Archive for Wednesday, December 12, 2007

4-H club news

December 12, 2007

Glenwood 4-H Club

The Glenwood 4-H Club met November 15, 2007, at the Glenwood Community Building. President Michelle Chrisman called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Seventeen members answered roll call. Molly Whipple read minutes. The treasurer reported the club's balance.

Leaders announced that 4-H'ers needed to sign up for committees and two families needed to volunteer to write "Thank You" cards for Achievement Night. Record books were returned to 4-H'ers.

Community Service committee reported that they wanted to sponsor a soldier leaving for Iraq. Christmas Party committee reported that each family was to bring a snack to share and the gift exchange was $10. There were no birthdays to celebrate. Two motions were made and passed.

Emily gave "Napkin Folding 101" demonstration. During recreation the club made paper airplanes that they used in a contest. The club sang "If You Are Happy and You Know it." Taylor L. made a motion to adjourn meeting which was seconded by Miles. The club enjoyed refreshments, which were provided by the Heimbaugh and Brown families.

The next meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Basehor Firehouse.

Jenny Whipple, Reporter.

Wyandotte Pioneers

The Wyandotte Pioneers met at the home of Robin Rose. Pledges were said and all reports we made. The leader went over the newsletter and told that the audit was turned in. Crystal and Heather's top record books are due to be turned in by December 14. We were also reminded of the next club meeting to be December 16 at KFC/Taco Bell in Bonner Springs.

December is the club's big community service month. Members are helping with Santa's Express Dec. 16. The club has also decided to help a family in need for the holidays.

Crystal demonstrated how to make a craft pillow. Members then had star cup cakes and milk.

The Wyandotte Pioneers helped the Children's Museum with its family fun day. Members helped make mice out of Hershey Kisses; took tickets to get a picture taken with Santa. They helped the children write a letter to Santa. Members also helped with a Santa Bean Bag game. They tossed Santa down a chimney. They also made reindeer food with oatmeal and glitter for the children to put in their yard on Christmas Eve. The club then went for pizza and some time of visiting.

Crystal McCleary, reporter

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