|4-H News: 05-11-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 11 May 2013 06:56|
Country Guys and Gals
Members of the Country Guys and Gals 4-H Club met May 4 at the Jerry City Cemetery for a clean-up project with the Gleaners.
Members were reminded that Camp Round up was Thursday. Club members that have attend camp talked about their experience at Camp Palmer.
The group voted to donate three crowns for the top three queen court placers.
The club queen and king candidates were nominated and voted upon; Jon Shinew and Brianna Hammond will be representing the club.
KJ Bradford and Andy Curtis presented a video they made on how to make an "Alley Oop." Keli Bradford and Kristen Curtis demonstrated how to make a photo coaster.
The club will be updating project signs for the barns. On May 19 members will be participating in the Quality Assurance and priming the Quilt Square.
The next meeting will be held at Portage Township Building on May 19.
Klover Kids 4-H Club met Sunday at adviser Marlene Graber's house. Members answered roll call with Spanish words in honor of the day, Cinco de Mayo.
Members discussed float ideas and chose "4-H is Sweet!"
The club will hold a bake sale today. The club will also be involved in Bradner Day in the Park on July 20.
Members were notified of judging dates of miscellaneous and nutrition on July 11 and clothing on July 18.
Jessica Walter was selected as the club's queen candidate.
The safety tip for the meeting was: You should always carry firewood with gloves so you don't get splinters. Members played a memory game for recreation.
The next meeting is June 9, at the same location at 1 p.m. Demonstrations will be given at that meeting.
Four Leaf Clover Kids
Members of the Four Leaf Clover Kids met Sunday at Portage Hall.
Demonstrations were given by Sydney Belleville, Emma Leader, Mason Crum and Clayton Genson.
Members were reminded that the club's bake sale will take place at Belleville's Meat Market at 9 a.m. May 25. During the meeting, members passed around a sign-up sheet for baked items for the sale.
Evan Frankfather gave a safety talk about "Summer Safety."
Members are also continuing to collect personal hygiene items for the club's community service with Wood County Job and Family Services.
At the next meeting members will bring in T-shirts to be tie-dyed. That meeting is set for the same location on June 9 at 3:30 p.m.
Haskins Clover Crew
The Haskins Clover Crew met on Monday at the Wenig farm.
The club painted its quilt square. Members also continued to discuss activities and ideas for the upcoming camping trip in August.
Megan Ortiz did her demonstration on her "Global Gourmet" project. She made the club guacamole and cheese dip.
Members also worked on their scarves which are being made from old T-shirts which they will give to the elderly when visiting a nursing home as part of the club's community service. To end the meeting, Maddie Kramp brought a snack and the club played some outdoor games.
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