A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 5, 2012:


TUSCARAWAS, Ohio — Buckhorn Buckshots 4-H club meet at the Wainwright Community Hall April 1 at 4 p.m. There were 38 4-H members, seven advisers and parents in attendance.

Members were reminded to turn in their enrollment cards by the next meeting.

The 4-H club elected their 2012 officers. Election results are as follows: Cassandra Hupp, president; David Mizer, vice president; Brianna Hamilton, secretary; Chase Allen, treasurer; Maddy Schupp, news reporter; Bryer Schupp, historian; Brad Haun and Dominic Cottrell, health and safety; Kaylee Gram, Miranda Beams, Ross Hupp, Reno Hupp and Jason Smitley, recreation committee; and Kimberly Grewell, Clayton Sprowl, Bobby Abel, Abby Sprowl and Sarah Been, community service committee.

Member were reminded if they are taking an animal in 4-H that you must attend a quality assurance meeting. The next one is April 11 at Dover Middle School. Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. There will be a goat clinic and a rabbit selection clinic April 14 at the Fairground both start at 9 a.m.

The Clover Buds learned how to take care of a rabbit and how to help a sick rabbit. The Clover Buds made a craft rabbit.

The next meeting is April 15 at 4 p.m. at Wainwright Community Hall. All members are asked to bring hosta plants to donate. Also, members were asked to bring gloves, rakes and shovels to help the Wainwright Community Center Committee landscape around the hall.

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CHARDON, Ohio — Geauga Beef 4-H held its second meeting of the year March 25 at Ernst Bowling Lanes. A livestock sales and Junior Fair board report was given.

The club discussed pig tagging May 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. 4-H camp is July 8-14. The club voted to do a basket for Nick Walczak, who is in Metro Hospital. A gift card will be purchased and everyone will bring items to put in a basket at the next meeting. The next meeting is April 15 at Chardon Pizza Hut at 4 p.m.

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THOMPSON, Ohio — Thompson Ledge Dairymen met March 24 to discuss requirements necessary for 4-H. The members voted on having a float in the maple festival, and formed a committee. They also voted on field trips for the group. The next meeting will be April 15.


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