Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Brown Santa - Group Sign up now allowed

BROWN SANTA is a community service program of the Travis County Sheriff's Office, and the many sponsors and volunteers who make it happen each year and an event that the Travis County 4-H Council volunteers with annually. 40 spots have been reserved for youth and adults to volunteer to their time to wrap gifts on Sunday, December 11th. 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To participate in this event, you must sign up with Cynthia and Kaleigh Pierce by emailing them at bpierce2@austin.rr.com. Please sign up by December 2n.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

San Antonio Livestock Show School Tour Guides

It is that time of the year again to sign up to serve as  a School Tour Guide at the San Antonio Livestock Show. To serve in this role, youth must be in grades 9-12th. Friday, February 17th has been chosen as the date for Travis County 4-H Members to serve in this capacity. That date could possibly change, but hopefully not. If you are interested in this leadership opportunity, please email Cory  at cmtalley@ag.tamu.edu  Once you email me, you are committing yourself to carry out this task (all day task).

Email Cory by December 15th to confirm your participation.

Texas 4-H Standard Newsletter

Below is a link to the Texas 4-H Standard Newsletter. There is a lot of great information about upcoming events and activities in the newsletter. You may also find this newsletter located in 4-H Connect. Login and check it out or click on the link.

Texas 4-H Standard Newsletter

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Major Livestock Show Paperwork

If you plan to participate in the following major livestock shows:
  • San Antonio Livestock Exposition
  • San Angelo Livestock Show
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
  • Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo
all forms may be found on the Travis County 4-H Website under the tab " 4-H Animal and Livestock Information" Forms are due to the Travis County Extension Office on November 14th. Cory will be at the office until 7:00 p.m. that evening to accept paperwork. Each participant will need to complete the summary form along with the entry forms for the individual shows.

TCYS Floral Design Contest

TCYS is holding a floral design contest. For those interested, please check out the rules and guidelines for the new event which are posted on www.traviscountyyouthshow.org. Forms may be found under the tab "2012 TCYS Information"

Entry Fee is $25.00
Entry Form - Due December 1st to the TCYS Office