4-H news

Churchtown Busy Bunch

Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H club met June 9 at Inman Liberty Park. The meeting was called to order by President Connor Tullius. The American pledge was led by James Shuster. The 4-H pledge was led by Isaiah Tullius. James Shuster gave the secretary’s report. Kail Bauerbach presented the treasurer’s report. The health report was read by Isaiah Tullius titled, “How Can Tick Lyme Disease Be Prevented.”

Under old business, the club t-shirt and field trip was discussed. We are waiting on more information about the t-shirt. The field trip is tentively scheduled for July 24. The activity will be a trip to Sky Zone Trampoline Park and Annin Flagmakers in Coshocton. Connor Tullius reported that he raised over $2,000 for the Nebraska Dairyman’s Relief Fund.

There was no new business.

Demonstrations were presented by five members: Caleb Schaad, “Wood Working – Types of Hammers”; Sydney Heischman, “Sew Fun”; Isaiah Tullius, “Veterinary Science – Cells”; Connor Tullius, “Welding – Staying Safe from Head to Toe”; Kail Bauerbach, “Parts of a Pig.”

Kail Bauerbach motioned to adjourn the meeting. Caleb Schaad seconded it. The next meeting will be June 23.

Club members enjoyed a picnic dinner and fishing for recreation.


Community Crew

Churchtown Community Crew Secretary’s Minutes for May 2019.

Churchtown Community Crew 4-H held their meeting on May 19 at St. John’s Pavilion. The meeting was called to order by president Maddie Wells. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Jaelyn Tornes and the 4-H pledge was led by Haley Tornes. Roll call was to “your favorite summer activity.” The minutes where read and approved. A treasure’s report was given by Emma Poulton. A health report titled “Tips on Sunscreen” was given by Cameron Miller. A safety report titled “Campfire Safety” was given by Owen Schaad. A devotion titled “Roadblocks” was given by Haley Tornes. A song titled “Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” was led by Jaslynn Casto. For recreations the club played a game of water balloons.

Old business

The 4-H camp dates are: Cloverbud, July 1; Beginner, July 1-2; Junior, July 8-12; Senior, July 22-26. The Hervida chicken BBQ was May 4. The club made and passed a motion to plant flowers around the church. Club members worked and got the plants planted the following week.

New business

The forms for the horse projects are due to the extension office by 4:30 p.m. on May 31. On June 1 at 8 a.m. the 5k run/walk to benefit Hervida at the Oak Grove Christian School. The required tag-in for lambs, goats and dairy feeders is June 1 from 8-10 a.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Junior fair royalty applications are due to the office by 4:30 p.m. on May 31.

The meeting was adjourned Emma Poulton and seconded Jaslynn Casto. Refreshments were brought by Owen and Karli Schaad, and Cameron and Garrett Miller. They are brought next by Katie Schaad’s family and Layne Schaad’s family. Demos were given by Jaelynn Tornes, Elle Casto and Dylan Hart. Given next by Jase and Colton Dyar, Mylee Lang, Emma and Ethan Poulton, Averi Schwendeman, Owen and Karli Schaad, and Cameron and Garret Miller. The next meeting will be held on June 14 at the St. John’s Pavilion at 6:30 p.m.

Honeysuckle Hills

The Honeysuckle Hills 4-H Club held their meeting at BAM in Belpre on May 12 at 2 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Sierra Sinclair. Aiden Harlow led the American pledge and Christopher Burdiss led the 4-H pledge. Roll call was taken by Secretary Elizabeth Burdiss by “your favorite ice cream flavor.” The secretary’s report was read and the minutes were approved by the club. A parent read a poem about Mother’s Day. The treasurer’s report was given by Christopher.

Old business – The club sold nine boxes of chocolate. The club won Best Theme in the Promotional Display contest and Best Promotion of Washington County in the Poster Display Contest. The club donated a gift card to the Hervida Chicken BBQ and tabled the discussion on the field trip until next meeting.

New business – Bailey Harlow moved and Allison Florence seconded to donate $25 to help update Camp Hervida. Camp registrations were due.

Bailey gave a demonstration on financial success, Christopher gave a demonstration on using the grill and Sierra gave a demonstration on different grilling recipes and made the club two snacks. Aiden and Bailey led recreation and refreshments followed. The next meeting will be June 9.