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Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club

May 19

Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club met on May 19 at Lowell Elementary School where members planted flowers around the school bell for their community service project. The members then adjourned to St. John’s Church for the business part of the meeting. The business meeting was called to order by Vice President Owen Brown. Pledges were led by Aurora Barton and Cole Haines. Roll call was answered by “my favorite cartoon.”

The club received the check for our candy bar sales. A bill for $24.64 was presented for the flowers for our community service project. The advisors reminded the members that all animal project members must attend Quality Assurance. Also, hog tag-in will be June 3 at Waterford Fairgrounds or you can get tags from your advisor and tag your own hog. If you tag your own hog you must take a picture of the tag in the hogs ear and send the picture to the extension office by May 31.

Taylor Haines is teaching a class at the Bull’s Eye Club. Also the Interstate 4-H Club is hosting a group from Wyoming in June. All members are asked to be thinking of a summer club activity. Dominic Brooker, our safety leader, is in Children’s Hospital in Columbus with burns to his face. He will report on his accident at the next meeting. Cole Haines made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Taylor Haines seconded the motion and the motion carried. The Haines family provided refreshments.

June 9

Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club met on June 9 at St. John’s Church. The meeting was called to order by President Ariane Pollock. Pledges were led by Owen Brown and Austin McKnight. Roll call was answered by “my vacation plans for the summer.” The minutes from the last meeting were read and approved. The balance in our flower fund is now $188.31. All the candy money has been turned in, and all animals have been tagged.

New business – Project judging for non-animal projects will be July 16 at Washington County Career Center. Members need to complete their projects and record books by the date of judging. Animal projects will bring their project books to Skillathons Aug. 3 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. This is the project judging for the animal projects. All projects must be judged and there will be one make-up day for those unable to attend the scheduled judging dates.

Tag-in for feeder calves and market dairy goats will be July 20 at the Barlow Fairgrounds. Camp dates are July 1 – Cloverbud Camp; July 1-2 – Beginner Camp; July 8-12 – Junior Camp; July 22-26 – Senior Camp. Safety Leader Dominic Brooker gave a report on the accident that caused burns on his face. He was making fishing lures and he brought examples of what he was making. Cloverbud members shared their project with the other members. Aurora and Church Barton led recreation. Logan Wagner made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Dominic Brooker seconded the motion and the motion carried. The Haines family provided refreshments.

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