A roundup of 4-H news for July 31, 2008


STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Country Classics 4-H club met July 16 at the Steubenville Saddle Club with 29 members present.

Mara Carducci was in charge of the meeting. Plans for the Jefferson County Fair were discussed. Six members gave demonstrations.

The next meeting is at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. Aug. 6.

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WINTERSVILLE, Ohio — The Magic Makers 4-H club met June 29 at the home of Joel, Josh and Elisha Hamric.

There were 21 members and five advisers present.

In unfinished business, they discussed their lunch stand went well and a profit was made.

Members were reminded of sheep, market hog and feeder calf tag days.

In new business, the club decided to pay for the camp fees of the 14 members going to 4-H camp.

The meeting was concluded with pizza and line dancing.

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SMITHFIELD, Ohio — The Bareshoe Wranglers met at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds with 16 members in attendance.

Heidi Hickle was in charge of the meeting.

Minde and Jamie Snider demonstrated how to care for a cat, and Kierstein Turner gave a demonstration on horses.

The next meeting is Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds.

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CARROLLTON, Ohio — The M Town Clovers 4-H club met July 13 to set up its fair booth.

The next meeting is Aug. 17. Members will finish up their health and safety demonstrations and work on honor forms.

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GREENFORD, Ohio — At its last meeting, the Greenford Silverspurs 4-H club was photographed in the new club shirts and will send a copy of the picture to club sponsors, who are listed on the back of the shirts.

The next optional riding meeting at Buckeye Horse Park is Aug. 5. This will then be followed by a mandatory meeting on Aug. 11, where members will discuss the upcoming fair and food for the consession booth they will work at the Aug. 16 show.

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HIRAM, Ohio — The Auburn Swine 4-H club held a meeting July 13.

Members planned what items to take to the skillathon breakfast and discussed the livestock sale committee meeting held July 10. Kevin Ward reported on turkey tagging.

Any outstanding money for lollipops will go to next year’s Relay for Life.

Club members will work in the milkshake booth at the Geauga County Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 29.

There will be a poultry clinic Aug. 4 at the fairgrounds.


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