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Welcome to Henderson County Livestock Show
 

The 56th annual Henderson County Livestock Show is scheduled April 4-9, 2016. We are ready for the most exciting week of the year for all the FFA and 4H members in Henderson County. Another year of feeding, walking, grooming and caring for animal projects comes to an end.  Months of welding, cutting and fabricating shop projects are over and it’s time for the judging to begin.

The Henderson County Livestock Show Association is excited to invite everyone to come out to the Henderson County Fair Park Complex to enjoy and support the efforts of all these students. What you won’t see is the thousands of hours they, their families, the FFA Advisors, 4H Leaders and all the volunteers have given to help make this a wonderful week.

 
 

We are very excited to have local businesses who have pledged to be gate sponsors so there will be no gate fees to pay to enter the fairgrounds. Our sponsors are:

Monday/Tuesday – AquaTexas
Wednesday – Mooyah & Schlotzskys
Thursday – Lone Star Western Wear
Friday – Benson’s Eats and Treats

When you have the opportunity, please frequent these businesses as often as you can, and thank them for their generous support of our organization by providing this service.

In 2015 we held our First Annual Senior Night Reception, and would like to thank Wal-Mart for providing all of the supplies for our meal that night, and to Mr. Jeff Cade for providing/donating his catering services to prepare and serve the meal. This year, Jeff Cade will be cooking again and Elder Dodge will be sponsoring the reception. We realize this a very emotional time for our seniors who are completing their show careers, and we want to make certain that our senior exhibitors and parents know how extremely proud we are of these students and want to formally recognize their dedication to our show and our local agricultural programs. This will be an annual event for the HCLS!

Finally, I would like to once again say a big THANK YOU to the numerous volunteers that work diligently to make our show what it has become today! You may think that a show of this nature “just happens”. The countless hours of planning, preparation, and work that takes place behind the scenes is second to none, and without the commitment of these volunteers our show, the Henderson County Livestock Show, would not be as successful as it has become.

Our General Membership meetings take place on the second Monday of every odd numbered month, at the TVCC Agricultural Building on the TVCC Main Campus. If you would like to become more involved in our association, or would like to volunteer to assist us in any manner, please give us a call or contact one of our members. We would love to have you become more involved.

Thank you and we hope to see you at the show!
Danny Davis, Past President
Henderson County Livestock Show Association

 
 
   
  2016 schedule of events  
 
  Officers and Directors  
 
 
President J. Quade
Vice President / Arena Events Ward Wilbanks
Vice President / Grounds Keeping John Weaver
Vice President / Judged Events Ken McGee
Vice President / Public Relations Terry Douglas
Secretary Tobie Herrington
Assistant Secretary Alicea Elliott
Treasurer Alisha Mikkelsen
Past President Danny Davis
2015 - 2016 Directors Randy Teague
Scott Cotten
Carolyn Tyler
2016 - 2017 Directors Paige Almon
Derek Sims
Coy Worden
 
 
  Mission statement  
 
  The purpose of this Association shall be to educate the residents, particularly the young people of Henderson County, Texas, and surrounding communities on the agricultural industry by conducting public fairs and exhibitions. The purpose shall be realized by working with County Agents, Family Consumer Sciences Agents, Ag Science teachers, 4-H leaders and 4-H, FFA, and FCCLA youth; and by conducting demonstrations on farm life, including agricultural techniques, farm equipment, livestock exhibits and other projects, with explanations of such exhibits provided by trained persons. Contests shall be held and prizes awarded to exhibitors showing the best projects in categories aimed at obtaining the interest of young people in agriculture and educating them in the newest and best techniques of farming, livestock raising and homemaking.  
 
  Need more information? Please contact us at 903-681-3162 and we will be glad to help you in any way that we can. Thank you for your interest in the Henderson County Livestock Show.  
 
Henderson County Livestock Show
PO Box 1372 :: Athens, TX 75751
Phone: 903-681-3162 :: Email: hclsathens@gmail.com

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