Friday, November 14, 2014

Homesteaders Community Service Activities 2014-2015


You can use this list to help you complete your record book.  You will note which Community Service activities you personally participated in and how many hours you worked or volunteered.  I will simply list the activities.

Please let me know if you have any questions or additions!


November 2014
  • November 14, 2014 ~ Holiday Bear Tray Favors for Kremmling Seniors at Cliffview Assisted Living Center, Kremmling Memorial Hospital, and the Silver Spruce Apartments

Recap of November 14, 2014 Meeting

Homesteaders, we planned a lot at today’s meeting.

Thank you for your patience, generosity, and participation.  
Please review the family color-coded commitments, and let me know if I missed anything!

Old Business:

  • Community Service
    • The club will be providing various goodies for three Grand County communities and their Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies - Granby, Kremmling, and Hot Sulphur Springs.
      • Granby - Thursday, November 20th - 5-6:30 p.m.
        • Club will buy 100 Christmas sugar cookies from Starla’s Kitchen for $50.
        • The Linke-Krempin, Monnahan-Wheatley, and Mathis families will be serving cookies and hot chocolate for the event.
          • Mathis - 2 dozen cookies, homemade hot chocolate mix, and cookies from Starla, club donation jar
          • Monnahan-Wheatley - hot beverage cups and spoons
          • Linke-Krempins - large coffee pot for hot water, cords, table(?)

      • Kremmling - Saturday, December 6th - 4-6 p.m.
        • No servers are needed for this event.
        • Club will buy 100 Christmas sugar cookies from Starla’s Kitchen for $50.
        • Bakers of donated homemade cookies:
          • Nicole & Abbie = 4 dozen cookies
          • Marcy & Audrey = 2 dozen cookies
          • Susan & Kenna = 2 dozen cookies
        • Cookies need to be delivered to Kremmling Chamber between 3 and 3:30 p.m.  If you cannot make it to the Chamber at that time, please deliver your cookies to the Kremmling Library on Saturday before 3 p.m., and Susan will pick up the cookies and deliver them to the chamber.

      • Hot Sulphur Springs - Saturday, December 13th - 4-6:30 p.m.
        • No servers are needed for this event.
        • Club will order a meat and cheese and/or cheese and cracker tray for 30-40 people.
          • Marcy will research prices at Middle Park Meat and the Kremmling Mercantile and decide with Shelly on which one to buy.  They will order the tray.
          • Budget = less than $100
        • Bakers of donated homemade cookies:
          • Tish = 2 dozen cookies
          • Jill = 2 dozen cookies
          • Jill & Tish will coordinate getting Tish’s cookies to Jill for delivery.
        • Delivery to HSS on Dec. 13th - Jill will pick up the meat tray and Tish’s cookies and deliver all (along with her cookies) to HSS.  Please contact Tish for delivery location (531-5465).

    • Grand County Foster Families
      • The club will purchase four $50 gift certificates from Middle Park Meat to give to the two families with foster children and the two at-risk families.
      • Shelly & Ben will purchase the gift certificates and include a note that meat orders can be made over the phone and deliveries can be made to the east end of Grand County, if needed.  Shelly’s contact info will be included.
      • Shelly will contact Tonya to see where to send the gift certificates.

    • KMH Long-Term Residents
      • The club will give a $25 Family Dollar gift card to Theresa Vague of KMH to purchase personal hygiene products for the residents there.
      • Shelly & Ben will buy the gift card, make out a card, and give it to Susan who will pass it on to Theresa.

  • Club T-Shirts - ordered and soon to be finished!

  • Thank you, Audrey, for publishing the club’s thank-you letter to supporters in the 4-H Newsletter!

New Business:

  • Kremmling 4-H Open House on November 6th - the Mathis family attended to represent our club
  • Update Club Checking Account Signature Card
    • The club voted to update the signature card for club’s account by removing JoAnna Aprill, since she is no longer a club leader.  Shelly will contact the bank.
  • 4-H Day @ Stock Show - Friday, January 16th
    • The club voted to pay for half of all club member and leaders attending the Stock Show.
    • Please email Shelly by December 1st, if you want to purchase tickets.  
    • Payment is due on January 16th.
  • The December’s club meeting has been cancelled due to our busy council and personal schedules.  Enjoy the holiday season!
  • Volunteers for the January 9th meeting…
    • Prayer - Molly
    • Devotion - Abbie
    • Refreshments - Kenna

November Community Service ~ The club made holiday bear tray favors for the seniors after the meeting.

Homesteaders Club Announcements

Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • 4-H Council Meeting - Monday, Dec. 1st @ 7 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs (rides available)
  • 4-H Trip to the Stock Show - Friday, January 16th
  • 4-H Council Tree Festival Fundraiser - Friday, December 5th in Fraser, 4-8 p.m.
  • 4-H Sugar Chalet Workshop - Friday, December 12th @ 2-4 p.m.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Club News - November 2014

Club News
November 2014

Club Meeting

  • Friday, November 14th, at the Kremmling Community Church, from 12:30 - 3 p.m.
    • Club Taco Lunch @ 12:30 p.m.
      • Please see Susan’s email for what you need to bring!

    • Business Meeting
      • Main Agenda Points of Discussion
        • Holiday Community Service
          • Cookies for Tree Lighting Ceremonies in Granby, K-Town & HSS
          • West Grand Wishes
          • Adopt a Senior
      • Winter Tray Favors for Kremmling seniors following the meeting.

