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Archive for Saturday, May 8, 2004

FCE and 4-H news

May 8, 2004

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Kanwaka Family and Community Education will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Marcella Anderson. Charlene Winter will give the lesson about antimicrobial resistance.


  • India Family and Community Education will meet at 1:15 p.m. The hostess is Faye Young, and the co-hostess is Dorothy Kerns. The lesson will be "Anti-Microbial Resistance and The Food Supply."

  • Johanna Wakeman and Shon Price lead the club in the flag salute during the April meeting of the Kanwaka 4-H Club. Mariah Dickson led the club in singing, "The Frog Song." Members answered roll call by showing Jason McCandless, secretary, their hat.

Sharon Heidemann thanked the club for a retirement gift.

The club was reminded about the following events: June 26-29 4-H camp; May 1, Douglas County Free Fair project enrollment deadline; May 29, Bromelsick remembrance; and June 1, blood drive.

Sierra Dickson gave a talk on how to make a stack-and-slash blanket. Justin McCandless lead the club in recreation.


  • Ashley Lesser, junior president, called to order the April 12 meeting of the Stull Busy Beavers 4-H Club. Junior officers conducted the meeting. The club's educational tour was Monday at the Combat Air Museum at Forbes Field in Topeka. A program was given by members enrolled in the horse, rabbit, plant science, family studies and forestry projects. The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

  • The Four Leaf Clover 4-H Club met April 12 in Building 1 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. Members sang "Tom the Toad." The club received a thank-you note from Capt. John Burns, who is serving in Iraq, for the valentine that it made. The club will be participating in Relay for Life, which is June 4. Members enrolled in the clothing and textiles, home environment and heritage arts projects gave presentations. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. May 10 at the fairgrounds.

  • The Douglas County 4-H Horse Project meeting will be at 7 p.m. May 18 in the Community Building. The program will be given by Amy Andrews. During the past several months, the club has had open rides and presentations. Benny Smith gave a talk about hoof care and his unique method of shoeing horses in January. Jeff Vanpetten, Meriden, gave a program about chiropractic and acupuncture practices for horses in March.

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