzNzF7vOVes Google Drawings (5 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tuer–zFKo Google Drawings
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9RSWti2E40&t=471s Google Slides (22 mins)

These are just a few, but there are many more platforms and resources out there to learn how to create interactive posters. Research and find more!

Address:
819 Cook Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact:
James Fountain II
jnf0017@aces.edu
(256) 309-7876

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Online, Statewide

Career Countdown

Online

Career Countdown is interactive presentation, participants will engage in several activities to help them discover careers and also practice decision-making that would affect simulated lifestyle choices.

Address:
424 Blount Avenue

Contact:
Juana Macias-Christian
maciaju@aces.edu
(256)572-0241

Register Online

FREE Urban Extension, Blount County, Cherokee County, Cullman County, DeKalb County, Etowah County, Jackson County, Madison County, Marshall County, Online

Commercial Horticulture Monthly Webinar Series

Online

This is a monthly webinar that features 2-3 speakers from the Extension Commercial Horticulture Team. The Zoom link is https://auburn.zoom.us/j/590217859 which is open to all. This can also be seen on Facebook Live, https://www.facebook.com/AlabamaExtensionCommercialHorticulture. Open to all!

Contact:
Ayanava Majumdar
bugdoctor@auburn.edu
(251) 331-8416

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Lawn & Garden, Online, Statewide

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

WREC Pod Blast Workshops

Henry County Ext. Office, 101 N. Doswell St Abbeville AL, 36310

Peanut Pod Blast workshop/ drive through Pod Blast program to determine optimum maturity of peanuts and when to dig.

Address:
Henry County Ext. Office
101 N. Doswell St
Abbeville, AL 36310

Contact:
James D. Jones
jonesja@aces.edu
3347261804

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Livestock, Urban Extension, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

Red Ribbon Week Virtual Poster Contest (Health Rocks!)

819 Cook Ave, 819 Cook Ave Huntsville AL, 35801

RED RIBBON WEEK is organized by the National Family Partnership and is the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the nation. Alabama 4-H is excited to support this great week through a poster contest as part of our Health Rocks!® program series. 4-H Youth will create a virtual, interactive poster promoting drug prevention and awareness using platforms such as Google Slides, Google Drawing, Glogster, Canva, and others.

Contest Guidelines:
1. All participants must register as an Alabama A&M 4-H Youth Development Participant. http://www.aces.edu/go/4HRegistration.

2. The due date is October 28, 2020

3. All of the following must be displayed on the poster:
(a) The Red Ribbon Week 2020 theme “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.TM”
(b)The Red Ribbon Week 2020 logo.
(c) The Alabama 4-H logo.

4. The poster must have an anti-drug message or theme.

5. The poster must be interactive. Two links must be included: a picture, icon, emoji, or other media linked to http://www.redribbon.org and at least one other interactive experience linking audiences to other sources of information pertaining to drug awareness.

6. Posters will be submitted by emailing jnf0017@aces.edu , tagging Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University on Facebook, or sending it in a private message to our Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/AL4HAAMU/

7. All posters will be shared to the Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University Facebook page. The winning poster will be determined by a combination of staff recommendations and social media voting (likes and shares).

Instructional Resources:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_RZV0eMo8 Canva (4 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzNzF7vOVes Google Drawings (5 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tuer–zFKo Google Drawings
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9RSWti2E40&t=471s Google Slides (22 mins)

These are just a few, but there are many more platforms and resources out there to learn how to create interactive posters. Research and find more!

Address:
819 Cook Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact:
James Fountain II
jnf0017@aces.edu
(256) 309-7876

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Online, Statewide

Servsafe – St Clair County

Pell City Municipal Complex, 100 Bruce Ethridge Pkwy Pell City AL, 35125

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Pell City Municipal Complex
100 Bruce Ethridge Pkwy
Pell City, AL 35125

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
(205) 410-3696

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

DEEP- Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

Online

Participants will learn:
• Understanding the Human Body
• Understanding Risk Factors for Diabetes
• Monitoring Your Body
• Being Physically Active
• Planning Meals
• Identifying and Preventing Complications
• Learning about Medications & Medical Care
• Living with Diabetes: Mobilizing Your Family and Friends

Contact:
Sheree Taylor
snr0010@auburn.edu
(256) 499-7146

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Colbert County, Coosa County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Macon County Marion County, Morgan County, Online, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Walker County, Winston County

