4-H news

Country Kids

The Country Kids 4-H club held their April meeting at The American Red Cross. Members practiced proper CPR techniques on adults and babies. At the May meeting Leanna Longfellow led the American pledge and Katie Haessly led the 4-H pledge.

The club is conducting a food drive during the next two meetings to donate to a local food pantry.

Demonstrations were given by Ally Haessly on market hogs, Leanna Longfellow on turkeys,and Alex Longfellow on chickens.

Members were reminded of the Quality Assurance meeting on June 7.

Churchtown Busy Bunch

The Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Club met June 1 at Marietta Civitan Park. The meeting was called to order by President Anna Strahler with 12 members present.

Ruslan Strahler led the American pledge and Isaiah Tullius lead the 4-H pledge.

Maggie Kroll read the secretary’s report. The minutes were approved as read. Collin Bauerbach gave the treasurer’s report.

A safety report was given by Christian Schwendeman titled “Tips for Exercising During Summer”; Brenner Schwendeman presented a health report on “Energy Drinks.”

Under new business, Ethan Brooker made a motion to participate in the Trash Can Contest. Collin Bauerbach seconded the motion. Trash Can committee members will be all boys in the club and the fair booth committee will be the girls.

Demonstrations were given by, Maggie Kroll, “How to Care for Your Rabbit and Keep It Cool”; Christian and Brenner Schwendeman, “Raising Market Lambs”; Ruslan Strahler, “Dairy Beef”; Connor Tullius, “4 Basic Aids for Riding a Horse”; Anna Strahler, “Muscular Scoring-13 Possible Grades of a Feeder Calf”; Gabrielle Canterbury, “Controlling the Image-Capturing a Candid Photo”; Ethan and Carter Brooker, “Market Hogs”.

As a family activity the club members, family and friends visited the Marietta College Planetarium for a private show.

Ruslan Strahler made a motion to adjourn the meeting and Collin Bauerbach seconded the motion.

Members enjoyed pizza and playing football for recreation.

4-H news

Warren Wranglers

The Warren Wranglers 4-H Club held its first meeting on March 22 at 2 p.m. at Tunnel Church. 4-H family guides and Junior Fair activities guides were handed out to members present. The club discussed 4-H candy bar sales, Q.A. testing, Hervida 4-H Camp clean up, club enrollment deadline, market chicken and turkey orders, and Hervida chicken BBQ. The next meeting will be April 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Tunnel Church.

The Warren Wranglers 4-H Club met April 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Tunnel Church. Election of officers are as follows: President, Alexis Coffman; Vice-President, Becca Giffin; Secretary, Katlyn Coffman; Treasurer, Faith Weyant; Safety, Isaac Randolph, Safety, Dylan King; Recreation, Brandon Cline, Wyatt Cline, Eli Randolph and Victoria Sayre. The club discussed club by-laws and dues, pre-fair project judging/evaluations, Quality Assurance and Skillathon(s). The next meeting will be May 30 at 8 p.m. at Inman Liberty Park.

The Warren Wranglers 4-H Club met May 30 at 8 p.m. at Inman Park. President Alexis Coffman called the meeting to order. Pledges were led by Garett Coffman and Faith Weyant. Cloverbuds, Brandon Cline, Wyatt Cline, Eli Randolph and Amanda Rauch with leader Maryanne Burns made a potted plant gift for Mother’s Day. Demonstrations were given by Becca Giffin, market hog; Katlyn Coffman, market lamb; and Alexis Coffman, dairy beef feeder. Safety reports were given by Dylan King, 4 wheeler safety; and Isaac Randolph , thunderstorms, lightning, and outdoor storm safety. Club by-laws were collected and dues paid. The club discussed Junior Fair royalty, market tag-in on June 7, market hogs, 4-H camp dates, feeder calf tag-in and community service project ideas. The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for a picnic on June 29 at 5:30 p.m. Demonstrations will be given by Garett Coffman, Chloe Hinton, Abigail King, Brianna King, Dylan King, Sarah Nichols, Isaac Randolph, Victoria Sayre and Faith Weyant.

Salem Liberty Homemakers and Lower Salem Boys

The Salem Liberty Homemakers and the Lower Salem Boys 4-H club recently held a meeting at the Lower Salem United Methodist Church on May 27 at 7 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Abbey Tornes. Chloe Tornes lead the pledge of allegiance and Titus Fagan lead the 4-H pledge. Roll call was by your favorite song. There were 26 4-H members at the meeting. Martha Fagan read the minutes from the last meeting. Leanna Schott read the treasurer’s report. The clubs talked about having break-out sections for individual market animals. demonstration were done by Nikki Rogers, Bradford Duff, and Hunter Simers. Recreation was done by Titus Fagan. The meeting was adjourned by Chessley Schott and Jessica