The bi-monthly meeting of the Leavenworth County Extension Council was called to order by President Ira Parsons.
Roll call was to sign in. The flag salute and 4-H pledge were led by Nettie Larson. The treasurer and secretary gave reports. Several thank-you notes were read by Tonya Theis. The 4-H Days committee decided on a Feb. 20, 2010, date for the event at Lansing High School. The cash drawing will continue and the committee is looking in to getting doughnuts and drink donated.
Achievement night received good reviews and will continue the same for next year. The budget committee was approved to purchase a hot dog machine for the 4-H food stand. A $500 scholarship was approved for the 4-H Foundation.
Fairbook committee recommended changes in department 56. The leadership project will now have an optional leadership plan. There will be no fair class for leadership. Changes were made in the photography project to keep in line with the state guidelines. Rabbit check times were changed to 5-9 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday.
The 4-H camps committee will have a display at 4-H Days for promotion. Two dates were given for camp kickoff. Final date will be decided later. Spring fare will be at the administration Building and combined with Tech Day.
The project enrollment requirement to exhibit at spring fare has been removed. The support and recognition committee presented the 2010 officer training to be the week of Nov. 8, 2010, and the spring VIP training on April 27, 2010. The next meeting will be Jan. 25, 2010, in the Lansing 4-H building.