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4H Club Meeting 2014-04-24

A reminder we have club meeting this Thursday April 24, 7 pm, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. A few items of note for the meeting: Brazos Union Lodge flyers and raffle tickets available Proposed bylaws changes will be filed with the secretary; vote will be at May mtg Proposed budget will be filed with the secretary;

Tues JOAD Practice 2014-04-22

We are having JOAD practice at Live Oak Archery at 6:30 pm to 8 pm on Tuesdays. We expect to be here until we take our break for the summer.

Saturday Practice 2014-04-19

We have practice this Saturday, April 19, at Central Baptist Church from 8:30 am to about 11 am. Though temps will likely be cool and only warm up to about 70 degrees, remember to stay hydrated. I’ll also have raffle tickets for the Brazos Union Lodge shotgun raffle and a few flyers for the clay

Tuesday JOAD Practice 2014-04-15

JOAD practice this Tuesday April 15 will be at New Beginning Church from 6:30 pm to about 8 pm.

Saturday 4-H Practice 2014-04-12

We will have practice at Central Baptist Church from 8:30 am to about 11:30 am this Saturday. We will not have a basics & safety session. Thanks to all the volunteers and helpers who make these practices possible!

No updates as website is moved.

There will be no updates to this website until I’ve completed moving the site to a new hosting provider.  I’ll make an an announcement once the move is complete. UPDATE: We’re now up and running with a new hosting provider, Dreamhost.  It was a little bumpy as DNS changes made their way through but it’s

4H Club Meeting 2014-04-24

A reminder we have club meeting this Thursday April 24, 7 pm, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. A few items of note for the meeting:

  • Brazos Union Lodge flyers and raffle tickets available
  • Proposed bylaws changes will be filed with the secretary; vote will be at May mtg
  • Proposed budget will be filed with the secretary; vote will be at May mtg
  • Officer Elections; see bylaws and officer handbook; let me know what office(s) you seek
  • 4-H State indoor medals
  • End of year party ideas; time permitting

Tues JOAD Practice 2014-04-22

We are having JOAD practice at Live Oak Archery at 6:30 pm to 8 pm on Tuesdays. We expect to be here until we take our break for the summer.

News Items 2014-04-18

  • 4/21 Mon – Finance meeting – 6:30 pm @ New Beginnings Church – anyone is welcome to attend to discuss / adjust the budget for next year.
  • 4/22 Tues – JOAD practice switches to 6:30 pm @ Live Oak Archery
  • 4/24 Thurs – Club Meeting – 7 pm @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
    • Proposed Bylaws changes to be presented and filed with secretary
    • Raffle tickets to sell on behalf of Brazos Union Lodge (BUL) as community service
    • Officer elections (info below)
  • 5/2 Fri – Sell raffle tickets at First Friday with BUL @ Downtown Bryan
  • 5/3 Sat – Assist Brazos Union Lodge with clay shoot
  • 5/2 Fri – 5/3 Sat – Big Time in D9 (District Roundup) – Alvin, TX
    • 2pm to 5pm – archery range (Laporte launcher)

Officer Elections
We are electing officers at the meeting. If you are interested please let me know. For a list of officers, please see the club bylaws and the officer handbook.

Brazos Union Lodge Clay Shoot & Raffle
I’ll have raffle tickets at practices and at the April 24 club meeting. Please help post flyers and sell raffle tickets. We also need a volunteer to find a couple of locations & times to set up to sell raffle tickets from April 25 to May 1. Please contact if you would like to help with this.

Big Time In D9 Archery Range
Here’s a good opportunity for senior 4-H members who are attending Big Time in D9 to help with the archery range (downtime activity) there at roundup. Please refer to the schedule for times.

Central Baptist Church Sports Camp – June 8 – 12
Each year our club helps run the archery event at sports camp. This year is June 8 to 12, 6 pm to 8:30 pm. Adults and 4-H teens age 14 & up can participate as sports camp coaches for archery. If interested, let me know and I’ll send you the url to the online form. For choices, you can put archery all three times.

