4-H News

Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads

March 10:

Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club met on March 10. The meeting was called to order by Taylor Haines. The pledges were led by Alyssa Lang and Kasey Lang. Members answered role call with “my favorite movie.” Advisor Charlotte Wagner presented the 2018 Completion Certificates, fair awards and member pins. Charlotte also reported on the county awards. The club received a Superior for their scrapbook, Madison Butler received a visual srts Pin, Taylor Haines received a wood science pin and was chosen to attend Senior Shooting Educator Camp.

Advisor Charlotte Wagner reported on the Advisor Update Meeting. She passed out enrollment forms, 4-H calendars and junior fair guides, and explained the new record books developed for the animal projects. The club voted to donate a Bath & Body Gift Box to the 4-H Endowment Dinner & Auction. The members discussed project books and the club voted to purchase the member’s project books with club money. Candy bars were passed out for members to sell. Charlotte Wagner informed the members that she was inducted into the Ohio 4-H Hall of Fame in Columbus on March 9. Each year three people are inducted into the Hall of Fame based on their contribution to Ohio 4-H. Charlotte is only the second person from Washington County to have received this award. Important upcoming dates to remember include: March 10, Camp Counselor Training; March 17, Bulls Eye Club Spring Session; March 19, Quality Assurance at Waterford High School; March 24, our next club meeting. Logan Wagner made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Taylor Haines seconded the motion, and the motion carried.

March 24:

Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club met on March 24. The meeting was called to order by Cole Haines. The pledges were led by Church Barton and Dominic Brooker. Members answered role call with “what I like best sbout spring.” Candy money was collected and enrollment forms were turned in. Taylor Haines was chosen to present her woodworking projects at the 4-H Open House. Ariane Pollock reported on camp counselor training. Taylor Haines is teaching at the Bulls Eye Club.

Advisor Charlotte Wagner reported that she had turned in our Bath & Body Gift Box for the 4-H Endowment Dinner & Auction. She also made an Animal Feed & Seed Basket for the auction and she made and turned in three table centerpieces for the Endowment Dinner. The next Quality Assurance Meeting will be April 22 at Warren High School. All animal project members must attend at least one Quality Assurance session.

The members elected officers for the coming year. The results were: President – Ariane Pollock, Vice President – Owen Brown, Secretary – Taylor Haines, Treasurer – Kasey Lang, Health Leader – Janessa Ross, Safety Leader – Dominic Brooker, Recreation Leaders – Aurora Barton, Church Barton and Alyssa Lang. Important upcoming dates to remember include: March 26, Officer’s Training at W.C.C.C.; April 1-30, Schwan’s Care Fundraiser for Camp Rewards; April 7, our next club meeting. For recreation we played “What Am I?” Refreshments were served by the Barton Family.

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazer 4-H club had a meeting on March 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Barlow Fairgrounds. There were 30 members and 20 guests at the meeting.

Old business:

¯ Mark your calendar for Kentucky trip on June 14-16.

¯ Had report from window committee on window display. Got honorable mention. Also had a report from poster committee on poster. Got honorable mention, “Best promotion of being part of 4-H.” Congratulations.

¯ Had report on quality assurance at Waterford High School.

¯ Candy bar money due March 27.

¯ All forms due to extension office by 4:30 pm on April 15.

¯ Donations for endowment dinner were collected at the meeting.

¯ March 26 at 7 p.m. officer training at Washington County Career Center.

New business:

¯ Election of officers.

President, Alexis Armstrong; vice president, Cassie Dennis; secretary, Hannah Myers; treasurer, Abby King; news reporter, scrapbook and historian, Travis Hoffman, Cory Hoffman and Emily Hoffman; recreation, Bethany Rohr. Congratulations to the new officers.

Upcoming dates:

¯ April 13 – Camp Hervida clean-up, 9 am.

¯ April 22 – Second quality assurance at Warren High School, 7 p.m.

¯ May 4 – Camp Hervida Chicken BBQ from 4:30-7 p.m.

¯ May 13 – Mandatory horse meeting, 6:30 p.m. at extension office.

Next meeting will be April 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Barlow Fairgrounds. Hoffman’s will have refreshments for the April meeting.

Honeysuckle Hills

The Honeysuckle Hills 4-H Club held their meeting at BAM in Belpre on March 10 at 2 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Sierra Sinclair. Christopher Burdiss led the American pledge and Elizabeth Burdiss led the 4-H pledge. Roll call was taken by Secretary Elizabeth Burdiss by a place you would like to visit. The secretary’s report was read and the minutes were approved by the club. A news report about how two girls in California used their 4-H skills to survive for two days lost in the woods was read by Sierra. The treasurer’s report was given by Sierra.

Old business: Candy Bar money is due March 26. The club also received results back from the Promotional Display Contest: Best Theme for 2019 4-H week table display and Best Promotion of Washington County for 2019 4-H poster promotional display. Endowment Dinner donations were due and the club voted to spend $20 to finish filling up the donated basket. Elizabeth and Sierra gave a report on 4-H Open House where they made trail mix and talked to people about food science projects.

New business: Endowment tickets are on sale; adult, $20 and youth, $10. T-shirts and sweatshirts are also being sold. Enrollment forms are due at the next meeting. Officer training for new officers is March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Washington County Career Center. Hervida Camp Clean Up is April 13 at 9 a.m. After the April meeting the club will do a trash pickup.

Christopher led recreation and refreshments followed. The club’s program was the election of new officers. The next meeting will be April 14 at 2 p.m.