The Garvin County
4-H Newsletter is
funded in part by a
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Pauls Valley Garvin County OSU Extension Service
201 W. Grant, Room 7 ● Pauls Valley, OK 73075
Monthly 405-238-6681 ● Fax: 405-238-2682
4-H Meetings January 2010
See Ann Harrel
Garvin County 4-H Speech & Illustrated
See Brady Jones
Second Monday each Job Readiness & Interview
Month @ 5:30 p.m. January 23, 2010 at Maysville
Paoli The contest will begin at 9:00 a.m.. Entry forms will be due
in the Extension Office by January 15. The divisions will be Jun-
PV Jrs & Srs ior I: 5th grade & under, Junior II: 6th & 7th grades, Senior: 8th -
12th grade. The special topics include: Pork, Electric, Peanut,
Stratford Dairy, Beef or Bread. Special awards can be earned for 4-Hers
See Shelly Gaines who do a speech or illustrated presentation on one of the special
topics. There will be a separate category for Power Point Presen-
See Connie Upton
Wynnewood tation and any one that will be doing one during the contest must
See Sarah Jolly provide their own equipment.
Teen Leaders Job Interview is open to 4-H members 13-14 years of age.
Second Wednesday each For Job Interview, all applicants must fill out the Job Application
month @ 5:30 p.m. form and attach it to the entry form. All applications must be
Horse Club filled out in black ink and participants must provide their own
black pens at the contest. Job Readiness is for 4-H members 15
years and older. There is a packet that must be turned in for Job
Readiness on Jan. 15 with the pre-entry and that information is
available in the extension office.
JOIN GARVIN COUNTY
4-H ON FACEBOOK!
THIS IS A GREAT WAY
TO KEEP UPDATED ON Garvin County Parent and Volunteer
IN THE GARVIN Leaders Meeting
COUNTY 4-H Monday, February 8, 2010
PROGRAM! BECOME A
5:30 p.m., Extension Office
Garvin County Junior Livestock Show Nominations (photo must
be included) due by Jan. 12 to Mike Lee, 105 N. Indian
Meridian Road, Pauls Valley, 405-238-6767, ext. 2.
Nominations may be submitted via email:
2010 Omniplex Camp-In Garvin County 4-H
Registration deadline January 20
January 15, 2010
4-H’ers from around the Entry deadline:
state who like to camp and have an interest in January 11, 2010
science need to make plans to attend the 2010
Garvin County 4-H club members will have
Omniplex Camp-In. There are 2 dates to
an opportunity to show off their photography skills
choose from this year. This year’s camp- in will during the 6th Annual 4-H Photography Contest early
be held February 5 or 12, 2010, check in will be next year.
from 6:00 to 7:00 and check out will be 8:00 While the contest isn’t until January of 2010,
am on Saturday morning. 4-H shutterbugs should start working toward their
entries now. The 4-H contestant entering the contest
The theme at the Omniplex this year is must take all photos.
“Up, Up and Away!” We will start the night The photo contest will include four catego-
with the museum’s new live demonstration Sci- ries. Those categories are: People, Animals, Plant
ence Live!, a show all about big, fiery explosions Life and Scenery. These are the same categories
used for the Fall Fairs.
and full of fun chemical reactions! From there
The contest will have two age divisions: A
you will head to the Dome where our newest Junior Division for 4-H members ages 9-13 and a
film “Fighter Pilot” is showing. There will be Senior Division for 4-Hers ages 14-19. No more than
planetarium shows after that and then it’s on to two entries for each category will be accepted and
play time! We will have a number of hands-on photos can be either in color or black and white.
All entries must be mounted on a black
make-and-take style activities that will be very
10x10 foam board or poster board and photos must
pirate-like! be 4x6 or 5x7 in size. These are the sizes accepted for
Omniplex Camp-In is for all 4-H mem- State Fair competition.
bers and 4-H Families. The cost is; 4-H Mem- In an effort to better prepare 4-H members
bers $38.00 and Adults $25.00. for the State Fair photo contest, the rules of the con-
test closely follow those that apply to the State Fair
We will send our registration in as a photography contest.
county, so you must let us know if you plan to go Deadline for contest entries will be 4:30
and pay your fee to the County Office. 4-H p.m., Monday, January 11, 2010. All entries must
members may turn in a score sheet, it must be submitted at the OSU Extension office, located in
be turned in by January 15. Score sheets the Garvin County Courthouse.
The 2010 contest will be sponsored by the
are available on our website. Meeting the Garvin County News Star. Each category will be
points criteria on the score sheet will get you judged with prize money and a ribbon or medal de-
up to 50% of your registration fee paid for by noting each contestant’s placing. First place in each
the county. category will receive $15 and a medal; second place
will receive $10 and a medal; and third place will
receive $5 and a medal. Ribbons will be given to
SOUTHWEST DISTRICT those who place below third place in each category.
