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4-H Adult Volunteer Task Force and Club Manager Meeting – October 13

4-H Adult Volunteer Task Force and Club Manager Meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 13, at 6:00 p.m. at the County Extension Office.  All adult volunteers are encouraged to attend and become more involved with the planning and development of the McLennan County 4-H program.

McLennan EE 4-H Scholarship Fundraiser – November 8

McLennan EE 4-H Scholarship Fundraiser – The McLennan EE ladies are having a breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, November 8, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at Applebee’s located at 614 N. Valley Mills Drive.  Tickets are $8 and must be purchased in advance.  Tickets are available at the Extension Office located at 420 North 6th Street in Waco.  All money raised will be used for 4-H scholarships.  For more information, call the Extension Office at 254-757-5180.

4-H County Fashion Show – October 16

4-H Fashion Show will be held on Thursday, October 16, at 6:00 p.m. at the County Extension Office.  Entries are due Friday, October 10.  District Fashion Show will be held on November 18 in Belton.  For more information, call the Extension Office at 254-757-5180.

4-H Food Challenge – November 3

4-H Food Challenge will be held on November 3.  Teams of 3-5 members create dishes using only a predetermined number and amount of ingredients.  From these ingredients, team members must develop a recipe and prepare the dish.  Teams then make a presentation to a judging panel, explaining the preparation steps, serving size, nutritional value, and cost of the dish.  The contest is open to junior, intermediate, and senior 4-H members.  Juniors and intermediates can be on the same team, but seniors can only be on a senior team. … Read More →

4-H Food Show – November 3

4-H Food Show will be held on November 3.  The food show is an individual contest where 4-H’ers prepare  dishes in one of the contest categories (grain, diary, fruit, vegetable, or protein) and present them to a panel of judges.  During the presentations and interviews, 4-H’ers exhibit the knowledge and skills gained through the 4-H Food and Nutrition project.  Clover kids (county level participation only) and senior 4-H’ers can participate in the Food Show. First place winners will advance to the district contest on December 10. Entry deadline… Read More →

Holiday Classic Livestock Clinic and Prospect Show – November 8-9

Holiday Classic Livestock Clinic and Prospect Show will be held on November 8-9 at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton, Texas.  The Holiday Classic is open to all 4-H and FFA members.  Participants must attend Saturday clinics to participate in Sunday showmanship and prospect shows.  Please see flyer for schedule and more information.  If you have any questions, contact Kyle Dykes at 254-757-5180. Holiday Classic Livestock Clinic and Prospect Show – November 8-9

Cooking Well With Diabetes – October 14, 21, 28

Cooking Well With Diabetes Class Series will be held on October 14, 21, and 28 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service located at 420 North 6th Street in Waco.  The classes are for people with diabetes, their family members, and caregivers.  Those interested in diabetes prevention are also welcome to attend depending on availability of spots.  The classes are free, however, participants must pre-register by October 10.  Space is limited.  Please see brochure for more information.  If you have questions or… Read More →

State Swine Tag Orders Due September 29

State Swine Tag Orders are due September 29 by 4:00 p.m. to the County Extension Office located at 420 North 6th Street in Waco.  Cost for tags is $10 each.  Money and order form must be submitted by deadline.  If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Dykes at 254-757-5180. State Swine Tag Order Form

Broiler Orders Due October 1

Broiler Orders for the county 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 Rules for Broilers

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. Money Boot Camp for the College Bound – October 18