Hamersville Livestock 4-H club meets

By Peyton Schadle

Hamersville Livestock 4H club held its fifth meeting of 2015 at the Hamersville’s fire department building on May 17. President Kasey Canter called the meeting to order and led the club in the pledges.

Upcoming Quality Assurance dates were noted these will be at 7:00 pm – June 1 at Georgetown High School and June 4 at Fayetteville High School. Project books were passed out. June 6 is sheep and goat tag-ins from 8:00 – 10:00 am at the fairgrounds. June 15 is the deadline for Quality Assurance. June 20 is the deadline for State Fair – there are forms that need to be signed. June 27 is swine tag-in.

Project letters have been sent for hogs, sheep and small animals. Club members need to let the advisers know if they have not received letters at the next meeting. Project letters are also available at www.brown.osu.edu.

The Amazing Recycling Race was announced. This will take place during the fair. Each group participating will get a container for recycling to be collected during the week of the fair on the fairgrounds. Adviser Mary Lindsey has registration forms if interested.

Five club member received scholarships for 4H camp.

Boxes were passed out to club members. These are for the Troop Box Ministry service project. These boxes should be packed with your favorite snacks to send to troops. Boxes should not be sealed and need to be turned back in at the June 28 meeting.

The t-shirt committee presented ideas for designs. Additional designs will be presented at the next two club meetings with a final decision on the design to be made at the June 14 meeting.

Ryan Lucas gave a demonstration to the club on her duck project.

Upcoming Hamersville Livestock meetings will be at 4:00 pm on – May 31, June 14 and June 28.