Archive for Saturday, March 4, 2006

FCE and 4-H news

March 4, 2006


¢ Stull Family and Community Education unit will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the home of Judy Wulfkuhle. The lesson is "You Want Me To What?" Members are to bring food for donation.

¢ India Family and Community Education unit will meet at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the home of Bonnie Bond. Regina Shaver will give the program "My Pyramid."

¢ Douglas County Family and Community Education in cooperation with K-State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences is offering a program "End-of-Life Decision Making" at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Deal Six Auditorium at the Douglas County 4-H fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St.

The program will be presented by Molly Wood, a partner at Stevens & Brand. Wood also directs the Kansas University Law School's Elder Law Clinic. She is the author of "Legalese" in the Douglas County Senior Services' "60 and Better" newsletter. The program will include information on living will, power of attorney for health care, general durable power of attorney and patient self-determination.

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

¢ Four-H members' parents conducted the Feb. 13 meeting of Lone Star 4-H Club and gave the program. Mary and Chris Berg gave a talk on how to keep your dog's teeth healthy and clean. Grant Metsker and Justin Narcomy gave a talk on how to care for a newborn piglet.

The club will participate in a church service at 10:15 a.m. March 12, which is 4-H Sunday, at the Lone Star Church. Rowan Plinsky was initiated into the club.

¢ The Pioneer 4-H Club met Jan. 23 at the Keen's home and the meeting was called to order by Mark Jehle. Members answered roll call by naming their favorite type of cow.

Members were reminded of the following events: 4-H Club Day, Feb. 4; food fair, Feb. 18; county 4-H camp, June 3-6; and the state 4-H trip, June 24-July 2.

Anthony Capra, parliamentarian, gave a presentation on how to make a motion.

Quinton Keen gave a demonstration about karate. The club then adjourned to make valentines for the VA Hospital.


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