Thursday, July 30, 2015

All Star Picnic August 9

The 8th Annual Northern District 4-H All Star Chapter picnic will be at Graves Mountain Lodge on Sunday afternoon, August 9.  The 2015 All Stars will be recognized.  Parents, spouses, and other family members are welcome.  Go to for directions and more information on the Lodge, which is owned and operated by 4-H All Stars Jimmy and Rachel Graves.  Graves Mountain Lodge is in Madison County at Syria.
Registration is from 3:30-4:15 at the picnic shelter.  Pass the main entrance and take the next road on the left directly into the shelter area.  If you would like to come early, you have the option of visiting the farm animals across the road, swimming (for a fee), or horseback riding (for a fee).  Call ahead for info- 540-923-4231.
There will be a silent auction to build the chapter treasury as well as to add interest and fun to the gathering.  Attendees are asked to participate by bringing a basket of fresh garden produce, plants, loaves of various breads, cakes, as well as "things."
The district meeting and recognition of 2015 All Stars will be at 4:25.  Dinner will be at 5:15 and the event will adjourn at 6:15.
The cost of the picnic meal is $11 per person.
If you would like to attend, please register by August 1.  For registration information or if you have questions, please contact William Thomas (540-825-1873, wetsbt[at] or Judy Ann Fray (540-948-4220, ja.fray[at]