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!

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Club News - November 2015

Club News
November 2015

Club Meeting

  • Friday, November 13th, at the Kremmling Community Church, from 1 - 3 p.m.
    • Business Meeting
      • Topics of Discussion
        • Plan Community Service Projects: Tree Lighting Ceremonies
        • December’s Meeting
        • 4-H Open House
      • Tray Favors!
        • We will be making fall tray favors for the seniors at the end of the meeting.
      • Volunteers
        • We did not discuss volunteers for this meeting.  Please email me if you want to volunteer to lead prayer, share a devotional, or bring refreshments.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Recap of October 2015 Meeting

by Shelly Mathis

Meeting Date: October 9, 2015

Old Business

  • Thank-You Letters to Editors - Thank you, Audrey, for the great letters in the papers & 4-H newsletter!
  • Trip to Orchard / Apples

    • UPDATE:
      • Tish spoke with Phil on Monday.  He is just now picking Fujis, but the Pink Ladies won’t be ready for 2-3 weeks.  Stay tuned!!!  If you want to let your buyers know this, you can!
      • Are there any last-minute orders for apples?  We need to finalize our count!  
      • Current Count: Originally, I sent Phil the following numbers: 40 Pink Ladies and 31 Fuji’s.  Does this match your records, Marcy?
      • Marcy: Are the apple spreadsheets ready?  Thanks for doing those; they’ve helped our deliveries be efficient!

  • Final Payments for Fruit
    • Tish - Turned in the payment for her last four boxes of peaches sold.  She will bring the payment from Phil’s relative to Achievement Night or the next meeting.
    • Tonya, have you been able to collect your final apple payment?

New Business

  • To last year’s officers, thank you for serving.  Congratulations, new club officers!
    • President - Liberty
    • Vice President - Jill
    • Secretary - Audrey
    • Treasurer - Ben
    • Pledge Leader - Foster (Substitute Pledge Leader?)
    • Reporter - ?
    • Photographers - Shiloh & Taylah
      • Shiloh, would you like to be club reporter again?  You did a great job last year!
      • Taylah, would you like to be our substitute Pledge Leader?

  • Community Service Projects
    • The club voted to supply refreshments for the tree lighting ceremonies in Granby, Hot Sulphur Springs, and Kremmling this year.

      • Granby: Thursday, November 19th
        • Each family will supply two dozen cookies.
        • Shelly will inquire about purchasing 50-100 cookies from Starla’s Kitchen (we bought 100 last year and had leftovers).  She and the kids will almost make two batches of hot cocoa mix.
        • Tish will get permission for electricity and bring a table, tablecloth, coffee pot and water for hot drinks
        • Marcy will bring supplies: cups, napkins, and spoons.
        • Tonya and Susan - You weren’t there to volunteer to bring anything.  We talked about also providing Russian Tea (in addition to hot cocoa).  Do either of you want to bring that mix?  Let me know; Tish will do it if you don’t.

        • Susan said she would make Russian Tea.

      • Hot Sulphur Springs: Saturday, December 5th
        • Tish will contact HSS for more details.  We will plan by email or at the next meeting.
          • Meat & Cheese Tray
          • Crackers
          • Homemade cookies OR more from Starla?

      • Kremmling: Saturday, December 5th
        • Shelly will contact Monika Cary for more details.  We will plan by email or at the next meeting.

    • Other Ideas (to think about and discuss as we go…!)
      • Knitting Baby Hats
      • Tree Lighting Ceremonies - cookies, etc.  (Granby, HSS, Kremmling)
      • Letters to Soldiers
      • Hero Packs (for children of military)
      • Project with Senior Citizens (or for Cliffvew)
      • Park Clean Up/Equipment/Tree Purchase
      • Cloverbud Night with Caitlyn
      • Yardwork
      • Sewing adult shirt savers with Sew It Seamz
      • Other ideas?

  • 4-H Achievement Night & Banquet: Saturday., October 17th @ 5:30 p.m. - Homesteaders bring desserts!

Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • NEXT Club Meeting - Friday, November 13th @ KCC from 1-3 p.m.

  • Apple Delivery & Orchard Visit - Stay tuned!

Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • Due ASAP: Please email pictures of club members to Caroline for 4-H slide show (working with projects, trips, activities, fair, exhibit day, etc.).

  • 4-H Achievement Banquet - Saturday, October 17 @ 5:30 p.m. @ Extension Hall

  • 4-H Council Meeting - Monday, November 2nd @ 7 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs

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