Monday, March 21, 2016

Minutes for March 2016 Meeting

By Audrey Wheatley, Secretary
The monthly meeting for the Homesteaders 4-H club was held Friday, March 11, 2016.
President Liberty Mathis called the meeting to order at 1:08 p.m. Evan Crandall led the prayer. Jill Wilkinson read a devotion from Isaiah. Foster Krempin led the pledges. Audrey Wheatley did the roll call. Members were to respond with what imaginary land from a book they would like to visit. There were 12 members and 5 parents/leaders present. Audrey read the minutes for February. Foster moved to accept the minutes. Kenna Wall seconded it; the motion passed. Ben Mathis read the treasurer’s report. We have $5,477.23. Taylah French moved to accept the treasurer’s report. Kenna  seconded it; the motion passed.

Old Business:
The club reviewed Joel’s design for the club’s new banner. The club approved of the design and the cost will be $106. 
The club is selling fruit at the courthouse on March 30th at 8:30 a.m. We will meet at the front parking lot adjacent to Highway 40.
The club ordered 150 cookies from Starla. Shelly will deliver them to the Chamber on Friday, March 25th per Shyla’s request.

New Business:
The club’s community service for April will be at Cliffview at the next meeting. You can either help clean the flower beds or play games and visit with the seniors inside.
The cloverbud activity committee will start planning the outdoor adventure day in April. It will be held either at Teepee Creek or Rock Creek.
Liberty gave the 4-H council update. They need more members to attend in order to have a quorum and vote on items.  Otherwise, the council cannot vote on anything and accomplish anything.

For the next meeting
  • Ben - Prayer
  • Liberty- Devotion
  • Evan - Refreshments

Ben adjourned the meeting  at 1:40 p.m. Jill seconded it; the motion passed.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Recap of March 2016 Meeting

by Shelly Mathis

Meeting Date: March 11, 2016

Old Business

  • Club Banner: The club approved Joel Lunsford’s design.  Ben will mail him a check.  The final cost came in at $106.00

  • Sell Fruit @ Courthouse Complex - Wednesday, March 30th at 8:30 a.m.
    • Wall, Wheatley-Monnahan, Krempin, and Mathis: we’ll meet in the front parking lot adjacent to Highway 40.
  • Fundraiser Advertising:
    • Shelly posted the fruit flyer in the Gazette.  
    • Shiloh will work on an article to be published in the Gazette sometime in April.
  • Community Service: Easter Cookies for Kremmling Chamber’s Egg Hunt
    • The club ordered 150 cookies from Starla; she will deliver cookies to Shelly by the 22nd of March.  Shelly will deliver them to Chamber on Friday, March 25th, per Shyla’s request.

New Business

  • April’s Community Service at Cliffview
    • Shelly contacted Jeff with our idea, but Jeff wanted time to think about it.
    • The club discussed other ideas, such as cleaning out the flower and vegetable gardens - as well as having some pets visit with us.  
    • Shelly will contact Jeff with the updated idea and see if something can be arranged for some time in April.

  • Cloverbud Activity Committee: Outdoor Adventure Day
    • Committee Members: Liberty, Ben, Audrey, Shiloh, and Taylah
    • The committee wants an initial face-to-face meeting in April.  Then they will continue planning via Google Hangouts.
    • Shelly will work on coordinated a date via email.

  • Volunteers for April’s Meeting
    • Prayer - Ben
    • Devotion - Liberty
    • Refreshments - Evan

  • 4-H Council Report: Liberty shared about the need for additional 4-H members to attend council meetings, so that quorum can be met and decisions can be made.  Since Liberty and Ben are both officers, two additional members can attend from the Homesteaders to vote as representatives of our club.

Homesteaders Club Announcements

  • NEXT Club Meeting - Friday, April 15th from 1-3 p.m.@ KCC
    • If we do not visit Cliffview this day, we could finish knitting our baby hats…

  • Remember to keep track of your fruit sales and turn in the spreadsheets and payments as you complete each page (when each page balances with the payments).

  • Don’t forget to work on your 4-H projects and get started on your record books!
    • Ask Shelly or the office if you need help accessing the website where you can download your record books.
    • Be sure to ask the office if you have questions on the record books, Exhibit Day displays, or the project requirements.

Middle Park 4-H Council Announcements

  • 4-H Council Meeting - Monday, April 4th @ 7 p.m. in Hot Sulphur Springs

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

Monday, March 7, 2016

Club News - March 2016

Club News
March 2016

Club Meeting

  • Friday, March 11th, at the Kremmling Community Church, from 1 - 3 p.m.
    • Business Meeting
      • Volunteers
        • Evan - prayer
        • Jill - devotion
        • Shiloh - refreshments
    • Community Service: Knitting Baby Hats for Yampa Valley Medical Center
      • Please bring your baby-sized Knifty Knitter looms and hooks:
        • Liberty - 1 loom / 1 hook
        • Shelly - 2 looms / 2 hooks + Tish’s - 1 loom / 1 hook + yarn
        • Susan Crandall - 1 loom + 7 looms from Teresa Banman (hooks?)
        • Marcy - 3 looms / 8 hooks + Bohalls’ 6 looms / 2 hooks + yarn