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2019 Kendall County

SPECIAL EDITION

Wild Game Dinner magazine

In Memory of

Karen Daly The Vogt Family:

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Meet the Scholarship Recipients

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This year we celebrate the 9th Annual Kendall County Wild Game Dinner. Once again, we plan to treat you to a fabulous evening of food and fun in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. What are we serving? The same great food we’ve been treating you to year after year. We wouldn’t have it any other way.This year, we’ve added a few new cook teams to the mix and we’ve shuffled the menu to provide a greater variety of food items. We still serve the best food in the state! You’ll want to be sure and check out the raffle, silent and live auctions. We have so many great items to choose from. From guns to glamour, we’ve got it! Thank you to everyone who has donated items to this event year after year. We couldn’t do this without your continued support. This is a bittersweet year for us. We said goodbye to one of our own. Karen Daly, our event matriarch, passed away in June. Karen played a major role in creating and growing this event year after year and turning it into the success it is today. This year’s event is dedicated to her. She loved to hunt and fish, but most importantly, she loved doing this for the kids. She believed it was important to teach our kids about agriculture and wildlife, as well as, afford them the opportunity to earn scholarships for continuing their education. A memorial scholarship has been set up in her name and the first of many scholarships will be awarded in May of 2020. Karen, we miss you more than you know. We also know that you expect us to put on the best party this town has seen and raise a bunch of money for these kids. And so, the Blondie and Red Show comes to an end. May you be fishing the clear streams for rainbow trout and hunting the mountains for giant elk.

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TABLE OF

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Don’t Miss the Food & Fun of the 9th Annual Kendall County Wild Game Dinner!

saturday, November 2nd Gates open at 4pm Food Starts at 5pm Tickets $25 at the Door Kendall County Fair Grounds

1307 River Road – Boerne, Texas

Fun for the Whole Family!! KENDALL COUNTY WILD GAME DINNER BOARD OF DIRECTORS Beca Short, President Jess Hawkins, Vice President Tammy Aldrich, Secretary Lynn Lang, Treasurer Mike Arthur Kendall Bergmann Paul Duran Amanda Hallmark Johnny Hulek Susan Pick Bill Stakes Jennifer Wyle Stephen Zoeller – County Extension Agent

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10: support

Kendall County Junior Livestock Association

13: cook teams

34: family profile The Vogt Family

38: scholarships

Austin Wellborn

14: photo fun

40: Guns

16: nutrition

42: recipes

Crazy Cooks

2019 WGD Gun List

Energy and Nutrient Needs 44: for Antler Growth

18: cover feature

Karen Daly: Leaving a Legacy

21: Live Auction Item

Osceola Turkey Hunt

last year’s sponsors

46: youth

What is 4-H?

58: art

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22: scholarships

52: photo fun

24: scholarships

54: letters from the kids

Kyle Bowman Shelby Curry

26: photo fun

Kids Corner

29: scholarships

Madison Nevels

30: fun

The Comfort Backyard

Shop Til You Drop

56: scholarships Trent Wisian

58: photo fun

Wildest Fans

60: recipients

Schreiner University Shooting Sports

31: hunting schedule 32: scholarships

Augusten Stehling

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teaching local youth about agriculture & preparing them for their future

by Jacqueline Knox Youth have always been a major focus in our community. As a recently graduated high school senior, I have been able to witness first-hand how my community gives back and pours into the education of the youth in order to better them for their future. There are many organizations in Kendall County that support local youth but one major one is the Kendall County Jr. Livestock Association (KCJLA). Created in 1939, this organization has focused on promoting youth involvement with agriculture while helping further their education for eight decades. President of the board, Chad Upham said, “the core values of this association are to give kids the opportunity to be involved and exposed to agriculture. It is something they can do together with their family, while giving them an opportunity to further their education.” Not only does the organization promote education after high school, it is also promoting livestock projects which teach youth valuable lessons in problem-solving, responsibility, productivity, hardwork, dedication, decision-making and leadership. The Kendall County Jr. Livestock Association supports their local youth in multiple ways. First, they host the annual Livestock Show and Sale. “That is our primary way of giving back to these kids and back to the community,” Upham said, as the proceeds from the sale go directly to the kids. The Livestock Show and Sale allows Kendall County youth the opportunity to exhibit the animals they have spent time and effort caring for and then sell them. “It is our hope that they use the money they get from the sale to continue their projects and save for college, vocational school or whatever higher education they pursue after high school,” Upham said. This is Upham’s favorite part of being President of the Board of the KCJLA; “It’s the stock show, because we get to see the kids participate, but it is also the

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sale because we get to see the community as a whole come together to support these kids in one day.” Last year, the Livestock Show and Sale was able to raise over 1.4 million dollars for our local youth. This contribution to the youth is due to the thousands of community members and businesses supporting the sale and cheering on the young participants. Upham remarked on this, “It is truly amazing to watch the families and business community of Kendall County come together on one day and do that.” The organization also supports local youth through a scholarship fund. Scholarships are given to graduating high school seniors and recipients are selected based on their application. One of the best parts of this organization is the fact that it is volunteer driven. Since 1939, hundreds of citizens have served as volunteers and directors to help support this amazing organization and the youth that ultimately benefit from it. Volunteers spend all year doing behind the scenes planning and prepping for the one-day sale. “Without all of the volunteers, parents, directors of the association and organizations like the Wild Game Dinner, this event would not be possible,” Upham said. Speaking of the Wild Game Dinner, this event is one


of the main supporters of the KCJLA, with the organization being the main benefactor of the fundraising dinner. Started in 2011 by Beca Short and Karen Daly, the Wild Game Dinner is designed to be a night full of great food and great conversation, with a mission of supporting our local youth. The event includes a silent auction, raffle and live auction as well as fantastic food. The Wild Game Dinner supports the Livestock Show and Sale because both organizations share the same values. Their main focus is the youth of Kendall County. Both organizations recognize how important agriculture is to kids and want to help support that. “A big way they help support us is by using the money they raised to buy kids animals,” Upham said. “A lot of the money that the Wild Game Dinner uses to benefit the Kendall County Stock Show doesn’t directly go to the stock show. They take that money and spend it in the sale, supporting the kids who have shown and sold animals.” The Wild Game Dinner also has a scholarship fund. The have given out 28 scholarships over the past eight years to local youth. “School is expensive. Anything we can do to give these kids an edge and help them with their education is important. If we can contribute on some kind of basis to them then by all means we are happy to do it,” President of the Wild Game Dinner, Beca Short said. Short went on to add, “I think the most important thing is keeping kids involved in agriculture and wildlife management: hunting, fishing and that kind of stuff. Every kid should have the opportunity to do that.” Thanks to the Wild Game Dinner and the Kendall County Junior Livestock Association, kids are able to learn about agriculture first hand, while still preparing for their future.

