The Ridge Hoppers 4-H Club members heard Libby Hall present her project on "Pretend Pets," Amber Fiala talk on her hamster project, Krystal Fiala present her "Wheels in Motion" project and Jaharau Doward talk about his rabbit project at the meeting held at Eastern Gateway Community College.
Amber Fiala presided, and a discussion was held on the J-Fit Bicycle Safety Rodeo held April 21 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Members also discussed the club constitution bylaws and distributed project books.
The club was one of the groups in the Top 13 for prizes in the Ohio 4-H Week window decorating contest. The club will hold a bowling Fun Night at 6 p.m. tonight at Toronto Lanes.
The Barshoe Wranglers 4-H Club met at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School with 25 members present. Aly Glenn presided.
The club took second place in the desserts for the Iron Chef contest and decorated a window for the Ohio 4-H Week window decorating contest.
Tess Haynes gave a demonstration on jumping, and Azia Haynes gave a demonstration on English bridles.
The club will help with Special Olympics on Saturday at Harding Stadium. Members will be painting the Amsterdam bridge and gazebo May 15 for a community service project.
The next meeting will be May 16 at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.
Liberty Gals and Guys
The Liberty Gals and Guys 4-H Club members cleaned the Georges Run United Methodist church inside and outside as a community project at a recent meeting.
Alicia Libetti presided. A health report was given by Cecelia Libetti on the dangers of smoking. Kaleigh Turner reported on cleaning closets and shelves, pulling weeds, picking up trash and mowing grass and gave a demonstration on tracing family roots with Stasi Turner.
Members will read the "Grill Master Book" and have a cookout and hike at the next meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 14 at the home of D.J. and Andrew Wetherell in New Alexandria.
Cross Creek Tomahawks
A parade committee was chosen when the Cross Creek Tomahawks 4-H Club met with Cristeanna Higgins presiding. There were seven members present.
A parade committee was chosen, and charity ideas were discussed. A design for the club T-shirts was planned, and project books were distributed. The club plans to walk in a Relay for Life event in June.
The next meeting will be held at the Friendship Park shelter at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.