Monday, October 6, 2014

Club News - October 2014

Club News
October 2014

Club Meeting

  • Friday, October 10th, at the Kremmling Community Church, from 1-3 p.m.
    • NO Clover Time!
    • Business Meeting
      • Main Agenda Points of Discussion
        • PRC Paperwork Update
        • Club celebration ideas
        • Thank-you letter to 4-H community
        • New club officers
        • Enrollment for new year
        • Charter paperwork
        • National 4-H week
        • Taco Lunch @ November’s Club Meeting
        • Holiday community service ideas
        • 4-H Achievement Banquet
    • Volunteers
      • Molly is going to open in prayer.
      • Liberty is sharing a devotional.
      • Ben is bringing refreshments.

Club Announcements

  • PRC Brochures
    • These club members still need to check businesses for PRC paperwork:
      • Grand Hair Design - Kenna
      • Subway, Post Office and Kremmling Mercantile  - Frenches/Zick-Woods
      • Last Time ‘Round Thrift Store - Audrey
      • If supplies of posters or brochures are low at any of these places, please let Tish know via a phone call or a text (970-531-5465).  


Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • 4-H Council Meeting - Monday, Oct. 6th @ 7 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs
  • 4-H Achievement Banquet - Friday, October 17th @ 5 p.m.


REMINDER: Please check your inbox and read through the Extension Office’s 4-H Newsletter each month!  There is always pertinent information concerning your 4-H project, interesting activities available to you, and Cloverbud events.


Friday, October 3, 2014

Recap of September 2014 Meeting

Recap of September 2014 Meeting


September 5, 2014
by Shelly Mathis


Old Business:
  • Granby Cloverbud Camp - The Junior Leaders voted to not do the camp in Granby on Sept. 13th.
  • Peaches
    • Spreadsheets - Changes to spreadsheets were suggested and will be implemented
    • Pears and Apples
      • We did not have a chance to vote, so we will address this later for next year.
      • Tish shared that if we do want to sell pears and apples, the orchard said our minimum order would be a 100 boxes (apples and pears combined).
  • PRC Brochures
    • These club members still need to check businesses for PRC paperwork:
      • Grand Hair Design - Kenna
      • Subway, Post Office and Kremmling Mercantile  - Frenches/Zick-Woods
      • Last Time ‘Round Thrift Store - Audrey
      • If supplies of posters or brochures are low at any of these places, please let Tish know via a phone call or a text (970-531-5465).  
  • Thank-you letters to editors for our supporters - Julie wrote two letters thanking our community for supporting us through all of our fundraisers.  These were sent to Sky-Hi News and Grand Gazette.
    • Marcy suggested that she also send this letter to Caroline to publish in the county 4-H newsletter.
  • August 30th Concessions - There were slower sales, because not as many people attended the gymkhana; however, we still made $181!  Thanks to everyone who donated and helped out!


New Business:
  • Congratulations on Exhibit Day, Fair, and State Fair!
  • We signed club thank-you cards for businesses who supported us: Kum & Go, Wal-Mart, City Market, Kremmling Mercantile, Grand Gazette, Dennis Carpenter
  • Our Accomplishments this Past Year:
    • Hearts bonded with one another as a new group
    • 100% completion (if livestock people submit record books today!)
    • Fantastic results at Exhibit Day, Fair and State Fair
    • 6 Clover Times
    • 1 Cloverbud Camp
    • 243 boxes of peaches sold (earned $2,916)
    • Received $200 in donations (Hot Dogging at Ace and miscellaneous donors)
    • 2 gymkhana concessions (earned $450.25
    • 4 months of tray favors for seniors
    • Meals for Baby Jaxon’s family
    • Served at 4-H Fall Fest
    • Sewed adult shirt savers
    • Baked Christmas cookies for Kremmling’s tree lighting ceremony
    • Wrapped Christmas gifts at preschool craft fair
    • Beaded crafts with Cliffview residents
  • How do you want to celebrate your big and successful 4-H year?
    • The club decided on ordering T-shirts for all of us, as well as the club funding a trip to visit a Rec Center for swimming (either Fraser or Silverthorne) sometime this winter.
      • T-Shirt Research Committee: Marcy, Bailey & Audrey
      • The will bring a list of options to the October meeting, and the club will vote on the shirt of choice.
  • NEW Plan of Action for Upcoming 4-H Year
    • The club agreed to cut all club fundraisers for next year except for the fruit fundraiser, since it was so successful and people are requesting we sell fruit again next year.
  • Next year’s club officers - Please email Shelly if you are interested in a certain office position.
  • Who wants to do next month’s…
    • Prayer - Molly
    • Devotion - Liberty
    • Refreshments - Ben
  • After the meeting, club members chose their 4-H adult award nominees.


Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • NEXT Club Meeting - Friday, October 10th @ 1 p.m. @ KCC

Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • 4-H Council Meeting - Monday, October 6, 2014 @ 7 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs at their Community Hall
  • 4-H Achievement Banquet - Friday, October 17th @ 5 p.m. at the Middle Park High School in Granby
    • Homesteaders are to bring side dishes.  Each 4-H member (including those in families) are asked to bring a dish that serves 15.  For example, we would bring a side dish that serves 30, since we have two 4-H members in our family.

