A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 3, 2009


ASHTABULA, Ohio — Officers were chosen for the Beef-a-Teers 4-H club at its Nov. 22 meeting.

Aaron Flavell was chosen as president, Tricia Lautanen as vice president, Scotty Johnson as treasurer, Keshia White as news reporter and secretary (as was Desirae and Destinie Hill), Eddie Mook as recreational advisor, MAC attendees were Tricia Lautanen and Scotty Johnson, and photographers are Michael Montello and his father.

The group decided to send flowers in honor of Al Crane who passed away Nov. 21. Crane was adviser for the Beef-a-Teers for 30 years.

Information was exchanged on steer tagging and club dues. Steer tagging will be Dec. 5 at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds and dues should be paid within the next few meetings.

Among other things discussed, the Beef-a-Teers will be adopting a family for Christmas and sending Christmas cards to their buyers from the 2009 fair.

Club members will be selling PartyLite candles until Dec. 4.

For more information, or to join the Beef-a-Teers 4-H club, contact Criss March at 440-221-7541.

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CARROLLTON, Ohio —The East Township Young Producers 4-H club met Nov. 18 with 16 members in attendance.

Newly elected officers include Zach Wilson, president; Emily Bryan, vice president; Ben Wilson, treasurer; Brittany Rohr, secretary; Rebecca Gromsly, health leader; Adam Bryan, safety leader and Georgann Bryan and Amy Borland, recreation leaders.

Members discussed their upcoming Christmas party.

Kyle Hawk gave a safety talk on how to be safe on skateboards.

The next meeting is from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 27 at Forest Lane Bowling Alley for the Christmas party.

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