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! Meredith Carter, CEA-FCS/4-H Coordinator.
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.
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 YOUTH SHOW THANK YOU’S
Remember, 4-Her’s please send a “thank you note” to the buyer of your project. This is very important! When the checks come in, you will not be able to receive it if you have not written a thank you note. Please take a copy of your not to your 4-H manager. Please make this your priority. Thank you!
County will require that all photos be dropped off at the Extension Office by Mar. 1. You must submit 8 x 11 and an e-copy of the photo. The photo can be emailed to Meredith or brought on CD.
FASHION SHOW CONTEST
Fashion Show contest has two categories. Buying category allows youth to purchase an outfit and justify quality and price. Youth can construct a garment, etc. Both categories require paperwork. District Fashion Show is Apr. 28 at the Victoria Mall.
STORY BOARD CONTEST
Contest is geared towards youth who have a genuine interest in the fashion industry. It allows you to create a design from a given theme. Story Boards will be judged Mar. 1 at the county then proceed to district contest Apr. 14.
For the youth who loves to stand up and speak their mind and have a little fun. This contest contains all education presentations and public speaking events. District Round up will be at Blinn College in Brenham Apr. 14.
There is a new online record book system this year. This will provide youth to store information online during the year. Training will be on Sunday, Mar. 4 at 3 p.m. We are having Becky Ham come in from Goliad to host training. We encourage 4-Her’s to attend. Clubs that hold their meetings on Sunday, may want to come to the Extension as part of their meeting.
Karnes County 4-H Council decided to make care packages again for the troops. Please feel free to donate magazines, toiletries, etc. No perishable foods. You can bring these to the Extension Office and we will assemble them at the next council meeting, Mar. 26.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION INFORMATION
Extension programs are open to all citizens without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age or national origin.