4-H News

THE BELMONT Buckeye Bunch hed their 4-H meeting at the home of Infante with Michaela Miller, president, in charge. The club discussed quality assurance for livestock, rabbit round-up, community service projects and the addition of Cloverbuds (age 5 through 8 years) to the Belmont Buckeye Bunch, 4-H club. New projects will be discussed at an upcoming to be held on June 15, 10 to 1 p.m. with the Appalachian Outreach in Glen Dale, WV, for making Santa boxes. Collecting for Belmont County Animal Shelter next meeting members brought bottle caps for pertussis prevention. Reported by Breann Bennington.

THE STALLIONS 4-H group met at the Colerain Presbyterian Church on April 19, with Luke Wharton, president and Vickie Temple, advisor. No demonstrations or major decisions were done at this meeting. Reported by Becca Theaker.

THE SOMERTON Ridgerunners 4-H club held their April meeting at the Somerton Volunteer Fire Department. The members received their project books and welcomed new member Blake Reed. Jamie Betts shared information about the Jr. Fair Board previous meeting, and Jimmy Lucas provided information about the Livestock committee. Criteria for various livestock projects were discussed and dates were given from the upcoming Rabbit Round-up and Livestock quality assurance meeting.

The Barnesville Progressive Home Helpers 4-H Club met May 9 at the Main Street United Methodist Church in Barnesville.

The meeting was called to order by Nick Fritter. Emily Rockwell read “A Mothers Day Poem” for devotions. Songs were led by Brooke Warner, Mariah and Megan Riley. Several reports were read and Samantha Arigoni, Arin and Andy Selmon gave demonstrations. Kortney Temple provided refreshments.

The club is collecting newspapers for a recycling project. The next meeting will be held on June 6 at the Main Street United Methodist Church.