Kalamazoo County 4-H Treasurer Training

Date: January 10, 2018
Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Location: Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, Room B, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Contact: Veronica Bolhuis, 269-383-8830, bolhuisv@anr.msu.edu

Being a 4-H treasurer is an important role. 4-H youth treasurers learn valuable life skills of benefit to their future, including— responsibility, decision-making, leadership, attention to detail and record-keeping. Because 4-H is a public group, a 4-H treasurer’s responsibilities are quite different from those of a private company’s treasurer or an individual. A 4-H group treasurer is responsible to other officers, members, adult volunteers, Michigan State University and to the public. By attending this workshop, 4-H treasurers will learn:

  • Current procedures and forms; and why we do it this way.
  • Connecting the role of treasurer with other officers, adult 4-H leaders and MSU Extension staff members.
  • Money handling expectations including the use of receipts, timely deposits and timely bill payments.
  • The importance of budgeting.
  • Appropriate use of funds and fund-raising do’s and don’ts.
  • Check-writing and reconciling accounts.
  • Tips for creating treasurer reports and annual financial statements.

Cost: FREE

Who Should Attend: 

  • Young People who are serving as a 4-H Treasurer
  • Young people who want to be a 4-H Treasurer in the future
  • 4-H Volunteers working with youth that are 4-H Treasurers.

Registration can be done online or by calling the Kalamazoo County MSU Extension Office at 269-383-8830. Deadline to register for Treasuer Training is Jan. 5, 2018. 

This training is provided with generous funding from Chemical Bank to the Michigan 4-H Foundation, Inc. Light snacks will be provided.


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