Sunday, November 12, 2017

Recap of November 2017 Meeting

by Shelly Mathis

Meeting Date: November 10, 2017

Old Business

  • Community Service
    • Granby Rec Update:
      • Julie said that they have $295 left from last year’s $400 scholarship.  Thus, we will not be giving them a new scholarship for this year.  Also, there will be no sewing classes this year.  
      • The club voted to allow Granby Rec to keep the remaining $295 and use it as financial support for kids to attend other Rec programs.
    • Thank-You Card from Sew It Seamz - The sewing kids sent us a thank-you card for our $400 scholarship donation.

New Business

  • Reimbursement
    • The club voted to reimburse Tish for her fuel costs for picking up our apple order from the Peachfork Orchard in October.
  • Club Field Trips
    • National Western Stock Show - The club voted to pay for half of the ticket costs for those members and moms who attend the National Western Stock Show in January.
    • Please notify Audrey and Marcy if you decide to go, so they can write a check to the office for the club’s portion.
  • December’s Party
    • We will have our annual party at Fraser Tubing Hill on Friday, December 15th at 11 a.m.
    • The club voted to pay the full cost for tubing tickets for all family members out of the Activities Fund.
    • Tish will call to reserve the date and ask about a group discount (we need more than 15 for a discount).  Marcy and Audrey will bring a form of payment on that day.
    • The Krempins would like to host a potluck lunch following the tubing party.  Tish will make soup.  Everyone else will bring a side or dessert.
    • Marcy has tray favors for us to make after we eat.
    • Shelly will send out more details as the date nears.  Stay tuned!
  • Audrey’s CLC Report
    • Audrey shared about her trip to CLC in November.
    • The club voted to award Audrey $75 trip assistance for her trip to CLC (she sold over 35 boxes, which earned her $75 in trip assistance).
  • Volunteer for January’s meeting:
    • Prayer - Taylah
    • Devotion - Sego
    • Refreshments - Chisum
  • Please read the club announcements, as well as the 4-H Council newsletter on your own.
  • We will make tray favors for seniors following the meeting.

Adjournment

Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • December’s Party - Friday, December 15th @ 11 a.m. @ Fraser Tubing Hill
    • Details will come via email.  Stay tuned!
  • Next Club Meeting - Friday, January 12th @ 1:30 p.m. @ Hot Sulphur Springs Community Church


Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements
  • Read the County 4-H Newsletter that comes to your email and keep up to date on 4-H events!


Monday, November 6, 2017

Club News - November 2017

Club News
November 2017

Club Meeting
  • Friday, November 10th @ 1:30 p.m. @ Kremmling Community Church
    • Business
      • Community Service
      • December’s Party
    • Meeting Volunteers
      • Prayer - Foster
      • Devotion - Audrey
      • Refreshments - Lexi
    • Community Service: We will make tray favors after our meeting.

Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • Next Council Meeting - Monday, November 6th @ 7 p.m. @ Hot Sulphur Springs Town Hall
  • Achievement Night Banquet - Saturday, November 11th @ 6 p.m. @ Exhibit Hall
    • Each family needs to bring a side dish.
    • Email your favorite 4-H photos from last year to Lacy for the slideshow.


www.ColoradoHomesteaders.org

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Recap of October 2017 Meeting

by Shelly Mathis


Meeting Date: October 13, 2017
4-H Council Report
  • Ben reported that if our club has 20 members, we can have three members (besides Ben) attend 4-H Council meetings and vote on decisions.
  • Achievement Night is in November.  The council is providing the meat and clubs are to bring a potluck dish of their choosing - whether it be a salad, side dish, or dessert.
Old Business
  • Thanks to everyone who baked cookies to thank local business during National 4-H Week!


New Business

  • Thank-you Letter to Fruit Buyers - Audrey and Marcy will send this to the newspapers and Caroline for the 4-H newsletter.
  • Business Expenses
    • The club voted to reimburse the Mathis family for checks she purchased for the club’s checking account.
    • The club also voted to help Shelly and Marcy with printing costs for the club’s paperwork.  When they purchase printer ink toner, they can submit one invoice per year to be reimbursed.
  • Community Service
    • The club voted to renew the $400 sewing club scholarship to Granby Rec -- if they need it.  Shelly will contact Julie to verify.
    • Community Tree Lighting Ceremonies -
      • The club voted to provide refreshments for the Granby and Kremmling tree lighting ceremonies by purchasing 300 cookies from Starla Rindt for $150.
    • Christmas Gifts for Kids
      • The kids voted to donate $75 to each organization listed below:
        • West Grand Wishes
        • Joyful Givers (Trinity Church in the Pines)
        • Hot Sulphur Springs/Parshall Fire Department
  • Thank-You Letters
    • Liberty thanked the club for awarding her a $500 senior scholarship.
    • The Mountain Family Center thanked us for our $100 donation to the backpack/school supply program.
  • Volunteers for next month’s meeting:
    • Prayer - Foster
    • Devotion - Audrey
    • Refreshments - Lexi
  • Please read the club announcements, as well as the 4-H Council newsletter.

Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • Apple Deliveries - Sunday morning, Oct. 15th - Thursday morning, Oct. 19th
  • Next Club Meeting - Friday, November 10th, 1:30 p.m. @ Kremmling Community Church
  • Granby Tree Lighting Ceremony - Friday, November 17th @ 4:30 p.m. (setup) @ Granby Dental




Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • October 16th - 4-H enrollment opens!  Check the October newsletter for instructions.
  • Next Council Meeting - Monday, November 6th @ 7 p.m. @ Hot Sulphur Springs Town Hall
  • Achievement Night Banquet - Saturday, November 11th @ 6 p.m. @ Exhibit Hall
    • Email your favorite 4-H photos from last year to Lacy for the slideshow.
  • Two 4-H Open House Opportunities - Learn about the 4-H program and get help registering!
    • Kremmling, Nov. 15th at 6 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall
    • Granby, Nov. 16th at 6 p.m. in the Granby Community Center
  • Read the County 4-H Newsletter that comes to your email and keep up to date on 4-H events!




Plan for Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Granby - Friday, November 17th @ 5  p.m. - Arrive and set up at 4:30 p.m.
        • Volunteers: Frenches, Krempins, Mathis, Josh & Lexi, Baileys, Chavoustie
        • Each family makes 2 dozen cookies + 150 cookies from Starla

        • Supplies:
          • Marcy: styrofoam cups, plastic spoons, napkins
          • Tonya: hot water Igloo coolers -- take to Indian Peaks School to give to Paige’s son?
          • Shelly: club banner, extra tubs for leftover cookies, hot cocoa mix, mix scoop, packing tape; trash can and large plastic trash bags; Starla’s cookies
          • Tish: 2 tables, 2 tablecloths, Christmas trays and plates
          • Paige: Russian Spiced Tea mix and scoop; boiling hot water in Tonya’s Igloo coolers?
    • Kremmling - Saturday, December 2nd
      • 300 cookies of various flavors needed
        • 150 cookies from Starla Rindt (Shelly will coordinate with Starla.)
        • Each family will donate 2 dozen cookies and arrange delivery to the Visitor’s Center (If there are lots of leftovers from Granby, we’ll adjust the plan.)
      • Deliver cookies by 3 p.m. at Kremmling’s Visitor’s Center in Town Square
        • Families in Granby and HSS can give their cookies to Tish by November 30th.  She’ll take them to Kremmling on Thursday, Dec. 2nd and give to Shelly at the library.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Club News - October 2017

Club News
October 2017

Club Meeting
  • Friday, October 13th @ 1:30 p.m. @ Hot Sulphur Springs Community Church (in the basement)
    • Business
      • Officer Elections
      • Holiday Community Service Projects
    • Meeting Volunteers
      • Prayer - Rhaelyn
      • Devotion - Evan
      • Refreshments - Foster

www.ColoradoHomesteaders.org

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Enrollment Information

Membership Info



The Homesteaders 4-H Club is open to all without discrimination.


  • Former Members: Re-Enrollment Instructions
    • 1.  Go to http://colorado.4honline.com
    • 2.  Follow the instructions on 4H online
    • 3.  Enter your information & pick Homesteaders 4-H club
    • 4.  PRINT off your form and bring to the Extension Office with enrollment fee
    • Cost = $40 (Oct. 16 - Dec. 31) - per member, for the entire year, not per project
      • Late Fees (Jan. 1 - April 1 = $50) and (April 1 - April 14 = $55)
    • Checks payable to Grand County Extension

  • Instructions for NEW Members
    • $40 Oct. 16 - April 1st - per member, for the entire year, not per project
      • Late Fees (April 1 - April 14 = $50)
    • Checks payable to Grand County Extension  
    • Fill out paperwork and take into office WITH payment.  They will set you up in system.

  • Cloverbuds
    • Cost = $30 - per member, for the entire year, not per project
    • Checks payable to Grand County Extension
    • Fill out paperwork and take into office with payment.  They will set you up in system.

  • Parent Leaders
    • For those who want to sign up as leaders (chaperones or project leaders, etc.)
    • Have to fill out paperwork for first year - background check - no fee
    • Fill out paperwork and take into office.  They will set you up in system.

  • Literature
    • Office will order project books after submission of enrollment forms and payment.
    • If you need any books please include on your enrollment forms. We encourage families with more  than one 4-H member to try and utilize one literature book if children are taking the same project. If  you received a new livestock project manual last year and are enrolling in that same project(s) again  you will not get another book. If you have lost your book and would like a new one you’ll have to  purchase it.

  • Project List
    • Review list to pick out desired project.  Call office with questions!

  • Record Books
    • Record Books ~ a. To download record books visit http://www.colorado4h.org/project_resources/index.shtml and it  will guide you through the required forms for your project. We encourage all 4-Her’s to make the  practice of starting on their record books as soon as possible and keeping up with them  through project completion