4-H Spotlight January 2015 January 1710 19 24 26 29 - Courthouse, 3rd floor 100 E. Tyler St., Suite 300 Athens, TX 75751 Phone: 903-675-6130 Fax: 903-677-7222 Extension Office closed http://henderson.agrilife.org 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 February 1114 23 25 - 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 3/2– 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. 3/7– 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. Page 3 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: $120 Archery, Rifle or Shotgun coach’s certifications. Sign up online at texas4-h.tamu.edu and click on the 4-H Connect icon. You must be a screened volunteer to register for this training. If you are not, please create your profile as soon as possible so that your volunteer screening can be accepted before the registration deadline. Need help with your 4-H project? Please do not hesitate to call the Extension office at 903-675-6130. Whether you have an animal project, food, clothing, etc. we want to help you do your best. 4-Hers Giving Back Top left: Happy Days 4-H, Bottom left: Cross Roads 4-H, Bottom right: Shotgun Sports 4-H, Top right: Bryce Parish Upcoming Livestock Shows 4-H Ca$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.
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