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4-H and FCE news for March 12, 2011

March 12, 2011

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The Four Leaf Clover 4H Club met Feb. 14 in the Dreher building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. President Kate McCurdy called the meeting to order and led the club in saying the flag salute. Song leader Karen Schneck led the club in singing “Be My Valentine.” Roll call was answered by, “What Is The Color Of Your Room?” Twenty-two members were present. The minutes were read by secretary Anna McCurdy, and were approved as corrected. Treasurer Henry Mitchell gave a financial report. Parliamentarian Karen Schneck gave a talk about how to give a motion to the club. Community leader Paula Aiken told the club each family’s folder had new information in them. She also went over the newsletter with the club, and reminded the club that Club Days were Feb. 19. Club Days Regionals will be March 19. During the report of project leaders, Shannan Seely announced the pet project would be going to the Topeka Zoo soon, and if anyone else was interested to let her know. Michele Schneck, leader of the photography project, announced the results of photography project. During new business, the club talked about Relay For Life and about the budget for next year. During the program, the home environment project and the photography project gave project talks, and Kate McCurdy, Karen Schneck and Ryal Mitchell talked about their experience at Kansas Youth Leadership Forum. Recreation was “Two Truths and One Lie.” The meeting was adjourned by saying the club pledge and motto.

The Stull Busy Beavers met Feb. 14. The club practiced their model meeting for club days and discussed their taco dinner in January. They served about 200 people and had a successful fundraiser. The club then participated in County Club Days and received Top Purple for their model meeting and will go to Regional Club Days on March 19. The next club meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on Monday . It will be the club’s annual Spirit Night celebration, so wear lots of green and show 4-H spirit to earn prizes.̊

The Vinland FCE will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Vinland United Methodist Church, 1724 N. 692 Road, Baldwin City. The lesson, “Scraps to Treasures-Rag Rugs” will be given by Lola Ford. Hostesses will be Elizabeth Hemphill and Margie Schutz.

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