Saturday, July 15, 2017

Recap of July 2017 Meeting

by Shelly Mathis

Meeting Date: July 14, 2017
Old Business
  • Projects & Record Books -
    • Make sure you are registered for Exhibit Day and/or Fair.
    • Need Help?  Click here for step-by-step guidance - 4-H Record-Keeping
      • Please contact the Extension Office to verify you have everything necessary for Exhibit Day interviews.

New Business

  • Community Service
    • The club voted to purchase three boxes of peaches to donate:
      • 1 - Granby Seniors
      • 1 - Kremmling Seniors & Silver Spruce
      • 1 - Mountain Family Center
      • The club also voted to donate $100 to the Mountain Family Center for their Backpack/School Supply Program that helps hundreds of children in Grand County be ready for school.
  • Club Chartering Process for the IRS
    • Budget - The club approved moving two percentage points from the Miscellaneous Fund to the Community Service Fund for the following 4-H year.  The new budget will be as follows:
      • Scholarships - 42%
      • Community Service - 35%
      • Club Activities & Trip Assistance - 20%
      • Miscellaneous -3%
    • Plan of Action - The club approved the following Plan of Action for the upcoming 4-H year and added a possible trip to the Stock Show in January.
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  • Thank-You Card - The club members and parents signed a thank-you card to the Grand Gazette for their generosity in giving us another year of free advertising.
  • Audrey read a thank-you card to us from the Granby seniors for the Independence Day tray favors.
  • September’s Meeting Volunteers
    • Prayer - Kenna
    • Devotion - Foster
    • Refreshments - Rhaelyn

Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • T-Shirt Money is DUE
    • French - $32 (4 polos)
    • Petefish - $16 (1 polo + Josh’s shirt) --- PAID on July 14th
    • Haddix - $4 (Alex’s shirt) --- PAID on July 14th
  • NO Club Meeting in August!  
    • Peach Delivery Plan
      • Tish will talk with Phil for the date and time to meet him in Hot Sulphur Springs
      • Marcy will sort spreadsheets according to town and family
      • Shelly will print thank-you slips to be taped onto boxes
      • Questions?  Issues?
    • Parents & Members: Please spend time reviewing the 4-H year and observing adults at fair who are 4-H supporters.  You will be nominating adults to receive the four adult 4-H awards: Leader of the Year, Friend of 4-H, Parents of the Year, ABCD Award


Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • Exhibit Day & Fair - Has everyone registered? Instructions are in the council newsletter.
    • If you can’t make Exhibit Day, please call to reschedule your interview.
  • Project Completions - If you can’t make Exhibit Day, call to reschedule.
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  • Projects & Record Books - Do you know what is required to bring to Exhibit Day & Fair?
    • Go to www.ColoradoHomesteaders.org and click on the link titled “Record Book Help” in the right pane under the CLUB INFO heading to find step-by-step instructions.
    • Display boards and folders for record books can be purchased at the Extension Office.
  • Fairgrounds Clean-up for Fair (Community Service) - July 26, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Please RSVP!
    • Bring hats, gloves, rakes, shovels, water, sunscreen, bug repellent, paint brushes, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty or even ruined!
    • 4-H Council Meeting Also -- Ben cannot make this one, so please come to represent our club, especially if voting on the proposed changes to council trip assistance requirements!
    • Free BBQ to follow!  
  • Read the County 4-H Newsletter - and keep up to date on all things 4-H related!


Today’s Demonstrations

  • Evan (Evan will do his demonstration at Shooting Sports…)
  • Audrey
  • Liberty
  • Ben
  • Rhaelyn

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Club News - July 2017

Club News
July 2017

Fruit Fundraiser Update
  • Fruit Spreadsheets & Payments are DUE!
    • PLEASE bring all fruit spreadsheets with their corresponding payments. Thanks!
  • Reminder: Club families receive a family discount for Palisade fruit.  Be sure to pay the correct amount shown below when completing your own purchases:
    • Peaches - $25 per box
    • Pears & Apples - $20 per box

Club Meeting
  • Friday, July 14th @ 1:30 p.m. @ Hot Sulphur Springs Community Church
    • Business Meeting - This is our final meeting before Exhibit Day.  Remember that a total of 6 meetings (including project practices, events, etc.) are required to complete your project.
      • Meeting Volunteers
        • Prayer - Rhaelyn
        • Devotion - Kenna
        • Refreshments - Ben
    • Demonstrations
      • Evan, Audrey, Liberty, Ben, and Rhaelyn
        • Just a reminder: Please try to keep your demonstrations to 5 minutes or less.  This will help our meetings not go too long since we have so many members giving demonstrations.  Thank you!
        • Please let me know if you need Lacy’s tip sheet or an updated demonstration outline.
    • T-Shirt Money DUE
      • French - $32 (4 polos)
      • Petefish - $16 (1 polo + Mr. Petefish’s shirt)
      • Haddix - $4 (Alex’s shirt)