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Now in its 9th year, the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner draws a crowd of approximately 4,000 people each year. Folks come from near and far for the fun times and the GREAT FOOD. “Our cook teams are the backbone of this event,” said Beca Short, Board President & Chair of the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner. “We have over 20 cook teams, each made up of a host of friends and family. These volunteers devote their time and energy into preparing and cooking all the fabulous food that this Wild Game Dinner is known for.” The majority of the cook teams are not professionals, just friends of the Wild Game Dinner who just so happen to know how to cook and are kind enough to volunteer! Not only is the food delicious, there is plenty of it! The quantities put out by each cook team are impressive! We’re talking numbers like 200 pounds of bacon, 600 pounds of quail, 700 pounds of venison, and that is just the tip of the iceberg! Check out what tasty treats this year’s cook teams have on the menu:

2019 COOK TEAMS & MENU ITEMS

DEDICATED LANDSCAPING SMOKED TURKEY CMS COOKERS BOAR RIBS SIP N SHOOTERS FRIED AXIS AND AXIS CHILI GRILL BILLIES JALAPENO BACON WRAPPED QUAIL BREAST & WHOLE ROASTED HOG WHAT THE FORK FRIED FISH HOHMANN WELDING & SUPPLY BRISKET TACOS AND BEANS MIKE SAUR AUTOMOTIVE AXIS GUISADA

BRENT E MATHISON SIGNATURE CONSTRUCTION ROASTED CORN PRIME CAPITAL INVESTMENT ADVISORS DOVE POPPERS AND JALAPENO CHEESE VENISON SAUSAGE MAROON OUT GRILLERS BACON WRAPPED NILGAI UP IN SMOKE VENISON SLIDERS PITLICIOUS QUAIL LEG SKEWERS KLEIN SMOKEHAUS VENISON TACO/NACHO BAR CEDAR CREEK BISON SLIDERS

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PHOTO FUN

CRAZY COOKS ITâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S A LOT OF HARD WORK, BUT ALSO A TON OF FUN! CHECK OUT THESE PHOTOS TO SEE THE FACES BEHIND THE FOOD. photos by David Frank, Bob Lewis and Riley Hallmark

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NUTRITION

Energy and Nutrient Needs for Antler Growth

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Michael L. Schlegel, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS-Nutrition Sr. Nutritionist, Wildlife and Small Ruminant Technical Solutions Purina Animal Nutrition LLC

A recent study demonstrated that does prefer bucks with larger antlers.15 Whether to attract does or to use as a defense mechanism, antler development is a nutritional and energy dependent endeavor. Poor nutrition, regardless of genetics has a negative impact on antler growth.14,19 There are a number of nutritional components that are important for antler development namely energy, protein, minerals and vitamins.6,21 In both white-tailed deer and mule deer, poor body condition resulted in more spike bucks in the population.1,9,17 Antler growth requires energy above that which is required for maintenance.22 This higher energy requirement for antler growth is one explanation why yearling bucks have smaller antlers than adult bucks. The yearlings need to allocate a portion of their consumed energy for growth leaving less energy for antlers development.21 When dietary energy is restricted, antler beam diameter, length, and the number points are reduced.7,21 Not only is energy critical for antler development, but the nutrients supplied with the energy is important. The growing antler is 80% protein (dry matter basis).6 Fawns require up to 20% protein to support growth and antler pedicle development.20 After weaning through the next year, buck fawns fed a 16% protein diet had larger antlers than those fed 4.5% and 9.5% protein diets.7 This is true for two-year olds as well.8 Across all age classes, a 16% protein diet is ideal during the antler growing period.6 Additionally, the use of by-pass protein has been shown to support body condition in fallow deer5 and antler beam length in red deer.13 Cervids are unique among mammals having the ability to utilize calcium from their bones for antler deposition and then replacing bone

calcium from the diet after the antlers harden.2,3 Low calcium diets have been shown to decrease bone specific gravity.21 While there is a minimum dietary phosphorus requirement to meet every day metabolic needs, supplemental phosphorus has not been shown to improve antler growth.21 Calcium content of the antler is positively related to antler strength and along with magnesium content is positively associated with antler density.12 The amount of iodine available in the environment has been positively correlated with antler weights in roe deer.11 Zinc supplementation has been shown to improved daily antler weight gain in sika bucks10 and manganese supplementation increased mineral content of adult red deer antlers and improved antler mechanical properties reducing potential fractures.4 The two vitamins that are related to antler development include vitamin A and vitamin D.21 Vitamin A derived from beta-carotene in green plants and supplemental feed supports antler growth. Vitamin D derived from sun exposure and dietary supplements is critical for calcium absorption and antler mineralization.21 While bucks typically reach maximum antler size at five to seven years of age, poor nutrition can delay the attainment of maximum size.16,18 The key in supporting antler growth of deer is to provide a well-balanced diet all year. During the critical antler growing period, energy and nutrients are not only needed to support body maintenance but extra nutrients are needed to assist the buck in reaching its genetic potential for antler growth. The need for a balance diet continues during and after the rut to regain body weight and body condition lost and supporting calcium bone deposition to help the buck prepare for the next year.

Literature Cited 1Anderson, A.E. 1981. Morphological and physiological characteristics. In: Mule and Black-tailed Deer of North America, O.C Wallmo, ed., Pp. 27-97. Univ. of Nebraska Press, Lincoln. 2Banks, W.J., Jr., P.E. Glenwood, R.A. Kainer, and R.W. Davis. 1968a. Antler growth and osteoporosis. I. Morphological and morphometric changes in the costa compacta during the antler growth cycle. Anatomical Record. 162:387-398. 3Banks, W.J., Jr., P.E. Glenwood, R.A. Kainer, and R.W. Davis. 1968b. Antler growth and osteoporosis. I. Gravimetric and chemical changes in the costa compacta during the antler growth cycle. Anatomical Record. 162:399-406. 4Cappelli, J., A. Garcia, F. Ceacero, S. Gomez, S. Luna, L. Gallego, P. Gambin, and T. Landete-Castillejos. 2015. Manganese supplementation in deer under balanced diet increases impact energy and contents in minerals of antler bone tissue. PLoS One. 10(7):e0132738. 5Ceacero, F. M.A. Clar-Serrano, R. Kotrba,V. Ny, and O. Faltus. 2018. Effects of lysine and methionine supplementation on fattening and blood protein metabolites in Fallow deer (Dama dama). Abstract presented at the 9th International Deer Biology Congress. Available at: https://www.deerbiologycongress.org/program.html. 6Demarais, S. and B.K. Strickland. 2011. Antlers. In: Biology and Management of White-tailed Deer, D.G. Hewitt, ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, Pp. 107-145. 7French, C.E., L.E. McEwen, N.D. Magruder, R.H. Ingram, and R.W. Swift. 1956. Nutrient requirements for growth and antler development in white-tailed deer. Journal of Wildlife Management. 20:221-232. 8Hirth, D.H., 1977. Observations on loss of antler velvet in white-tailed deer. The Southwestern Naturalist. 22:269-296. 9Kun, B., S. Weili, L. Chunyi, W. Kaiying, L. Zhipeng, B. Shidan, and L. Guangyu. 2016. Effects of dietary zinc supplementation on nutrient digestibility, haematologial biochemical parameters and production performance in male sika deer (Cervus nippon). Animal Production Science. 56:997-1001. 10Lehoczki, R., K. Erdelyi, K. Sonkoly, L. Szemethy, and S. Csanyi. 2011. Iodine distribution in the environment as a limiting factor for roe deer antler development. Biological Trace Element Research 139:168-176. 11McDonald, C.G., S. Demarais,T.A. Campbell, H.F. Janssen,V.G. Allen, and A.M. Kelley. 2005. Physical and chemical characteristics of antlers and antler breakage in white-tailed deer.The Southwestern Naturalist 50:356-362. 12Harmel, D.E., J.D. Williams, and W.E. Armstrong. 1989. Effects of genetics and nutrition on antler development and body size of white-tailed deer. Federal Aid Report series No. 26. Projects W-56-D, W-76-R, W-109-R, and W-14-C.Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin Texas. 13Mendoza-Nazar, P., G.D. Mendoza-Martinez, J. Herrera-Haro, B. Ruiz-Sesama, R. Barcena-Gama, and L.Tarango-Arambula. Effect of ruminally protected methionine on body weight gain and growth of antlers in red deer (Cervus elaphus) in humid tropics.Tropical Animal Health and Production. 44:681-684. 14Michel, E.S., E.B. Flinn, S. Demarais, B.K. Strickland. G.Wang, and C.M. Dacus. 2016. Improved nutrition cues switch from efficiency to luxury phenotypes for a long-live ungulate. Ecology and Evolution. 6:7276-7285. 15Morina, D.L., S. Demarais, B.K. Strickland, J.E. Larson. 2018. While males fight, females choose: male phenotypic quality informs female mate choice in mammals. Animal Behavior. 138:69-74. 16Sauer, P.R. 1984. Physical characteristics. In: L.K. Halls, ed. White-tailed Deer Ecology and Management, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA. Pp. 73-90. 17Scanlon, P.F. 1977.The antler cycle in white-tailed deer- A review of recent development. N.E.-S.E. Deer Study Group Meeting, Fort Pickett,VA 1:64-69. 18Strickland, B.K. and S. Demarais. 2000. Age and regional differences in antlers and mass of white-tailed deer. Journal of Wildlife Management. 64:903-911. 19Suttie, J.M., and R.N.B. Kay. 1983.The influence of nutrition and photoperiod on the growth of antlers of young red deer. In: R.D. Brown, ed. Antler Development in Cervidae. Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Kingsville,TX. Pp. 61-71. 20Ullrey, D.E., W.G.Youatt, H.E. Johnson, L.D. Fay, and B.L. Bradley. 1967. Protein requirement of white-tailed deer fawns. Journal of Wildlife Management 31:679-685. 21Ullrey, D.E. 1983. Nutrition and antler development in white-tailed deer. In: R.D. Brown, ed. Antler Development in Cervidae. Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Kingsville,TX. Pp. 49-59. 22Verme, L.J. and D.E. Ullrey. 1984. Physiology and Nutrition. In: L.K. Halls, ed. White-tailed Deer Ecology and Management, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA. Pp. 91-118.

