The December meeting for the Happy Helpers 4-H group was started with singing from the club's members to the occupants at the Tonganoxie Nursing Home. The meeting was officially called to order by president Lindsey Gonser. Roll call was answered with the question, "What is your favorite snow-day activity?" Twenty-one members were present.
Communications from the Ag Hall of Fame were read, thanking the group for caroling. The secretary's and treasurer's reports were read. Leader Tammy Kissinger gave updates before the club. The club voted to adopt a family for Christmas. The meeting was then handed over to Sarah Smith, vice president, for program. Recreation was a candy bar exchange by all the members. The meeting was then handed back over to Lindsey Gonser for adjournment. The meeting was adjourned at the saying of the 4-H motto, "To Make the Best Better."
- Dane Gonser, reporter
President Max Packard called the monthly meeting of the Reno Bobwhites 4-H club to order at 7:32 p.m. Jan. 3. Makayla Leslie led the Pledge of Allegiance, Christy Wiley led the 4-H pledge. Tina Allen and Loren Hoge led in singing "Happy New Year," which was sung to the tune of "Happy Birthday." Bonnie Monahan, Molly Monahan, and Marcus Titterington led in singing "Happy Birthday" to those with January birthdays.
Roll call was answered by "When do you go back to school?"
Secretary Tina Allen read the minutes from last month's meeting, which were approved. Treasurer Loren Hoge read the treasurer's report. Steve Miles announced there will be a senior district horse meeting July 9 at the Douglas County fairgrounds. Jake Reynolds announced there will be a foods meeting for all the foods groups Feb. 4 at the 4-H building.
Aaron McIntyre gave a health tip and told the club members to wear hats when it's cold because we loose 80 percent of our body heat through our heads. Tina Allen gave a project talk about what you should do if your horse gets an infection in its leg.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:59 p.m.
- Marilynn Megee, reporter