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Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club readies for spring

By Bella Reeser, Club Reporter

On Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022, the Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club held its monthly meeting at the Melvern Community Center. At 5:02 p.m. the meeting was called to order by President Braelyn McNally. The club began their meeting with The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge led by Braelyn.

Reporter Bella Reeser called roll, members and parents were to answer with “Would you rather build a snowman or a sand castle?” There were 10 members and eight adults present. Bella read the minutes from the last meeting; they were approved as read.

Bella then read correspondence from the Harsch family for the flowers the club sent to John Harsch’s funeral.

Treasurer Gradey McNally read the treasurer’s report; it was approved as read.

Bella stated she submitted one article to the newspaper.

In historian report, Historian Allie Reeser shared “4-H Fun Facts” about the 4-H clover.

In leader’s report, leader Caleb McNally reminded members about Blue & Gold sales that are due on March 1, and Club Days coming up Feb. 19.

In new business, it was moved and seconded to hold the annual Melvern Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. April 16 at Melvern City Park. It was moved and seconded to have an activity with the Lyndon Leaders 4-H Club for the March meeting.

In program, each club member who is participating in District Club Days told a brief description of what they were going to do. In songs, the girls of the club led everyone in singing “Baby Bumble Bee”. At 5:32 p.m., it was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting. Club members then enjoyed refreshments provided by the Roy family, and playing in the park for recreation.

Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club’s next meeting will be 5 p.m. Sunday, March 6, with the place to be determined.

January Meeting

On Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club held its monthly club meeting at the Melvern Community Center. At 5:06 p.m., the meeting was called to order by President Braelyn McNally. The club began their meeting with The Pledge of Allegiance and 4-H Pledge, led by Braelyn.  Secretary Amelia Arb called roll; members and parents were to answer with ‘What was the most unusual gift you received’? There were 12 members and five adults present.

Amelia read the minutes from the last meeting; they were approved as read. She then read correspondence from Don and Ann Becker, thanking them for coming to carol at their house; and from ECAT for adopting a family this year at Christmas. Treasurer Gradey McNally read the treasurer’s report; it was approved as read. Reporter Bella Reeser stated she submitted one articles to the newspaper.

In historian report, historian Allie Reeser shared “4-H Fun Facts.” In council report, Braelyn shared with the club the council is donating a full camp scholarship in honor of Tammy; and Blue & Gold sales run till March 1. In leader’s report, Lisa Reeser reminded members enroll in the new 4-H year, and it’s never to early to start thinking about District Club Days. Caleb McNally reminded the club to begin thinking about cookie jar ideas, and maybe a Grinch toy drive next year for Christmas.

In new business, it was discussed ideas for District Club Days and Blue & Gold forms were passed out. In program, Levi Arb demonstrated how to care for a hamster, and Anna Arb demonstrated how to do a hand stand. In songs, Anna Arb, led they club in singing, “Boom Chicka Boom.”  At 5:48 p.m., it was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting. The Melvern Jr. Highline’s next club meeting will be 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022 at Melvern Community Center. Club members enjoyed refreshments provided by the Melton Family.

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