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COVER FEATURE

Karen Daly Leaving A Legacy

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This past summer, Karen Daly, the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner’s matriarch and co-founder, passed away. Karen was a vital part of the organization and much of the event’s success can be credited to her. According to Karen’s sister, Sharon Watson, “Karen was so proud of the Wild Game Dinner. She loved doing this for the kids and giving them the opportunity to earn scholarships. Karen truly believed in the importance of teaching our children about livestock and learning to hunt and fish – all things that were near and dear to her heart.” Daly’s involvement with the Wild Game Dinner was truly a labor of love. “Karen actually opened up her home to the Wild Game Dinner. She used it as a home base to store all of the items that came in for the live and silent auctions and by the time the event rolled around she would have to make paths just to get around,” said Lynn Lang, KCWGD Board Member and long time friend of Daly’s. “Karen and I would work together day in and day out at her home on the event. We would call Beca Short, Karen’s co-chair for the Wild Game Dinner, and see if she could come have lunch with us so we could get her opinion on what we were doing! Most days she approved! Karen was also instrumental in getting the event’s 501(c) (3) and she worked on the website.

At the event, Karen was always on top of things, overseeing the auctions and working the live auction along side Beca. And as soon as it was over, she was back at it again!” The mission of the Wild Game Dinner resonated deeply with Daly and reflected the values she treasured in her own upbringing and in that of her sons’ as well. Karen was born in Florida and grew up hunting, fishing and raising livestock projects. “My grandparents were very into hunting and fishing and raised their children to do the same. They hunted and fished all over Florida and every year her parents would take the whole family to hunt for mule deer, whitetail and antelope in

The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith. – Billy Graham

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Wyoming,” said Karen’s son Reid Daly. According to Reid, when his parents got married they moved to Wyoming, with hunting and fishing always being an important part of their lifestyle. In 1982, Karen and her then husband, Mike Daly, moved to Elk City, Idaho and started Bugle Point Outfitters. “Mom and Dad guided hunts for elk, bear, mule deer, whitetail deer and moose and would fish in the early spring. In addition to their own property, they leased 300,000 acres of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest. They would pack up the mountains on horseback and set up camp. Mom would cook all the meals, sometimes for 30 people at a time,” Reid remembered. The Dalys and Bugle Point Outfitters even made it onto the cover of Field and Stream! Eventually Mike and Karen moved on from Bugle Point Outfitters. Mike was a civil engineer and his job took the family all over the world. “By the time I graduated high school we had moved 27 times, “ said Reid. “Each time we would move, Mom would set up her real estate business again. For many years she was one of the Top 50 Realtors in south Texas.” The family moved all over, from Wyoming to Saudi Arabi, to the Marshall Island and of course Texas, and everywhere they went Karen’s love of the outdoors stayed true. “In the Marshall Islands she learned to scuba dive. She loved to fly fish and until the day she died she carried her fly rod with her everywhere she went,” chuckled Reid. “She always said that you just never know when you might find a good spot!” In her later years, Karen found her home in Boerne, Texas. She was an integral part of the community and involved in many organizations including the Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce where she served as a longtime Board member, the local Rotary Club, and was on the founding board of the Kronkosky Center where she was instrumental in the process of raising money to build the senior center. “At one time, Karen was the Sergeant in Arms for the Rotary Club. She was great at keeping the meetings on time! She would make sure they ran like clockwork and was also in charge of collecting the fines for things like when a member’s cell phone would go off during a meeting. She didn’t skip a beat,” laughed Lynn Lang. “For many years Karen was also in charge of facilitating food, transportation or anything else someone in the group might need if they had a surgery or an illness. She

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Karen as a child with one of her livestock projects

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was always doing for others and giving of herself.” Karen led a very full social life too. According to Lang, “Karen was a member of our First Friday Cocktail Club for probably the last 10 years, we played in a Bunco group together once a month and she also used her home for our Tuesday Bible Study group. She had lots of friends and was very well loved.” Karen left behind her two sons, Reid and Troy and their families and not to mention a host of friends, family and loved ones. Troy and his wife, Abby, have two girls, Suede and Brindle. Reid and his wife, Amanda, have twin girls, Kinzley and Kasadee.

Joining with our friends and neighbors to

The Karen Daly Memorial Scholarship has been set up in her honor If you would like to make a donation towards that contact the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner or send money to PO Box 1140 – Boerne, Texas 78006.

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To honor the memory of Karen Daly, co-founder of the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner, Karen’s brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Jane Seymour have graciously donated an Osceola Turkey Hunt to the Dinner to be auctioned off at this year’s event. The Osceola turkey, also known as the Florida turkey, is one of the most sought-after game species in Florida. This unique bird is one of five subspecies of wild turkey in North America. The Osceola lives on the Florida peninsula and nowhere else in the world, making it popular with out-of-state hunters. The buyer of this hunt will fly into Tampa or Orlando, Florida and then be off to Polk City, Florida during opening weekend, which falls during the 3rd weekend in March. Arrival date is March 20th, 2020 with hunting March 21st through 23rd and departure on March 24th. This Osceola Turkey hunting operation was established in 1982 and is one of the oldest Florida Osceola Turkey establishments. The owner, Jim Seymour is a native Floridian born and raised in Central Florida. Jim and Jane run their turkey hunting operation on their 2600 acre working cattle ranch, the 2- (two

bar). Hunting and fishing has been a part of Jim’s entire life. He started turkey hunting with his father at the age of nine. Through his youth and adulthood hunting with his father and friends, he established long lasting relationships with turkey hunters from both the United States and around the world. In 1970 he moved to Wyoming where he became a guide and outfitter in Southern Wyoming and Dubois, Wyoming. In the Dubois area he guided hunters for deer, antelope, elk, prairie dogs, and turkeys. These hunts included pack trips on horses and mules. In southern Wyoming where Wyoming Game and Fish had recently established Merriam’s turkey’s, Jim was lucky enough to draw one of the first licenses along with some friends who he taught to call and hunt turkeys in that area. In recent years his western hunts have included mule deer, antelope, elk, prairie dogs and wild free ranging buffalo on the Crow Indian Reservation. The donated hunt includes hunting for one hunter and lodging and food for the hunter and one guest. Transportation will be provided at the ranch, but flight and rental car to the ranch will be the responsibility of the buyer.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

WE DO IT FOR THE KIDS

To date, the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner has awarded scholarships to twenty-eight college & technical school bound students from the Boerne and Comfort school districts, including private and home schools. This year, six students were each awarded a $3,000 scholarship. Our goal is to distribute 90% of the funds raised each year to our youth through scholarships, leadership programs, 4-H, FFA and agriculture related projects and capital improvements!