At Home Beekeeping Series

Online

We’re offering beekeepers the chance to attend virtual meetings from the comfort of one’s own home using a computer or mobile device. Each event will bring participants up to date on timely beekeeping topics. Time for Q&A included. Watch via Zoom at https://auburn.zoom.us/j/904522838 or watch via Facebook Live Stream at https://www.facebook.com/LawrenceCountyextension/

Presentations include:
• July 28: A summer with small hive beetles, with Audrey Sheridan (Mississippi State)
• Aug 25: Taking action against Varroa, with Jennifer Berry (Georgia)
• Sept 29: Winter bee biology & management, with Jack Rowe (Alabama Extension)
• Oct 27: Creating & maintaining a wildflower meadow, with Anthony Abbate (Auburn)
• Nov 24: Getting started and staying in beekeeping, with Jeff Harris (Mississippi State)
• Dec 29: Beekeeping boxing day sales, with vendors & Geoff Williams (Auburn) & Anna Marie Fauval (Bee Informed Partnership)

Contact:
Allyson Shabel
ams0137@aces.edu
(256) 612-6766

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Livestock, Urban Extension, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

The Best Deer Season Ever Webinar

Pickens County Extension Office, 155 Reform St Carrollton AL, 35447

https://www.aces.edu/blog/topics/forestry-wildlife/the-best-deer-season-ever-webinar-series/

Address:
Pickens County Extension Office
155 Reform St
Carrollton, AL 35447

Contact:
Jed Smart
BestDeerSeason@auburn.edu
(205) 367-8148

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County Cleburne County, Coffee County, Colbert County, Conecuh County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Limestone County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Madison County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Red Ribbon Week Virtual Poster Contest (Health Rocks!)

819 Cook Ave, 819 Cook Ave Huntsville AL, 35801

RED RIBBON WEEK is organized by the National Family Partnership and is the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the nation. Alabama 4-H is excited to support this great week through a poster contest as part of our Health Rocks!® program series. 4-H Youth will create a virtual, interactive poster promoting drug prevention and awareness using platforms such as Google Slides, Google Drawing, Glogster, Canva, and others.

Contest Guidelines:
1. All participants must register as an Alabama A&M 4-H Youth Development Participant. http://www.aces.edu/go/4HRegistration.

2. The due date is October 28, 2020

3. All of the following must be displayed on the poster:
(a) The Red Ribbon Week 2020 theme “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.TM”
(b)The Red Ribbon Week 2020 logo.
(c) The Alabama 4-H logo.

4. The poster must have an anti-drug message or theme.

5. The poster must be interactive. Two links must be included: a picture, icon, emoji, or other media linked to http://www.redribbon.org and at least one other interactive experience linking audiences to other sources of information pertaining to drug awareness.

6. Posters will be submitted by emailing jnf0017@aces.edu , tagging Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University on Facebook, or sending it in a private message to our Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/AL4HAAMU/

7. All posters will be shared to the Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University Facebook page. The winning poster will be determined by a combination of staff recommendations and social media voting (likes and shares).

Instructional Resources:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_RZV0eMo8 Canva (4 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzNzF7vOVes Google Drawings (5 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tuer–zFKo Google Drawings
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9RSWti2E40&t=471s Google Slides (22 mins)

These are just a few, but there are many more platforms and resources out there to learn how to create interactive posters. Research and find more!

Address:
819 Cook Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact:
James Fountain II
jnf0017@aces.edu
(256) 309-7876

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Online, Statewide

Virtual Segment 2 Seafood HACCP Course

Online

Virtual Segment 2 Seafood HACCP training to be offered to individuals who have successfully completed the online Segment 1 training through Cornell. The Segment 2 training requires individual access to a computer with audio and video presence for the duration of training. The FDA Hazards and Controls Guide with 2020 updates will be required for active participation in the Zoom work sessions. Only your first name and email address are required to register for this online event. We ask for optional information so we can better understand our effectiveness in serving all Alabama citizens and for reporting general, anonymous statistics to our federal and state funders. We do not share any specific information you provide.

