Town ‘N Kountry Kids 4-H Club Blue Group cleans up

The Town ‘N Kountry Kids Blue Group met on Friday, May 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the Letcher Community Center. The meeting began with Talks/Demonstrations by Cole Wilson and Riley Kneen. The club then went to Rossy Park to clean up tree branches.

The meeting was called to order by president, Ellie Evans. The pledges were led by Madi Morris and Brooklyn Larson; 18 members, three clover buds, and two guests answered the roll call topic, “What is your favorite thing to do in the summer?” Payton Uecker read the secretary’s report, there were no changes made. Bryce Larson gave the treasurer’s report. Miley Adams made a motion, and Kenzie Uecker seconded the motion to approve the treasurer’s report.

Committee Reports:

Delaney gave an update on grandparents and will assign each club member a grandparent to send a note or card to in the summer months. 

The officers on the Letcher Fun Day committee will meet with Steve Zoss after the club meeting to get a game plan. The Parade Committee for Fun Days are Ellie Evans and Angie Meier, Jerilyn and Teagen Moody, Emily Kneen and Sidney Richardson and Toby Kneen. The Soup Committee for Fun Days are Sara, Miley, Kaylee Adams and Chloe Ruml, Lacy and Shay Bechen, Roxann and Brooklyn Larson.

Old Business: 

Soles 4 Souls – Drop Box Committees: Janet is asking the following members to provide a box for each location: Letcher – Tori Hoffman and Miley Adams; Letcher Church – Brady, Brooklyn and Bryce Larson; Artesian- Cole and Kelly Wilson, Payton and Kenzie Uecker; Mt.Vernon – Cooper Greenway, Dean and Ashlee Hanson; Mitchell – Shay and Sury Bechen, Delaney, Cannon, and Cain Zoss. Boxes will need to be delivered to the 4-H office in Woonsocket by May 21. 

New Business:

Project Day – Steve Zoss let the club know they will be having a project day on June 5 in the afternoon. Members will get to pick two projects to complete. The club is still in need of adult volunteers if anyone is interested. 

Upcoming Dates – A complete list will be in the monthly newsletter. Here are a few: Livestock Weigh will take place May 22; May 29 will be the Special Foods Contest and Judging School, and Horse Training will be in Wessington Springs; June 18 will be the Horse Show in Wessington Springs.

The next club event is Letcher Fun Day on June 8 (meeting). The club will be selling burgers and hot dogs in the evening. 

No meeting is set for July. Janet will send out an e-mail about a July meeting as the time gets closer. Achievement Days are set for Aug. 8-10. 

Talks/Demonstrations: Cole Wilson – “How to make a bouncy ball!” Riley Kneen – “All you need for a First-Aid Bag.”

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

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