A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 14, 2012:


NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Springfield Booster Boys 4-H club met May 20 at Snyder’s Cabin.

Guests Ashley Hudzick and Melissa Moliterno described 4-H camp at Camp Whitewood and shared information about the dates and activities this year.

Members signed up to plant flowers at the fairgrounds. Also, the advisers shared information about a safety poster contest, and meetings for individual projects were discussed.

Members congratulated Olivia Withers, who was crowned this year’s dairy princess.

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BURTON, Ohio — Geauga Beef and Swine 4H Club is gearing up and looking forward to another exciting show season.

The club will have nine projects available for purchase at this years Geauga County Livestock Auction Sept. 1.

Amber Sangrik has been nominated to represent the club at the junior fair queen competition during fair. While we congratulate her, we would like to do the same for member, Kelsey Rumburg, for joining the Ohio State Fair Junior Fairboard. All members have completed Quality Assurance Training to ensure and support the dedication needed to raise a healthy animal.

While members are learning valuable life skills through the the 4H program, fun has not been forgotten. The group has enjoyed a variety of meetings, from pizza parlors to bowling alleys. Geauga Beef and Swine 4H Club is bring together animals, kids, and lots of fun.

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