A roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 16, 2013:


BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga Dairymen 4-H club held a meeting May 7.
The club did a spring yard clean up for an elderly homeowner April 21. The club also donated a basket and provided baked goods to the Brad Wells Benefit Dinner in April.
Member Vincent Ferrante was voted health and safety officer.
Members shared what they learned at the county-wide club officer training.
Project record books and Dairy Resource Handbooks were distributed to members. Skill-a-thon materials were introduced to the new members. Skill-a-thon is mandatory and will take place July 13 at the Geauga County Fairgrounds.
Opportunities for learning and community service were presented; Livestock Farm to Table tour, 4-H public speaking contest, food-a-thon, Lake County Captains 4-H night, and Cleveland Indians 4-H Go Green event.
Fundraiser candy bars were handed out.
The next meeting will be held in June. If anyone is interested in joining Geauga Dairyman, contact Emma Niehus at 440-221-3812.
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MOUNDSVILLE, W. Va. — The Marshall County 4-H and FFA Goat and Rabbit Club is holding its annual Fun Show May 19.
The Fun Show will start registrations at noon and the show will start at 1 p.m. in the New Arena at the Marshall County Fairgrounds in Moundsville. The club members will meet at the goat barn at 10 a.m. to begin weighing in their market project goats they will then show and sell at the fair. The members will show their projects animals July 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the New Arena. They will then sell their projects at the livestock sale to be held in conjunction with the Marshall County Fair on July 25 at 6 p.m.
Classes are $5 each and are open to anyone in the community and surrounding areas. The club will have raffle tickets for sale, Chinese auction items and a concession stand. All proceeds go back to benefit the club and its members.
Any questions can be directed to goatrabbitclub@live.com; the show’s Facebook page, Marshall County Goat Fun Show or highhillacres.com/funshow.html.
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HANOVERTON, Ohio — The Just Rite 4-H club had a meeting April 16 at the Butler Grange. A total of 25 members attended the meeting. The group received their 4-H books. Paige Irwin, Emma Egli, and Baily Campbell completed a demonstration on fire safety. They passed out items for example stickers and activity books. Landon Rhodes demonstrated on how to make a grilled cheese sandwich. Nicholas Rhodes completed a demonstration on hogs.


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