The monthly meeting of the Reno Bobwhites 4-H club was called to order at 7:37 p.m. March 3 by Jason Miles. Jonas Myers led the Pledge of Allegiance and Ryan Grammar led the 4-H Pledge. Song leaders Tina Allen, Hilary Saathoff and Patrick Monahan led the group in singing "If You're Happy and You Know It." Roll call was answered by "your favorite type of shoe." Secretary Max Packard read the minutes from last month's meeting; a correction was made and they were approved. Ben Reynolds gave the treasurer's report; Norman Schlight gave the reporter's report.
Emily Stoker announced there would be a poultry show on March 5 at the Johnson County 4-H building. Miles announced there would be a horseless/horse meeting on March 7. Patrick Monahan said the goat meeting will be 7:30 p.m. March 15. Nicole Allen announced that there would be a club photography meeting at 1 p.m. March 18 at her house and a club dog meeting at 2 p.m., sans dogs. There will be a sheep meeting on March 19. Donna Wiley announced the Leaders Appreciation Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. March 19 followed by an Easter egg hunt at 12:30 p.m. for kids 8 years old and younger. Discovery Days will be April 11. VIP training will be held April 25. Janice McCue asked everyone to check with her to make sure that she had everyone's correct e-mail address.
Austin Wiley read a humorous reading called "One Inch Tall." Kaitlyn Saathoff read "Little League Hero." The shooting sports group (Matt Saathoff, Max Packard, Ben Reilly, Daniel Monahan and Patrick Monahan) gave a demonstration talk. Erin Drozinski and Emily Stoker gave a project talk on creating hanging photo albums. Nicole Allen and Drozinski gave a talk on Youth Service Day, which will be April 16. Marilynn Megee, Hannah Davidson, Jonas Myers and Ben Jacobs led the group in singing Happy Birthday to members with March birthdays.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:26 p.m.
- Norman Schlight, Reno Bobwhite 4H Club reporter