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4-H and FCE news for May 7, 2011

May 7, 2011

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Clinton Eagles 4-H met April 25 at Wakarusa Valley School. The meeting was called to order by president Delany Diecker. Roll call was taken. Members were asked to choose a favorite food between hamburgers or hot dogs. Hamburgers were the majority favorite. A sign-up sheet for volunteers was passed around for the Swap Meet at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. The minutes were read by Morgan Manger. The March minutes were approved. The treasurer’s report was given. Kirstyn Heine explained the rule “called into question.” Fair enrollment was due Monday. A memorial service for Alfred Bromelsick and Helen Dreher will be held at 10 a.m. May 26. Two new members joined. A project talk about shooting sports was given. Sonja Hart spoke about the future bb gun program. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. May 23 in the library at the school due to the fifth-grade recognition program.

Kanwaka FCE will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Lyn Walther, 794 Highway 40. The lesson, “Knife Skills,” will be given by Ann Haley.

The 59ers FCE will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the home of Marjorie Walton, 5918 Longleaf Drive. Co-hostess will be Beverly Burrows. Walton will give the program, “Recent Books By And About Notable Women.”

Douglas County FCE and Kansas State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences announce their May program, “Sugar: More Than Just A Sweetener.” Susan Krumm, Douglas County Extension Agent-Family and Consumer Sciences, will be presenting. The event will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Dreher Building at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. For more information, call 843-7058.£

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