    • Volunteers
      • Bailey will open in prayer.
      • Liberty will share a devotional.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Minutes for October 2014 Meeting

By Audrey Wheatley, Secretary

The monthly meeting of the Homesteaders 4-H club was held Friday, October 10, 2014.

President Liberty Mathis called the meeting to order at 1:09 p.m. Liberty led the prayer because Molly Scruggs was absent. Shiloh French led the pledges. Audrey Wheatley took the roll call; members were to respond with their favorite kind of chip. There were 8 members present, 3 guests, and 5 parents. Bailey Monnahan moved that we should not read aloud the recap from last month’s meeting. Jill Wilkinson seconded it; the motion passed. Liberty read the Treasurer’s Report because Ben Mathis was absent. We have $1,000 in our scholarship fund and $2,976.26 as our remaining balance. Bailey moved to accept the Treasurer’s Report, and Jill seconded it; the motion passed.

Our club received a $100 donation to our scholarship fund from Tish and Marina in memory of Skip McClelland. We signed a thank-you card for Skip’s family.

Old Business:
Members were reminded to check locations in Kremmling for PRC pamphlets and information. Marcy Monnahan, Bailey, and Audrey came up with three choices for club t-shirts. Shiloh moved to have the t-shirts colored in lime green, Taylah French seconded it; the motion passed. Jill moved that we combine the designs for the shirts, Shiloh seconded it; the motion passed. Bailey moved that we pay for shirts for all members last year and parents. Kenna Wall seconded it; the motion passed. The club voted that we get our shirts made by Active Images in Winter Park. Marcy will send an email asking everyone to get their sizes. The club decided to table the decision on where and when to have a rec center trip. Audrey will send  a thank you letter to Caroline for the newsletter to thank the 4-H community for their support with our peach fundraiser.

New Business:
Thank you to last year’s officers for serving. Congratulations to the new officers!
  • President- Liberty
  • Vice President- Molly
  • Secretary- Audrey
  • Treasurer- Ben
  • Pledge Leader- Foster (Abbie is our substitute Pledge Leader)
  • Reporter- Shiloh
  • Photographers- Abbie & Taylah

4-H Enrollment Information
  • 2. Enter your information  & pick your club
  • 3. Print off your form & bring to the Extension office with your enrollment dues

The club checked and reviewed the charter paperwork. Bailey made a motion to approve the general annual plan of action. Foster seconded it; the motion passed. Jill made a motion to accept the budget, Foster seconded it; the motion passed.  Liberty, Bailey, and Jill will complete the annual review with Shelly Mathis at the end of the meeting.

It’s National 4-H Week! Post a picture of yourself holding a 4-H sign on Social Media!

Moms will plan a taco lunch to happen just prior to November’s meeting.

Jill made a motion that we donate cookies for Kremmling’s Tree Lighting Ceremony. Foster seconded it; the motion passed. Jill will get prices from her mom so we can purchase the cookies from Jilly’s. Moms will research other community service options in the county.

The next club meeting will be Friday, November 14. We will meet at 12:30 for a taco lunch. Bailey will say the prayer and Liberty will do the devotion.

Jill moved that we adjourn the meeting and Kenna seconded it.The meeting was adjourned at 1:50.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Recap for October 2014 Meeting

October 10, 2014
by Shelly Mathis

Old Business:
  • Audrey will edit Julie’s thank-you letter and address it to the 4-H community to thank them for supporting our club.  She’s submit it to Miss Caroline to be published in the 4-H newsletter.
  • Club T-Shirts - The club voted on a design and Marcy will get size requests from club members before submitting the order.
  • Trip - On the Table - The club decided to put on the table for later discussion a trip to the Fraser or Silverthorne Rec Centers or to Snow Mountain Ranch.

New Business:
  • Donation to Scholarship Fund - Tish and her sister (Marina) donated $100 to our club’s scholarship fund in memory of Skip McClelland.  The club signed a thank-you card to send to Skip’s family to let them know about the donation.
  • Congratulations to our new club officers:
    • President - Liberty
    • Vice President - Molly
    • Secretary - Audrey
    • Treasurer - Ben
    • Pledge Leader - Foster (Abbie is our substitute Pledge Leader)
    • Reporter - Shiloh
    • Photographers - Abbie & Taylah
  • 4-H Enrollment Information
  • Charter Paperwork - The club approved the Annual Plan of Action and Budget for 2014-2015.  Bailey, Liberty and Jill helped Shelly conduct the Annual Review of the club’s financial status.
  • Taco Lunch @ November’s Club Meeting
    • Lunch begins at 12:30 p.m.
    • Susan organized the lunch and met with mothers after the meeting.  Contact her if you have questions on what you need to bring.
  • Holiday Community Service
    • The club voted to provide cookies to Kremmling’s tree lighting ceremony.
      • Jill will ask her mother about ordering cookies through Jilly’s.
    • Tish will research donating cookies to the tree lighting ceremonies in Hot Sulphur Springs and Granby.
    • Tonya will investigate donating gifts to West Grand Wishes, while Marcy will see if there is a Cliffview resident or hospital resident that does not have a family and needs “adopting” for Christmas.
  • Who wants to do next month’s…
    • Prayer - Bailey
    • Devotion - Liberty

Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • NEXT Club Meeting - Friday, November 14th @ 12:30 p.m. @ KCC

Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • 4-H Council Meeting - Monday, November 3, 2014 @ 7 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs at their Community Hall
  • CLC 4-H Camp - November 7-9th for Grades 6-9 - Glenwood Springs
    • Registration is Open - Oct. 15-29, 2014.
    • Review the October Newsletter for more information.
    • Anyone from our club who wants to go will receive $25 in trip assistance.

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.