4-H News

Golden Horseshoe

The Golden Horseshoe 4-H Club met at Spanky’s Restaurant to decorate the business window for the Ohio 4-H Week contest, observed March 3 through 9.

Chelsea Jenkins presided, with 12 members present. Clothes were sent to Urban Mission Ministries and were “greatly appreciated,” it was noted.

Discussed was the Iron Chef cooking contest, in which members will be participating.

Jenkins was named to be a camp counselor. The next meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on April 7 at the Piergallini barn.

Dusty Boots

The Dusty Boots Livestock 4-H Club met at the home of adviser Julie Robinson with 14 attending.

Austin Yaich presided at the meeting where Valentine cards were made for residents at a nursing home.

Future plans include a candy bar sale.

Free Spirits

The Free Spirits 4-H Club met at the home of Lilly Ehrman with Emily Cavanaugh presiding. There were 10 members in attendance.

Fundraisers and the recent overnighter at the Millsop Community Center were discussed.

The club decorated a window for the Ohio 4-H Week celebration.

The next meeting will be held at the home of Leslie Johnson.

Country Kids

The Country Kids 4-H Club had 30 members present at the meeting held at the Meadowbrook Church of God, with Ramsay Core presiding.

Members brought in old projects for newer members to look at and anticipate the type of work involved. A discussion was held on when to sign up for the projects.

Fundraisers were discussed, and the window at the Jefferson Landmark in Dillonvale was decorated for Ohio 4-H Week.

Community projects, such as playing bingo at nursing homes, were discussed as the club wants to become more involved in the local community.

The club has added 15 members this year and is continuing to grow, it was noted. Activity officers played an ice breaker to introduce the new members.

43 Ramblers

The 43 Ramblers 4-H Club decorated the lobby windows of the Glenn Mills Senior Community Center for Ohio 4-H Week as a project and are collecting cans for a community project.

Mollie McConnell was in charge of the meeting attended by 10 members.

Boots and Britches

The Boots and Britches 4-H Club, a new addition to the Jefferson County clubs, met at the Dillonvale City Building with Leigha Pasco presiding. There were 24 members present.

Window decorating for Ohio 4-H Week was done at the Smithfield Hardware, where it won one of the top 10 awards.

The planned bake sale was discussed, and ideas for recipes for the Iron Chef Clinic were tested. Possible community service ideas were discussed. Members decided to do the “One Million Pillow Cases Challenge” and learned that quality assurance testing will be posted on Facebook.