A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 24, 2014:


BEACH CITY, Ohio — The Green Valley 4-H Club met July 14 at the Beach City Grange to discuss Stark County Fair decorations and the group’s community service project.

It was announced that decorations were coming along and another meeting to make more decorations was scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 27.

The club’s community service project, June 14 and 15 at Belloni Foods, collected 180 items and $272 for the Fairless Food Cupboard.

The July 25 deadline for entries into the Stark County Junior Fair was announced, along with the July 25 hoof trimmer at Wentling Farms, 7030 Pigeon Run Ave. SW, Navarre, Ohio.

Several upcoming clinics and “skillathons” at the Stark County Fairgrounds were also announced, including a sheep showmanship clinic from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7, and three skillathons Aug. 9 — dairy, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., swine from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and dairy/market goat, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The skillathons will continue Aug. 9 with poultry from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. On Aug. 16, a rabbit skillathon/showmanship will be held 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and pygmy goat noon to 2 p.m.

A beef skillathon will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 17 in the beef barn before carcass weigh in, at 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the new arena. The showmanship clinic and pre-fair meeting will follow immediately.


BELOIT, Ohio — The Goshen Good Growers 4-H Club will celebrate its 70th reunion at 7 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Goshen Center Ruritan Park, on Middleton Road, Goshen Township, Ohio.

The club plans to get a group photo with as many past members as possible, to be displayed as part of the club’s fair booth.

For more information, contact 330-853-1973.



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