Submitted by Andrea Newby, Club Secretary.
The meeting of the High-Country Handiworkers was called to order at 7:07 p.m. on February 10, 2020 by President Josh Ryan.
The pledges were led by Gavin Johnson and Victoria Freeland.
Roll call was taken by Secretary Andrea Newby and the question asked was “How many projects do you have this year?”
Alexis Grundy moved to approve minutes as corrected with the January meeting end time changed to 7:52 p.m. not 8:52 p.m. Seconded and APPROVED.
The treasurer's report was given by Clara Coats: Checking = $2,757.18 and Savings = $3,959.30.
Reporter CharLee Davis had nothing for the reporter's report this month.
The sunshine report was led by Kathryn Cox and Alexis Grundy (standing in for Wyatt Grundy who was absent). We had two February birthdays.
The Cloverbud report was given by Morgan Copeland (in the absence of Kinzie Copeland). The Cloverbuds learned the 4-H pledge and made 4-H Clovers and learned what the four Hs stand for and played 4-H bingo.
Parliamentary procedure instruction was led by Rob Ryan on how to make a motion.
Horse Project – Our guest Leslie Wiebel-Duke offered leadership assistance regarding horse projects. She also talked about the Junior Livestock Sale Committee.
T-shirts – Extra t-shirts from previous years were shared.
Visual Arts and Home Decor Workshop – Reminder that the workshop is coming up on on February 20.
Clothing – Shavawn Cornett was introduced as a Clothing Construction leader.
Shooting Sports Orientation – There will be a shooting sports orientation on March 28 for those who did not make the ones in January or are new to the program.
4-H Carnival – Alexis Grundy, Eden Copeland, Ava Lewis, and Genesis Rivera offered to make ticket boxes and Shavawn Cornett has offered to make posters. Sharel Cameron will post a SignUpGenius for working the carnival booths on the club website.
Fair Parade Theme – The Fair Board has requested idea submissions for the fair parade theme.
Performing Arts Contest – Shavawn Cornett informed the club about the performing arts contest and who can participate.
Meat Quality Assurance (MQA) – MQA will be on February 29 for the Field Day and May 15 will be a Friday night opportunity.
Friends of the NRA Banquet – The club discussed paying for shooting sports leaders to attend the Friends of the NRA banquet on April 11. Emmett Manzella moved to pay $25 of the dinner cost. Seconded and APPROVED.
CharLee Davis moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:58 p.m. Seconded and APPROVED.
Submitted by Andrea Newby, Club Secretary.
The meeting of the High Country Handiworkers was called to order at 7:05 p.m. on January 13, 2020 by former President Brooke Carlson. President Josh Ryan and Vice President Nate Rogers were unable to attend.
The pledges were led by Eden Copeland and Sydney Gray.
Roll call was taken by Secretary Andrea Newby and the question asked of members was, “What project are you most excited for this year?”
Sydney Gray moved to approve the minutes as posted on the club website. Seconded and APPROVED.
The treasurer’s report was given by Clara Coats. We have $3,959.30 in our savings account and $2,757.18 in our checking account after receiving payment of $2,265 from the Colorado State 4-H Foundation for our truck raffle sales.
No reporter’s report was given by CharLee Davis because she just took office at this meeting.
Katherine Cox and Wyatt Grundy invited the members with January birthdays forward and sang to them for the sunshine report.
Cindy Buckardt and Kinzie Copeland gave the Cloverbud report since the Cloverbud leader Lacey Adams was absent.
There was no information discussed about parliamentary procedure due to Rob Ryan’s absence.
Carnival Baskets – Members were reminded to bring items for the club's carnival baskets. Our themes are dogs and outdoors. We will be at the King Soopers on Eagle Drive on February 8 and 9 from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. to sell carnival tickets. The signup is on the club website.
Shooting Sports Orientations – The shooting sports orientation for returning members is on January 23. Orientation for new members or any returning members who were unable to attend or are adding a new discipline is on January 25.
FAQs – Cindy went over questions about how to find what room meetings will be held in, contests versus projects, demonstrations, eRecords, etc.
Clover Connections Newsletter – If you have feedback about the new format for the newsletter, let Cindy know so she can pass it on to the Extension office.
King Sooper Rewards – Go to your account on King Soopers website to choose the Larimer County 4-H Foundation for Community Rewards. 5% of your purchases with your loyalty card benefits 4-H.
Enrollment – Enrollment is due for all returning members on February 3. The sooner enrollment is complete, the better.
Truck Raffle – The truck raffle is our club's main fundraiser and that there is a club expectation for all members to volunteer. There will be a signup on the club website when the date gets closer.
Carnival Booths – Booth ideas for the carnival were discussed and the final booths are the lockbox, the iron man, the toilet paper toss, and the rubber band gun.
Hoshiko Memorial Golf Tournament – Save the date for the golf tournament hosted by the Colorado State 4-H Foundation on Jun 5, 2020. Our club has assisted in the past as one of our community service projects.
There were no demonstrations.
Riley Peterson moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:52 p.m. Seconded and APPROVED.
“4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills.”