4-H club notes
President Jason Miles called the monthly meeting of the Reno Bobwhites 4-H Club to order at 7:43 p.m. Sept. 1. Clinton Megee led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance, and Annie Stoker led the 4-H Pledge. Song leaders Hannah Davidson, Abe Jacobs and Ben Jacobs led the club in singing "Home on the Range." Song leaders Tina Allen, Hilary Saathoff, Allie Packard and Grace Reilly led the club in singing "Happy Birthday" to members with September birthdays. Roll call was answered by "your favorite part of the fair." Secretary Max Packard read the minutes from last month's meeting, which were approved. Treasurer Ben Reynolds gave the treasurer's report.
The election of new junior officers was held. Newly elected officers are: Tina Allen, junior president; Aaron McIntyre, junior vice president; Allie Packard, junior secretary; Makayla Leslie, junior treasurer; Justyn Leslie, junior reporter.
Ben Reilly announced that there was a geology judging for members to participate in after the meeting. Ben Reynolds announced that National 4-H Week display would be held at First State Bank again this year. Members should bring display items to the October monthly meeting.
The club voted to have a Club Achievement night at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in the 4-H Building. Members will share displays, projects and ribbons and receive scholarships and fair premiums during that night.
Makayla Leslie started the program with a funny poem titled "Cranky Poodle."
Justyn Leslie gave a safety tip about always wearing a helmet while riding a bike, and Allie Packard gave a safety tip on never running with scissors. Nikki Gee gave a detailed presentation on the anatomy of a feline claw and the pros and cons of declawing your cat. Abe Jacobs gave a talk on patchwork and shared 12 quilt blocks that he had made. The meeting was adjourned at 8:42 p.m.
- Norman Schlight, reporter