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Recap of June 2017 Meeting


Meeting Date: June 9, 2017

Officer Round Robin

Many thanks to the members who learned how to be officers in this meeting: Foster - Pledge Leader and Audrey - President.  You did a super job!
Ben’s 4-H Council Meeting Report: The vote on county trip assistance will be at the July council meeting (following the fairgrounds cleanup for fair).  Lacy is looking for 4-H volunteers to walk around the Town Square during Kremmling Days to sell truck raffle tickets.  This is a county fundraiser, and you can earn trip assistance if you participate.  Lacy is looking for volunteers to ride in the 4-H truck during the Kremmling Days parade.  Contact her by Monday, June 12th, if you are interested!  
Old Business
  • Club T-Shirts Are Here!
    • Ben paid the Mountain Mama’s invoice in full yesterday - $657.19.
      • T-shirts cost $4. Polos cost $12.
      • Screen printing and shipping were additional charges.  
      • Mountain Mama’s gave our club a $50 discount.
    • Families who purchased a T-shirt for their dads and/or a polo need to reimburse the club directly.  Please make checks payable to Homesteaders 4-H Club.
      • Below are the amounts of those families who owe the club:
        • Mathis - $4 (Brady’s shirt)
        • French - $32 (4 polos)
        • Wall - $16 (1 polo + Tim’s shirt)
        • Petefish - $16 (1 polo + Mr. Petefish’s shirt)
        • Haddix - $4 (Alex’s shirt)
        • Krempins - $8 (1 polo)
    • Shelly took home the shirts belonging to Crandalls, Haddixes, and Callarmans.  Please contact her to let her know how you want to get them.

New Business

  • Projects & Record Books - Is everyone working on their projects, records books, and Exhibit Day and/or Fair exhibits?  Do you know what is required?  Do you have questions?  
    • Need Help?  Click here for step-by-step guidance - 4-H Record-Keeping
    • Please contact the Extension Office to verify you have everything necessary for Exhibit Day interviews.
  • Thank-you Card - The Granby Seniors sent us a thank-you card for giving them tray favors.
  • Liberty’s Scholarship - Shelly awarded Liberty her $500 Homesteaders scholarship.  The club will hold onto her money until next year when she attends CMU.
  • Today’s Demonstrations - Taylah, Shiloh, Lexi
  • July’s Meeting Volunteers
    • Prayer - Rhaelyn
    • Devotion - Kenna
    • Refreshments - Ben

Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • Reminder: Club families receive a family discount for Palisade fruit.  Be sure to pay only this amount when completing your own purchases on your spreadsheets:
    • Peaches - $25 per box
    • Pears & Apples - $20 per box
  • Next Club Meeting - Friday, July 14th, 1:30 p.m. @ HSS Community Church
    • Demonstration Schedule Reminder
      • Evan, Ben, Audrey, Rhaelyn, Liberty
  • Fundraiser Spreadsheets & Money - Payments are DUE by June 30th!  Please turn these into Shelly at each club meeting or drop by the Kremmling Library on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays.


Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • Community Service Opportunity - Clean up the fairgrounds for Expo PLUS plant flowers and trees!
    • TODAY: 1-3 p.m.  Bring gloves, water, sunscreen, work clothes, bug spray.
  • Council Fundraiser Opportunities
    • Concessions during EXPO next week.  Contact the office to sign up.
    • Sell 4-H Truck Raffle tickets.  Pick up at the office.
    • See the form on the June newsletter for other concessions opportunities (and earn trip assistance)!  
  • Cloverbud Activity Night - June 29th at 6 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall
  • Read the County 4-H Newsletter - to find out about county activities, 4-H trips and projects, deadlines, and more!



Sunday, June 4, 2017

Club News - June 2017

Club News
June 2017

Fruit Fundraiser Update
  • Peach Update: Our late spring winter storm did, in fact, cause harm to some of Phil’s peaches.  We will not have extra peaches to sell this year.  We are on his list to receive peaches, so hopefully, he will have enough.  Tish may have more info at our June meeting.
  • Fruit Spreadsheets & Payments are DUE to Shelly by June 30th!
    • Please work to collect and submit your sales as close to this date as possible.
    • PLEASE bring all fruit spreadsheets with their corresponding payments that you have completed thus far to the June 9th meeting.  Keep the names of those from whom you still need to collect money on separate spreadsheets at home.  
    • Please email Shelly if need more fruit spreadsheets printed and given to you.
  • Reminder: Club families receive a family discount for Palisade fruit.  Be sure to only pay the correct amount shown below when completing your own purchases:
    • Peaches - $25 per box
    • Pears & Apples - $20 per box

Club Meeting
  • Friday, June 9th @ 9:30 a.m. @ Kremmling Community Church
    • Business Meeting
      • Directions to the church - Click Here for Google Maps
      • Meeting Volunteers
        • Prayer - Rhaelyn
        • Devotion - Jonathan
        • Refreshments - Jilly’s Ice Cream!!  
      • Pack a sandwich and bring something to share with the club for lunch.  Then we’ll head to Jilly’s for ice cream!  :)
    • Demonstrations
      • Lexi, Shiloh, Taylah, and Chisum
        • Just a reminder: Please try to keep your demonstrations to 5 minutes or less.  This will help our meetings not go too long since we have so many members giving demonstrations.  Thank you!
        • Please let me know if you need Lacy’s tip sheet or an updated demonstration outline.
    • Summer Tray Favors
      • Community Service Art Project for Kremmling/Granby Senior Citizens

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