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Archive for Saturday, March 31, 2001

4-H club news

March 31, 2001

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The Vinland Valley 4-H Club had its annual "Parent Night" meeting, where the parents conduct the meeting.

The meeting was called to order by Theresa Bateson. Cheryl Hunsinger led the flag salute. Nancy Baker, Melanie Bartlow and Sheri Brown led the club song. Ive Fife gave the current event. Julie Craig read communications.

New members and guests were introduced and welcomed. Club members answered roll call by naming their favorite subject. Judith Emde read minutes of the last meeting. Julie Craig gave the treasurer's report. Cheryl Wilson gave a report from the 4-H Council. Jan Nitcher announced which newspapers published the last month's meeting. Sandy Stone and Tony Schwager gave the historian's report.

Theresa Bateson and Sandy Stone gave the leader's report.

Under new business, the group voted to give financial assistance to Mike Moore for his CWF trip to Washington, D.C.

During the program, members of the sheep project talked about the different breeds of sheep. Brad wilson talked about Merino sheep. Spencer Wilson described the Barbado. Bailey Brown compared the Suffolk, Norfolk and Southdown breeds. Mariah Schwager spoke about Dorsets, and Krystal Bateson described the Hampshire characteristics. The woodworking project members, Casey Brown, Justin Wood and Blake Shields showed their plans for their projects.

The leaders announced the following upcoming dates: Basic Rocketry Workshop and Launch, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 21, Building 21 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds; Spring Beef Show, April 21; DG/LV County Dog Show and Skill-a-thon, April, 29, Building 21 at the fairgrounds; Last day to add/drop projects, May 1; and horse ID papers due to the state 4-H office, May 1.

Wayne Stone led the club pledge and motto during the adjournment.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Vinland Elementary School.

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