Have you ever heard about a 4-H event one day too late? it’s frustrating to find out about an opportunity only to realize it happened yesterday. We don’t want that to happen to you, so we are adding one more communication tool to the District 9 4-H tool bag: Text Messaging!!! We have been sending text message reminders at events for a few years, but we are now expanding the service to include text messaging about upcoming events and important dates. This service is offered by Remind.com and… Read More →
Just a reminder, there will be a District 9 4-H Council Meeting on Jan 17th at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in the Horse Show Club. Activities begin at 5:00 pm and there will be dinner and a dance. The event is open to all 4-H members in Southeast District 9. If you did not pre-register you can still pay at the door, $20. There will be a special fun surprise at the meeting and the only hint I will give you is: Think Steve Harvey!
Dinner and a Dance for $15, and you get to see all your 4-H friends from across the district. That’s what we have planned for January 17, 2015, at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This is actually the District 9 4-H Council Winter meeting but we’ve spiced it up with BBQ and a dance. The event is open to all Southeast District 9 4-H members and you can register on 4-HConnect. The $15 price is only good through January 12. After that tickets are $20. The exact location is… Read More →
Do you think your County Agent is GREAT?!?!?!? Well we do too! And we want to recognize them for all the hard work they do and the difference they make in 4-H. Here is your chance to nominate your county Extension agent for the District 9 4-H Outstanding County Agent Award. The application is simple and should not take too much time to complete. All applications are due to the District 9 Headquarters by January 30, 2015. The easiest way to get them to us is to just email… Read More →
District 9 TAE4-HA is happy to announce a District 9 Duds to Dazzle training for agents and leaders. The workshop will be held December 12, 2014 from 10am to 3pm at the Tom LeRoy Building located at 9020 Airport Rd Conroe. The cost of the workshop will be $20 which includes lunch. In addition, counties that participate in the workshop will have access to a “sewing closet” to use for their county workshops and contests (this will make more sense after… Read More →
Back by popular demand, the World of 7 Billion student video contest challenges youth to create a short (60 seconds or less) video illustrating the connection between world population growth and one of three global challenges dealing with either the sixth extinction, available farmland, or global education. Students can win up to $1,000 and their educators will receive free curriculum resources. The contest deadline is February 19, 2015. Full contest guidelines, resources for research, past winners, and more can be found at www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest.
There will be a Free Livestock Judging Clinic for youth at the Victoria County Fairgrounds on January 3, 2015. After a long Christmas break this is perfect timing for a spring tune-up. The workshop does require pre-registration though it is free of charge. Here is a flyer with complete details and pre-registration information. Pre-registration is due by December 20, 2014.
The schedule for the Texas 4-H Virtual Volunteer Conference has been set and the topics are GREAT! Duds to Dazzle 4H 4 All Roundup Update Shooting Sports County Ambassador Programs International Opportunities Communicating with your County Agent Educational Presentations Share the Fun Working with Children with Disabilities 4H Scholarships Record books With a list like this I think all the current topics are covered. All you have to do to participate is click on the link: http://texas4-ˇh.tamu.edu/volunteer_conference The sessions are offered on two days, November 19&20 and occur… Read More →
For the budding photography enthusiast, there is an all day photography workshop in Harris County on December 6, 2014. Excellent speakers, and excellent topics: Photography Safari Wizard of Macro Painting with Light Nature Seekers Travel Photography Wicked Photography This is gonna be cool…. Register before November 28, on 4H Connect. $25 registration fee. Complete details
The Texas A&M Collegiate 4H program is hosting a 4-H Foundation Scholarship Workshop on November 8, 2014. Complete details are on the flyer, but you will want to note that the registration process is being handled through the mail…. Not online. You need to register early and send a check!!!! Think about this opportunity for a just a second. You will be participating in a workshop presented by the man that coordinates the Scholarship program program supported by students that received the scholarship last year! I don’t know… Read More →