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A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 23, 2008

Thursday, October 23, 2008

COLLINS, Ohio — Twenty Western Reserve FFA members visited DreamChasers Farm in North Fairfield to assist in manual labor and helping to spruce up the grounds Sept. 17. DreamChasers is a therapeutic farm for special needs children. The farm is set up as an old western town and has buildings that represent everything from a […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 16, 2008

Thursday, October 16, 2008

PATTERSONVILLE, Ohio — Brown Frame Round-Up 4-H club met Oct. 4 at the Brown Frame Building with 12 members attending. The club had a Halloween party with a bonfire, hayride and candy grab. The club discussed past frozen food sales and the upcoming cookie dough sale. Members also brought items to be sent to soldiers […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 16, 2008

Thursday, October 16, 2008

WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA held its first meeting Oct. 6 in the Northwestern High School library. Kyle Schirm led the meeting. Jerrin Hill gave a treasurer’s report and Karly Berry gave a reporter’s report. Committee chairpersons Karly Berry, Hill, Zach Hottel, Danae Mulligan, Adam Krueger, Jenna Pitsenbarger, Jessica Wellert, Kelsey Bowers, Alison […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 9, 2008

Thursday, October 9, 2008

ROCHESTER, Pa. — The Big Knob 4-H Livestock Club will hold a meeting Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Big Knob Grange Hall basement, Rochester. All boys and girls between 8 and 18 as of Jan. 1, 2009, are eligible to join the club. Members will expand their knowledge about working with market beef, […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 9, 2008

Thursday, October 9, 2008

ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA participated in the 2008 Richland County Soils contest in Plymouth Sept. 16. Crestview won first place in both the urban and rural contest. Placing first in the urban contest was Loren Huliet with a score of 629 and placing second was David Gerster with a 593. Placing first in […]

A roundup of FFA news for Oct. 2, 2008

Thursday, October 2, 2008

JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — The Hillsdale FFA chapter sent three members to The Big E in Massachusetts to compete in the agronomy contest Sept. 13-14. The team consisted of Emily Bon, Hannah Shock and Jeff Stimmell. The team was awarded this outstanding opportunity for placing second at the state level. Before arriving at the Big E, […]

A roundup of 4-H news for Oct. 2, 2008

Thursday, October 2, 2008

TORONTO, Ohio — The Bareshoe Wranglers met recently with 13 members present. The meeting was led by Frank Mayer. The Buddy Walk for charity, Oct. 4, was discussed, and the bonfire party Oct. 26 from 3 to 6 p.m. was planned. The next meeting will be Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the joint vocational […]

National FFA membership is at a 31-year-high

Monday, September 29, 2008

INDIANAPOLIS — The National FFA Organization has 507,763 members in 7,439 FFA chapters across the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. “This is an exciting time for FFA, as we are nearing the all-time-high membership total we originally reached in the 1970s,” said Larry Case, chief executive officer and national adviser for the National FFA […]

A roundup of FFA news for Sept. 25, 2008

Thursday, September 25, 2008

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Zane Trace FFA chapter held a rib-eye sandwich sale at the first home football game Sept. 5. The students set up a camper, grill and serving table in the parking lot outside the football field and sold the sandwiches. The members also went into the stands during the game to sell sandwiches […]

A roundup of 4-H news for Sept. 25, 2008

Thursday, September 25, 2008

BURTON, Ohio — The Swingin’ Hams 4-H club met Sept. 9. This was the first meeting after this year’s great fair, and members reviewed activities and accomplishments there. The club donated approximately 400 pounds of meat, two pigs, to Geauga County Job & Family Services. Members elected officers for the 2009 year: president, Matt Bruening; […]

A roundup of FFA news for Sept. 18, 2008

Thursday, September 18, 2008

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Marlington FFA chapter held its monthly meeting Sept. 11. There were several guests and new members at the meeting. The alumni also met having two new members join. Items on the agenda included freshman orientation, flag football, officer leadership conference, national convention, Greenhand camp, official dress and ag independent study reports. The […]

A roundup of FFA news for Sept. 11, 2008

Thursday, September 11, 2008

ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA chapter met Aug. 27 for the first meeting of the school year with 46 members attending. At the meeting, plans were put together for the Albany Independent Fair and for Greenhand Night. Also, a new leadership point system was passed that will help members be chosen for National Convention and […]

A roundup of 4-H news for Sept. 11, 2008

Thursday, September 11, 2008

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The New Horizons 4-H club met Aug. 15 with five members present. The following club members gave health and safety demonstrations: Bryden Adams, food pyramid for youth; Andrew Adams, tips for family health care and square knots; Maggie Michel, digital cameras; and Kim Locker, leading and animal. A committee was assigned to […]

A roundup of FFA news for Sept. 4, 2008

Thursday, September 4, 2008

JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — This year, the Hillsdale FFA chapter sent its equine judging team to Fort Worth, Texas, where members attended the World Championship Paint Horse Show and participated in the youth judging contest. Team members Ashley Pickering, Kristen Deter, and Brittani Baldner-Hill earned the trip by placing fourth at the state competition. While in […]

A roundup of 4-H news for Sept. 4, 2008

Thursday, September 4, 2008

ELLSWORTH, Ohio — Several members of Western Reserve Rangers 4-H club were recognized at the August family fun night for their accomplishments at the 2008 Ohio State Fair. Following the Communications Days event, first place clock trophy awards went to Blake Algarin for a multimedia presentation; Katherine Pitcairn for a PowerPoint presentation; and to Cheyenne Rowbotham […]

A roundup of 4-H news for Aug. 28, 2008

Thursday, August 28, 2008

NEWCOMERSTOWN, Ohio — The Buckhorn Tribe 4-H club met Aug. 10 with 20 members present. The event was held in the pavilion at Tall Timbers and members enjoyed swimming, fishing and a picnic before the meeting. During the meeting, Mackenzie Hursey gave a demonstration on good manners. Mathew Hursey gave a demonstration on chess and […]

A roundup of FFA news for Aug. 28, 2008

Thursday, August 28, 2008

ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA chapter recently held its summer meeting and cookout at Ethan Sayers’ house. Thirty-two members and three guests showed up for the meeting and cookout. Members discussed plans for the upcoming Athens County Fair including improvements to the FFA booths, FFA fun day, and the annual fair cook out. After […]

A roundup of 4-H news for Aug. 21, 2008

Thursday, August 21, 2008

NEWBURY, Ohio — The Geauga Beef and Swine 4-H club is getting ready for the Geauga County Fair. They have been meeting each month. The club raises beef, pigs, ducks and turkeys. For service projects in 2008, they created Easter cards for the residents of Pleasant Hill Home. They also did yard work for a […]

A roundup of FFA news for Aug. 21, 2008

Thursday, August 21, 2008

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Marlington FFA chapter held its monthly meeting Aug. 12. All officers and several advisers attended. Members discussed the Grange fair booth, new students, and fruit sale prizes. The next meeting is 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Marlington Horticulture Building. Guests are welcome. * * * CRESTON, Ohio — Norwayne FFA members […]

A roundup of 4-H news for August 14, 2008

Thursday, August 14, 2008

4-H news from club members for the week of Aug. 14, 2008

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