Roundup of 4-H news for May 4, 2017


BURTON, Ohio — Geauga Beef and Swine met April 23 at the Geauga County Fairgrounds.

Club members Nancy McFaul, Danielle Laurenty and Mary Pat Martin will help with barn decorations at the fair.

The club will donate non-perishable goods to Fighting for Hunger.  Members Jaime Loveland was nominated for junior fair queen and Tyler Plants for junior fair king.

Quality assurance is May 6. The next meeting is May 21, at the Geauga County Fairgrounds.

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DOVER, Ohio — The Tusky Valley Farmers 4-H club met April 27, at the Dover-Zoar Gun Club.

The club’s hanging flower basket sales fundraiser was a success and flowers will be picked up May 4. All club members with livestock projects have attended mandatory quality assurance. This year’s barn and booth theme is “Go Bananas for 4-H.”

The next meeting is May 18, at 7 p.m. at the Dover-Zoar Gun Club.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Washington County 4-H’ers attended the annual Pennsylvania 4-H Capital Days program April 1-3.

Attending from Washington County were Chief of Staff Katrina Anderson, from Senator Bartolotta office, and Ashlin Hawkinberry; Heather Frederick, Brittany Janusey, and Aeriahna Gregg; Representative Rick Saccone, Anna Schmitt, and Extension 4-H Educator Pam Paletta.

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CANFIELD, Ohio — The Mahoning County Capriculturists Goat 4-H club meeting was April 24 at 6:30 p.m. There were 28 members and five advisers present.

Adviser Bill Mellott discussed the Capriculturists’ summer camping trip.

A county goat meeting began at 7:30 p.m. and important dates and mandatory events were discussed. The meeting closed with a skill-a-thon practice for the members.

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