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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Master Wellness Volunteers Recognized For Over 760 Hours Of Service
Nov19

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Master Wellness Volunteers Recognized For Over 760 Hours Of Service

A group of dedicated local individuals were recognized Thursday for their service and impact as Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Master Wellness Volunteers. The MWV program allows individuals who have a passion about health and wellness to share that passion with others via worksite wellness programs community events and other means. Texas AgriLife Extension Leadership Advisory Board reception Nov. 19, 2020, recognizing the Hopkins...

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Extension Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers, Supporters At Annual Banquet
Nov04

Extension Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers, Supporters At Annual Banquet

Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Office recognized outstanding volunteers and supporters Thursday evening, Nov. 3, during the 2022 Extension Leadership Banquet. Featured Speaker While honorees and special guests enjoyed a meal of salad, baked potatoes, barbecue and peach cobbler prepared by Andy and Mary Lou Wright, Hopkins County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace BJ Teer discussed ways everyone can became gamechangers. Precinct 1...

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Reserve A Seat For the 49th Christmas Joys Holiday Program Before They Are All Gone
Sep22

Reserve A Seat For the 49th Christmas Joys Holiday Program Before They Are All Gone

Johanna Hicks demonstrates during the 2021 Holiday Joys Program. By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Family and Community Health Extension Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected] The month of October is knocking on the door, which means the annual Extension holiday program, “Christmas Joys” is not far behind! Formerly known as Christmas Show and Tell, this program was started by my predecessor, Janie Crump, and I have...

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Extension Agents Recognize Volunteers, Outstanding Supporter Who Help Make Many Programs Successes
Nov05

Extension Agents Recognize Volunteers, Outstanding Supporter Who Help Make Many Programs Successes

Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Service Thursday evening recognized a group of people who continue to give of their time and talents to help make the many programs hosted by the local Extension office the successes they continue to be. A few very special awards, including state recognition and the Hopkins County Outstanding Extension Supporter of the Year, were presented at the 2021 Extension Leadership Banquet held Nov. 4, at...

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Hopkins County 4-H Members Excel In Spite Of COVID-19
Jul22

Hopkins County 4-H Members Excel In Spite Of COVID-19

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent Johanna Hicks  Although our summer 4-H camps have been cancelled, Hopkins County 4-H members have found other outlets in which to direct their attention.  4-H Record-keeping is a valuable skill which can be used later in life – college admission, job applications, and organization. Recently, three Hopkins County 4-H members qualified for District...

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Skills Camp Registration Now Open
Jul01

Skills Camp Registration Now Open

By Johanna Hicks, AgriLife Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County The Hopkins County Community Health/Wellness Alliance has offered “Kids’ Camp: Fun, Food, Fitness” for 10 years.  However, due to COVID-19, the camp was canceled for 2020 because of the large number of campers and staff involved.  I have been providing weekly programs for the Sulphur Springs ISD Summer Camp, which reaches approximately 10-15 kids with each...

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Johanna Hicks: Car Seat Check-up A Huge Success!
Apr08

Johanna Hicks: Car Seat Check-up A Huge Success!

Johanna Hicks Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences 1200-B W. Houston P.O.Box 518 Sulphur springs, TX 75483 903-885-3443 – phone 903-439-4909 – Fax [email protected] By Johanna Hicks Local parents and guardians showed up in full force for the car seat check-up held recently in Sulphur Springs. It is heartwarming to know that parents care enough to take the time to ensure that their little ones are...

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Extension Volunteers Recognized
Nov25

Extension Volunteers Recognized

Extension Recognizes Volunteers Every November, our Extension staff recognizes our valuable team of committee members, Leadership Advisory Board, Youth Board, Master Volunteers, and affiliated committees.  The Hopkins County Master Wellness Volunteers alone have contributed 353.85 hours of volunteer work during the first 10 months of 2016.  Our Leadership Advisory Board and Youth Board met three times during the year, and our program...

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Summer Fun with Hopkins County 4-H
Jul11

Summer Fun with Hopkins County 4-H

As I prepare this column, the sights, sounds, smells, and excitement of Multi-county 4-H camp are still fresh on my mind!  Hopkins County took a group of 20 4-H members and leaders to Lakeview Baptist Conference Center in Lone Star for three days of activities, workshops, team building sessions, and recreation. Workshop sessions included Geo-caching, Human Foosball, Electricity, Pillow-making, Ropes Course, and Junior Master...

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