Archive for Saturday, November 3, 2001

4-H news

November 3, 2001


The Clinton Eagles 4-H Club met Oct. 1 at Wakarusa Valley Elementary School. The meeting was called to order by Kaylee Wempe. Roll call was answered by the parents giving their 4-H'er a compliment. Kirstyn Heine led the club in singing "This Land is Your Land."

National 4-H Week was discussed. The club decorated a display case at Wakarusa Valley Elementary School in recognition of the week.

New officers met Oct. 26 at Clinton Township Hall to plan the upcoming year. Members who had items entered at the Kansas State Fair were recognized.

The club voted to adopt a family for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

The club provided authorization for a sign to be built and donated to the Extension Office for use at the Douglas County Free Fair in the livestock area.

New officers were installed. They are Michelle Colgan, president; Luke Wempe, vice president; Haven Bouton, secretary; Donald Baldwin, treasurer; Kahlyn Heine, reporter; Emily Coatney, parliamentarian; Alison Richardson and Melissa Richardson, historians; Simon Fangman and Hyrum Richardson, recreation leaders; Kirstyn Heine and Sandina Oxford, song leaders; and Michelle Colgan and Kaylee Wempe, county council representatives.

Patrick Williams gave a presentation on football. Taylor Moore became a new club member

The next meeting will be today for a Club Achievement Celebration, which will include dinner and a hayrack ride.

The Lone Star 4-H Club was called to order by Casey Baker, vice president, on Oct. 8.

New officers were installed. The new officers are Marla Metsker, president; Casey Baker, vice president; Michael Krumm, secretary; Jonathan Berg, treasurer; Olivia Dilling, historian; Jay Baker and Chris Berg, song leaders; Kailey Messler, parliamentarian; Mark Flory and Danielle Skinner, council representatives.

Club members voted to take a club trip today to the American Royal in Kansas City, Mo.

Each 4-H'er is asked to bring a canned food item for the Club Achievement Celebration next month.

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