Archive for Saturday, May 20, 2006

4-H News

May 20, 2006


The April 17 meeting of the Douglas County 4-H Council was called to order by Casey Davis, president. Mary Cox, vice president, led the group in the flag salute and 4-H pledge. Roll call was answered by 18 club representatives and eight adult representatives. Callie Fishburn, treasurer, gave a report.

The budget committee passed out the financial policy, which was last updated in January 2004. Mary Wakeman, member of the concession stand committee, reminded members that each club needed to make two posters by June 1. Paula Aiken, member of the centennial committee, said there would be a birthday party during the Douglas County Free Fair. It is scheduled to be at 3 p.m. Aug. 5. Each club needs to donate two cakes for the event.

Mary Cox talked about the community service project. She said council members would be walking dogs at the Humane Society on April 30.

Members were reminded that fair entries are due June 30. The Bromelsick Memorial will be at 10 a.m. May 27 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Horticulture camp is June 12-16.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. June 19.

¢ The Kanwaka 4-H Club meeting was called to order May 8. Members discussed Relay for Life and the Bromelsick Memorial on May 27. The club donated 38 cans of food as part of a statewide 4-H food drive.

Samantha Bellavia gave a presentation on how to make "puppy chow." For recreation, the club played "sharks and minnows."


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