Contact:
Alice Moore
AMM0167@ACES.EDU
(334) 216-0738

Register Online

$125 Food Safety, Online, Statewide

Back 2 Basics Wednesdays – Backyard Birds & Bird Watching

Online

These educational webinar series are to provide adult online training on basic gardening and landscaping for clients in limited space urban areas. Join the Home Grounds Team on Wednesdays to learn about basic urban limited space gardening.
Registration Link: http://www.aces.edu/go/B2Bzoom

Contact:
Rudy Pacumbaba
rop0001@aces.edu
(256) 425-8683

Register Online

FREE Forestry & Wildlife, Lawn & Garden, Urban Extension, Online, Statewide

DEEP- Diabetes Empowerment Education Program Face to Face

1702 Noble Street Suite 108, 1702 Noble Street Suite 108 Anniston AL, 36201

Participants will learn:
• Understanding the Human Body
• Understanding Risk Factors for Diabetes
• Monitoring Your Body
• Being Physically Active
• Planning Meals
• Identifying and Preventing Complications
• Learning about Medications & Medical Care
• Living with Diabetes: Mobilizing Your Family and Friends

Address:
1702 Noble Street Suite 108
Anniston, AL 36201

Contact:
Sheree Taylor
snr0010@auburn.edu
(256) 499-7146

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FREE Home & Family, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coosa County, Lee County, Macon County, Randolph County, Russell County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County

DEEP-Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

Online

Let’s have a DEEP Conversation about managing your diabetes! Participants will learn:
-Understanding the Human Body
-Understanding Risk Factors for Diabetes
-Monitoring your Body
-Being Physically Active
-Planning Meals
-Identifying and Preventing Complications
-Learning about Medications and Medical Care
-Living with Diabetes: Mobilizing Your Family and Friends

Contact:
Tera Glenn
tkg00001@aces.edu
205-561-4094

FREE Home & Family, Choctaw County, Dallas County, Greene County, Hale County, Marengo County, Online, Perry County, Pickens County, Sumter County, Tuscaloosa County, Wilcox County

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Red Ribbon Week Virtual Poster Contest (Health Rocks!)

819 Cook Ave, 819 Cook Ave Huntsville AL, 35801

RED RIBBON WEEK is organized by the National Family Partnership and is the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the nation. Alabama 4-H is excited to support this great week through a poster contest as part of our Health Rocks!® program series. 4-H Youth will create a virtual, interactive poster promoting drug prevention and awareness using platforms such as Google Slides, Google Drawing, Glogster, Canva, and others.

Contest Guidelines:
1. All participants must register as an Alabama A&M 4-H Youth Development Participant. http://www.aces.edu/go/4HRegistration.

2. The due date is October 28, 2020

3. All of the following must be displayed on the poster:
(a) The Red Ribbon Week 2020 theme “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.TM”
(b)The Red Ribbon Week 2020 logo.
(c) The Alabama 4-H logo.

4. The poster must have an anti-drug message or theme.

5. The poster must be interactive. Two links must be included: a picture, icon, emoji, or other media linked to http://www.redribbon.org and at least one other interactive experience linking audiences to other sources of information pertaining to drug awareness.

6. Posters will be submitted by emailing jnf0017@aces.edu , tagging Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University on Facebook, or sending it in a private message to our Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/AL4HAAMU/

7. All posters will be shared to the Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University Facebook page. The winning poster will be determined by a combination of staff recommendations and social media voting (likes and shares).

Instructional Resources:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_RZV0eMo8 Canva (4 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzNzF7vOVes Google Drawings (5 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tuer–zFKo Google Drawings
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9RSWti2E40&t=471s Google Slides (22 mins)

These are just a few, but there are many more platforms and resources out there to learn how to create interactive posters. Research and find more!

Address:
819 Cook Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact:
James Fountain II
jnf0017@aces.edu
(256) 309-7876

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Online, Statewide

Servsafe – St Clair County

Pell City Municipal Complex, 100 Bruce Ethridge Pkwy Pell City AL, 35125

Food Safety Certified Food Protection Manager Course meeting Alabama Department of Public Health requirement for Retail Food Permit Holders. This is a two-day class. Must register two weeks before the scheduled date.

Address:
Pell City Municipal Complex
100 Bruce Ethridge Pkwy
Pell City, AL 35125

Contact:
Angela Treadaway
treadas@aces.edu
(205) 410-3696

Register Online

$140.00 Food Safety, Autauga County, Bibb County, Chilton County, Elmore County, Jefferson County, Lowndes County, Montgomery County, Shelby County, St. Clair County

Diabetes Education Empowerment Program

Online

Six week series offered over ZOOM.
Topics include:
What is diabetes?
Understanding the human body and diabetes
Monitoring the body
Nutrition
Diabetes and exercise
Prevention of diabetes complications
Medication
Coping with diabetes
Communicating with health care professionals

Contact:
Christina LeVert
Christina.levert@aces.edu
(334) 292-1559

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Online, Statewide

Friday, October 30, 2020

WREC Pod Blast Workshops

Henry County Ext. Office, 101 N. Doswell St Abbeville AL, 36310

Peanut Pod Blast workshop/ drive through Pod Blast program to determine optimum maturity of peanuts and when to dig.

