Archive for Thursday, May 4, 2006

4-H notes

May 4, 2006

President Jason Miles called the monthly meeting of the Reno Bobwhites 4-H Club to order at 7:32 p.m. April 6. Christy Wiley led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance, and Austin Wiley led the 4-H Pledge. Junior leaders led the club in singing "This Little 4-H Light of Mine." Roll call was answered by "a new project you are enrolled in this year or your favorite old one," and secretary Max Packard read the minutes from last month's meeting. Reporter Norman Schlight announced that minutes from the March meeting were submitted to The Tonganoxie Mirror, the Basehor Sentinel, and The Lansing Current. There was no County Council Report.

Jason Miles presented flowers to both Kathy Monahan and Nicole Allen on behalf of the club choir, thanking them for their help. Miles also thanked Nicole for playing the piano for his solo singing at regionals and at the Riford Center during the last month.

Tina Allen made a motion that the club collect items for the local battered woman's shelter as the activity for "Christmas in July." The motion was seconded and passed. She provided each family with a list of the items that the shelter needs, such as gently used towels, small alarm clocks and laundry soap.

Janice McCue announced that she had a few extra copies of the latest 4-H newsletter for those new members that have not received theirs, as well as some brochures for the Spring Food and Garden Show if anyone was interested. She also announced that VIP training would be on May 9; the VIP training is for all members that want to be or are Leaders or Junior leaders.

Donna Wiley thanked the members for performing at the Riford Senior Center on March 13. As a token of the center's gratitude, it sent pizza for the club to have after the meeting.

Marilynn Megee motioned that the club buy $15 graduation gifts for each club member graduating this spring. The motion was seconded and approved.

Catherine Davidson read a poem "The Little Turtle" from the book "Harp & Laurel Wreath." Matthew Saathoff gave a safety tip concerning always wearing shin guards when playing soccer. Ben Jacobs gave a safety tip concerning never running with knives. Max Packard gave an interesting presentation about archery.

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