Roundup of 4-H news for March 16, 2017

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BERLIN CENTER, Ohio — The Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club donated two gift baskets that were part of a silent auction during quality assurance workshops to benefit the Mahoning County Junior Fair.

The club members voted to donate funds to the 4-H sponsored Community Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt will be at the Western Reserve football field beginning at 2 p.m. April 14.

Abby and Isabel Schors, members of the Egg Hunt Committee, passed a sign up sheet for teens to help with the hunt. Dailen Brown collect the eggs donated by the members for the egg hunt.

Jan and Kathleen Moser, Steve and Robin Reph, and William, Olivia and Emma Reph attended the 2017 Ohio 4-H Volunteer and Teen Conference in Columbus March 11 at the Columbus Convention Center.

Kathleen Moser and Pat Allen, 4-H Master Clothing Educators, taught a session, Successful Techniques To Use With Bulky Fabrics.

Laura Jones and Robin Reph gave details of the Mahoning County 4-H Endowment dinner and auction April 29 at St. Michael’s Family Life Center in Canfield at 5 p.m.

Club advisors informed the youth about the effects of social media on their futures.

Orders were taken for 4-H club T-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies and golf shirts.

Ranger 4-H Club member and Mahoning County 4-H King Karl Reph and Queen Renee Reisner represented the 4-H Clubs in the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boardman March 12.

Special guest at the April 13 meeting of Western Reserve Rangers will be Beth Smith, the new Mahoning County 4-H Youth Development Leader. The club will meet at the Ellsworth Fire Hall at 7 p.m.

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CHARDON, Ohio — The Geauga Beef and Swine 4-H Club met March 5 in the school building on the Geauga County Fairgrounds.

The meeting was called to order at 4:12 p.m. Members discussed the club dues will be due at the next meeting.

Janine Hartory, Jimmy Hartory, Tristan Sestak and Austin Wetzel shared their reports. Mary Wetzel, Catherine Chuha and Kat Stumph have submitted all of their paperwork for becoming advisers. Members were assigned to present their reports at the April meeting.

For Family-A-Fair, the club decided to donate money so that a family can attend our fair that otherwise would not be able to attend. Paperwork for enrollment was collected. The next meeting is April 23 at 4 p.m.

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