Jackson County 4-H members, parents, leaders and supporters are looking forward to the annual First National Bank 4-H Honors and Awards Reception, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the WOSC Multi-Purpose Room. Doors to the reception will be open at 1:30 p.m. for guests to review the various 4-H project displays and the 4-H Year in Review slide show.
The First National Bank (FNB) of Altus will again sponsor the banquet for Jackson County 4-H. Walter Treadwell and Deryl Hunter, both of FNB, met recently with the county 4-H youth council president, Dusty Dollins, to work on the banquet arrangements.
About 125 persons are expected to attend the program which will highlight the 2012-13 4-H year in Jackson County. The 4-H members, leaders and supporters will be recognized for their achievements and contributions in the 4-H program. County Youth Council President, Dusty Dollins, of Altus 4-H will serve as master of ceremonies. The theme of this year’s banquet “Waves of Change and Oceans of Opportunity”.
The top outstanding members from each club will be recognized. All members who completed a participation form will receive an award relating to their project areas. The naming of the county Hall of Fame awards sponsored by the National Bank of Commerce will climax the program.
The Jackson County 4-H Shooting Sports Club is serving as the reception decorating and committee chair. They request all local groups be represented at set-up on Friday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m. in the WOSC Multi-purpose room. Those attending the banquet need to turn in their registration by Noon on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the OSU Extension Office.