A roundup of 4-H news for the week of March 12, 2015:


GREENFORD, Ohio — The Greenford Busy Bees met Feb. 23 to elect officers for the upcoming year. New leaders include: president, Addie Flowers; vice president, Alaina Courtwright; secretary, Delaney Less; assistant secretary, Olivia Wince; health officer, Tara Wine; safety officer, Genesis Johnson; news reporter, Maureen Baker.

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BURTON, Ohio — Geauga Beef and Swine had its first 4-H meeting of the year Feb. 8.
Members approved the Ohio 4-H Youth Development Club Constitution.

At the March meeting, members will decide how much money they will give to the Family-A-Fair project run by the Ride with Pride 4-H club.

Members were reminded the OSU Junior Swine Day will be March 28 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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KENT, Ohio — The Geauga Dairymen 4-H club met Feb. 27 at Zip City in Kent, Ohio.

The seven members enjoyed zip lining, rock wall climbing and pizza for dinner.

Members also met March 6 to paint the Berkshire Hathaway front window to promote 4-H. After painting the window, a brief meeting was held in the conference room.

Members were encouraged to attend Dairy Palooza May 2 at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds in Cortland. Members also discussed the 2015 Hoard’s Dairymen judging answers, which are due March 19.

Members decided to hold a candy bar sale to earn money for the club.

Members also talked about 4-H Camp Whitewood, and another yard cleanup this year.

The next meeting will be held at Emma Niehus’s house April 12. For more information about The Geauga Dairymen 4-H group, contact Niehus at 440-221-3812.


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