Monday, February 8, 2016

Club News - February 2016

Club News
February 2016

Club Meeting

  • Friday, February 12th, at the Kremmling Community Church, from 1 - 3 p.m.
    • Business Meeting
      • Topics of Discussion
        • New Club Members
        • District Retreat
        • Trip Assistance
        • Fruit Fundraiser Paperwork
      • Volunteers
        • Ben - prayer
        • Foster - devotion
        • Kenna - refreshments
    • Community Service: Valentine’s Day Tray Favors for Kremmling Seniors
      • Please bring various colors of regular-sized Sharpie markers and heart-shaped (or other Valentine’s Day-themed) cookie cutters.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Recap of January 2016 Meeting

by Shelly Mathis


Meeting Date: January 8, 2016

Old Business

  • Christmas Community Service Feedback

    • We will edit our notes for Granby to bring a trash can, trash bag, and two tables for serving.
    • The club bought 250 cookies from Starla Rindt.  We paid her $150 (a bit extra to cover tray costs).
    • 300 cookies for Kremmling was a good amount.  (Leftovers were donated to Cliffview.)
    • The HSS Chamber of Commerce sent the club a thank you note for our donations.
  • The club signed a card to send to Caitlyn.
  • Families can turn in their reimbursement money to Shelly.  We want to schedule a tubing party for next December!

New Business



  • Stock Show Tickets ($15 each)
    • Krempins, Liberty, and Ben are attending the Stock Show on Jan. 15th.  
    • The club voted to pay for half of each member’s and parent’s ticket ($7.50).


  • Fruit Fundraiser
    • Shelly will prepare the fruit paperwork to be ready by February’s meeting.
    • It was suggested that color-coding be added to differentiate the different columns of fruit.
    • Please contact Shelly soon if you have any other suggestions for changes.
    • Tish will contact Phil to let him know that we want to sell fruit this year.


  • Spring Activities
    • We reviewed our club’s Plan of Action for January through July.
      • February
        • Tish is organizing a Valentine’s Day tray favor we will prepare at the next meeting.
        • Please bring...various colors of regular-sized Sharpie markers and heart-shaped cookie cutters! Also, please bring any Valentine-themed shape that can be traced (like a cupid, kisses, etc.).
        • The size of the Valentine's Day puzzles are either 4x6 or 5x7 - depending on which we choose. Please bring shapes that will fit within those sizes. Thanks!
      • March
        • Following our March business meeting, we will learn how to knit baby hats using looms.  Shelly & Marcy will organize this event.
      • April
        • Shelly will contact Jeff and Amy at Cliffview to see if we can do something with the residents in April.
        • We thought about taking our knitting and doing it there in the main room, so we can visit with the residents.  Many of the residents love to visit!  
      • Special Cloverbud Activity
        • Throughout the spring, we will be preparing an Outdoor Adventures Day (to be held in June or July) for our club’s Cloverbud members, where our Junior Leaders will teach them various outdoor skills.
        • Junior Leader Committee Members
          • Audrey
          • Ben
          • Liberty
          • Taylah
          • Foster
        • The committee will meet via email and Google Hangouts or Skype
        • The club will need to set a budget for this activity.


  • Community Service
    • The club voted to create a scholarship fund for students who desire to attend the Sew It Seamz sewing classes.  The amount set for this year is $400.


  • Volunteers for February’s meeting:
    • Prayer - Ben
    • Devotion - Foster
    • Refreshments - Kenna


  • April’s meeting was changed to April 15th!

Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • NEXT Club Meeting - Friday, February 12th (1-3 p.m.) @ Kremmling Community Church




Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • Project books are beginning to come in!  Contact the office with questions to see if YOUR books are in!


  • 4-H Council Meeting - Monday, February 1st @ 7 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs


  • Read the Newsletter - to find out about county activities, 4-H trips and projects, deadlines, and more!



Monday, January 4, 2016

Club News - January 2016

Club News
January 2016

Club Meeting

  • Friday, January 8th, at the Kremmling Community Church, from 1 - 3 p.m.
    • Business Meeting
      • Topics of Discussion
        • Spring Activities
      • Reimbursement for Tubing!
        • Please bring the reimbursement payment for the club for half of your tubing tickets.  Club family members receive half off, too.  Thanks!
          • Krempins - $6.50 x 3 (twins free) = $19.50
          • Mathis - $6.50 x 3 = $19.50
          • Jill - $6.50
          • Susan - $6.50 x 2 = $13 + $13 for Taylor = $26
          • Marcy - $6.50 x 3 = $19.50
      • Volunteers
        • Jill - prayer
        • Liberty - devotion
        • Ben - refreshments


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Monday, November 16, 2015

Recap of November 2015 Meeting

by Shelly Mathis


Meeting Date: November 13, 2015

Old Business

  • Final Fruit Business

    • Thank you, everybody, for a very successful year of sales!   
    • Final payments are all turned in, as of Friday’s meeting.  Well done!
    • The club voted to to reimburse Marcy for her fuel expenses to pick up apples
    • The club signed a thank-you card to Peachfork Orchards and approved sharing with them how we are using our funds.


