4-H News: 03-16-13 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Saturday, 16 March 2013 07:33
Perry Go Getters
Perry Go Getters 4-H Club met Sunday at the Perry Township Fire Department, with seven members were present.
Election of officers was held. Lorne Strausbaugh was selected as president, with Nick Stearns as vice president. Serving as secretary/treasurer/news reporter will be McKenzie Mercer. The health leader is Samantha Laborie; safety leader, Joe Laborie; and recreation leader, Clay Stearns.
Members discussed community service options. Also a possible field trip to an automated dairy. Discussion was held about making gates for the beef barn. Enrollment forms were turned in. Refreshments were served by Joe Laborie.

Jackson Livestock
On Sunday the Jackson Livestock 4-H Club held their second meeting of the season. Roll call was taken by asking members what their favorite candy was. The club advisers, Matt and Monica Davis assigned the dates in the months of April, May, June and July for members to bring snacks and perform demonstrations. Then the members were given a presentation on landfills. They learned what they contained, how they are created and how they are maintained. The demonstration was given by Monica Davis.
The members then filled out their 4-H enrollment forms. Members constructed their own edible landfill, which was their snack. It contained: graham crackers, vanilla wafers, Oreos, pudding, Twizzlers and several other food items that represented the parts of a landfill.
The next meeting is April 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Ohio State Research and Development Center.

Gold Medal
The Gold Medal 4-H Club held its 2013 kick-off and organizational meeting on Sunday at Way Public Library, Perrysburg.
Club officers were elected. Raegen Vickers was chosen as president with Jenny Schaller as vice president. The secretary is Sarah Schaller; Miah Black is serving as treasurer with Kiley Sabo as historian. The recreation leaders are Sarah Bahler and Nathalie Rawlins. The club's health, safety and environmental leader is James Hanneman; while Hannah Pauley is serving as the community service leader. Those serving as fair booth and float leaders are Casey Ng, Jake Ng, Ashlyn Nicely, Nathalie Rawlins, Ethan Vile and Lucas Vile.
Members voted on the club's constitution and set club dues at $3.
The annual club plans and meetings were reviewed. The club will be collecting socks for "Hannah's Socks."
Membership and member commitment forms were signed and turned in.
A parent's meeting was held while Jenny Schaller led the members in recreation. Hanneman presented a health and nutrition activity. The Cloverbud members made "boo boo" bunnies.
The next meeting will be March 24 for an afternoon tour of Levis Commons movie theater.

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