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A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 29, 2009

Thursday, January 29, 2009

WEST SALEM, Ohio — Members of the Northwestern-Wayne FFA chapter participated in a Christmas tree pick up for the community Jan. 6. Members Kelsey Bowers, Danae Mulligan, Kyle Schirm, David Devore, Tessa Topp, Chelsea Odenkirk, Zach Burgett, Jessica Wellert, Sarhra Flinn and Sabrina Johnson all helped with this project. Members went to Lea Crest Estates, […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Jan. 29, 2009

Thursday, January 29, 2009

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Carroll County Augusta Ranchers 4-H club met Jan. 13 at the Brown Frame Community Building. Members decided to decorate a window at Thorne’s Super Market in Carrollton in honor of 4-H week. A theme was decided on. They will meet Jan. 30 to decorate the window and go for pizza and […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Jan. 22, 2009

Thursday, January 22, 2009

ROGERS, Ohio — The Country Friends 4-H club met Jan. 5 at the Rogers Sale Restaurant. Old business discussed included the Christmas party, where time was spent making Christmas cards for the residents at Parkside Nursing Home and enjoying a pizza party. Ashton and Vaughn Unger provided Christmas cookies. Members attended the musical worship service […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 22, 2009

Thursday, January 22, 2009

WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA chapter’s second most successful fundraiser during the year is whole hog sausage sales. The money raised is used for a multitude of items such as member awards, Career Development Event entry fees, Leadership Conferences and State and National FFA Convention trips. Members will be making the fresh sausage […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 15, 2009

Thursday, January 15, 2009

CRESTON, Ohio — On Dec. 22, the Norwayne FFA traveled to snow trails in Mansfield for a day of snow tubing. Many members attended the activity. * * * WEST SALEM — The Northwestern-Wayne FFA Parliamentary Procedure team traveled to Columbus for the State Competition Dec. 20. The team performed the best they ever had, but […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Jan. 15, 2009

Thursday, January 15, 2009

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Carroll County Farmers ‘N Charmers 4-H club held its first organizational meeting Dec. 10 at the Augusta Lodge Hall. An election of officers was held, constitution/by-laws were drafted and a club name was voted on. The educational program consisted of discussing the new 2009 Family Guide Booklets and the various projects […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 8, 2009

Thursday, January 8, 2009

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Marlington FFA chapter held its meeting Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Horticulture Building. The alumni also met at that time. Items on the agenda included livestock judging contest, made for excellence, National FFA week, annual cheese sale and the spring banquet. Alumni of the chapter and anyone wanting to […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Jan. 8, 2009

Thursday, January 8, 2009

BARNESVILLE, Ohio — The Barnesville Progressive Home Helpers 4-H club held a meeting Dec. 13 at the Main Street United Methodist Church. Canned food was collected for the needy and the club voted to donate money collected from the recycling project to Camp Piedmont. Rada knife orders were passed out and Kortney Temple won the […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 1, 2009

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

ANDOVER, Ohio — The members of the Pymatuning Valley FFA recently painted the West Andover Cemetery fence. They spent two days getting it ready and then applying a coat of paint. Members began a “Toys for Kids” campaign within the Pymatuning Valley Local School district. Boxes for the toys were placed by the FFA members […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Dec. 25, 2008

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Marlington FFA chapter held their monthly meeting Dec. 11 in the horticulture building. The alumni also met at that time. Several fundraisers and projects are in the works. * * * ASHLAND, Ohio — On Dec. 10, the Mapleton FFA Senior and Junior Parliamentary Procedure teams competed at the District II […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 25, 2008

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

CLINTON, Pa. — The Silver Spurs 4-H club held a meeting Nov. 21 with 13 members present. Members discussed ideas for future fundraisers, community service projects and possible social activities. Orders were collected from members who participated in the Avon fundraiser, sponsored by Sandy Borojevich. On Nov. 28, the club met at the Bowerston Library for a pizza party, then […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Dec. 18, 2008

Thursday, December 18, 2008

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA Parliamentary Procedure team competed in the Sub-District and District contests in November. Members of the team include President Linsey Howell, Vice President Tyler Schonauer, Secretary Cynthia Bunch, Reporter Kiersten Sigler, Sentinel Brant Duncan, Treasurer Tori Carpenter, Student Advisor Garrett O’Donnell and members Paul Skolmutch, Casey Schlauch and Derek Reutter. […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 18, 2008

Thursday, December 18, 2008

ASHTABULA, Ohio — Ashtabula County 4-H volunteers and 4-H members attended Steer and Dairy Steer Tagging Dec. 6 at the fairgrounds. Many Market Animal Club advisors helped make this event possible for the youth and their animals. In attendance were weigh masters, taggers, picture takers and volunteers passing out forms to make the morning run […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Dec. 11, 2008

Thursday, December 11, 2008

DULUTH, Ga. — AGCO Corporation awarded a $2,400 National FFA Scholarship to Elizabeth Heitkamp, a 2008 graduate of Versailles High School. The award was made during the 81st National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis. Heitkamp is the daughter of Gary and Denise Heitkamp of Versailles, Ohio. The recent Versailles High School graduate is attending Ohio […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 11, 2008

Thursday, December 11, 2008

MEDINA, Ohio — The Medina County junior fair market beef steer and market heifer weigh-in and identification will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 17 at the county fairgrounds. All beef steers and market heifers to be shown at the county fair and those beef animals intended for the Carcass Show must be […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 4, 2008

Thursday, December 4, 2008

CARROLLTON, Ohio — East Township Young Producers 4-H club met Nov. 19 at St. Johns Church with 24 members attending. Roll call was done with each member giving his favorite school subject after the pledges. Minutes were read from the last meeting, the treasurer’s report was reviewed and 4-H committee reports were reviewed. Items were […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Dec. 4, 2008

Thursday, December 4, 2008

WEST SALEM, Ohio — Members of the Northwestern FFA chapter traveled to the two-day Made For Excellence and the Advanced Leadership Development conferences in Columbus. The conferences were hosted by the Ohio FFA Foundation and led by the National FFA leaders. The Made For Excellence Conference was created for ninth and tenth graders. Chapter members […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 27, 2008

Thursday, November 27, 2008

JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — Seventy members of the Hillsdale FFA received their Greenhand and Chapter degrees Nov. 5. The guest speaker was Krystin Bachman, Ohio’s State FFA vice president. The ceremony consisted of the recognition of all members who attained the requirements necessary to receive the Greenhand and Chapter degrees. During the ceremony, the members received […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 20, 2008

Thursday, November 20, 2008

CASTALIA, Ohio — The Margaretta FFA Chapter would like to congratulate Derrick Jacobs who recently received a $500 scholarship. Jacobs received this award for his outstanding accomplishments in a poultry judging contest in Indianapolis. The poultry team placed fourth in the nation for their ability to judge poultry. Team members were Kory Munk, Derrick Jacobs, […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Nov. 20, 2008

Thursday, November 20, 2008

TORONTO, Ohio — The Bareshoe Wranglers met at the Glen Mills Center for a covered-dish banquet recently. Adviser Frank Mayer was in charge of the meeting. Certificates and pins were handed out. Awards were presented to Ian Porter, most improved; Holly Mayer, all around; Heidi Hickle, most outstanding; and Jennifer Smith, sportsmanship. The next meeting […]

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