Jr. Highline 4-H Club makes plans for Melvern Easter egg hunt

Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club members gather at the Melvern City Park after a recent club meeting, front from left, Amelia Arb, Gradey McNally, Levi Arb, Gentry McNally, Ellie Sowers, back, Allie Reeser, Braelyn McNally, Justin Brinkley, Natalie Green, Aubrie Edington, Chelsea Green, and Tara Green.

By Bella Reeser
Club Reporter

The March meeting of the Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club was held March 17, 2019, at the Melvern Community Center, and was called to order at 5 p.m. by President Tara Green. The club began their meeting with The Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge led by Amelia Arb.

Secretary Allie Reeser called roll; members and parents answered with their favorite drink; there were 11 members and six adults present. Allie then read the minutes from the last meeting; they were approved as read.

Treasurer Ellie Sowers read the treasurer’s report; it was approved as read. Reporter Bella Reeser stated she had submitted three articles to the newspaper since the last meeting. Historian Amelia Arb read an article to the club. Justin Brinkley gave a report from the council meeting, stating the 4H Insurance Policy.

In leaders report, leader Caleb McNally congratulated members in their hard work at district and regional club days. He also reminded members that 4-H camp enrollment would begin April 1.

In new business, members were reminded the Melvern Easter Egg Hunt would be coming up. Amelia Arb made a motion, which was seconded, that the Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club would host the Melvern Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. April 21, at Melvern City Park.

For programs, Braelyn McNally did a demonstration on how to make bubble bread, and Gradey McNally presented a project talk on ear notching swine.

Gradey McNally and Colt Sowers led the club in singing Baby Shark.

Before adjourning, Tara reminded members our next meeting would be at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the Melvern Community Center; we will stuff the Easter eggs before the club meeting.

At 5:49 p.m., Braelyn McNally moved to adjourn the meeting; it was seconded.

For recreation, Caleb led the club in a relay race at the park. For refreshments, McNallys provided the club with pizza.

Photo thanks to Bella Reeser.

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