Town ‘N Kountry Kids 4-H Red Crew meets

The Town ‘N Kountry Kids Red Crew 4-H Club met on Oct. 15 at the community center in Woonsocket. Prior to the meeting, members enjoyed a potluck supper.
The meeting was called to order by acting President Nathan Linke. The flag pledge was led by Luke Larson, and the 4-H pledge was led by Sutton Senska. Roll call was led by Vice President Xavier Baysinger with the question, “What is your favorite fall activity?” which was answered by 16 members.
The club welcomed new members Luke and Blake Larson and Gavin Scofield to the club. Members introduced themselves to the new families, along with their favorite thing to show in 4-H.
The secretary’s report was read by Spens Schlicht and approved. The treasurer’s report was given by Megan Linke and approved.
A report on the Western Junior Livestock Show was given by Megan and Nathan Linke. Shooting Sports awards night was talked about by Sutton Senska. Lane Burkel told the club about 4-H Week around the school, and Xavier and Hope Baysinger reported on the 4-H booth at the craft fair.
Under old business, members talked about the schedule for setting barrels – Oct. 27-29. The club are going to check into the possibility of helping with fundraising for new playground equipment at the school.
Under new business, members were reminded that Recognition Event is Nov. 11, beginning with a potluck supper. Families are asked to bring two dozen cookies per family for the sponsor plates.
The members need to complete enrollment for the new 4-H year with 4-H online.
The club reviewed the 2016-17 goals: get talks and demonstrations done before September, 100 percent of the record books turned in, and each member tries a new project area. It was decided to keep the club goal the same for 2017-18. Individual goals for the year were written down, and the club talked about planning for awards.
The club will provide a T-shirt for any club member who needs one.
The club made plans for celebrating American Education Week Nov. 13-17 and will prepare for it at the November meeting.
Election of officers was held with the following results: President – Nathan Linke, Vice President – Xavier Baysinger, Secretary – Spens Schlicht, Treasurer – Acaiya Schultz, Character – Bailey Feistner, Recreation – Hope Baysinger, Health/Safety – Emily Ohlrogge and Henry Hunter, and Photography – Lane Burkel. The club will work on filling a few more spots at the November meeting.
Following the meeting, Leader Paula Linke led a Character activity about “Fairness” using coins, and Hope led a “Saran wrap” game.
The next meeting will be scheduled in November.

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

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