“4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills.”
Submitted by secretary, 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.
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