A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 18, 2009

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SCIO, Ohio — The A-Z 4-H club met June 10 with 12 members in attendance.

Cookie dough was delivered, project books were worked on, volunteer work was discussed and T-shirts will be available for pick up at the next meeting.

The next meeting will be in July for the clean up at the fairgrounds.

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HANOVERTON, Ohio — The Hicks and Hayseeds 4-H club met at the home of advisers Ken and Judy Brown.

Members were reminded of upcoming clinics and project book grading dates. They are still collecting donations for the beach-themed silent auction basket they are making for the Columbiana County Fair.

Plans were made for the club to be in charge of trash collection at the Hanoverton Peddler Days July 11-12.

The next meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. July 7.

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NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — The Milkmakers 4-H club held a meeting at Steel Dairy Farm June 8.

The cheese sale being a big hit with the club making more than $900. The top sales awards went to Leah and Noel Mutti, first place, Chris and Kurt Finton, second place and C.J. Lanzer, third place.

The club has planned a meeting in August for all dairy youth of Tuscarawas County and also voted to sponsor a trophy for the junior livestock show at the 2009 county fair.

T-shirts and sweatshirts will be black with white lettering, voted on by all members.

Demonstrations were given by Amie Zumbach about milk fever, Stacie Steel on clipping, Curtis Sigrist on process of milk and Clinton Steel and Ellie Zumbach on how to care for a newborn calf.

The next meeting will be on showmanship on June 27 at Donato’s Farm.

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LISBON, Ohio — The Country Friends 4-H club met June 1 at the Rogers Sale Restaurant.

Old business was discussed, including the Relay for Life July 10-11 and members have decided to wear their 4-H shirts. Members also discussed the fair basket.

New business included the project fair July 10 at the United Methodist Church in Lisbon.

Skillathon and book grading at the fairgrounds will be from 9 a.m. to noon July 11. Book grading for our group will be done at the July 6 meeting.

The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. July 6.

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