Friday, November 14, 2014

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.