FELLOWSVILLE—The beginning of the new 2019-2020 4-H year began for Sandy Pals 4-H Club with the installation of new club officers by Assistant Leader Diane Hamilton.
Accepting the offices of President to lead the club were Lyndsay Bucklew and Vice-President Gavin Jennings.
Violet Jennings will be recording the business minutes each month, Morgan Bucklew will be reporting the news.
Emily Bucklew is the new treasurer.
The new song leaders are Aries Jennings, Reagan Jennings, Bristal Bolyard and Cordell Bolyard. Game leaders are Hunter Hershman and Raven Hershman.
New 4-H enrollment papers were handed out for members to select the projects they will complete during the next year.
Reporting on the helpfulness shared to family members during the month such as bringing in wood and completing chores were Gavin Jennings, Alana Phillips, Reagan Jennings, Addison Bolyard, Aries Jennings, Lilly Hershman, Brett, Nate and Tyler Bolyard, and Cordell Bolyard. This was explained to new members as a way to help them get used to speaking in front of a group.
Team members at the Ag Olympics competitions during the Buckwheat Festival reported having fun during the egg toss, potato hop and sack races.
As the record guides for livestock projects were collected, members reported on the sales of their animals and any honors they earned.
Photos that were entered at the State Fair were returned to Tyler Bolyard, Nate Bolyard, Brett Bolyard, Jazlynn Bosley, Wyatt Younker, Lyndsay and Morgan Bucklew.
Members traveled to Bruceton 4-H camp to take part at Haunted Camp and they reported it was dark, scary and full of thrills. Club teen leaders participated in the event.
A reminder was given to members to bring their filled Operation Christmas Shoeboxes to the November 11th meeting to make Christmas happier for youth in foreign countries.
Information was shared to the new members about our annual Grandparent program that will be held at the Fellowsville Fire Hall. They, along with all members, were asked to prepare the “entertainment for the evening” by sharing talents of singing, reading, musical talents etc.
Birthday gift bags were presented to Daisy Hershman and Hunter Hershman as members sang Happy Birthday to them.
Hunter Hershman, game leader, read various questions to learn more about each 4-H member such as “what would you do if you were elected president? Or what tribe do you belong to?
Information was listed on the agenda of future activities of the shooting sports program, Teen Leader meeting, and the November delivery date of Cheese/Meat orders.
Members welcomed six new members to our club and they introduced themselves. Welcome to the 4-H program: Colten Corbin, Elizabeth and Matthew Larew, Wyatt Morris, Kara Moran and Levi Jennings.
In preparing for November’s entertainment, members closed the meeting by singing “Clementine”, a song the grandparents are sure to remember.