Address:
Henry County Ext. Office
101 N. Doswell St
Abbeville, AL 36310

Contact:
James D. Jones
jonesja@aces.edu
3347261804

FREE Crop Production, Farming, Livestock, Urban Extension, Barbour County, Bullock County, Coffee County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Dale County, Geneva County, Henry County, Houston County, Pike County

Red Ribbon Week Virtual Poster Contest (Health Rocks!)

819 Cook Ave, 819 Cook Ave Huntsville AL, 35801

RED RIBBON WEEK is organized by the National Family Partnership and is the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the nation. Alabama 4-H is excited to support this great week through a poster contest as part of our Health Rocks!® program series. 4-H Youth will create a virtual, interactive poster promoting drug prevention and awareness using platforms such as Google Slides, Google Drawing, Glogster, Canva, and others.

Contest Guidelines:
1. All participants must register as an Alabama A&M 4-H Youth Development Participant. http://www.aces.edu/go/4HRegistration.

2. The due date is October 28, 2020

3. All of the following must be displayed on the poster:
(a) The Red Ribbon Week 2020 theme “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.TM”
(b)The Red Ribbon Week 2020 logo.
(c) The Alabama 4-H logo.

4. The poster must have an anti-drug message or theme.

5. The poster must be interactive. Two links must be included: a picture, icon, emoji, or other media linked to http://www.redribbon.org and at least one other interactive experience linking audiences to other sources of information pertaining to drug awareness.

6. Posters will be submitted by emailing jnf0017@aces.edu , tagging Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University on Facebook, or sending it in a private message to our Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/AL4HAAMU/

7. All posters will be shared to the Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University Facebook page. The winning poster will be determined by a combination of staff recommendations and social media voting (likes and shares).

Instructional Resources:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_RZV0eMo8 Canva (4 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzNzF7vOVes Google Drawings (5 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tuer–zFKo Google Drawings
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9RSWti2E40&t=471s Google Slides (22 mins)

These are just a few, but there are many more platforms and resources out there to learn how to create interactive posters. Research and find more!

Address:
819 Cook Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact:
James Fountain II
jnf0017@aces.edu
(256) 309-7876

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Online, Statewide

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Red Ribbon Week Virtual Poster Contest (Health Rocks!)

819 Cook Ave, 819 Cook Ave Huntsville AL, 35801

RED RIBBON WEEK is organized by the National Family Partnership and is the largest drug-abuse prevention campaign in the nation. Alabama 4-H is excited to support this great week through a poster contest as part of our Health Rocks!® program series. 4-H Youth will create a virtual, interactive poster promoting drug prevention and awareness using platforms such as Google Slides, Google Drawing, Glogster, Canva, and others.

Contest Guidelines:
1. All participants must register as an Alabama A&M 4-H Youth Development Participant. http://www.aces.edu/go/4HRegistration.

2. The due date is October 28, 2020

3. All of the following must be displayed on the poster:
(a) The Red Ribbon Week 2020 theme “Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.TM”
(b)The Red Ribbon Week 2020 logo.
(c) The Alabama 4-H logo.

4. The poster must have an anti-drug message or theme.

5. The poster must be interactive. Two links must be included: a picture, icon, emoji, or other media linked to http://www.redribbon.org and at least one other interactive experience linking audiences to other sources of information pertaining to drug awareness.

6. Posters will be submitted by emailing jnf0017@aces.edu , tagging Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University on Facebook, or sending it in a private message to our Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/AL4HAAMU/

7. All posters will be shared to the Alabama 4-H at Alabama A&M University Facebook page. The winning poster will be determined by a combination of staff recommendations and social media voting (likes and shares).

Instructional Resources:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_RZV0eMo8 Canva (4 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzNzF7vOVes Google Drawings (5 mins)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tuer–zFKo Google Drawings
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9RSWti2E40&t=471s Google Slides (22 mins)

These are just a few, but there are many more platforms and resources out there to learn how to create interactive posters. Research and find more!

Address:
819 Cook Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact:
James Fountain II
jnf0017@aces.edu
(256) 309-7876

Register Online

FREE Home & Family, Youth Development, Online, Statewide