Submitted by Secretary, Grace Gray.
The meeting of the High Country Handiworkers was called to order at 7:05 p.m. on May 13, 2019 by President Brooke Carlson.
The pledges were led by Stanley and Sullivan Rhoades.
Roll call was taken by Secretary Grace Gray and the question asked was, “What are your summer plans?”
Andrea Newby moved to approve the minutes as posted on the club website. Seconded and APPROVED.
The treasurer’s report was given by Lizzy Fetzer: checking = $5,943.42, savings = $3,955.51.
The reporter’s report was given by Walker Cameron. April’s meeting report was submitted to the Coloradoan and Reporter-Herald as well as social media and the club’s website.
The sunshine report was led by Eden Copeland. We had two May birthdays.
Lacey Adams gave the Cloverbud report. Jackie Easthouse, Outdoor Skills Leader, visited the Cloverbuds and talked to them about different animal tracks and scat. They also played animal bingo and had trail mix as a snack.
We discussed the importance of 4-H dress code. Items to be aware of in particular: guys can’t wear hats in meetings, watch the slogans on t-shirts, girls be aware of their tops and shorts now that the weather is warm.
Rob Ryan discussed more parliamentary procedure and discussed the different types of voting.
Trinity Dunham received a $300 award from the Carmen Johnson Memorial for her goat project and Walter Buckardt received $200 for his woodworking project.
Bowling Field Trip – Members had fun. It was a success.
McKee Building Painting Community Service – We need more signups for the McKee Building painting on June 1 from 9 a.m–1 p.m. This community service is for members in 7th grade or older and their parents.
Cake Decorating Contest – Participants in the Cake Decorating Contest told about their cakes. Eden Copeland was given a special sportsmanship award for helping another participant.
Club T-shirts – Club t-shirts are in and available to pick up.
Project Manuals – Manuals are in and ready to be picked up.
Fair Parade Theme – The theme for the Larimer County parade is “From Wagon Wheels to Ferris Wheels.” We will need a float committee at the June meeting.
Performing Arts Contest – Everyone is invited to participate. Registration is due on May 22, 2019.
Doug Porter moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 p.m. Seconded and APPROVED.
Submitted by secretary, Grace Gray.
The meeting of the High Country Handiworkers was called to order as 7:09 p.m. on April 8, 2019 by Treasurer Lizzy Fetzer.
The pledges were led by Jessie McCrimmon and Morgan Copeland.
Roll call was taken by Secretary Grace Gray and the question was, “Have you looked at your e-records yet?”
Delaney Newby moved to approve the minutes as posted on the club website. Seconded and APPROVED.
The treasurer’s report was led by Lizzy Fetzer: checking=$5,802.37 and savings=$3,955.05.
A discussion was held about the club’s finances. A motion was made to invest $2,000 into a Certificate of Deposit. Seconded and APPROVED.
The reporter’s report was given by Walker Cameron. March’s meeting report was submitted to the Coloradoan and Reporter-Herald as well as social media and the club’s website.
The sunshine report was given by Eden Copeland, and six members are celebrating birthdays in April.
Lacey Adams gave the Cloverbud report. They played carnival games and learned about the whistle commands used in archery practices. They also got goodie bags with animal crackers and prizes inside.
The club also went over more Parliamentary Procedure led by Rob Ryan.
The Carmen Johnson Scholarship is due May 1. It gives scholarships to 4-H members for items they need to complete their projects.
Cloverbuds can attend a workshop about Performing Arts on Wednesday, April 10.
Dog ID forms are due May 1 for those in the Dog project.
Amanda Kendrot is the new superintendent for Dog.
Nick Freeland completed certification to be a junior leader for Rifle. Rex and Nate Rogers also completed new certifications.
The club learned about 4-H by playing trivia: when 4-H started, where the National office is, when it started in Colorado, etc.
4-H Carnival – Cindy recapped the results from the carnival. Our club had three of the top individual ticket sellers and our club sold 3,605 tickets total. Our four baskets from $1,160 total.
Club Shirts – The club covers the cost of t-shirts for members, Cloverbuds, and leaders. Make sure you get your order in.
Demonstration Night – Sign up for a slot at Demonstration Night on June 1 at 6:00 p.m. There will only be 15 demonstrations that evening.
Bowling Trip – The club is going bowling at Sweetheart Lanes on April 27 at 12:00 p.m. RSVP on the club website.
Foods Field Trip – Club members are invited to a field trip to AKA Kitchen on April 27 at 3:00 p.m. in Downtown Loveland.
Project Manuals – Manuals have been ordered and members will be notified by e-mail when they're available.
Weigh Days – Livestock weigh days are coming up for Goat and Sheep on April 29 from 4–7 p.m.
Archery State Shoot – The date has been set for August 17 for Juniors and August 18 for Seniors. It will be held in a new location in Colorado City, south of Pueblo about 20 miles.
Community Service – We have several community service days coming up. McKee building Painting Day is June 1 at 9:00 a.m. Lon Hagler Cleanup Day is May 4 at 8:00 a.m. Berthoud Day of Kindness is this Saturday, April 13 at Gateway Park at 11:00 a.m. Rob Ryan is coordinating and members can work booths.
Meeting adjourned at 8:13 p.m.
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