A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 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 brought in for baskets for the endowment auction.

Officers were also elected.

Fay Richie and Becky Wilson won the hog raffle.

The next meeting will be the Christmas party Dec. 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kensington Bowling Alley.

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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Beef Club met Nov. 2 at Washington Township Hall.

Eleven members attended the meeting.

The club elected new officers: President Kyle Davis, Vice President Joe Grubbs, Secretary Brittany Poole, Treasurer Caleb Hartong, Reporter Brenda Shair, Health and Safety Officer Ryan Borland, Recreation Officer Dustin Pope.

The club discussed pizza fundraisers, filled out member cards, ordered books and reviewed news and notes.

They also discussed junior fairboard applications.

The next meeting will be Jan. 4 at 5 p.m. at the Washington Township Hall.

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BARNESVILLE, Ohio — The Barnesville Progressive Home Helpers held its monthly meeting Nov. 8 at the Main Street United Church in Barnesville.

Roll call was answered with “What Are You Thankful For?”

Devotions were read by Emily Rockwell. Reports were read and the club discussed old and new business.

Refreshments were served by Mary and Leann Moore. The next meeting will be Dec. 13.

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ROGERS, Ohio — The Country Friends 4-H club met Nov. 3 at the Rogers Auction dining hall.

New officers were elected for the 2008-2009 year and as are follows:
President, Ashton Unger;
Vice president, Bob Baker;
Secretary, Monica Hall;
Treasurer, Alissa Baer;
News reporter, Lucy Baer;
Devotions, Cassidy Bilsky;
Health reporter, Holly Baer;
Safety reporter, Shayne Shingleton;
Recreation, Vaughn Unger.

The club decided to go Christmas caroling Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. at Parkside Nursing Home.

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NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — The Jackson Milton Livestock Club celebrated Halloween will a party Nov.1 at Jane and Rick Kramer’s house.

On Nov. 11, a meeting was held to inform club members about all the breeds of livestock available to be taken to the fair.

The club just concluded its cheese sale, which helped members pay for vet bills and other needs.

The club Christmas party is Dec. 6 at Wranglers Restaurant.

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HICKORY, Ohio — The following 4-H leaders were recognized Nov. 8 at the 4-H Leaders’ Banquet held at the Mount Pleasant Fire Hall:

Friend of 4-H, Tom Lane; Thomas J. and Christine J. Russell scholarship, Tera Dorsey of Crossroads 4-H club; Alex Loos Award, Courtney Cowden of South Franklin Morris 4-H club; Mary Baker Award, Samantha Sarnicke of Vankirk Friendship 4-H club; Robert Ceisler Award, Victor Miller and Kansas Ardeno of Golden Hoofs 4-H club; Outstanding 4-H Leader, Holly Kearns of Avella Ag 4-H club; Rookie Award, William Vasko of Pike Run 4-H club; Friend of 4-H Business, Tom Hoffman; Outstanding 4-H Member, Jessie Taylor of 84 Ag 4-H club and Adam Sutch of Pike Run; Outstanding Leadership Award, Matt Lacey of South Pike Pioneers 4-H club; Outstanding Officers Award, Loryn Wyeth of Buffalo Ag 4-H Club; Community Service Award, Crossroads and South Pike Pioneers; and 4-H Calendar Cover Award, Dana Warnock of Bavington Blenders, Carly McCoy of Golden Bridges and Katie Vercek of Cecil.

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CORTLAND, Ohio — The Trumbull County Dairy Feeders will meet Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds.

There will be a gift exchange with each member bringing a gift costing no more than $5 and a half dozen cookies per family.

Club officers were recently elected. They are President Erin McCaslin, Vice President Monica Boom, Secretary Shannon Montgomery and Treasurer Tyler Watts.

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CARROLLTON, Ohio — The New Horizons 4-H club met Nov. 21 at the Baxter’s Ridge United Methodist Church with 19 in attendance.

Honor forms, score sheets and 4-H certificates were handed out.
The club agreed to meet on the third Friday of every month.

New officers were elected. They are President Andrew Adams, Vice President John McDaniels, Secretary Wyatt Nedrow, Treasurer Bryden Adams, Health Officer Bethany Renicker, Safety Officer Braiden Renicker and Recreation Co-Leaders Caycee Adams and Makayla Nedrow.

The next meeting will be Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Sherrodsville Firehouse. At the meeting, the club will vote on a theme and have its Christmas party.

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WAYNESBURG, Ohio — The All American Kids met Nov. 19 at the library with 15 in attendance.

The club discussed the family Christmas party to be held Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. A meeting place is still being decided. They also discussed the Turkey Trout Health Walk and the Endowment Auction Dec. 5.

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