If I can be of any help in anyway, please call the Extension Office 830-780-3906.
Please continue to let us know of things in your club! We would like to be of any assistance that we can!
Meredith Carter, CEA-FCS/4-H Coordinator.
MAJOR SHOW STEER VALIDATION
This year Major Show Steer Validation will be on Wednesday, June 15th from 5:00-7:00 pm 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 15th unless a major emergency arises.
Please call the Extension office at 780-3906 if you have any questions.
4-H RECORDBOOK WORKSHOPS
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.
Record book workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, April 19th at 7 pm.
Recordbooks will be due in the County Extension Office June 17, 2011 by 5 PM.
COMMUNITY SERVICE CORNER
This year we will be doing monthly community service projects as a County organization.
Karnes County 4-H Council decided to make Happy Easter cards for the Elderly at the Nursing Homes here locally. Please make these at your March/April club meetings and get them to me BEFORE EASTER so we can deliver them.
If you have an idea for a community service project please share it with Meredith!
4-H HAS TALENT!
The Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Texas 4-H Roundup “4-H Has Talent Competition.” This exciting new event will give youth the opportunity to showcase their talents on the “big stage” at the June 9th Assembly at Texas 4-H Roundup. The 2011 4-H Has Talent Competition is another way the Texas 4-H Program is continuing to encourage youth to explore the arts as well as showcase the young talent the great state of Texas has to offer. Please pass this information to all of your 4-Hers so the 2nd Annual
4-H Has Talent Competition will be a huge success!!!
Karnes County came back with ribbons for District Photography that was held in Victoria on March 31st : Brent Gisler – Intermediate Division – People – Blue Ribbon
Nature & Landscape – Blue Ribbon
Details & Macro – 3rd Place Ribbon
Dominant Color – 2nd Place Ribbon
Kyle Palmer – Intermediate Division – Animals Domestic – Blue Ribbon
Plant /Flora – Blue Ribbon
Kristi Bolf – Junior Division – Animals Domestic – Blue Ribbon
Congratulations for doing so well! We are very proud of all of you!
TRACTOR SUPPLY COMPANY PAPER CLOVER CAMPAIGN
The Paper Clover Campaign will run in month April. Please visit your local Tractor Supply Store. Karnes County 4-H benefits from every campaign.
LOCAL COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
These scholarship applications are offered to any 4-H’ers that is graduating Senior in 2011. Please
contact your County Extension office or your AG teacher. The deadline for the applications is April 29, 2011 at 5 p.m.
KARNES COUNTY 4-H RECYCLING PROJECT
Karnes County 4-H is sponsoring a “Recycling Project” collecting inkjet cartridges, toner cartridges and cell phones!
If a 4-H’er contacts you about collecting your used ink jet cartridges, toner cartridges or cell phones, please get all the details. For more information, contact the Extension Office 780-3906
TEXAS 4-H MASH CAMP
What “MASH” stands for.
MASH stands for Medical, Activity, Safety and Health.
MASH Camp is a hands-on learning experience that allows youth to learn about the medical, safety and health fields, exploring and discovering career opportunities.
7th, 8th or 9th grade and those who just completed 9th grade in 2010-2011 school year (ages 13 – 15).
Membership in the Texas 4-H & Youth Development Program is not a requirement for participation in this camp.
Date: Tuesday, June 28 – Thursday, June 30, 2011. Cost: $175 which includes programs, meals, and lodging. Call the County Extension Office if you are interested – (830) 780-3906.