Archive for Saturday, January 11, 2003

4-H and FCE news

January 11, 2003


The Vinland Valley 4-H Club met Monday at Vinland Elementary School. Sandy Stone and Theresa Bateson gave reports of leaders. Leah Hoelscher gave the council report. Club committees met to plan the upcoming year. Amy Stone gave a report on the shopping trip for Adopt-a-Child.

Members will meet from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Lawrence Holidome for a swimming and pizza party. The club will conduct business at 7 p.m. The Hunsinger and Stone families will be the hosts.


Kanwaka FCE will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Marcella Anderson, who will present the program on "Decorating With Antiques." Charlene Winter will give a brief lecture on "Life's Little Book of Wellness."


Family and Community Education in cooperation with K-State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences is offering the program "Developing your own emotional intelligence" at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Deal Six auditorium at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

The presenter will be Christina Jordan, a Kansas Supreme Court-approved mediator and domestic case manager.

To register, call the Extension Office at 843-7058. The program is free and open to the public.


The Stull Busy Beavers 4-H Club met Dec. 9. Greg Gantz, president called the meeting to order.

Samantha Mathews and Mason Durkes were welcomed as new members. The club gave prizes to members who correctly answered 4-H questions. Members collected items to give to a local women's shelter. Members enjoyed holiday treats and recreation after the business meeting.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday.

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