4-H is a community of young people across America; who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. If I can be of any help in anyway, please call the Extension office 830-780-3906. Please continue to let me know of things in your club! I would like to be of any assistance that I can! J.D. Folbre, CEA-AG/4-H Coordinator.
KARNES COUNTY 4-H BLOG
Be sure to check the blog for all upcoming information! All upcoming contest deadlines and schedules are on karnesco4h.blogspot.com. Be sure and check for details.
KARNES COUNTY 4-H CLUB MEETINGS
The 4-H Club meetings for Karnes County are listed as follows: Falls City 4-H, 1st Sunday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Falls City AG Shop. Karnes City 4-H Club, 3rd Sunday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Karnes County Show Barn, Kenedy 4-H Club, 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:15 p.m. at the Kenedy Fire Station. Lonesome Dove 4-H, 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Small World Day Care, Panna Maria 4-H, 1st Monday at 7 p.m. at Panna Maria Snoga Store. Runge 4-H Club, 2nd Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
DISTRICT LEADERSHIP LAB
The deadline to sign up for District Leadership Lab is, Monday, May 28. The Lab will be held on June 19-21 in Fayette County. We still do not have a chaperone and only one person has mentioned he might be interested. Please call Willie Voelkel at 830-780-3906 if you have any questions.
4-H COUNCIL MEETING
Since no 4-H Council Members, only 2 Club Managers came to the meeting on Monday, May 21, it is necessary for everyone to show up on Tuesday, June 6th, 7:30 p.m. at the County Extension Office. Will still need election of 4-H Council Officers. We also have banking matters that need to be changed for Karnes 4-H Club Fund & other issues. Planning for Achievement Night Theme, meal & decorations for, July 31st. at 6:00 pm. still needs to be decided for the 4-H members. We are also inviting the Club Managers to come. We are asking for parent’s support for the Achievement Night, or it may not happen. Also planning another fund raiser next year or keeping the Pecan Fund Raiser, we have to be decided.
Record books are an important part to maintaining your 4-H project. In order to compete for county awards or scholarships you need a recordbook. This year, you will enter your Recordbook on line. Please submit a hard copy to our office on June 21. Please go to 4hreports.com to follow the instructions on how to do the Recordbook online. Recordbooks will be due in the County Extension Office, Thursday, June 21, 2011 by 5 p.m.
MAJOR SHOW STEER VALIDATION
This year Major Show Steer Validation will be on Wednesday, June 20 from 5-7 p.m. at the Karnes City Veterinary Hospital. The exhibitor does not have to be present at validation, but a parent or legal guardian must be present to sign the paperwork. All steers must be validated on June 20 unless a major emergency arises. Please call the Extension office at 780-3906 if you have any questions.
DISTRICT HORSE SHOW
Deadline for registration is Monday, June 4. Please call the office to register 830-780-3906. The District Horse Show will be June 22 – June 23 in Edna (tentative)
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION INFORMATION
Extension programs are open to all citizens without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age or national origin.