REMINDER: Please check your inbox and read through the Extension Office’s 4-H Newsletter each month!  There is always pertinent information concerning your 4-H project, interesting activities available to you, and Cloverbud events.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Our 2013-2014 4-H Year's Accomplishments

New Club

We grew!  We became a "new" club and came together as a group - children and parents alike.

All ages of our club members bonded with one another.

Every  member completed their projects (as far as I know!).  :)

Leadership

The older club members conducted SIX Clover Times and ONE successful Cloverbud Camp.


Fundraisers

Peaches: We sold 243 boxes of Palisade peaches and earned $2,916 for trip assistance, community service and scholarships!  WOW!

Hot Dogging: We received $160 in donations at Granby Ace Hardware.

Two Gymkhana Concessions: We earned $450.25.

Community Service

Tray Favors for Seniors: Created and delivered FOUR times.

Meals for Bensing-Woods: Cooked for the Bensing-Wood family after Jaxon arrived.

4-H Council Fall Fest: Helped out at the festival.

Adult Shirt Savers: Sewed adult shirt savers for local seniors and residents.

Christmas Cookies: Baked Christmas Cookies for Kremmling's tree lighting ceremony.

Wrapped Christmas Gifts: Wrapped gifts at the preschool's craft fair

Beading at Cliffview: Made beaded crafts with residents.



Monday, August 25, 2014

Club News - September 2014


Club News
September 2014

Club Meeting

  • Friday, September 5th, at the Kremmling Community Church, from 1-3 p.m.
    • NO Clover Time!

    • Business Meeting
      • Main Agenda Points of Discussion
        • How should we celebrate our BIG and successful year?
        • Brainstorm activities we want to keep and discard for next year.
        • Club members will decide on their adult award nominees.

    • Volunteers
      • Shiloh is going to open in prayer.
      • Audrey is sharing a devotional.
      • Taylah is bringing refreshments (if she wants to, since we did not have the August meeting)

    • Fall Tray Favors (TBA)

Club Announcements

  • August 30th Concessions - Thanks for donating!  Remember to have your items to the concessions trailer located on the east side of the fairgrounds by 9:30 a.m.

  • Outstanding 4-H Member Awards - If you want to compete to win an outstanding 4-H member award, you can nominate yourself.  Please contact the office for the right form (724-3436).  DUE in office on September 5th.

  • Reminder ~ PRC Brochures:
    • The following members volunteered to check supplies at these places:
      • Mountain Dragon - Ben
      • Kenna - Grand Hair Design
      • Los Amigos - Ben
      • Subway - Frenches/Zick-Woods
      • KCC - Julie
      • Last Time ‘Round Thrift Store - Audrey
      • Post Office - Frenches
      • Kremmling Mercantile - Zick-Woods
    • If supplies of posters or brochures are low at any of these places, please let Tish know via a phone call or a text (970-531-5465).  She will bring more supplies to the September meeting.

Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • LAST Council Fundraiser Opportunities (to earn trip assistance):
    • Sell Kum & Go tickets
    • Sell truck raffle tickets @ the Aug. 30th concessions
    • Council Gymkhana Concessions: Sunday, Sept. 7th

  • 4-H Council Meeting - Monday, Sept. 8th @ 7 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs

  • 4-H Achievement Banquet - Friday, October 17th @ 5 p.m.

REMINDER: Please check your inbox and read through the Extension Office’s 4-H Newsletter each month!  There is always pertinent information concerning your 4-H project, interesting activities available to you, and Cloverbud events.


Saturday, August 9, 2014

Club News - August 2014

Club News
August 2014

Club Meeting

  • Friday, August 15th, at the Kremmling Community Church, from 1-3 p.m.
    • 1 p.m. ~ Jr. Leaders prepare while everyone arrives.
      • 1:15 p.m. - Clover Time!
    • Business Meeting
      • Shiloh is going to open in prayer.
      • Audrey is sharing a devotional.
      • Taylah is bringing refreshments.
    • Summer Tray Favors (TBD) - directed by Tish & Leslie


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Congratulations to all of you members and parents
for doing so well at Exhibit Day and Fair!
You are awesome!  :)


Club Announcements

  • Reminder ~ PRC Brochures:
    • The following members volunteered to check supplies at these places:
      • Mountain Dragon - Ben
      • Kenna - Grand Hair Design
      • Los Amigos - Ben
      • Subway - Frenches/Zick-Woods
      • KCC - Julie
      • Last Time ‘Round Thrift Store - Audrey
      • Post Office - Frenches
      • Kremmling Mercantile - Zick-Woods
    • If supplies of posters or brochures are low at any of these places, please let Tish know via a phone call or a text (970-531-5465).  She will bring more supplies to the August meeting.


Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • Council Fundraiser Opportunities (to earn trip assistance):
    • Sell Kum & Go tickets (get from Marcy, if you need more).
    • Council Concessions:
      • Aug. 16 - Demolition Derby


REMINDER: Please check your inbox and read through the Extension Office’s 4-H Newsletter each month!  There is always pertinent information concerning your 4-H project, interesting activities available to you, and Cloverbud events.