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Archive for Saturday, December 1, 2001

4-H news

December 1, 2001

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Marla Metsker called the Nov. 12 meeting of the Lone Star 4-H Club to order.

Tickets were given to members to attend the Bromelsick Christmas program on Dec. 1 at the Lied Center. It was announced that the club won a purple seal for the club record. Enrollment cards are due by the December meeting. Twenty-six people attended the club's trip to the American Royal.

The Clinton Eagles 4-H club invited Lone Star to join them in caroling at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Clinton Church.

The December meeting will include a winter party and gift exchange. Members should bring finger food and charitable items for the mitten tree.



Clinton Eagles 4-H Club celebrated its Achievement Night with a hayrack ride and family cookout Nov. 3. The meeting and event were hosted by the Jim Baldwin family.

The meeting was called to order by Michelle Colgan, president. Club members answered roll call by giving their parents a compliment. Song leaders Kirstyn Heine and Sandina Oxford led the club in "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in honor of the World Series.

The leader reports included an announcement about the Dec. 1 Bromelsick party, and tickets were distributed. Members interested in attending Kansas River Youth Leadership should contact the Extension office. County Club Days will be Feb. 2 at West Junior High School.

Douglas County Youth Leaders met Nov. 14. A record book and pin application workshop was conducted Nov. 16. A foods and nutrition project meeting was conducted Nov. 10. Project members made jams and jellies. Douglas County Beef Masters met Nov. 14 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.

The Heine family gave reports on the Maple Leaf parade float. Colgan spoke on National 4-H week.

Kahlyn Heine, a member of the Christmas Caroling committee, announced the December meeting and party will be at 5:30 p.m. today. Lone Star 4-H club has been invited to join the event.

Haven Bouton, secretary, provided a report on the 2001-2002 planning committee meeting. A motion was made and passed to provide a scholarship program to recognize graduating seniors. The 2000 and 2001 graduates will be recognized with a $250 scholarship. A letter was read and approved to be sent to the Douglas County Fair Board expressing concern about changing the dates of the fair to include Sunday and the video auction of animals. The club will serve as host for a meal at Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen.



The October Jayhawk 4-H Club meeting was called to order by Anne Marie Bireta, vice president. Members answered roll call by naming their favorite Halloween treat.

The following new officers were installed: Anne Marie Bireta, president; Casey Davis, vice president; Brandi Krones, secretary; Jackie Williams, treasurer; Kelsey Golden, corresponding secretary; Casey David and Alyssa Golden, county council representatives; Andrea Williams and Brandon Williams, historians; Dulce Shultz, parliamentarian; Kelsey Golden and Kasandra Williams, photographers; Paige Prothe and Taylor Davis, recreation leaders; Margaret Bireta, reporter; Bridget Falley and Alyssa Golden, safety leaders.

Junior officers are Margaret Bireta, president; Taylor Davis, vice president; Kristina Krones, secretary; and Kyle Shirk, treasurer.

Hosts for the meeting were the Williams and Larive families.

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