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(Posted April 25, 2019)

The following news items and photos were submitted by news reporters from Madison County 4-H clubs.

Clover Clippers 4-H Club elects officers

The Clover Clippers 4-H Club started their season by voting in their officers on March 14, 2019. The following members have been elected:

  • President–Brooke Hermiller;
  • Vice president–Ashley Ogg;
  • Secretary–Olivia Vance;
  • Treasurer–Garrett Vance;
  • Historians–Lucy Boyd and Leyla Ruth;
  • News reporter–Trenton Vance;
  • Health officer–Sydne Hermiller;
  • Safety officer–Mason Hermiller;
  • Recreation officer–Avery Cameron.

The Clover Clippers participated in 4-H promotion week by hanging a poster in the window of Yoder’s True Value Hardware store in Plain City. We are very appreciative of Mr. Perry Yoder’s support of 4-H.

The members have all chosen their projects for this year, which include a variety of different topics such as sewing, woodworking, livestock, robotics and more. The sky’s the limit when you are a part of 4-H!

–Submitted by Trenton Vance, Clover Clippers 4-H Club news reporter

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Green Range 4-Hers donate Easter Baskets to HELP House

Members of the Green Range 4-H Club put together Easter baskets at their March 24 meeting to donate to HELP House, a local community outreach organization.

–Submitted by Alyshia Pearce, Green Range 4-H Club news reporter

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Members of the Buckeye Rangers 4-H Club collected Easter items for the HELP House’s annual Easter outreach for families in need.

Buckeye Rangers 4-H Club meets

The Buckeye Rangers 4-H Club held a regular meeting at the Range Township Fire Hall on April 7, 2019.

A health report was given by Lane Caudill on the correct ways to recycle tires. A safety report was given by Hannah Morrow on never talking to strangers.

Community projects were discussed which will be planting flowers at the fire house and Rockin’ on the Run. One community project already completed was a collection of Easter items to be given to HELP House in London.

All members were reminded that a quality assurance needs to be completed  before May 1, swine ear notch forms and sheep breeding forms must be turned in to the fairgrounds on May 4, skill-a-thon must be completed on June 18 or June 26, and club t-shirt contest entries are due at the meeting on May 14.

Demonstrations were done by Lane Caudill on a sample of a World War II cannon made from a World War II airplane wing and by Clayton on wrestling.

The meeting was adjourned, and cookies and juice were enjoyed by everyone.

–Submitted by Anna Stroup, Buckeye Rangers 4-H Club news reporter

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Madison County 4-Hers attended Ohio State University’s Fashion Production Association’s fashion show.

Fashion inspiration

On April 13, Madison County 4-H members who are taking a sewing project this year, traveled to The Ohio State University (OSU) to see a fashion show.

The University’s Fashion Production Association hosted their annual fashion show with a theme of “Next.” The participating OSU students had to design and construct garments hey thought would represent future fashion trends.

Our members who attended were very inspired by the creativity and are hoping to make this show an annual tradition.

–Submitted by Trenton Vance, Clover Clippers 4-H Club news reporter

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