The Heartland 4-H’ers met on February 8th at 6:30 p.m., starting with the pledges, followed by roll call, reading of the minutes, and the treasurer report, which has a balance of $173.33.
At the first meeting, officers were elected for the 2015 4-H year. The following are the new 4-H officers: Rebecca Schroeder (President), Rachel Schroeder (Vice President), Courtney Vollmer (Secretary), Megan Bowen (Treasurer), Hanna Herman (News Reporter), Alyssa Bowen and Kaden Kennerk (Recreational Leaders), Abigail Herman (Safety Officer), and Sawyer Hake (Health Officer).
During the meeting, Rebecca Schroeder went over the Club Bylaws and Constitution, which the club later approved of. The Heartland 4-H’ers will be taking part of the 4-H Club Challenge and sponsoring a brick to raise money for the pool at Camp Palmer. Miss Schroeder talked about different classes and projects for members to take, such as youth sewing classes for advanced sewers, Food & Nutrition Projects, Creative and Leisure Projects, Goat and Poultry Project changes, and 4-H Equine Projects. Ohio 4-H week is March 8-14th, where Ellen Herman, club advisor, challenged all the members to encourage their family members to wear a 4-H shirt throughout the week.
The first Livestock Quality Assurance is set for March 16th at 6:30 p.m. in the Gillette Building. Snacks and drinks were provided by Abigail Herman.
The next meeting is March 1st at 6:00 p.m. in the Edgerton Council Hall Meeting Room.
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY HANNA HERMAN, NEWS REPORTER