FELLOWSVILLE-President Lyndsay Bucklew opened the February 10 Sandy Pals meeting, The 4-H song and pledge were led by Cordell Bolyard, Aries Jennings and Reagan Jennings. This was followed by all singing “On Top of Spaghetti”.
The report of the January meeting minutes was presented by secretary Violet Jennings, followed with Daisy Hershman reading the club treasury balance.
Grandparent reports were given by Brett Bolyard, Aries Jennings, Kylie Cline and Reagan Jennings.
Members brought their writing entries, posters and photos to be entered in the county contests.
The February menu for the Ruritan meeting was selected for our club fund raiser and members were encouraged to volunteer as servers.
The Health activity questions were how to respond with first aid when certain accidents happen.
Lyndsay Bucklew gave a talk on her Teen Leader and First Aid projects. Tyler Bolyard spoke about his goat project and Tree Identification books. Nate Bolyard is working on Teen Leader, goats and cooking 101 projects. Brett Bolyard spoke about his goat project and woodworking book. Wyatt Morris talked about his This is 4-H and goat projects. March project talks will be presented by Violet Jennings, Cordell Bolyard, Aries Jennings and Gavin Jennings.
An application form by the county Beekeeper’s Association was offered to 4-H members for a chance to receive supplies, bees and tools to start a bee colony.
Information was shared for participation at County 4-H Day that will be held in April. There are many events to enter such as visual presentation, impromptu speaking, public speaking, Creed contest and power point. There are also duct tape, art, dog skill a thon and engineering contests.
February birthday gift bags were given to Tyler Bolyard and Wyatt Morris as club members sang Happy Birthday to them.
Game leaders Hunter and Raven Hershman offered a conservation activity for members to guess the time frame for garbage to decompose. We see many of these items going to the landfills when they should be separated: banana peels, newspapers, plastic bottles, disposable diapers, aluminum and steel cans, wood and glass. Our message is to recycle whenever you can and do not litter.
Members were given summer dates for State Camps held at Jackson’s Mill-Alpha I, Alpha II, OMC, and Teen Leader/Charting. Preston 4-H Foundation offers scholarships to 4-H members.
The next Sandy Pals 4-H meeting will be March 9th at 7:00 in the school cafeteria.