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GRADUATED FROM: Samuel V. Champion High School MAJOR: Pre-Nursing UNIVERSITY: Texas Tech University

Kyle Bowman has a strong desire to care for others in his community. Because of that, he has chosen to pursue a degree in nursing, with the end goal of becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. He believes that his strengths in attention to detail, being able to quickly adapt to situations and problem solving abilities are all assets that will help him to excel in this career path. Kyle also feels that his experiences of participating in stock shows and 4-H helped develop a sense of responsibility that will prove beneficial throughout his life. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Showing through stock shows and being in 4-H has helped shape me by teaching me how to plan effectively and be responsible for getting things done without being told or asked to do so,â&#x20AC;? he said. Bowman is very grateful to have received one of the scholarships awarded by the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner because it has contributed to him furthering his education so that he may continue towards his goal of caring for individuals within the community and to be able to contribute to their overall health and wellbeing. continued on page 22

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Shelby Curry GRADUATED FROM: Boerne High School MAJOR: Agricultural Economics UNIVERSITY: Texas A&M University

Shelby Curry believes that a good citizen serves others. Her career goal is to become an agricultural attorney and advocate for others, where she can represent citizens and the public in pursuit of business, products and services that serve society. Curry has been practicing serving others through her participation in many organizations, including 4-H and FFA, since she was in 2nd grade. “4-H and FFA have shaped who I am as a person by teaching me what responsibility, hard work, and dedication is at a young age. I have built on those qualities for the past thirteen years. An agricultural way of life is important because you learn life lessons that you can’t learn anywhere else,” said Shelby. “Both of those organizations have laid a great foundation for my understanding of how to be a good citizen and serve others. They have given me countless opportunities to develop my leadership skills, hone my critical thinking abilities and build social skills all while serving my community.” Shelby is excited to have received one of the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner Scholarships to help her continue towards her future of advocating for others.

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madison nevels GRADUATED FROM: Boerne High School MAJOR: Agricultural Economics UNIVERSITY: Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

4-H taught Madison Nevels that hard work pays off! Madison began showing chickens in the 8th grade and showed in the Kendall County Junior Livestock Show all the way through her senior year. Her sophomore year she showed in the San Antonio Stock Show and as a high school senior, Nevels won Grand Champion in Kendall County! “I also volunteered at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, giving tours to the elementary school kids,” said Madison. “4-H shaped me into the person that I am today. I am so proud of all of the things I have learned and gotten to experience through 4-H, but I never could have done it all without the support of my family.” Nevels’ love of agriculture began to grow in high school, but there was also something about business that sparked her interest. Merging both of those fields together with a degree in Agricultural Economics seems to be the perfect fit for her. Along with her involvement with agriculture, Nevels has a strong desire to serve others less fortunate than her. Having served on several mission trips through her church, she got to see first hand how giving a helping hand and offering comfort to those in need can do so much! She feels blessed to have received one of the scholarships from the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner to pursue her higher education. continued on page 32 NOVEMBER 2 ND, 2019

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photos courtesy of The Comfort Backyard, Hill Country Distillers and Newsom Vineyards

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SCHOLARSHIPS

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GRADUATED FROM: Comfort High School MAJOR: Biological and Agricultural Engineering UNIVERSITY: Texas A&M University

Gus Stehling’s lifetime exposure to the rural landscape has fueled his interest in pursuing a degree involving biology and agriculture. “I believe in the benefits of agriculture on society and the Earth and want to provide an environment for livestock that is free of bio-safety issues and abuse. Sustainable food sources, clean water management, and renewable energy resources are other areas of concern that warrant efforts from future engineers. The global economy, growth of the human population, and economic recovery in many areas demands environmental advocates to plan for future growth and success,” said Gus. A degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering with allow Stehling to participate in finding positive solutions to many agricultural issues. Gus added, “My work with my local 4-H has had the most impact on my life. Through my leadership roles in 4-H, I was able to make a positive impact on educating and mentoring youth in their agriculture projects. I worked with them to share the skills and knowledge I have acquired through my years in 4-H and participating in livestock shows. I have enjoyed helping others gain confidence and pleasure in raising an animal and preparing it for a show. I have been given many meaningful experiences in return for my work with youth in agriculture. I have made life-long friends, encouraged those that felt like they weren't able to accomplish things, and been able to contribute to my community.” Gus believes in the power of agriculture and 4-H has given him a platform to spread his message. “I am thankful to the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner for awarding me one of this year’s scholarships. That money will help me to reach my goals as I pursue my college degree so I can be a benefit to the agricultural industry.” continued on page 38

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FAMILY PROFILE

The Vogt Family

Passing Down Family Passions Through Ranching and Farming

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by Denise Marcos | photos by Kylie McIntosh

Charlie and Dawn Vogt and their six children tend their Boerne hill country land with as much grit and perseverance today as their ancestors did more than 150 years ago. “So much of what we do today is the same as my family did in generations past. We still farm and ranch many of the same animals and foods. We still raise, cull and eat just like they did,” said Charlie, a 6th generation rancher. “As a family, we make some of the same recipes that my grandparents made. While a lot were lost when my grandmother passed, it’s been fun to try to recreate dishes with our families—memories we will never forget.” The Vogts make a little bit of everything, from jams and jellies, to blood sausage and cheese, to sauerkraut and pickled foods. Their land is situated on 450 acres throughout the Boerne area. Together with Charlie’s parents, their six children and their

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daughter-in-laws, they are able to work the ranch year round throughout the scorching Texas summers and unpredictable winters. Charlie, who has been ranching and farming since he was a young boy, credits his passion for their country lifestyle to the generations before him. “Some of my fondest memories growing up were when I’d help my grandparents around the ranch. For as long as I can remember, I was always helping my grandmother in the garden and my grandfather work with the animals,” Charlie reflects. “They taught me how to do everything I know now—raise, butcher and prepare the meats. I learned how to preserve foods to last us a long time. They were always teaching and I was always eager to learn.” These life lessons helped shape the lifestyle Charlie and Dawn

pictured above (left to right): Clint Vogt, Kelsay Vogt, Claudia Vogt, Rhys Vogt, Charlie Vogt, Lillie Vogt, Dawn Vogt, Kylie McIntosh, Caitlin Vogt & Cody Vogt WILD GAME DINNER | 2019


wanted to pass down to their children. “Between Charlie’s older kids, our daughter-in-laws, my children and our kids together, our family has learned so much about what it means to work together and to take on the responsibility of having a ranch,” Dawn said. Charlie couldn’t agree more. “Being a part of stock shows, raising cattle, competing in various competitions, have all taught us valuable lessons of patience, hard work, practice, perfecting and learning to take our shortcomings as a stepping stone to improvement. Having these responsibilities has really brought us closer as a family and has taught us to work together.” For both Dawn and Charlie, they get to experience firsthand the fruits of their labor. They believe this lifestyle has allowed opportunities for growth in many ways. “Our kids learn more than just the techniques of ranching or farming. They learn all that comes with those things—responsibility and integrity,” Charlie said. “And there is no better feeling than to see an animal you bred and raised do well in competition. It really isn’t about winning, it’s about being proud of the work you’ve done, that is what success truly is.” These qualities, Dawn notes, are hard to find nowadays. It has been fun to watch all the different things our kids have been involved in over the years. For our older children it was about showing animals, but then Kylie was involved in so many leadership activities in 4-H and FFA that we really began to see the value of these experiences. Now that Lilly is involved in 4-H she has already begun to excel in meat judging and public speaking. She is learning valuable decision making and communication skills at such a young age. “The Vogts have really passed down their love for this country life to the kids. It’s been so good to be a part of that. This lifestyle with those types of skills and passion is hard to find in today’s fast-paced, convenient culture,” Dawn reflects. “That’s truly what it’s about. Being able to give our kids life experiences to be self-sufficient. We wouldn’t have it any other way.”

