Melvern Jr. Highline: April meeting brings Easter eggs

By Bella Reeser, Club Reporter 

The Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club met at 3 p.m. April 7, 2019, at the Melvern Community Center, and filled over 1,000 eggs in preparation for the Melvern Easter Egg Hunt that was to be held April 20.

At 4:04 p.m., the April club meeting was called to order by President Tara Green. The club began the meeting with The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge, led by Amelia Arb. Secretary Allie Reeser callee roll, and members and parents were to answer with a place they would like to visit; there were 15 members and six adults present. Secretary Allie Reeser 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 that she had submitted two articles to local news media since the last meeting.

For the meeting program, Tara Green presents her demonstration “Calories Are Lit”.

Historian Amelia Arb read an article to the club. In leader’s report, Lisa reminded the club members they had until April 15 to sign up for camp, the Melvern Easter Egg Hunt is April 20, and May 1 is the last day to add or drop projects. Caleb encouraged members to participate in a volunteer opportunity at 3 p.m. April 20 at the Oak Hill Cemetery, in Quenemo, to help pick up sticks and rake leaves.

In new business, Amelia Arb made a motion to have a fundraiser, raffling off two halves of hogs fully processed. It was seconded and passed. Braelyn McNally made a motion to charge $2 per raffle ticket; it was seconded and passed.

For the program, Tara Green presented her demonstration titled “Calories Are Lit”. In songs, Gradey McNally, Landon Roy, and Levi Arb led the club in singing “Little Miss Muffet”.

Before adjoining, Tara reminded members our next meeting would be at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Melvern Community Center. Project talk and demonstration will be by Allie Reeser, snacks and drinks are by the Reeser Family. At 4:52 p.m., Braelyn McNally moved to adjourn the meeting; it was seconded.

Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club members help the Easter Bunny stuff eggs with treats for the annual egg hunt in Melvern.

Photos by Bella Reeser.

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