MILAM 4-H NEWS
Milam County 4-Hers delivered donations to the Temple Ronald McDonald House on March 15. Over 30 gallons of can tabs were delivered along with 153 food, paper and grooming products and $75 cash donation. The Ronald McDonald House operates on donations and the 4-Hers annually support them.
SLOGAN CONTEST—You still have time to submit a 4-H slogan idea for 2013-2014 4-H Year. 4-Hers can submit one or more slogans by March 26 4-H Council meeting. Just submit your slogans on paper or send by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 26.
It is your responsibility to make sure your slogan entries were received by the Extension Office by noon on March 26 or submitted at the Council meeting on March 26. Multiple entries can be submitted by an individual 4-H member or as a family entry.
Slogans are used throughout the year in 4-H newsletters and the annual calendar and Celebration Event. Get busy and start thinking about what 4-H means to You.
UPCOMING EVENTS— 4-H Council and Leaders Meeting (Council Officer Election), 7:30 p.m. March 26 at Bea’s Kitchen in Cameron. Club managers, interested leaders and council members representing your club are needed to plan and conduct county 4-H activities. New council officers will be elected from the 4-H members 12 years of age and up that complete Council Membership Forms by March 18. Submit forms to Extension Office. L eaders will meet at the same time to complete planning for the annual fund-raiser and celebration events.
• 4-H Youth Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m. March 26 at Bea’s Kitchen in Cameron. This meeting is for current council officers, club managers and other youth and adults interested in planning activities for the county 4-H program. This project coordinates planning for county-wide projects, activities and trainings. One possible project to discuss will be sponsoring a St. Jude Bike/ Walk-a-thon. Attend the Youth Board meeting and help plan 4-H opportunities.
• Horse Validation from March 1 to May 1 on 4-H Connect. If you plan on participating in the District or State Horse Shows, you must validate your horse or horses on 4-H Connect between March 1 and May 1. Only horses that are validated during this time can be entered in the 4-H Horse Shows. Guidelines on the validation procedure are available in the March 2013 4-H Newsletter posted on the county website. • Nature Fest photo contest entry deadline, March 29. Open to youth and adults. You are not required to be involved in 4-H to enter. Details on categories and entry requirements on county website and at the Extension Office.