Submitted by Lacey Adams.
The meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m. on April 9, 2018 by President Brooke Carlson.
Pledges were led by Ava Lewis and Elizabeth Martin.
Roll call was taken with the question “What is your favorite school subject?”
Ava Lewis pointed out a correction for the March minutes. She was listed as leading the pledges but didn’t do it last month. Nicholas Freeland made a motion to approve the minutes as posted on the website with that correction. Seconded and APPROVED.
Nate Rogers presented the treasurer’s report: checking $4,170 and savings $2,185.47.
Kara Rudnick, leader for the Bug-A-Bug-A Club club and coach for the Consumer Science Bowl Team, held a sample consumer science bowl for all club members and families to have an experience of what it is like. The team is looking for new members ages 14 and up.
Sunshine person Cael Claude asked all April birthdays to come to the front. Then we had everyone sign cards for Creative Hearts and Hands, Rawhiders 2, and Foothills for chartering clubs this year and to Berthoud Highlanders for their anniversary as a club. A card for a shooting sports mom that is ill was also passed around.
Lacey Adams reported on the last Cloverbuds meeting. They made coffee filter butterflies and colored their favorite bug. Then they ate caterpillars made of fruit and ants on a log for snack.
Foods – Trista Claude announced a field trip to Fyn River Farms on April 28 at 9:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome to join. Also there is a club foods project meeting on April 30, 2018 at 7:00 in the McKee Building.
Outdoor Skills – Shooting practice was held last Saturday to get ready for state competition.
Woodworking – Met last Saturday and started their projects.
Leathercraft – Meets every third Monday of the month.
Carmen Johnson project scholarship award applications are due by May 1. Go to the county website for the application.
Project Manuals – Everyone that needed a project manual should have received them tonight. If not talk to Cindy. Archery books have been backordered. Poultry books are found online.
Community Service – The Friendly Few 4-H Club is collecting blanket/bedding donations as a community service project. Bring your gently used towels and/or blankets to next month’s meeting to help the animals at CSU hospital.
Club T-shirts – Leftover shirts from last year are available for those new members who would like one as well as other 4-H shirts. Club members can also place an order. New members receive a shirt paid for by the club, and other members can choose to order a new one.
Sullivan and Tyler Rhoades did a demonstration on feeding lambs.
A motion to adjourn was made by Andrea Newby at 8:20 p.m. Seconded and APPROVED.
Submitted by Lacey Adams.
Submitted by Lacey Adams.
The meeting of the High Country Handiworkers was called to order at 7:04 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018 by President Brooke Carlson.
Pledges were led by Gideon Rivera and Cora Cox.
Roll call taken by secretary, Lacey Adams, with the question, “What is your favorite candy?”
Gideon Rivera moved to approve the minutes from the January meeting as published on the club website. Seconded and APPROVED.
Nate Rogers presented the treasurer’s report. The club savings account has $2,185.09 and the club checking account has $4,730.67.
Cael Claude and Brice Caffey presented the sunshine report. There were three birthdays for February. They also passed around two cards for Paula Morehouse thanking her for her service to 4-H.
Lacey Adams and the Cloverbud members that were present gave the Cloverbud report. The Cloverbuds reported that they learned the difference between baking powder and baking soda. Then they learned how a balloon can inflate with just vinegar and baking soda. They also made lemon soda and had snack.
The leader’s report was an activity called “get to know your fellow club members.”
Enrollment – The deadline for new members to enroll is March 1. March 1 is also the deadline to add and/or drop projects.
4-H Carnival Ticket Sales – The sale at King Soopers on Eagle Drive was reviewed.
Foods Field Trip – Foods project members, or anyone who wants to attend, are invited to RISE Artisan Bread in Berthoud on Monday, February 19 from 10:00–11:00 a.m. Please RSVP to Trista Claude.
Truck Raffle – Club activity leader and State Foundation board member Rob Ryan presented information about the Truck Raffle fundraiser for the State Foundation.
4-H Carnival – The carnival is on March 3 from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Go to the club website under Signups to choose a shift to work at the club booths. Cindy also needs help hauling the club booths and materials to the First National Building on Friday, March 2.
NRA Banquet – A motion was made to support our shooting sports club leaders who wish to attend the NRA Banquet on March 23. The cost of a ticket is $50 per person. The club will cover half of the cost of a ticket, $25 per shooting sports leader. Seconded and APPROVED.
Upcoming Dates –
Archery orientation on February 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Beef weigh day on February 20 from 4:00–7:00 p.m.
MQA/PQA on February 24 from 10:00–2:30 p.m.
There were no demonstrations.
A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 p.m. Seconded and APPROVED.
Members decorated and ate Valentine’s Day cookies prepared by club leaders Anita and Cindy.
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