4-H News

¢ The Lone Star 4-H Club had a mini fair during its July meeting at the bowling alley in the Kansas Union. Members displayed arts and crafts, foods and sewing projects they had made for the Douglas County Fair. Members participated in bowling, a meeting and pizza party. Members were asked to volunteer at the fair. Christine Caffey gave a talk about parliamentary procedure.

Pioneer 4-H Club members cooled off during their July meeting with a water fight.

Mark Jehle, president, called the meeting to order. Members answered roll call by naming their favorite firework. Kayla Blevins gave a reporter’s report.

The Wilsons announced that Citizenship Washington Focus applications are due in September and that there will be another adult volunteer training session in August. They also asked for members to volunteer at the Douglas County Fair.

The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 in Bloomington Park at Clinton Lake.

The Kanwaka 4-H Club met July 10. Club members talked about how they were preparing for the Douglas County Fair. Some members brought projects to show to the club. To end the meeting, members with July birthdays led the club in saying the club motto.

Meadowlark 4-H Club members worked on a banner for the Douglas County Fair before their July 11 meeting, which was called to order by Margaret Pendleton, president.

Members answered roll call by naming a highlight of their Fourth of July. The club sang “Happy Birthday” to members who celebrated birthdays in July. For the program, members presented projects that they would enter in the fair.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 8. The club will make tray favors at 6:30 p.m. before the meeting.