Black Swamp Outlaws
The Black Swamp Outlaws 4-H Club had a potluck followed by a meeting on June 3. There were 12 members
They started off with a noodle war put together by Brianna Schumaker.
Members were given some dates to remember including measuring for ponies which was held last week. Lucas
County state qualifying is July 5 and Wood County state qualifying is July 11.
On June 20-21 and again June 27-28 the club is helping at a horse show. Club members will need to work
where they are needed. For the work meeting on June13, there again will be two groups.
The safety officer Alisha Schumaker talked about her food drive plan. If club members would like, they
may bring in cans or boxes and they will get 25 points for each one. Bailey Bredenbeck Corp, another
safety officer, talked about barn safety. The club also discussed fair booth and float ideas and
campsites at fair. Members were reminded if they’re taking a horse to fair they must stay at fair. The
club also collected sponsorship forms.
An announcement was made that those under age 16 must have a parent with them during the meeting. If a
parent with a child under the age of 16 leaves a work meeting with the child unattended, that child will
not be able to participate. An adviser must be notified if someone else is going to watch your child.
Perry Go-Getters 4-H Club held a meeting on Sunday at the Perry Center Township House, with 11 members
In the meeting members talked about the upcoming events like the Pickle Chase 5K for Jodie Stearns, which
will be held June 27 at 8 a.m. at the Elmwood football field.
Demonstrations were given by Clay Stearns on white-tailed deer; J.R. Laborie on turbo charger; and Ryan
Meek on clamps.
The club will also hold a car wash at Auto Zone in Fostoria, on June 20, from 10 a.m. to noon. Members
are asked to bring towels.
The next meeting will be held prior to the Pickle Chase.
Buckeye Guys and Gals
The Buckeye Guys and Gals 4-H Club held a meeting on May 24.
Projects were discussed and rules were read of the 4-H Bake-off contest. Members were also reminded of
judging dates and requirements.
All members offered ideas for the fair booth and a theme was voted on. Ashley Brickner gave a report on
"Taking cats on the road."
The remainder of the meeting was spent sewing and stuffing comfort pillows for Hospice patients. A total
of 121 pillows were made by the club.
The next meeting was held Sunday. Members answered roll call by telling the club what they had done on
their projects so far.
Judging dates and times were discussed, as well as the milkshake barn schedule.
Information for Cloverbud Day Camp was passed out.
Reports were given by Chris Brickner on "Becoming Money Wise;" Kyle Schlumbohm on "Safety
in the Shop;" and Courtney Brickner on "History of Photography and Cameras."
The next meeting will be held June 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Jackson Livestock 4-H Club held its monthly meeting on Sunday, led by the vice president Dylan Baer. Roll
call was held by having members saying their favorite fair food.
Demonstrations were given by Anastasia Tussing on how to make pistachio fruit salad; Austin Tussing
showed the parts of a gun; Caylei Retting demonstrated how to make fruit kabobs; Lindsay Davis showed
how to make oatmeal muffins; and Austin Davis did an interactive demonstration on how to make a rocket
out of straws and other materials.
Members then filled out junior fair livestock entry form.
The next meeting is July 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Members of Green Meadows 4-H Club met Sunday at the Ag Incubator Foundation.
Discussion was held about upcoming fundraisers and fair booth ideas. Members were reminded of judging
Those attending also made their own edible landfill treat and talked about recycling.
The next meeting is at 6:30 p.m. on June 28 at the same location.