“4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills.”
Submitted by secretary, Mackinzie Porter.
The meeting of the High Country Handiworkers was called to order on January 9, 2017 at 7:02 p.m. by President Brooke Carlson in the McKee Building.
Members were asked to volunteer as pledge leaders and the volunteers for the night were Stanley Rhoades and Cael Claude. Roll call was taken by Secretary Mackinzie Porter and a motion was made and seconded to approve the secretary’s minutes as posted on the club website. Motion was approved.
The treasurer’s report was given by Nate Rodgers: $2,088.87 in the checking account and $1,307.47 in the savings account.
The sunshine dude Cael Claude presented all of the January birthdays.
Lacey Adams, Cloverbud Jr. Leader brought the Cloverbuds up to the front of the room for the cloverbud report.
After the leader’s report was given by club leader, Cindy Buckardt. A game was played to get to know members in the club.
Community Service – Cindy thanked the club for helping with the wrapping of Christmas presents in December.
Club Website – A reminder was given that members need to look at the club website as information will be posted there, including the minutes.
Club T-Shirt Designs – Five designs were posted on the club website for review with copies also available at the meeting. Design #2 was selected, “Power of 4-H.” A vote was then held on the color of the shirts. After much discussion the colors were Black or Turquoise.
Important Dates – President Brooke Carlson then went over important dates which included shooting sports orientation dates (January 19 and 22) for .22 Rifle, .22 Pistol, Air Rifle, and Air Pistol and the livestock MQA (February 25 from 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.).
Carnival Baskets – President Brooke then asked for suggestions for themes for a carnival basket for the silent auction, of which the club receives 50% of the selling price. Several suggestions were made. The club voted and the three themes were decided upon due to our club size: Hunting/Camping, Baking/Bacon, and Patriotic.
4-H Night at the Eagles Hockey Game – February 25 at 7:05 p.m.) This is a 4-H night and for every ticket we sell we receive $5. Our club will have a link set up so friends can purchase through the link and we get the credit. Cindy requested that families post on Facebook or e-mail their friends.
Exchange Club Dinner – Juliee Meiners, a new member to our club reported on the Exchange Club dinner on February 4, as she is the leader of the group. The dinner is complimentary and then there is a silent and live suction to be held in the McKee Building.
There were no demonstrations.
A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 p.m., seconded and approved.
The next meeting will take place on February 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
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