4-H News

Blazing Saddles

Bailee Haught was elected president of the Blazing Saddles 4-H Club at the February meeting.

Troy Zimmerman is president; McKayla Zimmerman, secretary; Ashlyn Haught, treasurer; and Mackenzie Zimmerman, recreation. An installation ceremony was held for the officers.

There were 11 members present and two guests.

As a “get healthy project,” members are bringing in fruit and vegetables instead of junk food for their refreshments. Apples and bananas were eaten at the meeting.

Members discussed a field trip being planned to a local veterinarian’s facility.

Ridge Hoppers

The Ridge Hoppers 4-H Club met at McDonald’s with Krystal Fiala presiding.

Members discussed the site for the window display to be put up for Ohio 4-H Week.

An election of officers was held with Amber Fiala named president; Krystal Fiala, vice president and treasurer; Jordan Vance, secretary and news reporter.

New members welcomed to the club were Annie Fogle and Sadie Heldreth.

Plans were made to attend the officers training program presented by the Extension office and make Valentines for a local nursing home.

Styles, designs and colors for the club T-shirt were discussed.

Golden Horseshoe

Eighteen members were in attendance when the Golden Horseshoe 4-H Club met at the home of adviser Carolyn Piergallini. Chelsea Jenkins presided.

A future project will be collecting good quality, used clothing for those in need.

Members will decide on new T-shirts for the club to be worn at the Jefferson County Fair and to identify members.

Themes for the Ohio 4-H window decorating contest were discussed.

The club planned to go the overnighter at the Millsop Community Center and to attend officers training. Plans were made to make the meetings the best they can and change how things are done. The next meeting will be at the Piergallini house at 5 p.m. on March 4.

43 Ramblers

The Glenn Mills Community Senior Center in Richmond was cleaned by members of the 43 Ramblers 4-H Club at the February meeting. They cleaned the downstairs, kitchen, main lobby and bathrooms as a community 4-H project.

Mollie McConnell was in charge of the business meeting that followed.

Health and safety reports were given, and members are collecting cans and recycling them.

As a fundraiser, the club is selling candy bars.

Members will be decorating windows for an Ohio 4-H Week project. The winning clubs will receive a monetary prize.

The next meeting will be held at 2 p.m. on March 3 at the center.