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SCHOLARSHIPS

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GRADUATED FROM: Samuel V. Champion High School MAJOR: Construction Science UNIVERSITY: Texas A&M University

Austin Wellborn has always had an inquiring mind when it comes to learning how things are built and how they work. He has chosen to pursue a degree in Construction Science, which will allow him to explore multiple perspectives including engineering, business, technology and architecture. Austin is very appreciative of the scholarship awarded to him from the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner that will help him reach his goals. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I am very excited about the diverse range of career opportunities this major will give me with a degree from Texas A&M and look forward to what the future hold,â&#x20AC;? said Wellborn.

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Sig Sauer P365 XL 9MM Smith & Wesson Shield EZ Thumb Safety 380ACP Glock 43X Silver 9MM Canik TP9SF Elite MOD 2 9MM Glock 17 Gen 4 9MM Glock 19 Tiffany Blue 9MM Glock 26 OD Green 9MM Kel-Tec PMR30 Black 22WMR Marlin 336BL Lever 18.5" 30-30WIN Taurus PT111 G2C 9MM Ruger 10/22 Carbine 18.5" 22LR Ruger 10/22 18.5" Hardwood Stock 22LR Ruger Mark IV Tactical 22LR Heritage Rough Rider 22LR Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard w/ Laser Semi-Auto 380ACP Springfield XDS MOD2 /w Night Sight 9MM Smith & Wesson Revolver w/ Laser 38 Special Savage Trophy Hunter XP Youth Muddy Girl w/ Scope 223REM Taurus 22TX Taurus Judge 410GA/45LC KSA Crickett Precision Bolt Action Youth 22LR Stoeger M3K 24" 12GA Henry All-Weather 18" 45-70 Ruger PC Carbine M-LOK 16.12" 9MM Remington 870 Express Tactical 18.5" 12GA Mossberg MC1 9MM

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Winchester SXP Field Youth 18" 20GA Mossberg 590 Shockwave 14" 12GA

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Browning X-Bolt Medallion French Walnut 22” 6.5 CREEDMOOR Custom 6.5 Grendel AR by Apache Part Carbon With Suppressor Sig Sauer 1911 TTT 45ACP w/Leathe Holster Ruger Redhawk Revolver 357 KCWGD 2019 Edition Apache Rifleworks Custom 300WM Rifle

For additional information or to donate a gun to this year’s auction, please contact Jess Hawkins at (210) 273-3761.


APACHE RIFLE SHARES A FEW OF THEIR FAVORITES TO LOOK FOR AT THIS YEAR’S EVENT!

RUGER REDHAWK REVOLVER 357/38 KCWGD 2019 EDITION Rugged stainless steel construction with no side plates is designed specifically to handle powerful magnum loads through extra metal in the top strap, sidewalls and barrel mounting areas. It features a non-fluted cylinder for a more custom look and this Ruger is a tank of a revolver that will last generations. It is engraved as a Kendal County Wild Game Dinner special edition 1 of 1.

CUSTOM SUPPRESSED 6.5 GRENDEL AR BY APACHE RIFLEWORKS Featuring a side charging billet upper receiver, the 6.5 Grendel car tridge is a great south Texas hunting solution for any small to medium game or varmints. This rifle features a 20” match barrel, 6.5 caliber suppressor, carbon fiber handguard, match trigger, and an adjustable precision rifle stock.

BROWNING X-BOLT MEDALLION FRENCH WALNUT 6.5 CREEDMOOR The X-Bolt Medallion French Walnut with a light colored, dark grained AA grade French walnut stock with rosewood pistol grip and fore-end cap, polished barrel with roll engraving on the receiver. The X-Bolt builds on past Browning rifles, and adds numerous improvements that place the X-Bolt at the top.

SIG SAUER 1911 TTT 45ACP W/ LEATHER HOLSTER The 1911 TTT – or Triple T – is a two-tone 1911 with Nitron® slide and black controls on a Natural Stainless frame. This non-railed pistol is accented by beautiful custom wood grips and topped off with adjustable combat night sights. The all stainless steel frame and slide of the Triple T are machined to exacting tolerances and hand-fitted to insure reliability and performance. The frame features 25-line per inch checkering on the front strap – while the mainspring housing has 20-line per inch checkering – and both the frame and slide are de-horned for comfor table full-size carr y. Like all SIG SAUER products the 1911 TTT pistol contains only premium internal par ts including a match grade barrel, hammer/sear set and trigger, and also includes a premium leather holster.

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WILD GAME DINNER! APACHE RIFLEWORKS CUSTOM .300 WIN BOLT ACTION This is a custom 1 off for the Wild Game Dinner. Featuring a blueprinted Remington receiver, spiral fluted Benchmark match barrel, Timney trigger, bedded McMillan Game Hunter stock, and a muzzle break also threaded for the use of a suppressor as well. Featuring a custom paint job by Custom Gun creations. This rifle is numbered 1 of 1 for the Kendal County WGD, and carries a sub ½” accuracy guarantee with factor y ammunition.

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RECIPES

deli c i o u s re c i p e s t h at are

Wild at Heart

KETO VENISON MEAT PIE RECIPE Ingredients

Crust 1 cup almond flour 1/3 cup coconut flour 1/2 tsp xanthan gum 1/4 tsp salt 8 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 large egg 2 tsp white vinegar Filling 1 pound ground venison 1 pound pork breakfast sausage 1 medium yellow onion diced 4 tablespoons tomato paste 2 cups baby spinach leaves 8 ounces sliced mushrooms 1 cup water 3 cloves garlic minced 1 tablespoon Italian herbs seasoning blend Salt and pepper 2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend 12 ounces cottage cheese

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Cooking Instructions

• In a large mixing bowl, blend the dry crust ingredients thoroughly. Using a fork, cut butter into the dry ingredients. Whisk the egg and slowly add to the crust mixture. Add the vinegar and continue working the dough until it forms a crumbly ball. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour. • While the crust rests in the refrigerator, make the filling. Brown the venison, pork sausage and onion in a large skillet. Once the meat has browned, add the garlic, tomato paste, mushrooms, seasoning blend, and water. Bring to a simmer and check for seasoning. Add salt and pepper to taste (amounts will depend on the seasoning level of your sausage). Add the spinach leaves and stir to blend them into the meat filling. Reduce the heat to low and simmer the sauce for 15 to 20 minutes. • In a 9-inch springform pan, spread the dough into a thin layer, coming up on the side at least 1.5 inches. Bake the crust for 10-15 minutes at 350 degrees. • Remove crust from oven and spoon in the meat filling. Top with a layer of cottage cheese then with the Italian cheese blend. Bake the pie for 30 to 40 minutes or until the cheese bakes to a golden brown.


PALEO ELK MEATBALLS

Makes approximately 12 meatballs

Ingredients

1 pound of ground elk 1/2 cup chopped spinach 1 egg 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper Sea salt to taste

Cooking Instructions

• Preheat oven 400 degrees • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, mix • Form into golf ball sized rounds • Place meatballs 1" apart on baking sheet • Bake for 20 mins/lightly browned (internal temperature 160°F)

CREAMY VENISON STEW Ingredients Paprika Butter 4 oz butter 1 tsp paprika Salt and ground black pepper Stew 4 tbsp olive oil 1¾ lbs venison 1 carrot, sliced 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tbsp tamari soy sauce 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tbsp dried rosemary 1 tsp paprika powder 3 dried juniper berries 11⁄3 lbs celery root 2 tbsp butter Salt and ground black pepper

Cooking Instructions

• Start with the paprika butter. Mix room-temperature butter and paprika powder thoroughly. Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside for later. • Cut the meat into pieces about 1 inch (2.5 cm) in diameter. • Heat up half of the olive oil in a Dutch oven or large cast-iron skillet with a thick bottom. Fry the meat pieces in batches until well seared. • Season generously with salt and pepper. When the last batch of meat cubes is golden brown, remove from the pan and put to the side for later. • Add all vegetables except the celery root to the pan used for the meat, and add the remaining oil. Fry for a minute or two over medium-high heat. • Add the meat back into the pan. Add all remaining ingredients except the celery root and butter; bring stew to a boil. • Lower to medium-low heat and let simmer for 1.5 hours. • Stir every once in a while.

