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4-H Club news

June 26, 2004

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Justin McCandless and Joanna Wakeman led the Kanwaka 4-H Club in reciting the flag salute during its June meeting. Scott Bronoski led the club in singing "Happy Birthday" to Debbie and Justin McCandless. Members answered roll call by naming their father's middle name.

Jason McCandless read the minutes of last month's meeting. County council representatives talked about VIP training and who needs to take it. Club members will assist with poultry and llama building cleanup, auction setup, concession stand work, building watch and the pop trailer at the Douglas County Free Fair.

The club reported 17 people donated blood during its recent blood drive.

The club will have a mini fair and farm tour at 3 p.m. July 18. There will be a potluck dinner after the tour at the Butenbender's house.

Curtis Wakeman gave a talk on Olympic Shotgun Shooting. Justin McCandless led the club in playing Simon Says.

The next meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. July 6.

The Clinton Eagles 4-H Club met June 7 at the Heine's home. The meeting was called to order by Donald Baldwin, president. Charlie Garzillo, secretary, took the roll call, which was answered by naming a favorite summer activity. Morgan Manger and Delaney Dieker, song leader, led the club in singing "Row, Row, Row Your Boat." Kahlyn Heine gave the treasurer's report.

Lanaea Heine gave the leader's report, which included reminders about fair enrollment forms, fair duty sign-up, VIP training and certification.

It was announced that Simon Fangman's lamb was Reserve Grand Champion Prospect Market Lamb at the Douglas County Spring Sheep Show.

The club discussed the Bromelsick Memorial and the club exchange with the Lone Star 4-H Club.

It also talked about ideas for community service projects. The club decided to collect supplies to send to children in Iraq or to troops serving in Iraq.

Delaney Dieker received a $50 scholarship to attend 4-H Camp. Lindsay Fangman presented a talk on how to model clothes for the style review.

Treats were provided by the Lieber and Welsh families.

The next meeting will be at 5 p.m. July 5 at Clinton Township Hall. There will be a mini-fair. Members are encouraged to bring fair entries for mock judging and assistance by project leaders.

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