One photograph in each age division will be
VOLUNTEER LEADERS deemed as “Best of Show” will win $50 in cash.
CONFERENCE For more information on the contest call the
Saturday, January 30, 2010 Extension Office at (405) 238-6681.
Great Plains Technology Center, Lawton, OK
Pre-Registration due by January 12, 2010
All Garvin County leaders, volunteers, parents & teen leaders are strongly encouraged to attend. This is a
great opportunity to earn volunteer certification credits and learn more about specific project areas. The
District Speech and Illustrated Presentation Contest is also held at this time during the leaders confer-
ence. For more information please contact the Extension Office (405) 238-6681.
Oklahoma OYE Entry Deadline is
February 12, 2010.
Youth Expo Entries must be
completed by the
Extension Office Staff
or your Local Ag
updates are posted on their
Garvin County 4-H
January 15, 2010
(entry deadline January 11)
Garvin County News Star
PHONE NUMBER______________4-H CLUB_____________
AGE__________ SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER_________________
Jr. Division 9-13 Yrs.__________
Sr. Division 14-19 Yrs._________
CHECK CATEGORY (S) ENTERED:
Plant Life _____
Please make sure an entry form or this information is attached to each photo.
73 YEARS OF MAKING THE BEST BETTER!!
Garvin County 4-H and FFA
Invitational Junior Livestock Show
February 22nd– February 27th, 2010
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce
A barbecue, sponsored by AT&T and Farm Credit and is free to all exhibitors, committee mem-
bers, sponsors, and visitors to the show.
Schedule of Activities
Monday, February 22nd
All goats & sheep must be checked in by 12:00 Noon
Turn in weights and ages on both species by 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 23rd
10:00 a.m. Goat Show
2:00 p.m. Sheep show
Wednesday, February 24th
All barrows & gilts must be checked in by 12:00 Noon
Turn in Weights and ages on all species by 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 25th
8:00 a.m. gilt Judging followed by barrow show
All beef & dairy cattle must be checked in by 12:00 Noon
Turn in weights and ages by 2:00 p.m.
Friday, February 26th
9:00 a.m. Dairy Judging
10:00 a.m. Cattle Show
6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Exhibitors Dance
Saturday, February 27th
12:00 p.m. Barbecue by AT&T
Served by Rotary, Kiwanis & Chamber members
1:00 p.m. Premium Sale
No Animals to be stalled without Superintendents approval.
Animals not making the Premium Sale will be released following
the showing of the species, and will be moved out before the
barbecue (see rule 12).
Reflective Address Markers
Order your reflective address marker from
the Extension Office today!
FEATURES: These signs are available for purchase in the
* Highly Visible Garvin County Extension Office and all proceeds
from the sales will benefit our County 4-H pro-
1 Day or Night
3 * Reflective Material gram. All rural households have been given a
new 911 address and these signs will make it eas-
8 on Both Sides
ier for emergency personnel to locate your home
* Fade Resistant, Last in the event of an emergency. The reflective ad-
4 for Years dress markers are endorsed by the Garvin County
2 * Pre-drilled Holes Sheriff and all local fire and police departments. AVAILABLE FOR
You may use the order form in this newsletter to VERTICAL OR
order your sign today or place your order by call- HORIZONTAL
ing the Extension office at (405) 238-6681. MOUNTING!!
Wynnewood Swine Jackpot
Saturday, January 16, 2010
Barns will open Friday at 3:00 p.m.
Cards due on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
Show Starts at 10:00 a.m.
Judge: Chris Blount
For more information please call
Wynnewood AG teacher Jamie Davies
at (580) 641-1242 or (405) 665-4036
Upcoming Dates to Remember!
4-6 Central District Livestock Show, Stillwater
8 4-H Parent/Volunteer Meeting, 5:30 pm
10 4-H Teen Leaders Meeting, 5:30pm @ Fairgrounds
12 OYE Online Entry deadline
15 Presidents Day - Courthouse Closed
17 4-H Meat Judging Contest, Homeland 12 pm
18 Garvin County Spring Livestock Show Entries due to PV Chamber
22-27 Garvin County Spring Livestock Show, Fairgrounds
26 Exhibitors Dance
27 Garvin County Premium Sale
10 4-H Teen Leaders Meeting, 5:30 pm @ Fairgrounds
12-22 OKC Youth Expo (Stock Show) State Fairgrounds
10 State Record Books Due in County office for editing by Phillis
RE A D
4-H i ME!!
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma 73075
201 W. Grant, Room 7
Garvin County OSU Cooperative Education Service
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