A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 18, 2009


ANDOVER, Ohio — The Pymatuning Valley FFA chapter will hold a Fill-A-Trailer from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 27 in the high school parking lot.

Proceeds will go toward donating food to the Ashtabula County APL.

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MINERVA, Ohio –The Minerva FFA chapter held a petting zoo at Mary Irene Day Elementary for their carnival. There were 12 young animalsand members taught the children about the animals.

The chapter held a meeting at the Ruritan Park in East Rochester May 27. The meeting preceded mowing the park for the tractor pull May 30.

Members decided the cost of admission for adults and children to get into the tractor pull.

The meeting was run by the newly elected varsity officers, including Holly Evans, president; Jeannette Goebeler, vice president; Ryan Hall, secretary; Joey Gliatta, treasurer; Cheyanna Skinner, reporter; Josh McCartney, sentinel and Zach Edwards, student adviser.

The newly elected assistant officers include Billy Brown, vice president; Jake Walter, secretary; Evan Waugh, treasurer; Seth Goshorn, reporter; J.D. Little, sentinel and Brandon Berry, student adviser.

The chapter held a truck and tractor pull May 30 at the Ruritan Park in East Rochester. The members ran the pull throughout the day working at different stations.

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ALLIANCE, Ohio — On June 11, the Marlington FFA chapter met at the horticulture building.

Members discussed the fundraiser square dance set for July 18, and the National FFA convention.

The next meeting is scheduled for July 9 at 7:30 p.m. Members and guests are welcome.


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