Archive for Wednesday, October 11, 2000


October 11, 2000

Goat Club
Sept. 26, members of the Leavenworth County Goat Project held an election of officers. The new officers for 2000-2001 are: president, Caleb Jacobs; vice president, Jennifer McCue; secretary, Tabitha Jacobs; treasurer, Becky Baggett; reporter, Patrick Monahan; historian, Layci Sours; safety officer, Abraham Jacobs; and health officer, Kirsten Baggett. It was voted to appoint Lucas McCue to continue as editor for the Goat Grapevine, the club's newsletter. The members voted to change the Annual Supporters Dinner to a reception of hors d'oeuvres and desserts.

Lucas McCue, reporter

Horse Group
The regular monthly meeting of the County-Wide Horse Group was called to order by Becky Abramovitz on Sept. 20. After the pledge, roll call was answered by what is your favorite season of the year. There were 24 members present. Courtney Schwegler read the minutes from the previous meeting. Treasurer's report was given by Andrea Kline. Under leader's report, Mr. Abramovitz congratulated state fair competitors.

Elections were held for the coming 4-H year. The following members were elected:

Senior: Amy Fousek, president; Jessica Dickinson, vice president, Becky Abramovitz, secretary; Heather Klinedinst, treasurer; Lona Dickinson, reporter; Courtney Schwegler, historian.

Junior: Jason Miles, president; Sarah Smith, vice president; Courtenay DeHoff, secretary; Shannon Smith, treasurer; Becky Meyer, reporter; B.J. Schwegler, historian.

The club decided there would be a tack sell/trade at the November meeting. The annual potluck dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Everyone is asked to bring one main dish and vegetable or dessert. Under announcements the club stated that the new equestrian program at Kansas State University is in need of horses and tack. There will also be a horse judging contest at 9 a.m. Oct. 14 at Buckman Ranch.

Shannon Smith, reporter

Happy Helpers
The regular monthly meeting of the Happy Helpers 4-H Club was called to order by Maggie Bailey on Sept. 14. After the pledge, roll call was answered by what is your favorite event at the fair. Officers'reports were given. Under leaders report, Mr. Bailey announced that 37 record books had been completed and 18 of them went out for special awards. The extension office asks that all enrollment cards be in before Nov. 31.

At the fair this year our banner placed second and our float was also awarded Reserve Champion. Under new business the group agreed to participate in National 4-H Week again this year. On Oct. 21 the club plans to be participating in a Halloween Trail at the Henrys'.

Elections were held for the coming 4-H year.

The following members were elected:

Senior officers: president, Denise Gibbens; first vice president, Jessica Dickinson; second vice president, Megan Myers; secretary, Courtney Schwegler; treasurer: Lona Dickinson; reporter, Shannon Smith; historian, Arthur Rollins; song leader, Sonja Frevele; recreation leader, Justyne McCoy; Parliamentarian, Jeffery Gibbens.

Junior officers: president, Sarah Smith; first vice president, Alex Kissinger; second vice president, Zachary Mayse; secretary, Clinton Kissinger; treasurer, Bailey Schiltz; reporter, Austin Baragary; historian, Riley Vogel; song leader, Tina Marrs; recreation leader, Jennifer Raines; parliamentarian, Valerie Gunn.

Club members fed the birthday pig.

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