• Peel and cube the celery root. Fry in butter in a separate skillet ––until golden. Add the celery root to the simmering stew when there's approximately 15-20 minutes of cooking time remaining.

VENISON TACO SKILLET BAKE Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 pounds venison 1.5 pounds chorizo sausage 3 tbsp taco seasoning 6 oz cream cheese 1/4 cup onion, minced 1/4 cup bell pepper, minced 1 tsp garlic, minced 1 can Rotel 8 oz cheddar, shredded Pico de gallo and olives for garnish

Instructions

• Grease your cast iron skillet with olive oil. Heat up to medium heat. • Put onions, peppers, venison and chorizo into the pan and sauté until the onions are translucent and the peppers are soft. Sprinkle on the taco seasoning and mix in well. Continue mixing and breaking up the meat until the meat is browned. Using a wood spatula or wooden spoon break up the meat to brown the ground meat. • Turn down the heat to low, and stir in the cream cheese (or marscapone) allowing it to melt in and create a gravy-ish consistency. • Mix in garlic, a can of diced tomato & chilis, and about a tablespoon of fresh cilantro (if desired). • With the skillet still on low heat melt in about a half of cup of the shredded cheddar. Then top with the rest of the cheese and garnish with fresh cilantro as desired. • º–Place the skillet into a 350 degree preheated oven and allow it to bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

SWAMP CABBAGE Recipe courtesy of Jim and Jane Seymour, Karen Daly’s brother and sister-in-law • Get ya a fine cabbage palm (for a 3 gallon pot approximately 5 cabbage palms) •Boot them out and you will have fine ringed white cabbage- it will turn brown very quickly •Cut cabbage up in small rings or chunks, place in pot with water and chopped stewed tomatoes (the acid in the tomatoes keeps the cabbage from turning brown) • Dice up your green pepper and onion proportionately • Season with EVERGLADE Seasoning • Your going to simmer this very slowly so the flavors can come together • You can use different types of meat – Sometimes we use smoked sausage sliced and fried up in cast iron skillet or we barbeque ribs, slice them up put in pot, simmer til meat falls off the bones and pull bones out. • Get your meat ready so it can be simmering along with everything else. • Get a big bowl and enjoy, goes really good with a cold beer. It is a southern Florida thang!! NOVEMBER 2 ND, 2019

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What is

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and livestock clubs come to mind. Yes, there is plenty of that, but there are so many different ways that your child can get involved through their local 4-H. There are clubs for Meats Judging, Livestock Skillathon, Vet Science, Dog Training, Hippology, Food Challenge, Food Show, Public Speaking, Duds to Dazzles, Fashion Show, Consumer Decision Making, Interior Design, Shooting Sports ( Rifle, Shotgun, and Archery), Photography, Horse Judging, Livestock (sheep, horses, chickens, turkeys, sheep, goats, cattle or swine) and Robotics to name a few. Chances are that you may not even know what some of these projects consist of so here is a basic rundown of a few of them so you can see if there is a good fit for your kids! Hippology: A contest that allows you to compete with your knowledge on horses. Meats Judging: A contest to identify cuts of meat from swine, cattle or sheep, and determine out of a class of four which T-bones are the best for the consumer. Fashion Show: Allows you to use your imagination to design and sew your own clothing outfit. Duds to Dazzles: You might take a shirt and repurpose it to a purse. Robotics: Allows you to demonstrate robotics, engineering and problem solving skills. 4-H offers leadership opportunities to develop individual leadership skills by learning more about yourself and how you work with others. In 4-H Leadership Skills you will learn leadership principles, help plan 4-H programs and recruit new members. Some of the programs 4-H offers are Leaders 4 Life, which allow kids to be 4-H Ambasadors in a category of your interest such as Equine, Fashion and Interior Design, Healthy Lifestyles, Livestock, Shooting Sports, Technology and Water. Local Leadership involvement in our local community consists of the following:

4-H believes in the power of young people. They see that every child has valuable strengths and real influence to improve the world around them. As America’s largest youth development organization— empowering nearly six million young people across the U.S. with the skills to lead for a lifetime, 4-H is a community for all kids. 4‑H is delivered by Cooperative Extension—a community of more than 100 public universities across the nation that provide experiences where young people learn by doing. For more than 100 years, the organization has welcomed young people of all beliefs and backgrounds, giving kids a voice to express who they are and how they make their lives and communities better. Through life-changing 4‑H programs, nearly six million kids have taken on critical societal issues, such as addressing community health inequities, engaging in civil discourse and advocating for equity and inclusion for all. In 4‑H, kids complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and civic engagement in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles. 4‑H’s reach and depth are unmatched, reaching kids in every corner of America – from urban neighborhoods to suburban schoolyards to rural farming communities. Their network of 500,000 volunteers and 3,500 4‑H professionals provides caring and supportive mentoring to all 6 million 4‑H’ers, helping them grow into true leaders today and in life. Kendall County is growing at a rapid rate in population and so is the Kendall County 4-H. There are many opportunities through the local 4-H for the youth of Kendall County. clockwise from top left: Livestock Skill-a-Thon at the Dixie Chicken; 2019 Meat Judging Contest; Often, when people think of 4-H the farming 2019 Meat Judgers

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Kendall County Fair association created a program called KC Kids where 4-H members are paired up with special needs students from Comfort and Boerne school districts. The 4-H member is a “buddie” with a special needs student during a day at the fair. Shanna Marquart, Comfort 4-H member, had this to say about her experience with KC Kids, “My experience with KC Kids at the Kendall County Fair was one to remember! My buddy was a little boy from Comfort Elementary School. Although he was nonverbal, he was still quite a character. He loved the horses, goats and especially Ruby the cow. Not long after the event started, my buddy came over and gave me a big bear hug. At that moment I didn’t need verbal communication to know that he was meant to be my buddy.” Kendall County 4-H also partners with Comfort Boys and Girls Club. During the summer, 4-H members present a program called Take A Stand to the children attending boys and girls club on preventing bullying. Parents and volunteers are so important in helping to keep 4-H evolving into the program that it is today. The organization could not develop our youth into future leaders without volunteers. The Kendall County 4-H program is always looking for volunteers to help. If you are interested in volunteering please call (830) 249-9343. Some information courtesy of 4-H.org

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ART

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“I am at total peace and happiness when I am in the middle of painting, while listening to good music. It enlivens my senses and there is a flow, which takes place when I stop thinking about the rules, and my internal being comes through me. It’s a state of mind that jazz players get, pro athletes get, and probably the best ping pong players too. Whenever you are doing what you love and your internal self takes over, without the brain making decisions, that is what is a meditative moment for me. When time stands still, then jumps ahead, and the world keeps rolling along the universe. Suddenly, you realize the painting is done and it’s time to wash up,” said local artist, Kristy Watson. Watson discovered her talent at an early age, “I was blessed to have two very supportive art teachers, Ms. Prince and Miss Vitek, and began painting in grade school.” She started in acrylics and watercolors and painted with those for twenty years before moving to her current preferred medium of oils. According to Watson, “I paint almost exclusively with oils now. I’m attracted to the vibrant colors and fluidity of the texture over the canvas. I use Liquin

medium mixed with my oil paint, which helps quicken drying times, so I can layer translucent colors on top of each other, but I also paint wet on wet as well for a thick effect. My favorite brush is an angled shader. I continue to go to art workshops and my learning continues every year. I also paint with a group of Plein Air artists called the Raconteurs – Outdoor Painters.” As the daughter of an Agriculture teacher, Kristy grew up on a farm in Fremont, Michigan. She likes to paint animals of all kinds, Brahman and longhorn cattle, horses, sheep and goats are just a few of the animals featured in her many paintings. “I recently finished a painting of a Victorian woman walking an anteater. It’s something different for me, and I was inspired by a recent trip to the San Antonio Zoo. I continued on page 50

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local artists to be featured at this year’s kendall County wild game dinner In partnership once again with Boerne Professional Artists we showcase their work at the Wild Game Dinner. In addition to the featured artist, Kristy Watson, the art show will include the paintings of Texas artists, Bill Eichholtz, Teri Jo McReynolds & Harold Teel.

