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4-H and FCE news for October 8, 2011

October 8, 2011

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Kanwaka FCE will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Muriel Maness, 1877 E. 950 Road. The lesson, “Someone’s In The Living Room With An Eye For Decorating,” will be given by Ailene Bieber’s guest, Jane Bateman.

Douglas County FCE and Kansas State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences announce their October program “Noodles.” Freida Martin, Lola Ford, Mariann Bradley and Nora Cleland, members of the Vinland FCE, will be presenting. The event will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Dreher Building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. For more information, call 843-7058.

The Four Leaf Clover 4-H Club met Sept. 12 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. President Kate McCurdy called the meeting to order and led the club in the flag salute. Song leader Jazlyn Wendel-Hummell led the club in singing “Are You Sleeping?” Roll call was answered by, “What is your favorite season?” Secretary Anna McCurdy read the minutes and they were approved as read. Treasurer Henry Mitchell gave a financial report. Parliamentarian Karen Schneck also gave a report. Community leader Paula Aiken told the club if anyone wanted to be an ambassador to ask her for more information. Aiken also informed the club record books were due Sept. 18. Kansas Youth Leadership Forum applications are due Oct. 15 and ambassador applications were due Oct. 1. During new business, the club held elections, discussed the fall party and National 4-H Week, which began Sunday and ends today. During the program, entomology, fiber arts, foods, reading and shooting sports gave project talks. The meeting was adjourned with the club pledge and motto.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. It will also be the club’s project fair, where members and visitors can learn about different projects offered through the 4-H program.

New officers are: Ryal Mitchell, president; Lydia Holland, vice president; Anna McCurdy, secretary; Henry Mitchell, treasurer; Kate McCurdy, reporter; Karen Schneck, parliamentarian; Bailey Hiersche, song leader; and Kieran Spears, recreation leader.

New junior officers are: Helena All, president; Olivia Rothrock, vice president; Clare Downey, treasurer; Thomas All, reporter; and Adi Spears, song leader.

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