Category Archives: Email Blast

02/24/21 4-H Email Blast: Smithville Livestock Show Broiler, Rabbit, & Schedule Updates

This email is geared towards exhibitors entered in the Smithville Livestock Show Hey all! We wanted to pass on updates about the 2021 Smithville Livestock Show.  There have been some adjustments to the schedule to assist with social distancing.  We’ve also included some reminders for Broiler & Rabbit Exhibitors. Broiler Exhibitors: The broiler pick-up date is Tuesday, March 2nd, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Smithville HS Ag Shop Rabbit Exhibitors: Please touch base with your rabbit breeder.  The recent bad weather has affected a lot… Read More →

01/15/2021 4-H Livestock Email Blast – Major Show Updates, Bastrop & Smithville Reminders, & Weigh Days

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) Major Show Updates Livestock Project Weigh Day Bastrop Area Livestock Show Reminders Smithville Livestock Show Reminders Other Opportunities Howdy and Happy Friday, Y’all! We wanted to pass on some quick updates for livestock exhibitors – we were hoping to have more information for you this week, but we are still confirming details with most of the major livestock shows.  In the meantime, please remember that Ashley and I are happy to make arrangements to visit you and your livestock projects or… Read More →

01/08/21 4-H Email Blast: General Updates & Information

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) OFFICE HOURS & STAFFING IN PERSON MEETING OPPORTUNITIES/GUIDELINES 2020-2021 DISTRICT 10 4-H COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITY 2020-2021 SPRING PROJECT PLANNING SURVEY – RESPONSE NEEDED 2020-2021 COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST 2020-2021 CONSUMER EDUCATION PROJECT UPDATES DOG PROJECT REMINDERS OTHER OPPORTUNITIES Howdy, happy Friday, and Happy New Year!!! As we jump straight into the new year, we are excited to pass on some upcoming opportunities to y’all.  Right now, in person opportunities may be a little limited as we receive updates from the State and… Read More →

12/31/2020 4-H Email Blast: General Updates & Information

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) Office Hours In-Person Meeting Opportunities/Guidelines Texas 4-H Foundation Scholarship Training Upcoming Trainings & Opportunities Other Opportunities Howdy and Happy Thursday, Y’all! We hope you had a fabulous and relaxing holiday!  As we get ready to jump into 2021 tonight, we hope all of your hopes, dreams, and goals come true!  We can’t wait to see what this year brings and we are excited for you to be taking the journey with us! Please remember that you can see all of the… Read More →

12/11/2020 4-H Email Blast: General Updates & Information (Resent 12/14/20)

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) Office Hours In-Person Meeting Opportunities/Guidelines Pecan Auxiliary Raffle Tickets Texas 4-H Foundation Scholarship Training Upcoming Trainings & Opportunities Other Opportunities Howdy and Happy Friday Monday, Y’all! I wanted to resend our email blast today – it seems we had LOTS of technology issues going on last week with internet and the email blast getting marked as spam in our Outlook system. We think we have everything fixed and addressed, however, please be sure to check your spam folders for information every… Read More →

10/30/20 4-H Livestock Email Blast

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) Current Livestock Show Entries (shows added this week) Current Calf Scramble Updates Other Opportunities Howdy and Happy Friday, Y’all! I wanted to pass on a few quick additions/updates to the livestock email blast from last week.  Please remember that all of our livestock and validation information is available on our website at https://bastrop.agrilife.org/livestock/.  Additionally, you can see all of the upcoming workshops and opportunities on our calendar at https://bastrop.agrilife.org/calendar/ or at https://www.judgingcard.com/Registration/Default.aspx.  With that, we’ll jump straight in: CURRENT LIVESTOCK SHOW… Read More →

09/25/2020 4-H Email Blast: General Updates, Community Service, & Validation Tag Order Reminders

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) EMAIL BLAST SWITCHING TO 4-H CONNECT ACTIVE ENROLLMENT LIST: SOCIAL MEDIA & CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES: NATIONAL 4-H WEEK: October 4-10, 2020 LIVESTOCK VALIDATION TAG REMINDERS: WE FINALLY HAVE A DROP BOX!!!: Howdy and Happy Friday! We hope you all are having a fantastic week and enjoying the rain and cooler weather we’ve been having!  We wanted to touch base with you on a couple of things as we move into the weekend.  We are working on getting more opportunities up and… Read More →

Shooting Sports Update – Lee County 4-H Partnership Opportunities

Hello all! We hope that you have been enjoying the cooler weather!  We are excited to talk about some updates and opportunities with the shooting sports program.  We are going to be partnering with the Lee County 4-H Shooting Sports program to offer some additional shooting sports discipline opportunities for our Bastrop County 4-H members (Archery, Rifle, etc.) .  The main requirements to participate in this partnership are that you MUST be actively enrolled as a Bastrop County 4-H member AND you MUST attend one of the Lee County 4-H… Read More →

09/02/2020 Livestock Email Blast

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): Quality Counts Reminders County Livestock Show Reminders Major Livestock Show Reminders Major Livestock Show Validations Livestock 101/201 Series Livestock Project Leader Training Hey all! We have lots of opportunities coming up for Livestock Exhibitors – and we are excited!  Please check out the information below and let us know if you have any questions.  We will be working on visiting all of our new exhibitors’ projects this year to help answer questions and to get to know your interests more.  If you… Read More →

08/11/20 Email Blast: Major Validation Information & Livestock Show Updates

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): Quick Update Major Livestock Validaiton Info – Fall Validations State Fair Livestock Show Entry Information Heart O’ Texas Livestock Show Entry Information Local Livestock Show Updates Hey all, I wanted to send a quick reminder that some of the early validation tag order deadlines are coming up next Thursday, August 19, 2020 at 12:00 Noon for fall heifer validation and Major Lamb/Goat Validation.  Please be sure to get those orders placed online or post-marked on August 19th.  This will be the… Read More →