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Archive for Saturday, February 21, 2004

FCE and 4-H news

February 21, 2004

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Douglas County Family and Community Education in cooperation with K-State Research & Extension Family and Consumer Sciences is offering a program "What Do Corn and Carpet Have In Common?" at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Deal Six Auditorium at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

The program, to be given by Trudy Rice, Douglas County Extension director, will focus on how to support agriculture through use of home products.

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


  • The Meadowlark 4-H Club met Feb. 10 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. Kyle Morgison, reporter, presided. Members answered roll call by naming their favorite president.

The club sang "Happy Birthday" to members who celebrate February birthdays.

The club discussed its schedule for working at the Lawn and Garden Show March 12-14. Members volunteered to help distribute fliers about the show.

The club received a purple ribbon in the model meeting competition at County Club Days. Members discussed summer camp at Rock Springs Ranch. The club made valentine tray favors for the Meals on Wheels program before the meeting.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. March 9 at the fairgrounds. Members will make tray favors at 6:30 p.m.

The program will be presented by members enrolled in the rocketry project. Hosts will be the Heckler family.


  • The Kanwaka 4-H Club had a short meeting in February. Members answered roll call by naming their valentine. Jason McCandless read the minutes from the last meeting.

Shon Price and Alex Price gave project talks.

Members who celebrated February birthdays led the club in reciting the club motto for adjournment.

After the meeting, the club practiced for the model meeting competition at County Club Days. The practice paid off for the club; it received a first purple and will compete in regional competition on Feb. 28.

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