BILL EICHHOLTZ As a native Texan, Bill grew up in San Antonio and now lives with his beautiful wife Janie in Bergheim, making it their home for the past twenty-­five years. As a graduate of Trinity University with a degree in Homebuilding, Bill has always had a keen interest in design and artistic expression with attention to detail. . Though he has a vast array of Signed Limited Editions, today much of his Photographic Artwork is focused on Wildlife and Equine Portraits, allowing for a close up encounter with each special subject as they reach out and capture your hearts. This year, for the Wild Game Dinner, Bill will be featuring a selection of Signed Limited Editions from both his Wildlife Portrait Series and his Equine Portrait Series, along with a variety of specially selected images sure to pique your interest. Dawn’s Early Light is one of his selections that will be presented matted and framed in a 20”x20” Premium Bronze Finished frame for $529.

TERI JO MCREYNOLDS Inspired by local scenes, colorful memories, and Texas landscapes, Teri Jo McReynolds has enjoyed a thirty year career as a professional artist and art teacher. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, as well as a Masters in Art Education. Her teaching career has contributed to her desire to explore new media applications, however she consistently returns to her first love - oil painting. “I love a variety of subjects, from still-life, to landscapes, to portraits. I’m fond of paintingold buildings, gas stations, and Texas landscapes. I spend a lot of time painting plein aire, because I like to be forced to make quick decisions, before the light and color changes. I was told that all the information one needs can be painted in 90 minutes, so now I try to show light patterns, color and shadows in 90 minutes, and make the final tweaks in my studio. Portraits have always been a passion for me. Extremely challenging, but so rewarding when I can create the essence of the model with economy of brushstroke. My goals are to have loose but purposeful brushstrokes, allowing undefined spaces to be filled by the observer. “

HAROLD TEEL Harold is a gifted, holistic artist whose portfolio emphasizes watercolor techniques and palette knife oil paintings. He is also an accomplished rotating easel performer. Harold’s works draw the viewer into a delightful and thought provoking world of beauty and imagination. A native of Texas and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Harold exhibits his professional Architectural and Greek/Roman Art education by creating vivid displays of simplified complexities that create his impressions of nature and the man-made world,“working to interpret reality rather than to recreate it.” Commissions accepted.

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forth strokes with the impressionistic colors coming through the woodland trail scene that I had painted.” Since then, Kristy has done another painting of her horse Zeus at Canyon Lake using the same technique entitled, It’s always brightest after the storm. “My friend and I had just arrived at the Hancock trailhead and had to wait out a huge storm to blow through before we could mount up and ride. The light coming across the lake was sparkly bright and the storm clouds could be seen in the distance.” In addition to painting, Watson teaches art to kids through the My Art Starz program a few days a week in an after school class. She also owns a graphic design business, Polonyx, that she started in 1996. She is the inventer of a urethane horseshoe called Ground Control Horseshoes that she ships around the world to people who own horses that need therapeutic comfort, shock absorption and traction. She has them injection molded locally in Boerne. If all of that wasn’t enough, Kristy is also the President of The AgriCultural, a Museum and Art Center located in Boerne. “The board of directors and I have been working really hard to save it from closing, and now it is thriving. It’s something that gives me joy to see history and art in the heart of Boerne,” stated Watson. Kristy Watson is currently showing paintings for sale at The Dodging Duck Brewhaus in Boerne.

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want to do more of these types of fairytale animal subjects: like a Kudu antelope ridden side-saddle for instance,” she said. Kristy also likes to paint from her travels. In the last few years she has visited Ireland, Scotland and even drove Route 66 by herself. Landscapes that show history, with old gas stations, churches, barns and castles inspire her. When it comes to the art itself, Watson finds that her use of color often makes the paintings stand out as hers. According to Kristy, “I’ve heard my palette seems to use more secondary colors, which are oranges, purples and greens. I never put black on my palette directly, I always use burnt umber and ultramarine blue mixed together, that way it’s capable of being pushed into warm or cool grays.” Recently, Watson began to play around with a horizontal and vertical hash mark technique. “It just happened one day while I was listening to a live band that was playing at Dodging Duck Brewhaus in Boerne. I was outdoors painting during the Parade of Artists event and my hand started moving to the beat of the music like a conductor would do. The end result amazed me, it was a little abstract with the use of choppy up and down and back and

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LETTERS FROM THE KIDS

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Our Kids

SUPPORTING LOCAL YOUTH MAKES US SMILE! A LARGE PORTION OF THE FUNDS RAISED EACH YEAR AT THE KENDALL COUNTY WILD GAME DINNER GOES TOWARDS PURCHASING ANIMALS AT THE LOCAL STOCK SHOWS. WE RECEIVED AN OVERWHELMING NUMBER OF HEART-FELT “THANK YOU” NOTES FROM THESE KIDS THAT APPRECIATE OUR SUPPORT OF THEIR PROJECTS AND WE WANTED TO SHARE SOME OF THESE WITH YOU! Thank you for bidding on and buying my chickens! I have worked countless hours (and throughout the night) on them for the past three months. Believe it or not, taking care of them is a lot harder than it looks and it is great to see that all my efforts have paid off. – Shyla Jennings Thank you for buying my animal at the KCJLS Sale. You have shown so much support to me and the rest of the youth in Kendall County. I greatly appreciate all you do for us. – Justin Spenrath Thank you for your support at the HCDJL Show and Sale. I have had a lot of success this year and I am very grateful. I plan to use the money for college and future livestock projects. – Luke Wyle

Thank you so much for taking the time to come out to the Kendall County Junior Livestock Show! Thank you for bidding on my lamb! This was my first year raising a lamb and I had so much fun with this project! I am looking forward to raising another lamb next year. The money that you gave me will help me so much with buying feed and another lamb for next years livestock show. I am so very grateful for your support. I hope to see you again next year! – Aspen McCallum Thank you for your support of the Kendall County Junior Livestock Show, 4-H and FFA kids. I have enjoyed my 10 years of showing and have learned a lot about life and responsibility. That will help me as I graduate high school this year and start college. I appreciate you adding on money to my pig. It will be needed as I start college this fall. – Tyler Aldrich

Thank you so much for adding on to my pig at the Hill Country District Livestock Show. I am so appreciative for your generosity! This money will go to future animal projects and college. I plan on continuing stock shows and growing in leadership roles throughout high school and college. Thank you so much once again. – Taytum Moldenhauer

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I want to thank you for purchasing my broiler chickens at the 2019 Kendall County Livestock Show. I am currently a 6th grader at Boerne Middle School North and am finishing my 3rd year participating in 4-H. I have loved every minute of my time in the organization and am proud to be a 4-H member from Boerne, Texas. I learned many lessons this year when raising my animal, such as time and money managemnet and how to set priorities to name a few. I learned the value of hard work and dedication. I worked diligently and did my very best to raise an animal that would be competitive at our show. I improved from mid-range in 2018 to top 10 in 2019! I am blessed to have been given the opportunity to raise an animal and be a part of the Kendall County Livestock Show. It is humbling to think of the many exhibitors who have come before me. I strive to live up to the standard they have set. All of the success that I had with my chickens would not be possible without the generous support of community members like you. I plan to use the money I earned from my project to partially pay for another project next year, but I will also put some aside to help save for college. Thank you for helping to make my dreams a reality. I am proud to live in a community where students are so strongly supported. – Callie Brown I am so grateful for your generosity! It means so much to me that you bought my goat at the Kendall County Livestock Show. I am saving all the money from my animals to go to college. Thank you for helping me reach my goals for my future. – Alexis Lindner Thank you so much for buying my goat in January at the KCJLS, my family and I appreciate your investment in my future. – Rodie Pankratz Thank you for buying my chickens. I really appreciate that you bid on my broilers. I can’t wait to do this again next year. This was my second year doing the broilers project. It is a lot of work, but I am ready to do it again next year! – Keira Nauman Just a note to say thank you! Your contributions to our stock show help to make all of this possible. Thank you so much for all that you do! – Jake Richardson

