Town ‘N Kountry Kids Red Crew meets Dec. 4

Lane and Ty Burkel deliver a Christmas goodie plate to Nurse Marla Feistner.

Lane and Ty Burkel deliver a Christmas goodie plate to Nurse Marla Feistner.

The Town ‘N Kountry Kids Red Crew 4-H Club met on Dec. 4 at the Community Center in Woonsocket. Prior to the meeting, the members wrote cards and letters to their elderly friends, and prepared cookie trays for the health care providers who live or work in Woonsocket. The club talked about getting goals set for the upcoming year.
The meeting was called to order by President Aaron Linke. The flag pledge was led by Hope Baysinger, and the 4-H pledge was led by Sebastian Kotilinek. Roll call was led by Vice President Xavier Baysinger with the question, “What is your favorite thing about Christmas?” which was answered by 28 members.
The secretary’s report was read by Secretary Spens Schlicht, and the treasurer’s was given by Megan Linke.
Hope reported on the “Stuff the Turkey” project. It was very successful with over 350 hats, gloves, coats and other winter items collected and distributed, and a box of food was taken to the food pantry.
Emily Ohlrogge told about awards and the potluck at the Recognition Event. She also mentioned Bill and Betty Zoss being awarded Outstanding Contribution to 4-H.
Lane Burkel gave a report on American Education Week. He talked about giving the school staff each a root beer and chocolate kisses.
Members were reminded to get 4-H online registration completed.
The club discussed setting barrels on Memorial Day Weekend. Megan handed out premium money for 4-H Projects, totaling $527.50 for our club.
They talked about getting new club members t-shirts and passing on old ones, and are working on the t-shirt order.
The club members decided to plan bowling and ice-skating for their next fun days.
Courthouse Christmas tree decorating will be done by the Burkel family and Overson family.
Following the meeting, Dilyn, Devyn and Danielle Brooks presented a talk on the Beadle County Humane Center and ways to support it.  They plan to donate their premium money and also donate their time.  Isaiah Schultz gave a demonstration on making muddy buddies. Shaun Snedeker did a demonstration on making an “I Spy Bottle” for kids.  Lane Burkel, assisted by Ty Burkel, presented a demonstration on making cake in a mug. Henry Hunter gave a demonstration on how to make a homemade protective cover for your lego collection display.
Club members participated in a county CDM judging contest with 4-H Advisor Audra Scheel. Christmas goodie plates were completed and delivered. Some of the club members completed a canvas painting project with Liz Brooks.

…See more in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

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