4-H news for the week of Nov. 27, Waycross fair exhibits, Georgia National Fair Livestock results, Coca-Cola fundraiser
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By Kevin Tatum
JUNIOR/SENIOR DISTRICT PROJECT ACHEIVEMENT
Junior & Senior 4-H members are reminded that portfolio rough drafts for DPA are due on Friday, Dec. 1. Final copies are due by Friday, Dec. 15. Portfolios count for 40 percent of Junior DPA scores and 50 percent of Senior DPA scores. DPA will be held on Friday, Feb. 9, through Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center. Be sure you have these dates saved on your calendar.
WAYCROSS FAIR EXHIBITS
We want to congratulate Abby Hamilton, Alexandra Rivero, Jenna Sears, Micheal Woods (Reserve Champion), and Evie Woodward for all receiving a blue ribbon with their 4-H mini-booths in the Okefenokee Agricultural Fair in Waycross during the week of November 7th-11th. Anna Grace Grantham earned second, Jake Grantham earned third place, and Abby Hamilton earned first place with recycled items entered in the fair. Ishika Sadarangani also had an entry in the recycling contest. Congratulations!
GEORGIA NATIONAL FAIR LIVESTOCK RESULTS
Congratulations to the following students on their performance at the Georgia National Fair Livestock Market Hog Shows: Ambrose: Dillon Smith-fourth place showmanship, eighth in class, first in class, first in Division, and fifth overall. CCA: Cameron Kirkland-third in showmanship, second and third in class; Riley Jo Polk-10th in class. CHS: Seth Ables-first in showmanship, third in class. First Academy: Sam Ables-ninth place in showmanship,first in class.
In the Steer & Heifer Show: Home School: Taylor Medders-second in cattle show class and sixth in showmanship.
We also want to congratulate the State Goat Show participants for their achievements as well. They were: Broxton: Kyleigh Gay-first in showmanship and fourth in class; and Leo McIver. CCA: Riley Jo Polk-third in class. CHS: Adrianna Rivero-10th in class. CMS: Avelyn Dockery; and Alexandra Rivero. First Academy: Saylor Brulte-10th in showmanship and 10th in class. Home School: Jonathan Sayer– fourth, fourth, and 10th in class; Joshua Sayer-sixth in class. Ocilla: Cole Carver-10th in showmanship & second, second, & eigth in class. West Green: Skyler Woods-eighth in class.
4-H members interested in attending summer 4‑H camp should take advantage of the second Coca-Cola Truckload Sale. It will begin on Monday, Nov. 27 and end on Monday, Dec. 18. All orders and moneys are due by 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 18.
The drinks will be ready for pick up at the 4-H office on Wednesday, Jan. 3, between the hours of 2 and 4 p.m. at the 4-H office. Remember, 4-H members get $3 per case sold towards their summer camp fee. So, the more you sell, the less you have to pay to go to summer camp.
PET THERAPY VISITATION
I would like to remind 4-H members of our next Pet Therapy visitation at Shady Acres on Monday, Dec. 11, from 4 to 4:30 p.m. You are invited to bring a friendly pet to share, but remember that cats and dogs must be current with their vaccinations.
If you would like to learn how you can become more involved with the Coffee County 4-H program, please contact the Coffee County Extension office at (912) 384-1402 or visit our website at http://coffee4h.org.
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