Saturday Practice 2014-04-19

We have practice this Saturday, April 19, at Central Baptist Church from 8:30 am to about 11 am. Though temps will likely be cool and only warm up to about 70 degrees, remember to stay hydrated.

I’ll also have raffle tickets for the Brazos Union Lodge shotgun raffle and a few flyers for the clay shoot.

Brazos Union Lodge 2nd Annual Clay Shoot & Raffle – 2014-05-03

Benefiting Scholarships and Local Charities. Our club has been asked to help sell raffle tickets; the raffle prize is a Browning shotgun. Tickets are $10/each. I have the tickets and will be handing out sets of 10 tickets for families to sell. You can also grab flyers to display around town. The top raffle seller will win a prize. Virgil N. won last year’s prize. Kids, lets give him some competition! Brazos Union Lodge (BUL) usually have a space at First Friday. May 2, First Friday can be an opportunity to sell tickets and promote our club. Flyer attached below.

2014 BUL shoot (PDF)

Tuesday JOAD Practice 2014-04-15

JOAD practice this Tuesday April 15 will be at New Beginning Church from 6:30 pm to about 8 pm.

Saturday 4-H Practice 2014-04-12

We will have practice at Central Baptist Church from 8:30 am to about 11:30 am this Saturday. We will not have a basics & safety session. Thanks to all the volunteers and helpers who make these practices possible!

No updates as website is moved.

There will be no updates to this website until I’ve completed moving the site to a new hosting provider.  I’ll make an an announcement once the move is complete.

UPDATE: We’re now up and running with a new hosting provider, Dreamhost.  It was a little bumpy as DNS changes made their way through but it’s mostly over.

Saturday Practice 2014-04-05

Pending weather, we are having 4-H practice this Saturday, April 5, at Central Baptist Church from 8:30 am to about 11:30 am. Remember, we are in outdoor season; we’ll be shooting 6 arrow ends rather than 3 arrow ends at outdoor distances. Also, remember to keep hydrated; lately, weekends have been cool but hydration is still important.

NOTE: There will not be a safety course for this weekend.

If things change, I’ll send updates.

2014 Texas Lone Star Cup & No Saturday Practice

We are not having Saturday practice because we are hosting the 2014 Texas Lone Star Cup.  It’ll be a great tournament and we’ll have fun shootin’!  See you there!

4-H State Indoor & TOTS1 results

Congratulations to our shooters for some great shootin’ this past weekend.

For 4-H State Indoor
Kara C. — 8th — 1st Year Junior Compound Aided — 252,5,10,0
Cole F. — 3rd — Junior Compound Aided — 440,3,9,23
Julian H. — 2nd — 1st Year Intermediate Recurve — 347,3,5,5
Zane V. — 1st — Intermediate Barebow — 371,4,7,7
Josh K. — 4th — Senior Compound Aided — 555,18,40,1
Josh K. — 1st — Senior Recurve — 527,24,19,12
Annie P. — 3rd — Senior Recurve — 451,3,17,15

For TOTS 1
Lara C. scored a 826 out of 1080

Saturday Practice 2014-03-22

There’s a couple of shoots this weekend–the 4-H State Indoor and the first TOTS. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have a practice! Our first outdoor practice of the season is this Saturday March 22. It’s at Central Baptist Church from 8:30 am to 11:30 pm. Please arrive on time to help set up and help to take down at the end. Let’s have a great shoot!

UPDATE: We *will* have a basics & safety session for new shooters at this practice.

2014 Lone Star Cup March 29 & 30

Our club is helping to host the 2014 Lone Star Cup.  For more information, please see the information page at the TSAA’s texasarchery.org website:

http://www.texasarchery.org/Registrations/14/LSF/LSF.htm

All USA Archery and NFAA members encouraged to shoot.  Guests welcome too.

Deadline is March 24 (online or postmarked by); late fee afterwards.

Club Meeting 2014-03-20

The club meeting is this coming Thursday, March 20, 7 pm to 8 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church.  We will have a presentation on food & nutrition (MyPlate).  We will also vote on accepting proposed changes to the bylaws.

No Saturday Practice 2014-03-15

There will be no practice this Saturday.  Enjoy your weekend and rest of spring break.