Category Archives: 4-H Club Manager

2022-2023 County Council Officer Announcement & Meeting Dates

  04/25/22 2022-2023 County Council Officer Announcement & Meeting Dates Hey all, We wanted to share some exciting news – we have the results from our Council Officer Election!  (Officers, be looking for some follow-up information towards the end of this week). We also wanted to go ahead and send out a save-the-date for the 2022-2023 Council Meetings that will take place from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Bastrop County Extension Office.  Remember that both Council Delegates AND Club Members are invited to come and participate… Read More →

County 4-H Council Meeting Reminders – 04/05/22

04/05/22 COUNTY 4-H COUNCIL MEETINGS Hey all! We wanted to send a quick reminder that our next County 4-H Council meeting will be tomorrow, April 5th, 2022, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Bastrop County Extension Office. We would like to invite all youth who are interested in getting to know the County 4-H Council and Ambassadors, who are interested in possibly running for leadership positions in the future, and who are interested in learning about and planning some of the fun events that happen in our county. … Read More →

2022 ELSA / BCJLS Meeting Moved to April 11, 2022

04/04/22 2022 ELSA / BCJLS Meeting Moved to April 11, 2022 Hey all! We wanted to pass on the late notice that the ELSA / BCJLS Board Meeting has been postponed to next Monday, April 11, 2022, starting at 7:00 PM at the Elgin VFW.  Please note that Mellanie will not be able to attend since that will conflict with a previously scheduled meeting for her.  Please let us know if you have any questions, though. 2021-2022 SHOW BOARD & MEETING INFORMATION: WEBSITE: ELECTED OFFICERS: President: Patrick Maass… Read More →

2022 Bastrop Show (BALSFA) Open Meeting & Auction Thank You Reminders

03/25/22 BALSFA OPEN SHOW BOARD MEETING & THANK YOU NOTE REMINDERS Hey all! We wanted to share a quick note on the upcoming open show board meeting for the Bastrop Area Livestock Show, as well as a couple of reminders for youth that made auction just in case they have not received their thank you note info. Please see the information below and let us know if you have any questions! OPEN SHOW BOARD MEETING: The Open Meeting will be held at 6:00 PM this coming Monday, March 28,… Read More →

2021-2022 Smithville Livestock Show Updates

09/15/21 SMITHVILLE LIVESTOCK SHOW UPDATES Good morning!! We wanted to pass on the updates for the 2021-2022 Smithville 4-H/FFA Livestock Show scheduled to take place in April 2022 at the River Bend Park in Smithville. At this time, the Show Board is being cautious about the schedule and will be making more decisions on the schedule and sale as we get closer to the show itself so they can both ensure everyone’s safety and the fun nature of the event. As a reminder, participation in this show is limited to… Read More →

08/24/21 4-H Email Blast: New 4-H Year Enrollment Reminders

  08/24/21 NEW 4-H YEAR ENROLLMENT REMINDERS Hey all! We are excited to start a brand new 4-H year for 2021-2022!  The 4-H year will start on September 1st, 2021 and run through August 31st, 2022.  Anyone who would like to show animals, participate in club meetings, or any other 4-H activities will need to enroll (and RE-enroll for the upcoming 4-H year).  We would like everyone to do so as soon as possible so we can get your enrollment approved and get our year started! Check out… Read More →

07/20/21 4-H Email Blast: 2021 Achievement Banquet Invitation & Details

  07/20/21 2021 Achievement Banquet Invitation & Details Good evening! I wanted to send out an invitation to our upcoming 2021 Bastrop County 4-H Achievement Banquet!  Please note that the date has been pushed back to Friday, August 13th, due to some scheduling issues and venue availability.  Please RSVP by 12:00 Noon on Thursday, August 5th,  via email to Mellanie at or leave a message at the Extension Office at 512-581-7186 to let us know you are planning to join us so we can prepare the final script. The cost… Read More →

07/18/21 4-H Email Blast: 2021 Cake Auction Information

  07/18/21 2021 CAKE AUCTION INFORMATION Hey all! We are happy to pass on the invitation for the 2021 Cake Auction! We are excited to let you know that the Cake Auction will take place on Saturday, August 7, 2021, beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Jerry Fay Wilhelm Center for the Performing Arts in Bastrop. This information was sent to your club managers earlier on Saturday morning, along with the number of cakes required of each club (assigned based on club enrollment).  Please work with your club managers… Read More →

06/12/21 4-H Email Blast: Promotional Leadership Opportunity & Agent Schedules

  06/12/21 Promotional Leadership Opportunity & Agent Schedules Hey all! We are super excited to start hosting in-person activities, again!!!  In this email blast, we are focusing on the upcoming Summer In the City Event being held in Bastrop next weekend.  However, we are planning a lot of fun opportunities for July.  We are going to be sending quite a bit more information out on those around Monday, June 21st.  If you all have any ideas for programs or events, please let us know, we would love to… Read More →

06/11/21 4-H Email Blast: Recordbook Judging Results & Reminders

  06/11/21 RECORDBOOK JUDGING RESULTS & REMINDERS Good evening! We are excited to share the results from our County level Recordbook Judging event!  Congratulations to all of our participants!!  The judges were VERY impressed with your experiences and hard work that went into your recordbooks this year! Please note that all youth who placed first in their category will be able to check their recordbooks out of the County Extension Office starting on Monday, June 14th, to review scoresheets and make any edits/changes before resubmitting the recordbook for… Read More →