A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Feb. 3, 2011


BURTON, Ohio — Flockmasters’ first meeting was held Jan. 18 at the Munson Town Hall. There are six new members this year.

This year at the fair animals will not be released Monday until 8 p.m. Mr. Banks volunteered to make new signs for the poultry barn at fair.

Members discussed donating a basket to the Chardon Middle School Chinese auction for a Flight 93 Memorial.

As a fundraiser, Little Caesars will donate $5 every item the club sells, including both pizza kits and cookie dough

Flockmasters went to the Corrine Dolan Center, a nursing home, Jan. 23. The club made Valentine cards, sang songs and ate cookies with the residents. The next meeting is Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m.

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SALEM, Ohio — The Greenford Silver Spurs 4-H Club held its first meeting of the year Jan. 30. The group decided to sell candy bars as a fundraiser. The next meeting will be Feb. 13 at 1:30 p.m. Cases of candy bars will be passed out to sell and new officers will be elected. Business conducted involved a brief discussion about the upcoming Horse Symposium scheduled for March 19.

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NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — The Mahoning County Outdoorsmen had its second meeting of the year Jan. 28. The meeting was held at Youngstown Rifle Pistol Club on Shaffer Road. Twenty-four youth attended and shot pistol. Business conducted included gun safety, pistol safety and range rules. The next meeting will be Feb. 11 at Youngstown Rifle Pistol Club. Anyone who would like to attend should contact Lynn Wood at isaiah40vs8@aol.com or Robin Adams at clovermom@embarqmail.com. Visit the club’s Facebook page at Mahoning County Outdoorsmen-4-H Shooting Sports Club. The 4-H deadline for enrollment is Feb. 28.

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CORTLAND, Ohio — The Trumbull County Judging Team held its first meeting Jan. 16 at the Extension office. The club currently has 13 members. Officers elected were: Laura Bond, president; Daniel Montgomery, vice president;Elizabeth Williams, secretary; Hanna Bond, treasurer; and Lauren Almasy, news reporter. The team’s first judging competition will be Feb. 26 in Wooster. The club’s next meeting will be Feb. 20 at 4 p.m. at the Extension office. New members are welcome. For more information contact the extension office at: 330-638-OSUE.

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BOWERSTON, Ohio — Members of the Silver Spurs 4-H Club met Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Bowerston Library. Meeting dates are the second Sunday of every month. Meetings are as follows: Feb. 13, March 13, April 10, May 15 and June 12. The 4H club will also have two workdays. Officers were also elected.

Officers for this year are: Helena Gladman, president; Danielle Snively, vice president; Emily Shuss, secretary; Ashley Host, treasurer; Joseph Shuss and Michaela Westfall, news reporters; and Cole Ferguson and Jack Shuss, health and safety officers. The Silver Spurs will meet Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Bowerston Library.


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