Thank you! Thank you for buying part of my steer Fred. Thank you for also supporting the Kerrville Stock Show and Rodeo. My steer Fred was a Santa Gertrudis. He was one of my favorite steers and I’ll miss him and I’ll never forget him. Thanks again! – Emma Zoeller Thank you so much for purchasing my animal at the 2019 Hill District Sale. It truly means a lot and I appreciate your support. This money will go towards my college fund. Once again, thank you! – Madysen Walker Thank you so much for your support at the sale. It means so much to me and the other kids doing the same thing. If it were not for people like you this would not be possible. Thanks again for letting me do what I LOVE!! – Kelsey Pfeiffer Thank you so much for your generous donation to my show project. By the way, I LOVE the Wild Game Dinner!! The money buyers like yourself give, I use to buy more goats and supplies. Showing has given me a whole different perspective and has opened new doors for me. Thank you so much for your generosity! – Caroline Holmes Thank you so much for supporting me at this year’s 2019 KCJLS by adding onto my chicken project. This year was loads of fun for me, especially since I got to help out with my little brothers and teach them how to raise the birds. In the process of raising chickens, I learned a lot. I learned that teamwork, patience and hardwork are required for any job. The money I have received will be put to good use. The majority of the money will go into my college savings account and then I am putting some into the sports equipment I have been wanting. None of this would have been possible without your support, so thanks again! I hope to see you next year at the KCJLS. – Riley Pechacek I would like to thank you so much for contributing to the purchase of my steer project this year. It really means a lot to me because this is my first year showing livestock and to have as much support as I did this year is everything I could ask. I attended this past Wild Game Dinner for the first time and I am excited to know that I can volunteer next year. My family is very appreciative that you have added me to the long list of kids that y’all contributed to. I would just like to thank you one more time for supporting me. – Kaiya Anders

The Kendall County Show is always fun for several reasons. I get to show all of my lambs, I get to spend time with friends I don’t see at school, I placed better than last year, and I wil be taking one of them to Houston. Thank you for buying my finewool cross, Mitch. I’m putting the money into buying more lambs and I hope that I am able to raise a class winner in 2020. – Owen Schulze

Thank you for your contribution to my lambs this year at the Kendall County Junior Livestock Show. I only have one year left to show and am grateful for my time spent with 4-H and my family in raising my projects. Thank you for being a part of my experience. – Katie Tehas NOVEMBER 2 ND, 2019

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“I believe my upbringing in agriculture and participation in 4-H and Junior Livestock activities have taught me responsibility, commitment, hard work and how livestock provides food for our world,” said Trent Wisian. “Raising livestock means that I am not guaranteed a day off; my animals come first even when I would rather do something else. In addition, my participation in these organizations has taught me how to give back to the community. This includes not only community service, but also being a good steward. I have learned how to safely raise my projects for consumption. This knowledge and my understanding of our natural resources will allow me to be a good steward and teach others. I am grateful for the lessons I have learned from agriculture and know it will always be part of my life.” Wisian plans to work as an actuary in the property casualty insurance industry. He will use this knowledge to help companies analyze and lessen risk so that leaders can make good decisions for their clients and employees. As he works hard towards career success, he will strive to be in the position to be able to help those that are less fortunate. Wisian added, “Being a servant leader, a good citizen, is a role I will have for life and through the generosity of the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner I am one step closer to achieving my goals.”

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RECIPIENTS

The Kendall County Wild Game Dinner is Proud to Support The Schreiner University Shotgun Team

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When the Schreiner University Shotgun Team was founded in 2006 with one volunteer coach and one student, they had no idea that one day they would become a team of 32 students and win the National Championship in 2019! The team, which was coached by Robert Davis, competed in the 51st Annual ACUI Clay Target National Championships, Mar. 25-30, at the National Shooting complex in San Antonio, Texas. After winning their D2 National Championship last year, Schreiner Shotgun Team won the D1 National Championship this year. The Schreiner Shotgun Team took 29 student athletes classifying the team in the ACUI Division I. Schreiner athletes competed in six events with each competitor shooting 600 targets over four days breaking a total of 2498 of 2600 targets. For the first time in 15 years the trophy stayed in Texas and did not travel to Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO. Schreiner was the Division II National Champion last year - after four consecutive runner-up finishes in Division III - and moved up to Division I in 2019. Competing with Schreiner in the ACUI Division I were Lindenwood University, Texas

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A & M, Midland University, Bethel University, University of Alabama, Tarleton State and the University of Maryland. The 51st Annual Clay Target Championships drew 884 competitors from 91 colleges and universities from around the nation for the week-long competition. Schreiner Shotgun Team athletes brought home several team and individual awards. Division I team awards: High Over All National Champion, the American All Around National Champion, American Skeet team first place with an impressive 499/500 targets, Super Sporting team first place, International Skeet team first place, American Trap team second place, International Trap team second place and Sporting Clays Team second place. Schreiner athletes were on the podium for numerous individual awards as well. Logan McLendon won first place in the Men’s Open Division in American Skeet. Rachel Barringer won first place in the Women’s Open Division in American Skeet. Nolan Fontenot won first place in the Men’s Open Division in Super Sporting. Brandon Reising won second place in the Men’s Open Division in Sporting Clays and third in the Men’s Open Division in Combined Clays event. Tyler Birkner


2019-2020 Schreiner University shotgun team members Logan Arrington, Freshman Colton Back, Junior Bridget Bearden, Freshman Trey Birkner, Freshman Tyler Birkner, Junior Jacob Cameron, Freshman Amber Chandler, Junior Carma Cloudt, Freshman Ryland Downs, Junior Brendan Eaglen, Junior Jacob Follmer-Douglas, Junior Pieter Greyling, Freshman Jonathan Goedrich, Junior Cory Hays, Junior Ryan Hensley, Sophomore Ian Hyde, Senior Megan Jacob, Sophomore Christopher Jones, Freshman Garrett Lejeune, Sophomore Colt McBee, Junior Bailey McLendon, Senior Logan McLendon, Senior Brandon Miller, Sophomore Hayden Oliver, Sophomore Louis Oviedo II, Junior Gunner Perkins, Freshman Will Perry, Freshman Franky Ramierz, Sophomore Grady Reynolds, Junior Keaton Sharp, Junior David Thode, Sophomore Andre Torrens, Freshman won third place in the Men’s Open Division in Sporting Clays. Megan Jacob won third place in the Women’s Open Division in American Skeet. Colt McBee won second place in the Men’s Open Division in International Skeet, third in the Men’s Open Division in Combined American Events, first place in the Men’s Open Division in Combined Skeet events, and First in the Men’s Open Division in Combined International events. Hayden Oliver won third place in American Trap in A Class. Keaton Sharp won second place in International Trap in A Class. “The team was so grateful to be awarded a $5,000 grant from the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner,” said Cindy Becker, Associate Director of Athletics at Schreiner University. “Those funds will be put to use for the team’s travel expenses and towards fees for collegiate competitions.” Beca Short, Board President and Chairman of the Kendall County Wild Game Dinner added, “We recognize the hard work and dedication that the Schreiner University Shotgun Team has put in. We are happy to award them with funds raised from the Dinner to continue their success.”

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2019 Kendall County Wild Game Dinner Magazine  

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2019 Kendall County Wild Game Dinner Magazine  

Join the FUN on November 2nd, 2019 at the Kendall County Fair Grounds!! This issue is in memory of Karen Daly, co-founder and matriarch of t...

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