The May 2013 4-H Newsletter is now available. Click on the 4-H tab above to view.
Registration packets for Cooke County 4-H Camp this summer is now available. You can find this information by clicking on the 4-H tab above, and then on the Camp Link.
A 2-day Certified Food Manager’s Class and administration of the ServSafe Exam is scheduled for June 11th and 12th at the Cooke County Extension Office. Texas law requires that at least one person at each food establishment be certified in food safety and upon passing of the exam, this class will fulfill those requirements. Registration is due by May 24th. For more information click on the icon to the left, and then click Here
2 day Horsemanship clinic will be held at Loy Lake Park in Denison on June 10th and 11th for youth ages 8 and up. Participants receive instruction on basic, intermediate, and advanced horsemanship skills and maneuvers and have the opportunity to practice them with guided instructors. Topics include the following maneuvers: rein aids, lateral movement (hip-in, side pass, and two track), collection, stopping, backing, rollbacks, turnarounds (sp ins), speed control, simple lead changes, and flying lead changes, along with other specialized events, short, interactive lectures, and games. Cost… Read More →
Application to run for Cooke County 4-H Council is now available on line by going to the 4-H Tab above. Remember these applications are due in the Office by 5pm on May 6th. Late applications will not be accepted so make sure to submit early!
Cooking Well for 1 or 2 will start May 2 at the Pecan Creek Village located at 1100 Lawrence Street in Gainesville. The program will be from 10 am to 12 pm for weeks. The cost of the program is $15.00 for all 4 weeks to cover program expenses. Come and learn how you can adjust your favorite recipes to reduce carbohydrates, fats, and sodium. Although this is a class for person with Diabetes, anyone can gain knowledge to prepare healthier meals, and improve their health. All recipes… Read More →
the 2013 Cooke County 4-H Project Day will be held on April 20th at the Cooke County Fair Grounds. This is an opportunity for 4-H members and CLoverkids to participate in projects that may be new to them. It also provides opportunities to complete ribbon activities. Cost is $5.00 if you pre-register or $10 the day of the event. You can find more information and registration forms by clicking on the 4-H tab above. Hope to see you there!
A spaghetti dinner will be held on April 26th at the Landmark Bank Conference Center from 5 to 7:30 pm for the 4-H members attending the Citizenship Washington Focus held this summer. A silent auction will also be held. For more information click on the picture to the right or click here
Information about 2013 4-H County Camp that will be held July 1st – 4th at Collin County Adventure Camp is now available, as well as applications for camp counselor. You can find this information under the 4-H tab above.
This week’s featured recipe is Pasta Primavera. Pasta Primavera is a meatless meal full of protein and fiber from roasted vegetables–carrots, bell pepper, asparagus, onion, and edamame. Using fat-free evaporated milk as an alternative to cream keeps the fat and calorie content in check. This dish serves four to six people for $1.68 a serving. You can download the recipe here or by visiting Healthy Living