  • Community Service Projects
    • Granby - Thursday, November 19th @ 4:30 p.m. (meet in front of dentist’s office on Agate Ave.)
      • What We Need To Bring:
        • Each Family: please bring 2 dozen cookies
        • Marcy: cups, spoons, napkins, cookies
        • Tish: permission for electricity, folding table, tablecloth, large coffee pot, and water for hot drinks
        • Shelly: 2 batches of hot cocoa mix, cookies, 100 cookies from Starla’s Kitchen (eggnog crinkles, chocolate crinkles, Andes mint cookies), club sign
        • Susan: 1 batch of Russian tea mix, cookies
        • Tonya: cookies
        • Jill: cookies
      • The club agreed to reimburse members for any community service ingredients (for cookies and drinks) that are beyond what is in your their cupboards.  Please turn in your receipts to Ben.
      • Servers & Rides to Granby
        • Servers: Tish & kids; Liberty & Ben; Marcy & Audrey; Kenna
        • Jill & Tonya will coordinate getting their cookies to Susan or Liberty.
        • For those needing rides from Kremmling (should the weather be bad), please contact Marcy.


    • Hot Sulphur Springs - Saturday, November 21st @ 3:45 p.m. (delivery time at the HSS Town Hall)
      • Plan
        • Marcy will order a Meat & Cheese Tray from MPM.  Shelly will pay for it.  Either Jill or Shelly will pick it up this Saturday, Nov. 21st before they close at 2 p.m.
        • Marcy will buy boxes of crackers and deliver them to Jilly’s for Jill to pick up.
        • Liberty will bring home leftover cookies from Granby’s ceremony and freeze them.  She will bring them to to town on Saturday.
        • Shelly will print a sign to be posted by the goodies at the event (stating they were donated by our club).
      • Deliverers
        • Liberty and Jill (if she is available) will gather the items from Jilly’s and deliver them to the HSS Town Hall by 3:45 p.m.
        • If the weather is too stormy, we need to contact Marcy or Susan about delivering the goodies.


    • Kremmling - Saturday, December 5th @ 3:30 p.m. (delivery time to the Chamber)
      • The club will be donating a total of 300 cookies this year (200 was not enough last year).
      • Shelly will order 150 cookies from Starla’s Kitchen.
      • Each family will bake 2 dozen cookies and deliver them to the Chamber.


New Business

  • December’s Christmas Party

    • The club voted to go tubing in Fraser in lieu of the December 11th meeting.  

    • The club and family members will split the cost.
    • Tish will research times and cost.
    • We will organize the trip via email.


  • Club’s Website
    • The club voted to use Misc Supply Funds to reimburse Brady Mathis to pay for our web site’s annual domain registration.  Ben wrote the check after the meeting.


  • Volunteers for January’s Meeting
  • Prayer - Jill
  • Devotion - Liberty
  • Refreshments - Ben


The club made squirrel tray favors for the Kremmling seniors following this meeting.  (By the way, I saw them hanging on the doors of Cliffview residents today when I delivered library books - and they made me smile!)

Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • NEXT Club Meeting - Friday, December 11th - Christmas Party! - Time TBA


  • Reminder: Please re-enroll, if you have not done so already (moms and members)!


  • Baking Projects: If anyone is doing cooking or baking projects, you can contact Shawn Bohall about participating in contests at the hospital.  These are considered a community service that earns money for the KMH Auxiliary.  You pay $3 enter (which you would record in your record book).




Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements



  • Read the Newsletter - to find out about county activities, 4-H trips and projects, deadlines, and more!


  • 4-H Open House - Tuesday, November 17th @ 7 p.m.  (Any club members welcome to represent!)


  • 4-H Council Meeting - Monday, December 7th @ 7 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs
    • 4-H Council Christmas Tray Favors - Change of Plan! - Monday, Dec. 7th - following the 4-H Council meeting at the HSS Town Hall


  • Create a Sugar Chalet - Friday, December 4th @ 2-4 p.m. at the Extension Hall
    • $5 for supplies
    • Parents asked to attend with young children.
    • Please RSVP with Caitlyn by Nov. 30th!