Dallas County 4-H Event and Meeting Calendar

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Indoor Archery State Tournament

Archers from across the state of Texas converged in Bay City and Graham to take part in the 4-H State Indoor Archery Tournament.  Eight Dallas County archers traveled to Graham to compete.

Cruz 6th - First Year Intermediate Barebow
McKenzie 2nd - First Year Senior Barebow
Lupe 5th - First Year Senior Barebow
Eamon 1st - Senior Barebow
Christian 2nd - Senior Barebow
Reid 1st - First Year Senior II Compound Aided
Cielo 1st - First Year Senior II Compound Unaided
Michael struggled with equipment problems all day but still managed to score well in the most populated category Senior Compound Aided.

Congratulations to all!

Saturday, March 15, 2014

The Urbanites EGG-cellent Adventure

Members of the Urbanite Poultry Project Group took the Fancy Feathers Poultry Show by Storm on Saturday. Members traveled all the way to Dripping Springs to show off their birds, their eggs and their knowledge.
McKenzie's hen was awarded Reserve Grand Champion of the Junior Show. How cool is that?
Urbanites had a wonderful time at the Fancy Feathers Poultry Show
Junior Egg Show Reserve Champion - Christian
In the Egg Show Eamon's trio of standard eggs took 2nd place in their class and his bantam egg took 1st in content. Christian's egg took 1st place in the Standard Content class and his Standard eggs not only took 1st in the All Other Colors category but was also awarded the Reserve Champion of the junior egg show.
Eamon, Christian and Mrs. Sandefer all placed in the egg show
Even the Urbanite Club leader, Mrs Sandefer, did egg-ceptionally well in the egg show capturing the Reserve Champion spot with her Standard eggs in the All Other Colors category and 3rd place in the Standard Brown category.
Youth Poultry Showmanship - Reserve Champion Cielo and Grand Champion Christian
There were 35 participants in the Youth Poultry Showmanship Competition where participants are judged on their bird, their knowledge and their handling skill. At the end of the day the top two awards went to Urbanites!  Cielo and Christian were awarded beautiful silver award buckles.
Way to go Urbanites!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Dallas County has Talent

Congratulations to all of the talented performers who went head-to-head on Saturday in the Dallas County Share-The-Fun Competition.

Faith competed in the prose category by citing a chapter out of the bible that she had memorized.  Nicole and Harper performed a ballet in the choreographed routine category, and Harper sang a vocal solo.

They all were great!  They are all looking forward to performing in the district competition.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Give back to DALLAS COUNTY 4-H with the Tom Thumb & Kroger Rewards Programs

Stop by the Tom Thumb or Kroger Courtesy Booth to have your Reward card linked to the Dallas County 4-H Account.  Tom Thumb: 13060   Kroger: 90745

Every time your card is swiped, 1% of your purchase (except alcoholic beverages and tobacco products) is recorded to our account.  1% may not seem like much, but those pennies add up! 

Every time you use your Reward Card, you can make a contribution to Dallas County 4-H. 

Shop on!

Let's Go, Let's Grow

Beginning August 15 – May 31, 2014, the Texas Friends & Alumni Association will be hosting the “Let’s Go, Let’s Grow Too” alumni supporters membership drive. We are aiming for Dallas’ membership to be the highest in the state, if not the country. A significant portion of the funds raised during this amazing event will be given back to the local 4-H.
The County and/or local 4-H Club portion of Memberships sold will be as follows:
· Lifetime Membership ($50 donated to County and/or Club)
· Associate Membership ($50 donated to County and/or Club)
· Annual Membership ($10 donated to County and/or Club)
· Collegiate Membership ($5 donated to County and/or Club)
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