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Broiler Orders Due October 1

Broiler Orders for the county show, Houston Livestock Show, San Antonio Livestock Show, and Star of Texas Livestock Show are due by October 1.  You must pay when placing your order.  Checks must be made payable to Riesel FFA and mailed along with order form to Kevein Wunderlich, Riesel High School, 600 E. Frederick Street, Riesel TX  76682.  Broilers will be delivered on December 22. Please see order form and county show rules for more information.  For more information, contact Kyle at 254-757-5180. Broiler Order Form County Show… Read More →

Money Boot Camp for the College Bound – October 18

Money Boot Camp will be held on Saturday, October 18, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Emergency Service Education Center located at 7601 Steinbeck Bend Road.  The camp is designed to provide information for parents and students getting prepared to finance a college education.  The program is free, however, pre-registration is required.  For more information or to pre-register, call the Extension Office at 254-757-5180.

McLennan County 4-H Adult Task Force and Club Manager Meeting – September 2

McLennan County 4-H Adult Volunteer Task Force and Club Manager Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 2, at 6:00 p.m. at the Extension Office.  All adult volunteers are encouraged to attend for an election of officers and for planning and development of the McLennan County 4-H program for 2014-2015.  If you have any questions, contact Kyle Dykes at 254-757-5180.

HOT Fair Entries Due September 2

Heart of Texas Entries are due September 2 to the County Extension Office located at 420 North 6th Street in Waco.  Please see link to entry and release form.  If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Dykes at 254-757-5180. HOT Entry and Release Form

Balanced Living Class Series

Balanced Living Class Series will be held at the Christian Women’s Job Corp located at 1207 Columbus Avenue in Waco on September 25, 26, and October 3.  Cost is free.  Participants will learn way to balance their time, manage stress, feed their body, move their body, and rest their body.  For more information, contact Meilana Charles at 254-757-5180. Balanced Living Class Series – September 28, 26, and October 3

McLennan County Go Texan Committee Livestock Show – October 18

The 6th Annual McLennan County Go-Texan Committee Livestock Show will be held on Saturday, October 18, at the Clifton Fairgrounds in Clifton, Texas.  Show is for steers, heifers, lambs, goats, and swine.  Arrival time is 7:00 a.m.  Entry fee is $20 per head for all species.  Cash or check the day of show, no late fees.  Pee Wee Showmanship for lamb, goat, and swine for no charge.  For more information, contact Charles Prause at 254-495-4630, Jamie Petrich at 254-716-4230, Craig Maultsby at 254-717-2464, or Gary Meyer at 254-716-8554. … Read More →

Success Seekers 4-H Club Consumer Decision Making Workshop – October 7

Success Seekers 4-H Club Consumer Decision Making Workshop will be held on October 7 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Bledsoe Miller Recreation Center located at 300 North Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard in Waco.  Micah Holcombe, 4-H Agent from Bell County, will be the speaker.  For more information, please call Meilana Charles at 254-757-5180.

Success Seekers 4-H Club Food Show/Food Challenge Practices – September 9, 16, 23, 30

Success Seekers Food Show/Food Challenge Practices will be held on September 9, 16, 23,  and 30.  Topics will be – September 9 – Introduction to Food Show/Food Challenge/My Plate Food Group/Food and Kitchen Safety; September 16 – Food Preparation/Food Substitutions/Kitchen Utensils; September 23 – Cooking Methods/Measuring Ingredients; and September 30 – Portion Control/Serving Sizes/Reading Food Labels.  All practices will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Bledsoe-Miller Community Center located at 300 N. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard in Waco.  For more information, call Meilana… Read More →

Diabetes Self Management Class Series – Starts September 15

Do Well Be Well With Diabetes Self Management Class Series will be held on September 15, 22, 29, and October 6, 13 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District located at 225 West Waco Drive in Waco.  Topics will be What is Diabetes and Basic Nutrition, Carbohydrate Counting and Managing Blood Glucose, Exercise and Nutrition Labels, Diabetes Medications and Eating Out Wisely, and Diabetes Complications.  Classes are free, but participants must pre-register by September 11. For more information or to pre-register, call the… Read More →

Success Seekers 4-H Fashion Storyboard Training – September 2

Success Seekers 4-H Club Fashion Storyboard Training will be held on September 2 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.  The training will be held at the Bledsoe-Miller Recreation Center located at 300 Martin Luther King Blvd in Waco.  For more information, contact Meilana Charles at 254-757-5180. Success Seekers 4-H Storyboard Training