Archive for Saturday, January 7, 2006

FCE & 4-H news

January 7, 2006


Kanwaka Family and Community Education unit will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the home of A.K. and Charlene Winter. Myrna Hartford will give the lesson "What Household Records Do I Keep."


The Douglas County Horse Project group will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at the community building. Hosts will be the Jamison family. The meeting is open to 4-H'ers enrolled in the horse project.


Meadowlark 4-H Club made tray favors for Meals on Wheels and Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in December. Club members attended Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church and sang Christmas carols at the Eudora Nursing Home. They had a pizza party at Simple Simon's in Eudora where the club had a business meeting.

The meeting was called to order by Margaret Pendleton, president. Roll call was answered by "What do you want for Christmas?" The club voted to participate in County Club Days.

The next meeting will be Tuesday at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.


The Four Leaf Clover 4-H Club met Dec. 12 in Building 1 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. Jessica Gibler presided during the meeting. The club donated 23 coats to Share The Warmth. It was announced that the club's tree in the Festival of Trees sold for $300. Members were reminded that County Club Days will be Feb. 4 at West Junior High School. Hosts of the meeting were the Allen and Flanders families.

The next meeting will be at 7:15 p.m. Monday in Building 1 at the fairgrounds.


Vinland Valley 4-H Club met Jan. 2 at the Vinland Methodist Church. The meeting was called to order by Spencer Wilson, president. Members answered roll call by naming their best Christmas gift. Misty Emory, secretary, read the minutes of last month's meeting.

The club welcomed new members Regan Zaremba and Lane Zaremba.

Cheryl Hunsinger discussed record books and County Club Days. Lacey Hunsinger and Amy Stone gave council reports. Amy Stone and Melissa Emory gave project talks on photography. Brittnay George, Lacey Hunsinger and Amy Stone gave presentations about clothing. Recreation was led by Bryce Mock and Brandon Mock.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at the church. Members are asked to bring baby supplies to donate to the county food pantry. Host families will be the Goodin and Rosche families. The program will be given by members enrolled in


The Stull Busy Beavers 4-H Club's Dec. 12 meeting was called to order by Adam Lesser. Kelsey Wulfkuhle led the club in singing "Jingle Bells." Members were reminded of the Bromelsick Christmas party, which was Dec. 17.

Entry forms were handed out to members interested in participating in County Club Days on Feb. 4. Jason Wulfkuhle gave a talk on electricity, and Lauren Jamison gave a presentation on arts and crafts.

Families donated food items for the Lecompton food bank. The club went Christmas caroling Dec. 21 at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community.

The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Stull United Methodist Church.


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