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June 18-21: Virginia FFA 86th State Convention

Time: All day
Location:
Virginia Tech Campus
Contact:
Andy Seibel (gseibel@vt.edu | 540-231-3823)
This year the Virginia FFA Association will be celebrating its 86th State FFA Convention on June 18-21, 2012 at Virginia Tech. This year’s convention is planned to be an exciting convention for members, advisors, and guests from all around the state. The Virginia convention sessions are held in Burruss Auditorium. Convention hosts over 2000 members and guests from all across the state. Students will be competing in Career Development Events and workshops hosted by State Officers from other State Associations. For more information, please visit the Virginia FFA.

June 18-22: Junior 4-H Camp

Time: TBD
Location:
W.E. Skelton 4-H Center, Wirtz, Va.
Contact:
Michelle Dickerson (adickerson@vt.edu | 540-382-5790)

June 20-22: Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue

Time: TBD
Location:
Henrico County
Contact:
Shea Porr (cporr@vt.edu | 540-687-3521 ext. 27)
Emergency preparedness training for all those involved in the care and transport of large animals. Visit www.equine.vt.edu for registration forms.

June 25-27: Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue

Time: TBD
Location:
Virginia Tech’s MARE Center, 5527 Sullivans Mill Road, Middleburg, Va.
Cost:
$400 or $150
Contact:
Shea Porr (cporr@vt.edu | 540-687-3521 ext. 27)
Classroom and hands on training for anyone involved in emergency rescues. This is an excellent course for firefighters, EMT’s and animal control officers, as well as the general public who owns horses or just has an interest in the wellbeing and safety of large animals. To register please visit our website: www.arec.vaes.vt.edu/middleburg

June 25-28: Virginia 4-H State Congress 2012

Time: All day
Location:
Virginia Tech Campus
Contact:
Your local unit office. For locations, visit www.ext.vt.edu/offices
“Mission: I’m Possible, 4-H Superheroes in Training” is the theme of the 93rd Virginia 4-H State Congress. For more information, please visit the congress website.

June 25-July 5: Virginia Tech Summer Riding Series 2012, session II

Time: 4-8 p.m.
Location:
Virginia Tech Alphin-Stuart Indoor Arena
Cost:
$150/2-week session
Contact:
Sherri West (slwillis@vt.edu | 540-808-7701)
Virginia Tech is offering four, two-week summer riding classes open to adults and children ages 11 and older. Please visit www.cpe.tv.edu/vtsrs for more information about the classes offered.

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