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Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club: Neighboring clubs hold joint meeting at Melvern Lake

Melvern Jr. Highline and Lyndon Leaders 4-H club members enjoy a presentation on the history of Melvern Lake, presented by a park ranger. Bella Reeser photo.

Melvern Jr. Highline September 4-H Meeting

By Bella Reeser, Club Reporter

On Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, the Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club held their monthly club meeting at the Overlook Shelter House at Melvern Lake. At 5:02 p.m. both the Melvern Jr. Highline and Lyndon Leaders 4-H clubs had the honor of a program presentation of the history of Melvern Lake by a Melvern park ranger. At 5:34 p.m. the September 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 Leader Caleb McNally.

Secretary Amelia Arb called roll, members and parents were to answer with ‘If you could have one super power, what would it be?’ There were 12 members and eight adults present.

Amelia read the minutes from the last meeting; they were approved as read. Braelyn read the treasurer’s report; it was approved as read.  Reporter Bella Reeser stated she submitted one article to the newspaper.

In historian report, Historian Allie Reeser shared 4-H memories from Gaylene Ryan, former MJH leader.

In leader’s report, Lisa Reeser reminded members to read over meeting notes sheet: Thank yous to all awards contributors, Kansas State Fair is this week, record books are due September 22, newspaper forms are due Sept. 22, and at the next meeting we will create posters for National 4-H Week.

At 5:49 p.m. it was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting. Both clubs then enjoyed a BBQ hot dog cook out for refreshments, then walked down to the beach to swim for recreation.

The Melvern Jr. Highline’s next club meeting will be 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, at Melvern Community Center.


Melvern Jr. Highline August 4-H Meeting

By Bella Reeser, Club Reporter

On Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, the Melvern Jr. Highline 4-H Club held its monthly club meeting at the Melvern Community Center. 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 Leader Caleb McNally. Secretary Amelia Arb called roll, members and parents were to answer with ‘What is your favorite school subject?’ There were 11 members and eight adults present.

Amelia read the minutes from the last meeting; they were approved as read. Vice-President Justin Brinkley read the treasurer’s report; it was approved as read. Reporter Bella Reeser stated she submitted one article to the newspaper. In historian report, historian Allie Reeser shared 4-H memories from Karen Phelon, former MJH club leader.

In leader’s report, Lisa Reeser reminded members to read over Meeting Notes sheet, thank yous, Overbrook fair, Kansas State Fair, and record books.

In program, Gradey McNally demonstrated how to feed a show steer.

In songs, Anna Arb lead the club in singing ‘Moose Song’.

At 5:19 p.m. it was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting. Club members then together enjoyed a game of tag as recreation.

The Melvern Jr. Highline’s next club meeting will be 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at  at Melvern Lake Swimming Beach.

 

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