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!