Monday, February 15, 2016

Minutes for February 2016 Meeting

By Audrey Wheatley, Secretary
The monthly meeting for the Homesteaders 4-H club was held Friday, February 12, 2016.

President Liberty Mathis called the meeting to order at 1:09 p.m. Ben Mathis led the prayer. Foster Krempin read a devotion from Ezekiel 30:3. Foster led the pledges. Audrey Wheatley did the roll call. Members were to respond with what movie character they would be and what movie. There were 11 members and 6 parents/leaders present. Audrey read the minutes for January. Jill Wilkinson moved to accept the minutes. Foster seconded it; the motion passed. Ben Mathis read the treasurer’s report. We have $5,752.23. Shiloh French moved to accept the treasurer’s report. Kenna Wall seconded it; the motion passed.

Old Business:
Audrey read a thank you card from Caitlyn.

Ben, Liberty, and Flint Krempin gave the club a report on Stock Show.

There are three kids who could use the Sew it Seamz Scholarship money. Two who need it for tuition and fabric and the other needs it for fabric.

The club will be selling fruit at the courthouse March 29th or  the 30th.
New Business:
The new club members are David Worden and Evan Crandall!

Much of the website is updated. Let Shelly know if there are any errors.

Registration forms were emailed out for District retreat on January 21st. They are due February 29th.   

Shiloh moved we increase the club trip assistance for any 4-H camps from $25 to $50. Kenna seconded; the motion passed.

Tish said that a 2 ft. by 5 ft. weather-proof banner printed in two colors from Lunsford Signs would cost about $95. The club would display it at public activities. Foster moved to buy the weather-proof banner with our club name for about $95. Ben seconded it; the motion passed.

Ben moved that we buy 150 cookies from Starla for the Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt. Evan seconded it; the motion passed.

For the next meeting
  • Evan - Prayer
  • Jill - Devotion
  • Shiloh - Refreshments

Foster moved to adjourn the meeting at 1:48 p.m. Flint seconded it; the motion passed.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Recap of February 2016 Meeting

by Shelly Mathis

Meeting Date: February 12, 2016

Old Business

  • Sew It Seamz Scholarship Update
    • We will be billed at the end of April.
    • Two students are using the scholarship for tuition, and one is using it for fabric.

  • Fruit Fundraiser
    • Paperwork was handed out.  Begin selling this spring when it works for you.
    • Please turn in your completed paperwork and payments at each club meeting date.
    • Mark your calendars!  We will sell fruit at the Grand County Courthouse (and surrounding buildings) on Wednesday, March 30th, at 8:30 a.m.  
      • We only need a few families to do this.  Come if you can.  No worries if you cannot.  :)

New Business

  • New Club Members: David Worden and Evan Crandall.  Welcome!  Ask us questions

  • Club Website Updates: Much of the site is updated; let Shelly know if you see errors.

  • District Retreat: Members who are 4-H age 10 (on 12/31/15) and older can attend!
    • Registration and trip assistance forms were emailed out Jan. 21st.  
      • Total Cost = $150
    • Council Trip Assistance Forms
      • Council Trip Assistance = ½ (if requested and approved) - $75
      • Club Members Who Earned Council Trip Assistance Last Year:
        • Ben - 8 hours + truck raffle tickets
        • Liberty - 4 hours + truck raffle tickets
        • Audrey - 5 hours
        • Shiloh - 4.5 hours
        • Taylah - 3 hours + truck raffle tickets
        • David - 4 hours
      • Registration forms, council trip assistance forms, and payment are DUE Feb. 29th.
    • Club Trip Assistance
      • The club voted to give $50 to each member who attends a 4-H camp.  
      • That means that each member is only responsible for $25, if they earned council’s trip assistance.
      • Let Shelly know if you’re going to District Retreat, so we can coordinate payment with you.

  • Club Banner
    • The club voted to purchase a weather-proof banner for our club activities.
    • We will purchase the banner from Lundsford Signs.  A 2’ x 5’ banner with two colors is around $95.
    • Tish will communicate with Lundsford signs to get more information on the design.

  • Community Service
    • The club voted to order 150 cookies from Starla Rindt to donate to the Kremmling Chamber for the Easter Egg Hunt in March (date TBA).  

  • Next month’s volunteers…
    • Prayer - Evan
    • Devotion - Jill
    • Refreshments - Shiloh

  • Announcements


Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • NEXT Club Meeting - Friday, March 11th from 1-3 p.m. @ KCC
    • Community Service: We will be knitting baby hats with Knifty Knitters following the meeting.  Stay tuned for details!

Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • Cloverbud Activities - Thursday, February 25th - Watch your email for more info. from the office.
  • Middle Park 4-H Scholarships - Applications due to office by March 4th.
  • 2016 Colorado 4-H Foundation Scholarship info available online (see newsletter).  Due by April 1st.
  • Record Books - Start early!
  • 4-H Council Meeting - Monday, March 7th @ 7 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs
  • District Retreat - March 18-20, 2016 in Glenwood Springs
    • Registration forms and payment due by February 29th
  • Read the Newsletter - to find out about county activities, 4-H projects, deadlines, and more!

Monday, February 8, 2016

Club News - February 2016

Club News
February 2016

Club Meeting

  • Friday, February 12th, at the Kremmling Community Church, from 1 - 3 p.m.
    • Business Meeting
      • Topics of Discussion
        • New Club Members
        • District Retreat
        • Trip Assistance
        • Fruit Fundraiser Paperwork
      • Volunteers
        • Ben - prayer
        • Foster - devotion
        • Kenna - refreshments
    • Community Service: Valentine’s Day Tray Favors for Kremmling Seniors
      • Please bring various colors of regular-sized Sharpie markers and heart-shaped (or other Valentine’s Day-themed) cookie cutters.