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A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 15, 2008

Thursday, May 15, 2008

CORTLAND, Ohio — Heather Wells of Warren and Dan Prokop of Cortland have been awarded the American Youth Foundation’s I Dare You Leadership Award in recognition of personal integrity, balanced living and potential for leadership. The honor was presented May 5 by Michelle Adkins, Trumbull County Ohio State University Extension 4-H educator at the Trumbull […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of May 15, 2008

Thursday, May 15, 2008

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Eighteen members of the Zane Trace FFA chapter recently attended the 80th Ohio FFA Convention May 1-3 held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Their trip began with a tour of Brownie Points Bakery in Gahanna. From there, the students continued their study of food production by touring the North Market […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 8, 2008

Thursday, May 8, 2008

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Yonge Hearts and Stars met April 2 at St. Mary’s Church Hall with 12 members attending. Discussion focused around T-shirts: lettering, color and cost of $7.50 each. The next meeting is at 7 p.m. May 7 at St. Mary’s Church Hall. * * * CARROLLTON, Ohio — The All American Kids […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of May 8, 2008

Thursday, May 8, 2008

OBERLIN, Ohio — Holly Jones of Firelands High School was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Company. Jones, the daughter or Lewis and Lora Jones of Oberlin, received the award for excellence in academics, leadership and agricultural work experience. She has served on the FFA Leadership […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of May 1, 2008

Thursday, May 1, 2008

JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — At the April 22 state animal health contest, the Hillsdale FFA team placed 13th. The team consisted of Kelsey King, Michelle Funk, Mariah Gibbons and Asheena French. The chapter will be attending the Ohio State Convention May 2-3. * * * ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA chapter went to the Ohio […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 1, 2008

Thursday, May 1, 2008

AURORA, Ohio — One of Portage County’s newest 4-H clubs, the Trail Blazers, have recently begun operating in the Aurora area. They have elected club officers and began planning activities for the near future. Officers are: Gabe Molnar, president; Sam Connell, vice president; Emily Gajewski, treasurer; and Brynn Hirschman, secretary. Advisers are: Robert Lamont, small […]

300 attend West Branch FFA banquet

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The West Branch FFA banquet drew 300 people, the largest crowd in the chapter’s history.

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 24, 2008

Thursday, April 24, 2008

BARNESVILLE, Ohio — The Barnesville Progressive Home Helpers held their regular meeting at the Main Street United Methodist Church in Barnesville. The club continued to work on community service projects and were reminded that the Belmont County 4-H Camp Piedmont work day will be June 7. Any member, family members, alumni or other community members […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of April 24, 2008

Thursday, April 24, 2008

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Zane Trace FFA officer team for the 2008-2009 school year traveled to Lancaster High School April 17 for District 7 officer training. During the event, the officer team split into sessions for their specific offices to learn more about the jobs they will be doing in the upcoming year. After these […]

Web site helps 4-H’ers keep records

Thursday, April 17, 2008

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As spring arrives, it’s time for young people who plan to raise a 4-H market livestock project to select their animals. In addition, they must also begin to keep detailed and accurate records to ensure a true picture of the costs of raising an animal for market. Keeping those records just […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 17, 2008

Thursday, April 17, 2008

JEFFERSON, Ohio — The Prime Bovine 4-H club discussed fair preparation during its last meeting in Jefferson. Members selected T-shirts for the show and completed Quality Assurance. * * * ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Country Folks and Country Barbwires met March 24. The guest speaker for the meeting was Sue Barry, a hospice nurse from […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of April 17, 2008

Thursday, April 17, 2008

ASHLAND, Ohio — The Mapleton FFA general livestock team recently placed at several competitions. The team won the Mount Gilead contest, with Jared Wynn taking first and Billy Keener placing 16th. Garrett Canfield also competed. The team also took a trip to the District 1 contest in Fulton County. Wynn once again placed first, while […]

Swope lauded by United FFA members

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

HANOVERTON, Ohio — Surprised chapter parent Sarah Swope was presented honorary member status when the United FFA met for its annual awards banquet April 3. More than 150 chapter members, parents and supporters gathered at the United Local school to review the past year’s activities. The honorary member degree is presented to recognize the efforts […]

Mapleton FFA says farewell to its graduating seniors, bestows honors

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Nearly 300 Mapleton FFA members, family and friends gathered to celebrate their successful year of working the fields of agriculture. Numerous certificates, awards and recognitions were presented during the evening activities held at the Ashland University Convocation Center. The officer team presided over the evening, including President Jonni Rohr, Vice President Christine Ritchie, Secretary Paige […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of March 27, 2008

Thursday, March 27, 2008

CRESTON, Ohio — FFA week, Feb. 19–21, was a grand celebration at Norwayne High School as members showed their pride and increased the awareness of FFA in the community. Tuesday, the juniors and seniors went to Creston Middle School to tell the children about FFA. The eighth-grade recruitment was a success with many signing up […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 27, 2008

Thursday, March 27, 2008

SALEM, Ohio — The second meeting of the year for the Country Folks and Barbwires was held at Salem United Methodist Church Feb. 25. Mike from Joe Corbi’s pizza spoke on the fundraiser that the clubs are doing. Next the officers were installed into office by the 4-H advisers: Alicia Dickerhoof, Eldon, Sherri Brugger, Marlene […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of March 20, 2008

Thursday, March 20, 2008

CRESTON, Ohio — The Norwayne FFA hosted the annual Wayne County Farm Toy Show Feb. 10. Venders brought their farm toys and collectibles and put them up for sale. It was open to the public. Before and after the toy show, Norwayne FFA members helped set up and tear down. There was also a concession stand […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 20, 2008

Thursday, March 20, 2008

HANOVERTON, Ohio — Hicks and Hayseeds 4-H club is making Easter candy. All candy is homemade by the club’s members and parents. Anyone interested in ordering candy may call 330-223-1168 for a brochure. * * * INDEPENDENCE, Pa. — The Thundering Hooves Horse and Pony 4-H club meets on the second Tuesday of each month […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news and events for the week of March 13, 2008

Thursday, March 13, 2008

GNADENHUTTEN, Ohio — Indian Valley FFA at Gnadenhutten had it’s District 8 evaluation Feb. 18 at Buckeye Career Center at New Philadelphia. The chapter’s treasurer, Jorden Glass, received a gold rating on her treasurer’s book. She is a sophomore and the daughter of Adam and Kathy Long of Port Washington. Junior Steph Emery, daughter of […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news and events for the week of March 13, 2008

Thursday, March 13, 2008

EAST CANTON, Ohio — The East Canton Variety 4-H club held a meeting Feb. 10 at St. Paul Church. Members discussed themes being submitted and one fundraiser for the year was planned. Members also agreed to a $100 donation to the Barlow family, who had lost their father. The club was read more letters sent […]

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