FOCUS ON 4-H

4-H awards banquet is Aug. 18

By Chrissy Karrer | Published Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Attention all Wise County 4-Hers: The annual Wise County 4-H Awards Banquet is 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the First Baptist Church of Decatur. Gold Star, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Farm Bureau and Danforth – I Dare You awards will be given. Also, Club of the Year and Leader of the Year will be recognized.

The theme this year is “Masquerade,” and dinner will be catered by Sagebrush Caf . The cost is $10 per person. All 4-H’ers who turned in a 4-H record book will get in free. Call the Extension office at (940) 627-3341 to RSVP.

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County Council will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at the Extension office to plan for the 2012-2013 4-H year. Both last year’s and the newly elected council need to be there to help plan the 4-H Banquet.

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There will be a leaders meeting and a calendar planning meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at the Extension office. Each club manager or a representative from each club needs to be present. Please bring a list of club meeting times and dates for the 2012-2013 year, as well as your school and community calendar.

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The entry days for the State Fair, West Texas State Fair and Heart of Texas are Tuesday, Aug. 7, to Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Extension office. Forms are online on the websites listed below. Call the Extension Office at (940) 627-3341 if you have any questions.

Fill out the entry form found on the respective website, and drop it with your payment by the office during that time frame (or earlier if you would like). We will submit the online entries shortly after Aug. 9.

State Fair – www.bigtex.com/sft/LiveStock/OnlineEntryForm.asp

West Texas State Fair – www.taylorcountyexpocenter.com/wtfr_entries.html

Heart of Texas – www.hotfair.com/content/livestock_show/livestock_show.asp

Entries for the North Texas Fair and Rodeo (www.ntfair.com/livestock.shtml), can be done on your own and at your leisure.

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