Wow! Do we have a lot going on!
Monday, February 26
Cake Decorating Workshop
There is a workshop in the McKee Building from 6–8 p.m. CLOVERBUDS are welcome to attend. Please contact Stephanie Morrison if you’re planning to attend and need a supply list to know what to bring. You can email Stephanie or call or text her at 970-443-9891.
Foods Project Meeting
Trista Claude, our club’s Foods leader, is hosting a meeting in the Berthoud Room at the McKee Building. It’s the first room to your left when entering from the main front doors. It starts at 6:30. All club members enrolled in a foods project are encouraged to attend. The agenda includes project expectations and e-records.
Tuesday, February 27
The first indoor archery practice, for shooters who have been in the discipline for 3 or more years. Practice starts at 6:00 p.m. Please come a little early to help set up the range.
Thursday, March 1
The last day to enroll and be able to exhibit at the Larimer County Fair.
Friday, March 2
Transport Booths to Carnival
We have two volunteers with pickups to take items to the McKee Building. We need a trailer to move the Ironman Stand, which is 17' long. Please let Cindy know if you can help with this. We could also use another vehicle to help take prizes out. We will meet at Construction Supply House between 5:00–5:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 3
Please go to the Signups page and find a time that works for you to help out. There are still some slots available. CLOVERBUDS are welcome to come and help as well.
4-H Carnival Ticket Sales
If you are a parent and have some time on Saturday to help the Foundation with the ticket sales/exchange, please let Cindy know.
Please be sure to bring your carnival ticket stubs, in numerical order, to Cindy at Construction Supply House before Friday, February 23. We also still need items for the two carnival baskets with the following themes: Arts/Crafts and Camping/Hunting.
Don’t forget to sign up for a time to help at the 4-H Carnival on March 3. Go to the Signups page and choose a slot.
We need more people to volunteer to help with the antique show this weekend, February 22–24. Click this link to sign up and help with this event, which will benefit Shooting Sports.
Archery orientation is on Tuesday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m. Please arrive to check in at 5:45 p.m.
Tuesday, February 20 is also Beef Weigh Day beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Those enrolled in livestock projects, MQA is coming up on Saturday, February 24. If you are new to livestock you are required to take MQA to show at the county fair. Remember, if you turned 14 in 2017, you must take the MQA again. We encourage all of you in livestock to attend the workshops. You can always learn something new. Please check your email and also the Clover Connections newsletter for February for all of the details.
Please sign up to sell carnival tickets this weekend from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. We don’t have anyone signed up for Sunday first shift. This is a great way to sell your carnival tickets. Click here to visit the Signups page and grab your time slot now.
Many members have not picked up their carnival tickets yet. Each member is responsible for selling 25 tickets. The tickets can be picked up at Cindy’s office in Loveland at 255 42nd Street SW, Unit B (Construction Supply House) from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
When returning the sold tickets to Cindy, PLEASE put them in numerical order from smallest to largest. The tickets can be turned in at the next club meeting on February 12.
Our January meeting is this coming Monday, January 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fort Collins/Berthoud/Loveland meeting rooms (the first hallway to the left as you enter the building).
The themes for our club baskets for the 4-H Carnival are Camping/Hunting and Arts/Crafts. Please bring items to donate to one or both baskets. Here are a few ideas:
Cindy is trying to have carnival tickets ready for distribution at Monday’s meeting. PLEASE let her know if you have not enrolled but are planning to so she can have the tickets ready for you. And if you are not planning to enroll, please let her know so she can remove you from the list. If you are wanting more than the required 25 tickets, please let her know so she can have them ready for you.
Our club offered four baskets in the carnival auction. They were won with the following bids:
Camp Out = $232.50
Baking 1 = $55.00
Baking 2 = $45.00
Patriotic = $115.00
Thank you to everyone for working hard to sell their carnival tickets. Our club sold a total of 3,280 tickets. The top High Country Handiworkers sellers were:
Nate Rogers = 150
Curtis Buckardt = 189
Walker Cameron = 200
Jessica McBroome = 225
Audra Scott = 433
Last year, our carnival booths brought in a total of 3,992 tickets. This year we increased to a total of 4,277 tickets!
Unlock the Box = 393
Lollipop Pull = 393
Putt Putt Golf = 829
Rubberband Guns = 975
Toilet Paper Toss = 1,750
TOTAL = 4,277
Thank you again for all of your hard work to support the Larimer County Foundation through the carnival!
The High Country Handiworkers 4-H club was chartered in 1980 and is located in Larimer County, Colorado.
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