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Trail Blazers 4-H

The Trail Blazers 4-H had a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Barlow Fairgrounds. There were 18 members and 9 guests present. Cassie Dennis led the American pledge and Hannah Myers led the 4-H pledge. Social distancing was followed.

Old business: Members discussed the livestock skillathon and new format. Pen reservations were due Aug. 21 for Barlow Fair.

New business: Report on Waterford Fair.

Presented 11 first aid kits and 2 equine first aid kits to the following local area county fairs and 4-H: Washington County Fair, Barlow Fair, Waterford Fair, Washington County 4-H Extension Office- Junior Fairboard. A huge “thank you” to many donations provided by our First Aid Kit Sponsors: Colegate Woods Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Roberta Haught DVM, Meredith Mills DVM, Wolf Creek Animal Hospital – Elaine Whailen, and Marietta Memorial Hospital. Thank you for your continued support for our community!

Fair update: Horse Show at Washington County Fair was Sept. 5 only.

Barlow Fair livestock move in was Thursday and Friday; sale Saturday; Horse Show Sunday.

Washington County Fair was Sept. 5-8. Animals move in was Sept. 4; sale on Sept. 8 at 4 p.m.

Next meeting is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Barlow Fairgrounds — Reported by Emily Hoffman and Cory Hoffman.

O’Neill Center

The O’Neill Center is preparing to reopen at a reduced capacity at the Marietta and Belpre locations. Governor Mike DeWine recently announced that Ohio senior centers and adult daycare centers may open beginning Sept. 21 at a reduced capacity.O’Neill will take serious consideration of its ability to meet the requirements when the guidelines are released, including the COVID-19 level in Washington County. O’Neill has pivoted its services to meet the needs, including providing delivered restaurant meals, grocery box deliveries and more.

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