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Vol. 2 —  No. 4
February 22, 2002

Current Events

Deadline Nearing: March 27 is the deadline to register for the annual Oklahoma Beef Congress, slated April 3. The event will take place at Oklahoma Feeders Inc., at Meridian, OK, eight miles east of Guthrie. The program will include a tour of the feedlot and a look at spring born steers in the Oklahoma Steer Feedout Program. For more information, contact Fred Ray, Extension Animal Foods Specialist, at 405-74406058, or fray@okstate.edu.



Quilt Supports OAE4-HA: 4-H’ers in the Northeast District who attended the 2001 Youth in Action Conference have donated a handmade quilt to OAE4-HA in an effort to support the National 4-H Agents’ Conference that will be held in Oklahoma in 2004. Donations are $1 per chance or $5 for six chances. The quilt features colorful squares with illustrations of OSU, Pistol Pete and a variety of 4-H logos. For more information about this project, please contact Janice Cranor, Osage County Extension Educator, at 918-287-4170, or Tracy Lane, Tulsa County Extension Educator, at 918-746-3700.

Award Winner: Sarah Kimball, Assistant Extension Specialist, Rural Development, was presented the “President’s Achievement Award” during the Oklahoma Association for Environmental Educators Expo. The award is presented annually to an Oklahoma educator who exhibits personal and professional commitment to environmental education and demonstrates outstanding achievement in this field.

New Email Address: Kay County has a new email address. Please send correspondence to kayext@okstate.edu.

Condolences to: Rosalyn Weston, Senior Secretary, 4-H Youth Development, on the death of her sister, Linda Kay Hunter, who passed away February 15. Funeral services were held February 18 at the Moore Funeral Home Chapel in Arlington, TX.

Condolences to: Margaret Essenberg, Interim Department Head, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, on the death of her father, Frank J. Kottke. Funeral services were held February 20 in Pullman, WA.


Personnel Actions


Satya P. Divi, Assistant Extension Specialist, Agricultural Economics, effective 1-15-02

Glenda G. Wiley, Extension Educator, FCS/4-H, Bryan County, effective 1-31-02

Heather D. Alred, Coordinator, Child Care Media Campaign, Coop. Extension, FCS, effective 2-18-02

Pamela D. Edwards, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Beaver County, effective 2-26-02


Tracy M. House, Extension Educator, Special Projects, effective 2-6-02






Coming Events

February 22-23: Southeast District 4-H Teen Lock-In (Poteau)

February 25-March 1: Kay County Jr. Livestock Show (Newkirk)

February 26: In-Service – Money Management (Altus)

February 27: In-Service – Family Economics Well-Being Basic Training (Clinton)

February 28: In-Service – Family Economics Well-Being Basic Training (Okmulgee)

March 3-7: Woodward District Jr. Livestock Show (Woodward)

March 7-11: Northwest District Jr. Livestock Show (Enid)

March 12: Northeast District OHCE Meeting (Sapulpa)

March 13-16: 4-H Kansas City Global Conference (Kansas City, MO)

March 13: Southwest District OHCE Meeting (El Reno)

March 20: Southeast District CED Meeting (TBA)

March 21: Southeast District OHCE Meeting (Antlers)

March 26: Festival of Food - Foods Demonstration (Lawton)

March 26: Festival of Food – Nutrition and Disease Prevention (Lawton)

March 28: Northwest District OHCE Meeting (Enid)

March 29: Southeast District 4-H Speech Contest (McAlester)


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