On July 7th, the Sharp Shooters 4-H Club, met at the Williams County Conservation League. The meeting was called to order by President, Madi Routhier. The meeting began with a report from Meagan Riehle, our club secretary. The first order of business was to discuss the Bike to the Bridge held on August 3rd. [emember_protected custom_msg=”Full content protected for online subscribers. Purchase a one week subscription from the top menu bar for just $1.99 to read all online content (full access). Longer subscription plans are also available. Subscriptions cover our costs to attend local events; bringing forth Hometown News Coverage to our communities.”]Members were encouraged to participate in the Bike to the Bridge as a community service project. A Mini Distance 3 mile Fairgrounds Boundary, a Short Distance 8 mile Family Fun, an Intermediate Distance 26 mile Marathon, and a Long Distance 50 Mile ½ Century routes will be available. Money raised will stay in the county and help people in need of cancer treatment. Members that helped in the milkshake stand were recognized. Members made more than 1,000 milkshakes over the 2 days that the Relay for Life was going on. Members used 37 tubs of ice cream over that time period.
Judging is Tuesday, July 9th in the Veterans building at 6:00pm. Doors will open at 5:30. Tips for judging; make yourself presentable (good clothes, no jeans or club t-shirts), shower and wash your hair, NO GUM, introduce yourself, make eye contact with the judge, smile and have fun. Say thanks and shake their hand. Currently there are no more meetings scheduled for this year.
There is a fun shoot at Camp Palmer July 20th. It is $15, and $6 per discipline. There are forms on the website for registration. Staff will need to know ahead of time if you choose to participate. There will be a fun shoot at the meeting August 4th at 2:00. Members will be allowed to go around and try different disciplines during that time. Members passed around a sign-up sheet for clean-up at the Conservation League on August 10th. Also mentioned were ideas for this year’s 4-H booth. The theme is “Widening the Perspective Through the 4-H Lens.”