January 2015 - Henderson

4-H Spotlight
January 2015
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Courthouse, 3rd floor
100 E. Tyler St., Suite 300
Athens, TX 75751
Phone: 903-675-6130
Fax: 903-677-7222
Extension Office closed
Consumer Decision Making online entry deadline
HCLS Market Swine Validation at Fairgrounds
Extension Office closed
County Food Show (entries due by January 16th)
ALPA and Council meetings 6:30 p.m. Senior Citizens Center, Athens
Clothing and Textiles Workshop 6:30 p.m. Senior Citizens Center, Athens
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State 4-H Scholarships due to Extension office
HCLS Queen and Princess entries due
District 5 Food Show, SFA
ALPA and Council meetings 6:30 p.m. at Senior Citizens Center
District 5 online photography entry deadline
HCLS Dates - April 6th-11th, 2015
1/10 – HCLS Market Swine Validation, Henderson County Fairpark, 7-11 a.m.
2/1— HCLS Queen and Princess Entries due to Extension office
HCLS Scholarship, breeding, and project show entries due.; Check with your club
manager to see when HCLS entries need to be turned in to them. Your
club’s entries must all be turned in together.
HCLS Market Rabbit Validation, Henderson County Fairpark, Rifle Building, 8-11 a.m.
ALPA and Council Meetings
The next meeting will be held Monday, January 26th 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens
Center. All parents and 4-H members are welcome to attend. See you there!
Local News and Activities
Are you interested in
competing in
Consumer Decision Making?
Consumer study guides and other materials and information are available at:
http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/project_consumer .
District online entry deadline is January 7th and the entry fee is $8.00. Consumer Decision Making
practice is held on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6p.m. at the Fairgounds in Athens. For more
information on the practices contact Betty West at 903-451-2252.
Texas 4-H Dog Validation Open
Are you wanting to show your dog in the 2015 Texas 4-H Dog Show? If so, make
sure that you have them validated on 4-H CONNECT before the deadline of January
15, 2015. The 2015 Texas 4-H Dog Show Rule Book will be released in early 2015.
District 5 4-H T-shirts
The new design for the District 5 4-H shirts is out and available. This year’s design was
submitted by our very own Henderson County 4-Her Amanda Cooper.
If you would like to purchase a district shirt, please let Angela know by January 9th. She
will be placing an order for our county. Shirts are $10 and come in sizes adult small to 2x.
Design pictured below.
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4-H Spotlight
County Food Show
Saturday, January 24th
10:30 a.m.
Senior Citizens Center, Athens
Entries due to Extension office by Friday, January 16th
Enter a dish in one of the following categories: protein, fruits and vegetables, grains, or
dairy. You can also compete in place setting and food challenge. More information and entry forms can be found on our website henderson.agrilife.org .
Clothing and Textiles Project Workshop
January 29th
Senior Citizens Center
6:30 p.m.
Come and learn about this great project and its contests. There will be hands on learning
activities. Please let the Extension office know you are coming so there will be enough
supplies for everyone 903-675-6130.
Get those cameras ready!
The district 4-H photography contest rules and guidelines have been
released. it is open to all 4-H members (except Clover Kids) and is NOT a
qualifying contest for state. Rules can be viewed at
http://henderson.agrilife.org/4-h/4h-publications/ .
Adult Trainings
East Region Shooting Sports Coach Training
Tyler, Texas
January 24th-25th
Registration on Connect: December 1st-January 8
Cost: $120
Archery, Rifle or Shotgun coach’s certifications. Sign up online
at texas4-h.tamu.edu and click on the 4-H Connect icon. You
must be a screened volunteer to register for this training. If
you are not, please create your profile as soon as possible so
that your volunteer screening can be accepted before the
registration deadline.
Need help with your
4-H project?
Please do not hesitate to
call the Extension office
at 903-675-6130.
Whether you have an
animal project, food,
clothing, etc. we want to
help you do your best.
Giving Back
Top left: Happy Days
4-H, Bottom left: Cross
Roads 4-H, Bottom right:
Shotgun Sports 4-H, Top
right: Bryce Parish
Upcoming Livestock Shows
4-H Ca$h Blowout Jackpot
January 3, 2015
Henderson, Texas
Diboll Belt Buckle Bash
January 10, 2015
Groveton, TX
Swine, Goats, Lambs, Heifers and Steers.
Entry Fees: $20 per entry. Enter day of show
$5 Jackpot Showmanship
Pigs, goats, and lambs
Entry forms can be picked up at the Extension office or
call Nicci Ahart at 903-657-0376 or 979-549-7343 for
more information.
Troup Young Farmers
Jackpot Show
January 10th
Henderson, TX
Entry fees: $20
Lambs, goats, pigs, steers and
heifers. For more information call
Preston Lindsey at 903-570-5360.
$20 day of show
For more info contact Lora
Mason 936-676-8756.
Henderson Lions Club
Joe B. Craig
Memorial Jackpot Show
January 17, 2015
Henderson, Texas
Entry fees $20. Pay day of show
Weigh in: 7:30—9:00 a.m.
Swine, goats, lambs, and steers.
Entry forms can be picked up at
Extension office or call Jamie
Sugg at 903-657-0376.
Carlisle FFA Booster’s
Jackpot Show
January 31, 2015
Henderson, Texas
Swine, Goats, Lambs, Heifers
and Steers.
Entry Fees: $20 per entry
Entry forms can be picked up
at the Extension office or call
Greg Hart 903-216-7076 for
more information.
Extension programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin. The Texas
A&M University System, U. S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.